AROUND TOWN

Posted: Friday, August 31, 2001

Today

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

Saturday, Sept. 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 www.active.com.

Parks & Rec Saturday hike, 9:30 a.m., meet at Sheep Creek Bridge. This is an exploratory hike on the Old Joe Juneau Trail. Bring some rain gear for bushwhacking. No dogs or firearms please.

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.

Beading Tea, 2-4 p.m., Cathedral of the Nativity downtown. There will be a demonstration on how to construct a "Right Angle Bangle" bracelet. Details: Chris 586-3223.

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

Sunday, Sept. 2

Art grant. Grant applications are now available from the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. Details: 586-ARTS.

Monday, Sept. 3

Labor Day, CBJ offices and all schools closed.

University of Alaska orientation, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Faculty and staff will join students for an orientation service project. Bring gloves and wear old clothes.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

First day of class at UAS. Details: Scott, 465-6530.

CANCELED: Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee.

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. No charge. 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.

Bartlett Hospital Guild, 1:15 p.m., Bartlett Hospital boardroom. First meeting of the fall. Come and bring a friend. Details: Betty, 789-9710.

Building Code Advisory Committee, 5 p.m., downtown fire hall classroom. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Assembly Finance Committee, 5 p.m., Assembly chambers. 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.

"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.

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