Around Town

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2002

Today

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Friday Night Concert in Marine Park, 7 p.m., Marine Park. Details: 586-ARTS.

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.

CrossSound, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. Select composers and videographers from around the world in collaboration.

Saturday, August 17

Juneau Parks and Rec. Hike: Eagle Glacier Trial, 9:30 a.m., 28.5 mile Glacier Highway. No dogs or firearms please.

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

Juneau Bead Society, 2-5 p.m., St. Ann's Hall at 5th & Harris. Details: Chris, 586-3223.

Tlingit Language Class, 2:30-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Free.

The Juneau Singles Group dinner, 6 p.m., Mi Casa Restaurant. Details: 789-7870.

Sunday, August 18

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

Monday, August 19

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.

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.

Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., 3025 Clinton Drive #100 at Div. of Family & Youth Services. Details: 465-3740 or 790-4246.

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

Assembly Human Resources Committee, 6-7 p.m., Chambers.

Housing First, Inc. Forgivable Loan Program for Low-income Homebuyers, 7-8 p.m., Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood. Details: 463-1276.

CBJ Assembly Meeting, 7-11 p.m., chambers.

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 20

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.

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.

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.

Native Women's Cancer Support Group, 4:30 p.m., SEARCH Boardroom. Details: Chris, 364-2224.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance Committee, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom.

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

Oral Healthcare for 2002 Presented by Dr. Richard Cook, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building Classroom. Details: 796-8422.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Child Care Licensing Orientation, 7-9 p.m., 150 3rd Street. Details: Maria, 465-4756.

Wednesday, August 21

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.

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.

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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