Around Town

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2001

Today

CANCELED Kids Bead Circle.

Juneau Docks and Harbors CIP Committee, 5 p.m., Marine View Building Room 325.

AARP 55 and Alive driving course, 5-9 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Linda 789-9807.

Juneau Human Rights Commission special meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall conference Room 224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Come and share your ideas for trail improvements. Details: 790--6406.

Juneau Youth Football parents meeting, 7:30 p.m., Riverbend School. It is important that a family member attend in representation of each participant as you will receive important league information. Details: Leslie, 789-2286.

Friday, August 24

Dzantik'i Heeni Shot Clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. The middle school is offering shot clinics for Hepatitis A and B. To receive shots, DZ students must come to the school accompanied by their parents who should bring the student's immunization records. This is a free service. Details: 463-1899.

Juneau Dance Unlimited registration, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 20-25, Downtown studio at 206 4th St. Classes for adults and children in tots dance, pre-ballet, ballet, jazz, hip hop, modern and tap. Details: 463-5327.

Foster Care Orientation, 12-2 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center at 3032 Vintage Blvd. #102. Details: Candice, 465-3740.

Organ concert, 12 p.m.,, State Office Building. J. Allan MacKinnon plays the Kimble Theatre Organ.

Airport board meeting, 2:30 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Sounding Room. Meeting will focus on a demonstration of the NASA Aviation Safety Program.

Art Reception for Devita Stipek Writer, 5-7 p.m., Portfolio Arts Gallery at 493 South Franklin St. Suite 203. Details: 586-8111.

Salmon Bake to benefit local youths, 5-8 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake near Salmon Creek. All-you-can-eat barbecue and a special prize auction to benefit the school mentoring program of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Tickets available at the door. $20 for adults and $15 for children. Details: 586-3350.

AARP 55 and Alive driving course, 5-9 p.m.,, Valley Senior Center. Details: Linda 789-9807.

Juneau Macintosh users group, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Presentation on Applescript. Details: Tim, 789-8470.

Saturday, August 25

Nifty Fifty Relay, 9 a.m., Eagle Glacier Trailhead. Details: kmaas@gci.net

Career Education registration for University of Alaska Southeast, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Faculty will be available to describe programs and classes. Details: 465-8770.

Ninth annual Harvest Fair and Farmers Market, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Montana Creek Road. Sponsored by the gardeners of Juneau Community Gardens. Details: 586-2546.

Kids Program: Wild Wolves, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The program will introduce kids to the lives of wolves. Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to attend. Details: 789-6640.

Welcoming potluck for new principal, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Mendenhall River Community School playground. Parents, students and teachers from the Mendenhall River School are invited to a potluck to meet their new principal, Karen MacDonald. Please bring a dish to share. Details: Debbie 789-5707.

Juneau Singles bowling, 7:30 p.m., Channel Bowl. Details: 364-3902.

CrossSound Music Festival: "Sitka Sound," 7:30 p.m., Northern Light Church. Saxophone solos by Susan Brandt-Ferguson, marimba performances by Paul Cox and pipa solos by Liu Xiang Yun. Tickets $15 for adults $10 for students. Details: 586-9601.

Sunday, August 26

Heavy Equipment Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Grants Plaza. Juneau Rotary Club in conjunction with International Union of Operating Engineers invite adults and kids of all ages to ride along with a trained operator.

Public Forum: Let's Keep Talking, 1:30 p.m. video viewing and 4 p.m. discussions, KTOO Conference Center. A public forum and video viewing about end-of-life issues sponsored by Juneau End of Life Task Force, KTOO-TV and Alaska One. Details: 463-6472.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is 12 p.m. the previous day.



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