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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Today

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.

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

Juneau Raptor Center Winetasting Benefit, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Tickets are $15, includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Details: Sandy, 586-2207.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Vaccinate Juneau's Kids Coalition Super Shot Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Valley Medical Center, 3220 Hospital Drive. School children will not be allowed to attend classes in the Juneau School District if their immunizations are not up to date. For ages newborn to 18. Free.

Kids Day at the Glacier "Terrific Trees" by Forest Service Naturalist Linda Luers, 11 a.m.-noon, covered viewing area in the first parking lot of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12. Details: Michelle, 789-6635.

Community Harvest Fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Community Garden, Montana Creek Road. There is a Farmer's Market, food, garden tours and family fun. Details: Pat, 790-4388 or Bonnie, 790-4718.

Monday, Aug. 25

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

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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