Around Town

Posted: Friday, August 17, 2001


Golden North Salmon Derby, Aug. 17-19.

Organ concert, 12 p.m., State Office Building. Performance by Dorothy Allen.

Low vision support group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-4920.

Saturday, August 18

Last day for reading game prizes at the city libraries.

Eaglecrest Road Race, 9 a.m., Eaglecrest Road. Details: Deborah, 586-6200.

Parks and Rec Saturday hike, 9:30 a.m, meet at Twin Lakes parking lot for hike to Blackerby Ridge.

Alaska Youth Choir auditions, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Northern Light Church. For boys and girls ages 8-16. Call for an audition slot. Details: 364-2403.

Kids Program: Backyard Plants, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Kids will have the opportunity to learn how to identify common plants of the area. Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to attend. Details: 789-6640.

Juneau Singles potluck, 6 p.m., 8617 Marilyn Ave. Bring potluck dish and your beverage. Details: 789-7870.

Sunday, August 19

Football registration. Throughout the month of August, the Juneau Youth Football League will be accepting registrations for youth football and cheerleading. Forms can be obtained on the Web at

Capital City Fish-On Duathlon, 1 p.m., False Outer Point. Details: Layne, 789-7459.

Monday, August 20

AIDS consortium meeting, 12-1 p.m., 318 Fourth St. The Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association will hold The Ryan White Consortium meeting. Details: 586-6089.

Planning and Policy Committee, 12 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Helping children through divorce/separation workshop, 12-1 p.m., Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A." The free workshop is open to the public and is required for those seeking divorce or dissolution. Please do not bring children to the workshop. Details: 463-4755.

Lands Committee, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Hospital Finance/Executive Committees, 5:15 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration boardroom. Details: Robert 586-2611.

Free adult computer classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Juneau Human Rights Commission, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Room #224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Assembly meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Erhu concert, 7:30 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. Juneau Arts and Humanities Council presents Chinese erhu virtuoso Liu Jing. A performance of traditional Chinese music on the two-stringed instrument. Tickets $10. Details: 586-ARTS.

Tuesday, August 21

Subsistence rally "We the People: Stand Our Ground," 11 a.m., marchers should gather one hour before, 10 a.m., at the Mount Roberts Tram. A march and rally calling for Native subsistence rights. The march will proceed to the Capitol where a rally will take place. Speakers include ANB Grand President Richard Jackson, Tlingit Haida Central Council President Ed Thomas, State Representative Beth Kerttula and many more.

Energy Advisory Committee, 12 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Quilting resource center, 12-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Free immunizations and sport physicals, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Teens entering grades 9-12 are eligible. Please call ahead of time to schedule an appointment. Details: 586-2635.

Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall Classroom. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is 12 p.m. the previous day.

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