Around Town

Posted: Friday, September 13, 2002

Today

Juneau Pride Chorus, 5:30-7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: 586-1191 or 789-6167.

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 fund raiser, 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.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Hike at Dredge Lake, 10 a.m., meet at the trailhead by Mendenhall River bridge. No dogs or firearms please.

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.

The Juneau Jewish Community hosting Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Hillel Gamoran, 7 p.m., Northern Light Church.

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.

The Juneau Jewish Community hosting Yom Kippur services with Rabbi Hillel Gamoran, 10 a.m., Northern Light Church.

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.

The Juneau Jewish Community Yom Kippur "break-the-fast," 6 p.m., Northern Light Church.

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.

Meeting of the School District Facilities Committee, noon, School District Central Office. Details: 463-1750.

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.

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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