Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2001


First day of school.

Good Grief Walk, 12 p.m., Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: 463-3113.

Free adult computer classes, 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Youth Activities Board, 5 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Childcare licensing orientation, 7-9 p.m., 150 3rd St. Suite 107. Sponsored by the State Department of Education on Early Development. This is required for all new child-care providers. Details: Jenny, 465-4547.

Thursday, August 30

Eaglecrest Board of Directors nominating committee, 12 p.m., Fiddlehead restaurant. Details: 586-5284.

Kids beading circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads at 217 5th St. Details: Salty, 463-3200.

Mayor's AdHoc Bear Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Juneau Alliance for Mental Health board meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Community Mental Health Center at 3406 Glacier Highway.

Docks & Harbors Board of Directors meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Friday, August 31

Registration for University of Alaska fall semester, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Details: 465-6458.

Saturday, September 1

Beat the Odds 10th Annual Race, 9 a.m., Mendenhall River School. The 5-kilometer run/2-mile walk will benefit the race against breast cancer. The first 600 to register will receive T-shirts. Registration available at Foggy Mountain Shop, Juneau Racquet Clubs and the Nugget Alaskan Outfitter. Or register online at

2001 Rum Cup Sailboat Regatta, starts at 10:30 a.m., race from Mayflower Island to Taku Harbor. There is a mandatory skippers meeting at 8 a.m. today at the Harbormaster's Office in Aurora Harbor. Details: John 364-4463.

Kids Program: Sensational Salmon, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The program will introduce kids to the life cycle of salmon. They will also learn what they can do to help keep streams healthy. Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to attend. Details: 789-6640.

Juneau Singles, 6 p.m., Henry's Food and Spirits Restaurant. Come and try out the new restaurant. Details: 364-3902.

Monday, September 3

Labor Day, CBJ Offices and all schools closed.

Tuesday, September 4

Free English as a second language classes, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Sept. 4-6, St. Vincent de Paul behind the Nugget Mall. Beginner to advanced, everyone is welcome. Details: 586-5718.

Quilting resource center, 12-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Juneau Energy Advisory Committee, 12 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Mayor's Task Force on Youth, 12:05 p.m., JDHS Library. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

GED prep courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Sept. 4-6, St. Vincent de Paul behind the Nugget Mall. Come join our class and sharpen your basic skills. Details: 586-5718.

Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., Downtown Fire Hall Classroom. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Free evening computer classes for beginners, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 4-6, Juneau Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

"Starting Your Own Business" seminar, 6-9:30 p.m., Juneau Empire building 3rd floor. Seminar for anyone planning a business start-up. The cost is $35 and pre-registration is required. Details: 463-3789.

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

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