Youth Chess, 4-6 p.m., Downtown Library conference room. Chess sets provided. Info: Brian, 790-1934.
Glacier Valley Elementary Open House, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Free introduction to e-mail computer class, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. First-come, first-served. Info: 586-5718.
Board of directors meeting for Bartlett Regional Hospital, 5:15 p.m., administrative board room at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Parents Anonymous, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snack provided. Info: 790-4102.
Step Aerobics Class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier. Free. 463-6846..
Starting Your Own Small Business, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, Suite 306. This is the second part in a three-part overview on tips for starting your own business. Fee: $45. Contact 463-3662.
Juneau Chess Club open chess, 6-9 p.m., Downtown Library conference room. Chess sets provided. Info: Brian, 790-1934.
Family Bingo Night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Glacier Valley School. Info: 586-1710.
Bereavement Support Group Healing After Loss, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Hospice and Homecare.
4-H Dog Obedience, 6:30 p.m., Auke Bay School. This program is for youths 3rd grade and above. Do not bring your dog to the first session..
Municipal Candidate Forum for the League of Women Voters, 6:30-9:30 p.m., KTOO TV Studio, Egan and Whittier Street. Info: Cheryl, 586-2690.
Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association will be electing officers and discussing topics and activities for the upcoming year, 7-9 p.m., Room 204, Administrative Building, Bartlett Regional Hospital. Info: 465-1240.
Ballot Proposition Forum, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 12th and Egan. Open to all, free. Info: 463-2624.
Juneau Bridge Club, 7 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. 789-7218.
Thursday Sept. 21
Guided Nature Hike, 10-noon and 2-3 p.m., meet by flagpole at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
A no-host luncheon sponsored by National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Juneau, 12-1 p.m., T.K. Maguire's Restaurant at the Prospector Hotel. $12 per plate. Those who could use a screening tool in their work with children with serious emotional problems are encouraged to attend. Info: Sharron, 789-5028.
Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. downtown. Info: Salty, 463-3220.
Floyd Dryden Middle School Open House, 5-7 p.m.
Juneau Docks and Harbors CIPPCommittee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's Office.
Juneau Douglas Housing Inc. meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m., in the Green Doors Dining Room, 310 2nd St., followed by the regular board meeting of Juneau Alliance for Mental Health.
Parents Anonymous Meeting, a safe place to talk with other parents, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal St. Free dinner and childcare. 790-4102.
Arnie Kotler and Therese Fitzgerald, senior students of zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, discuss cultivating loving families through mindfulness. 7-8:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 4th and Gold.
Talk suggested for parents and teachers, children welcome, refreshments provided.
Lecture about Teen Suicide, 7 p.m., Harborview School Library. Those who work with children with serious emotional problems or who have a seriously emotionally troubled teen encouraged to attend. Info: Sharron, 789-5028.
Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 S. Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Sign language classes, 7:30-9 p.m., LDS Church next to Chinese Palace. This basic beginners' class is free. Info: Ann, 465-8726. uneau Alpine Club camping, John Muir Cabin, 7 miles, 2 days. Bring camping gear. Info: 789-7058.
Friday Sept. 22
Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association Geoduck Committee teleconference, 9 a.m. Info: Julie Decker, 907-874-3110..
Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Info: 790-4102.
The UAS Global Connections Club presentation, 12:30 p.m., Mourant Student Lounge. The Juneau World Affairs Council and the Juneau Friends Meeting present Grace Kuto, formerly of Kenya. Info: Susan, 586-1670.
Windwalkers International, 1:30-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Valley Chapel in Juneau. Spiritual gathering. Conference is free. Info: 789-4025.
Grace Kuto, formerly of Kenya, will speak on community, women's and health issues, 5:30 p.m.. 2nd floor, Dimond Court House. A reception precedes her talk. Free. Info: Susan, 586-1670.
Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Info: 790-4102.
Juneau Macintosh User's Group meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Info: 789-8470.
Alaska Folk Festival presents guitarist John Renbourn, 8 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Tickets: Hearthside and door.
Three-dimensional computer drafting course. The software is available at a heavily discounted price for students. Some previous CAD experience is required. This class continues over the weekend. For further information or to register contact the Marine Technology Center, 465-8770.
Dance, 8 p.m., Elks Hall, 109 S. Franklin. Music by the Juneau Big Band.