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Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2000

Sunday, Aug. 13

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Pot Luck Picnic, 11 a.m., Cope Park. Call Connie at 586-3694.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 S. Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 14

Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon, Thunder Mountain Academy, 3017 Clinton Dr. The school, sponsored by Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS), is open to all children ages 3 through fifth grade and continues through Friday, Aug. 18. 790-4267.

English as a Second Language Class, 8-9:30 a.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-5718.

Taku Toastmasters, noon, Federal Building, Room 541, Improve your public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. Call Maxine, 586-9249.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation monthly meeting: Noon, Administrative Building board room. Board of trustees hosts meeting open to public. 789-4980.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Call Colena 789-1670.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

Elementary and Middle School new student registration, 1-7 p.m. at the new school your child will be attending. Bring immunization record and birth certificate.

Free Youth Health Services, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. For youth going into ninth grade through 12th grade. Parents or guardians need to sign a waiver. 586-5305.

Juneau Women's Council Meeting, 5:15 p.m., Valley Library conference room.

Foster Care training and orientation: 7-9 p.m., DFYS conference room, first floor, Vintage Business Park (across from Carrs). 465-1659.

Capital City Emergency Planning Committee, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers. The committee will make its recommendation on CBJ Resolution 2040, which would allow the donation of Capital City Fire and Rescue's surplus dive equipment to Southeast Alaska Aquatic Safety (SEAS). The non-profit diver's group would take over the responsibility from city of recovering drowning victims. 586-2820.

Parenting Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent De Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. 790-4102.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Free. 463-6846.

Mendenhall Refuge Citizen Advisory Group, 7 p.m., Alaska Department of Fish and Game headquarters. Monthly meeting is held in the commissioners conference room, second floor. 789-5472.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall.

Wednesday Aug. 16

English as a Second Language Class, 8-9:30 a.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-5718.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Wednesday Adult Hike, call 586-5226 for destination, meeting time and trailhead location. Bring food and water, wear warm layers of clothes and rubber boots or waterproof hiking boots. No firearms or dogs.

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Senior Exercise Class, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 12th Street. 789-5453.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support.

Rally registration, 1-7 p.m., register at the school site where your child will be enrolling. The before and after school child care program is for children ages 5-12. 463-1975.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Free. 463-6846.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 789-7218.

Juneau Hospice meeting, 7:15 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. A talk on hospice services for people dying. Open to all; hosted by Mt. Juneau AARP No. 865.

Thursday, Aug. 17

Juneau-Douglas High School new student registration, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Life Ring, A Support Group For Women, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. 364-2131.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Parents Anonymous Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.

Mendenhall Lake Campground Campfire Program, 7 p.m., near Skaters Cabin. Variety of programs will be presented by Forest Service naturalists. Free. 789-6640.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.



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