AROUND TOWN

Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2000

Today

Juneau Public Health Center, closed for staff training. Info: Mary, 465-3353.

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.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 3 p.m., Juneau Airport restaurant conference room.

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.

Alaska Youth Choir, 4-7 p.m., Northern Light United Church (400 W. 11th). Parent must accompany child at auditions. Info, or to schedule an alternate time for an audition, call music director Missouri Smyth, 780-5225.

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.

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

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool Open House & Registration, 5-7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. For children ages 3-5. Info: 789-2302.

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

Friday Sept. 1

Gardening at Noon series, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Forest Service meeting room, Centennial Hall. Today's topic: "Bulbs and Bulbs Planting" sponsored by Cooperative Extension Service and the Juneau Master Gardeners.

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

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 Sept. 2

Cancer runs, Mendenhall River School. The 5-k Prostate Cancer Run for men begins at 8 a.m. and includes a 2-mile walk. Fee: $12 for adults, $8 for kids. The 5-k Beat the Odds: A Women's Race Against Breast Cancer begins at 9 a.m. and includes a 2-mile walk. Fee: $15 ages 14-up, $10 under 13.

Juneau Alpine Club event, Heintzleman Ridge to Nugget Peak. This two-day, 11-mile event requires a high energy-level output. Ice ax, crampons and camping gear are required. Info: Bill, 789-3008.

Pow Wow 2000 Opening Night, Sandy Beach. An outdoor drumming and dancing potluck will be held to kick off this three-day event. Info: 586-8187.

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.



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