Around Town

Posted: Monday, August 19, 2002

Today

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

Housing First, Inc. Forgivable loan program for low-income home buyers, 7-8 p.m., Gruening Park, 1800 Northwood. Details: 463-1276.

Juneau Assembly meeting, 7-11 p.m., Assembly 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 Womens 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 Third 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.

New Parent Support Group, 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.

Public Works & Facilities Committee, noon-1 p.m., Assembly chambers.

"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.

Juneau Macintosh Users Group Presentation: Selling on Ebay, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

An Arms Race in Space, 7 p.m., McPhetres Hall. A community discussion to learn more and share your ideas on the dangers of missile defense in Alaska.

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

Thursday, August 22

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference Committee meeting, 7 a.m., Administration Boardroom.

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.

Bluegrass Band Camp, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 586-ARTS.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7 p.m., downtown library. Details: 790-6406.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

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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