Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Today

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

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.

UAS campus gathering and moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. for Sept. 11 anniversary, 8:30 a.m., Mourant Lake Room.

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.

Rotary Park Sept. 11 monument dedication, noon, Riverside Rotary Park.

Peace Vigil held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at Marine Park. Details: Amy or John, 586-4409.

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.

A community remembers 9/11, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Presentations with civic and religious leaders.

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.

Fund-raising training for nonprofits, "Success Online: The ePhilanthropy Revolution," national audioconference, 9 a.m., UAS Egan Library. Details and reservation: 465-2848.

"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.

Children's Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

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.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Friday, Sept. 13

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.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool, low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Juneau Raptor Center wine-tasting fundraiser, 7-9 p.m., Silverbow Inn. Fine wines and hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, Admission $10, proceeds go to the Juneau Raptor Center.

Operation Christmas Child Kick-off meeting, 7-8 p.m., Valley Chapel (Back Loop Road). See slides of Juneau's boxes being distributed in the Russian Far East. Details: Justine, 463-3321.

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.

USFS Program on Pioneer Photographer E.A. Hegg, 7:30 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Come see some of the most well known images of the Chilkoot Trail during the Klondike Gold Rush taken by E.A. Hegg. Details: Larry, 789-6640.

Saturday, Sept. 14

American Red Cross First Aid for Dogs and Cats, 9:30 a.m.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

The Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall Library conference room. Details: 789-4867 or 789-3678.

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

Tlingit Language Class, 2:30-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Free.

Trail Mix Annual Dinner and Benefit Auction, 5 p.m., Mt. Roberts Tramway. Enjoy dinner, live music and a benefit auction. Tickets at Hearthside Books or Trail Mix office. Details: 790-6406.

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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