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Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2000


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 & Rescue's diving equipment to Southeast Alaska Aquatic Safety. The non-profit divers group would take over the responsibility from the city of recovering drowning victims.

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 St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

University of Alaska Southeast fall registration, open until 8 p.m., Auke Lake Campus. 465-6458.

Friday Aug. 25

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

Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building. J. Allan MacKinnon plays the Kimball Theater Organ.

Chamber of Commerce Noon Lunch Meeting, noon, Goldbelt Hotel banquet room. Speaker Tony Newman will discuss Big Brother Big Sister organization.

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

Juneau Community Gardening Assoc., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Juneau Community Garden, 1.5 mile Montana Creek Road. Bring homegrown garden items between 9-11 a.m.; judging is11 a.m.-noon. Children's activities 2-4 p.m.; a farmers' market 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Joann, 780-4702.

University of Alaska registration for fall technology classes, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Faculty will be available to answer questions. 465-8773.

Juneau Alpine Club event, Hawthorne Peak ascent. This 11-mile event requires a high energy level output. The estimated time is 12 hours; ice ax and crampons are required. Info: Dave or Tim, 789-9119.

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.

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 Alaska's natural, recreational and cultural legacy for future generations. 586-3100 or 789-6022.

Sunday Aug. 27

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meeting, 6 p.m., St. Brendan's Episcopal Church, 4207 Mendenhall Loop Road. Discussion with guest speakers Naomi Oboe and Jesse Kiehl on topic "growing up Jewish". Info: 586-3694.

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