Around Town

Posted: Sunday, September 08, 2002

Today

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

Exchange Student Welcome BBQ, 5-7 p.m., Auke Rec picnic shelter. Welcome AFS & ASSE school exchange students from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Japan, Thailand and the Ukraine. Bring a dish to share, something to BBQ, and your own drinks. Details: Jane, 586-6862.

Monday, Sept. 9

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.

Juneau Youth Services board of directors' regular meeting, 5 p.m., Montana Creek Bridge. Open to the public.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 regular meeting, 7 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. All members are urged to attend.

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, Sept. 10

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, 364-2131, 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.

Seeking peace with Iraq: a discussion, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Everyone welcome.

United Pagan Alliance, 6 p.m., Downtown Public Library.

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

Meeting for little league volunteers for the upcoming Division 1 Conference, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Library meeting room.

"Learning to Live Healthy with Diabetes" the SEARHC Diabetes Support Group, 7 p.m., SEARHC WIC Classroom at 3245 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-4092 or 465-8746.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

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.

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.

Remembering 9/11, 6:30 p.m., Restoration Grace Outreach Center at 5636 Glacier Hwy. Details: 586-4993.

Thursday, Sept. 12

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.

"Use it or Lose it" research forum with Dr. David Bennett presented by the Alzheimer's Research Agency of Alaska, 10 a.m., Wildflower Court behind Bartlett Hospital. Free. Details: 586-6044.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Juneau-Douglas High School open house for parents and families, 5:30-7:30 p.m., JDHS. Parents are urged to arrive by 5:30 p.m. to the Marie Drake gym to pick up their children's schedules. Details: Kathryn, 523-1555.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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