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Around Town

Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2002

Today

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.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon with Assembly Areawide Seat Candidate Forum, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel. The public is always welcome.

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

UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Anthony J. Booth, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building: 11275 Glacier Highway.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. This is a 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, all 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.

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

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. Details: 463-5713.

Bartlett Regional Hospital FREE non-fasting glucose and cholesterol screening, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Nutritional counseling will be provided.

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.

Healing Touch free demonstration, 4-5 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Learn about techniques to increase relaxation, decrease anxiety and lessen pain. Details: Mary, 790-2402.

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

Sunday, Sept. 15

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

Monday, Sept. 16

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.

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

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. 17

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.

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.

Tongass National Forest scoping meetings on the Kensington Gold Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, 2-7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: Jeff, 586-8800.

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

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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