Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Today

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

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

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

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

School District Facilities Committee meeting, 1:30 p.m., School District Central Office, 1208 Glacier Ave., Board Conference Room. Details: 463-1750.

JDHS Teen Health Clinic, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Free. Details: Kristi, 586-0456 or 586-2635.

Skateboarding Task Force meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers, 155 S. Seward.

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

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Parents Forum Teleconference, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Topic: "Back to School Anxiety for both Students and Teachers." Details: parents@parentsinc.org or 1-800-478-7678.

Breast Cancer Support Group monthly meeting, 7 p.m., DIPAC Meeting Room. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

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

"Good Grief Walk" at Perseverance Trail sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., meet at Hospice and Home Care of Juneau office, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mary, 463-6134.

Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Board of Education Worksession, "ACS Charter School," 6 p.m., District Office.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Experimental Aircraft Association meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Public Library conference room. For anyone with an interest in aviation. Details: 790-3349.

Thursday, Aug. 21

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

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

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

Juneau Sleep Clinic with Dr. George Stewart, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Question and answer session. Free. Details: 789-6765.

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

Friday, Aug. 22

Organ Concert with Alice Branton, noon, State Office Building.

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@juneau-empire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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