Around town

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2000

Today

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Straight Scoop on Alaska Labor Laws, 10 a.m.-noon, Juneau Job Center, Glacierview Conference Room. Hosted by Juneau SBDC. All private employers encouraged to attend. 465-2958.

Breast Feeding Support Group, 11:30-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106. Call Colena 789-1670.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, sponsored by Southeast Senior Services. Call Betty, 789-7236.

Free Youth Health Services, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Center. For youth going into ninth grade through 12th grade. Parents or guardians need to sign a waiver. 586-5305.

Juneau Housing Trust board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Public invited. 364-3573.

Parenting Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent De Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. 790-4102.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Free. 463-6846.

Alaska Native Brotherhood Bingo, 7:30 p.m., ANB Hall.

Wednesday Aug. 23

English as a Second Language Class, 8-9:30 a.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-5718.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Wednesday Adult Hike, call 586-5226 for destination and meeting time. Bring food and water, warm layers of clothes and rubber boots or waterproof hiking boots. No firearms or dogs.

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Senior Exercise Class, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 12th Street. 789-5453.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Support Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AWARE Shelter. Crisis intervention, education, life skills and support.

Chamber After Hours, 5-6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital. Tour the new surgury area and cardiac rehabilitation area and learn more about future hospital expansion plans.

Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 96 Whittier. Free. 463-6846.

Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 789-7218.

Thursday Aug. 24

Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Life Ring, A Support Group For Women, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity at 5th and Gold. All women invited to learn new skills, interests and meet other women. Lunch provided. 364-2131.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital, administration building classroom. A class and support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. No need to register. Call Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Juneau Alliance for Mental Health board meeting, 5:15 p.m., Green Doors Dining Room, 310 Second St., Juneau. Public invited.

Parents Anonymous Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Free dinner and childcare provided. 790-4102.

Capital City Emergency Planning Committee meeting, 6-9 p.m., valley library conference room. Recommendation to the Assembly on CBJ Resolution 2040 will be made. The resolution would allow donation of Capital City Fire & Rescues diving equipment to Southeast Alaska Aquatic Safety. The non-profit divers group would take over the responsibility from the city of recovering drowning victims. (Aug. 21 only)

Mendenhall Lake Campground Campfire Program, 7 p.m., near Skaters Cabin. Variety of programs will be presented by Forest Service naturalists. Free. 789-6640.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 South Franklin Street. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friday Aug. 25

Hakomi Experiential Therapy Workshop, Aug. 25-27. A three-day seminar demonstrating techniques to awaken the core self. 364-2577.

JDHS Freshman Orientation, at the high school, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Freshmen can pay fees from 2:15-4 p.m. for yearbooks, activities and student handbook.

English as a Second Language Class, 8-9:30 a.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. 586-5718.

Senior Exercise Class, 10-11 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 12th Street. 789-5453.

Parents Anonymous Group Meeting for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 -1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. 790-4012. Childcare and lunch provided.

Parents Anonymous Group Meeting for Spanish Speaking people, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal, 790-4102.

Saturday Aug. 26

Friends of Recycling will NOT be accepting glass any longer. No one should leave any glass at the site as the crusher is disconnected. (A glass crusher is being installed at Waste Management landfill and will be free to residential users beginning Sept. 2). Info: Cindy, 585-5252, or Glen, 780-7800.

Writing Workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, Douglas Library. Call to preregister, 364-2378. (Until Aug. 26 only)

Sense-sational Perspectives, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Children ages 7-12 will learn to focus on activities that use the five senses to explore nature. Children under 7 are welcome with adult supervision. This is the last Kids Day program for the summer season. 789-6640.

Juneau Appreciation Day Great Alaskan Salmon Bake-Off, 11 a.m., DIPAC. Locals will sample recipies entered by those competing for Judges Choice, Best in Field and All Alaskan categories. Entry forms are available at KINY/KSUP, Ketch-A-Bunch shack and Gastineau Salmony Hatchery. Entries must be in by 9 a.m. Saturday. 463-4810.

Southeast Alaska Land Trust Dinner Potluck, 4-8 p.m., 15775 Glacier Hwy. (Almost one mile from west end of Auke Recreation Area.) For those land owners interested in protecting Southeast Alaskas natural, recreational and cultural legacy for future generations. 586-3100 or 789-6022.



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