Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2003

Today

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.

Stop Smoking Clinic, 3 p.m., Church of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Details: 586-5898.

Ruth W. Schmitz Memorial Service, 4 p.m., Auke Village Recreation Area. Provided by the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. A potluck picnic will follow. Details: Beverly, 790-4069.

Sunday, Aug. 24

International Christian Youth Exchange Reunion, 6 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 W 11th St. Say farewell to ICYE volunteers Jim and Corinne Griffin. Details: Linda, 789-2501.

Monday, Aug. 25

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

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

High School Project Team meeting, noon, District Office Board Room.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

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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