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Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Today

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.

The League of Women Voters Candidate Forum for Mayor, Assembly and School Board, 6:30 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Public encouraged to bring questions for candidate response. Details: Carol, 463-2501.

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.

Honolulu 2003 Marathon Juneau Kickoff Fund-raiser and Social, 5:30 p.m., The Ballroom at the Hanger on the Wharf. $25 sponsorship donation, all proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

"The Impact of Asteroids" by Dr. Jay Huebner, sponsored by the Alaska Section of the American Chemical Society, 7-8 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Questions and refreshments will follow lecture. Details: Richard, 789-2278..

Trail Mix monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Come share your ideas and concerns for Juneau trails. Details: James, 790-6406.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

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. 26

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

• 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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