Around Town

Posted: Friday, August 23, 2002

Today

Hope in the Middle East: Potluck Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Hope in the Middle East: Presentation, 6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Friday Night Concert in Marine Park, 7 p.m., Marine Park. Details: 586-ARTS.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Saturday, August 24

Juneau Parks and Recreation Sheep Creek Trail hike, 9:30 a.m., meet at trailhead at Mile 4 Thane Road. No dogs or firearms please.

Juneau Singles hike to Windfall Lake, 10 a.m., meet at trailhead at Mile 27. Bring a sack lunch. Details: 586-8292.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Porcupines, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Covered Viewing Area. Details: 789-6640.

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Tlingit Language Class, 2:30-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Free.

Hope in the Middle East: Roundtable Discussion for Teachers and Youth, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Sunday, August 25

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Human Right Activists Devorah Brous (Israel) and Hisham Sharabati (Palestine) speak, 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake's Smith Hall. Followed by dessert potluck. Childcare provided. Details: 586-4409.

Monday, August 26

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

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

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

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Israeli human rights activist Devorah Brous speaks at the Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m., Dimond Courthouse.

Public meeting on the proposed Couverden Timber Sale Project, 7-9 p.m., Juneau Ranger District. Details: Stan, 790-7431.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 465-5680 or 463-5690.

Tuesday, August 27

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

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.

StoryTime at Hearthside Books, 11-11:30 a.m., Hearthside Books in Nugget Mall. Stories read aloud from books for ages 3 to 5. Free. Parents must remain in the bookstore during StoryTime. Details: Susan, 789-2750.

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

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors Meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administration Boardroom.

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

The International Union of Operating Engineer's - Local No. 302 monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., Operating Engineer's Meeting Hall at 214 North Franklin Street. Details: Terry, 586-3850.

Wednesday, August 28

Polaris House Self-Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Juneau Retired Teachers Back to School Brunch, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Parkshore Clubhouse. Bring a dish. Details: 789-1848.

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

New Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Dr. Suite 106. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Marine Park. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

"Good Grief Walk" sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive, Suite 100. Details: 463-3113.

Hike at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area, 2 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier. Meet at the flagpoles for a guided hike. Details: 789-6640.

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