Around Town

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2000

Today

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 Capital Improvement Projects Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Aurora Harbormaster's Office..

Juneau Douglas Housing Inc. meeting will be at 5:15 p.m., in the Green Doors Dining Room, 310 Second 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.

Training for Girl Scout adult volunteers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Snacks provided. Info: 586-1710.

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.

Juneau 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.

UAS Global Connections Club presentation features Grace Kuto, formerly of Kenya, 12:30 p.m., Mourant Student Lounge. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council and the Juneau Friends Meeting Info: Susan, 586-1670.

Windwalkers International, 1:30-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Valley Chapel in Juneau. Spiritual gathering. Free. Info: 789-4025.

A Simulations Study of the Gulf of Alaska Harbor Seal Survey Design, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building-Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

Grace Kuto, formerly of Kenya, will speak on community, women's and health issues, 5:30 p.m.. 2nd floor, Dimond Court House. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council and the Juneau Friends Meeting.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, 6-9 p.m. Class continues 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The software is available at a heavily discounted price for students. Some previous CAD experience is required. 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.

Saturday Sept. 23

Double Dutch Freestyle Workshop, 8-11 a.m., Floyd Dryden Gym. The workshop will cost $20. For ages 7-14. To register please call Paula at 780-5467 or register at the door. Session participation is on a first-come, first-served basis as there is limited space.

Drop your glass, aluminum cans, and steel food cans off at Juneau recycling center, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 6860 Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek.

African meal, 1 p.m., Northern Light Church. The meal is being prepared by Grace Kuto, and proceeds from the lunch will benefit a medical clinic in Grace's home village in Kenya. Info: Susan, 586-1670.

Windwalkers International, 9:30 a.m.-noon, 1:30-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Valley Chapel in Juneau. Spiritual gathering. No fee. Info: 789-4025.



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