Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Today

Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:10 a.m. every Tuesday, Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Sewing Circle, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Stitch 'N Knit, 12:45 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Northern Light Church. Open to the public. Details: Amy, 586-4409.

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

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

New High School Forum, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverbend Elementary School. Details: 463-1700.

Community Schools Kung Fu and Tai Chi, 8-9:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Details: 463-1717.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Low Impact Exercise, 10 a.m., Juneau Senior Center and Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Storytime, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

"Good Grief Walk" at Perseverance Trail sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., meet at Hospice and Home Care of Juneau office, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mary, 463-6134.

Contract Bridge, 1-3 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Polaris House Arts and Drawing class, 3:30-5 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting, 4:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. The meeting topic is the New High School Project budget. Details: 586-0203.

"Saudi Arabia in Transition, the Middle East in Turmoil," by Gerald J. Stratton, Lt. Col., U.S. Army (Retired), presented by the Juneau World Affairs Council, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, first floor of the Dimond Court Building.

Rotary Club Youth Exchange informational night, 6 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel's Nugget Room. Exchange students and Rotary Youth Exchange Officers will speak. Details: 586-2787.

REACH, Inc. Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 p.m., 213 3rd St. Open to the public. Details:586-8228.

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

Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mendenhall library Conference Room. Details: Ivan, 790-4826.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

Subdivision Review Committee meeting, noon, Marine View Building, 230 S. Franklin Street. Details: 586-5278.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Pinochle Games, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Craft 'N Gab, 1 p.m. every Thursday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Judy, 789-6918.

Polaris House Crochet and Needlework class, 2-4 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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



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