Around Town

Posted: Sunday, August 11, 2002

Today

Tongass Centennial Tours of Ranger Boats, noon-6 p.m., Aurora Harbor.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Monthly All-faith Silent Vigil for World Peace, 7-9 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4212 Mendenhall Look Road. All faiths are invited to unite in prayers for world peace. Details: 586-1741.

Monday, August 12

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and -operated program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Public Library. Designed as a "lapsit" storytime for children aged 18 months to 3 years and their adult partners.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Designed as a "lapsit" storytime for children aged 18 months to 3 years and their adult partners.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, August 13

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Juneau Feet First, 9-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center. Professional routine footcare by appointment. Details: Fred, 463-6177.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau consumer-directed and -operated program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

StoryTime at Hearthside Books, 11-11:30 a.m., Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall. Stories read aloud from books for ages 3 to 5. Free. Parents must remain in the bookstore during StoryTime. Details: Susan, 789-2750.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Exec/Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Juneau Cancer Support Group's Potluck/BBQ, 6:30. For address and details: Carole, 789-3345.

CFI/Pilot Meeting, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau Flight School. Details: 586-7532 or 1-800-478-2231.

Hunter Education Course, 7-9 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church. Ages 10 to 100 are welcome. Details: 465-4267.

Wednesday, August 14

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

UAS College Connection dual enrollment registration for high school students, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., UAS Novatney Building. Details: 465-6457.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Summer Reading Program, 11 a.m.-noon, Downtown Public Library. Stories plus crafts.

New Parent Support Group: "Choosing Quality Childcare", 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr. Suite 106. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Marine Park. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

"Good Grief Walk" sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. Details: 463-3113.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Assembly Finance Committee, 5-7 p.m., Assembly chambers.

Business of Caring sponsored by NAEYC-SEA, 7-9 p.m., 2nd Floor of Juneau Empire Building. An informative workshop for anyone interested in starting a child care business in their own home.

Eating Disorder Support Group, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Details: Lindsay, 789-2912.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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