Reception for Alice Tersteeg's new show, "Orchids, Etc.", 4-7 p.m., The Big Picture Gallery/Lyle's Home Furnishings.
Juneau Macintosh Users Group Presentation on Internet Shopping, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Details: Tim, 789-8470.
Evening at Egan Free University of Alaska Southeast Lecture, "Go Digital or Ditch it All?", 7 p.m., Egan Library. Details: Scott, 465-6530.
WOFA Drummers and Dancers from Guinea, West Africa, 7:30 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets: All bookstores.
Saturday, Sept. 29
"Quilts of Alaska: A Textile Album of the Last Frontier," ends today, Alaska State Museum. Details: 465-2901.
"Moving From Maintenance to Ministry," a workshop led by the Rev. Dick Wendt of Seattle, 9 a.m. through mid-afternoon, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: 586-2380.
Craft Supplies Sale to raise money for the Nutrition Programs, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center.
Saturday Hike, Point Bridget State Park Trail. Meet at the 39 mile trailhead, 9:30 p.m. Details: Juneau Parks and Rec.
Operation Kidsafe, a free child safety program, 10 a.m-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Evergreen Motors. Details: Marty, 789-9386.
Affordable Housing Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Free credit counseling. Details: Betsy, 463-1276.
The Gastineau Genealogical Society Meeting, 1 p.m., Family History Center, Church of the Latter Day Saints. Beginners welcome. Details: 586-3695.
Drumming Workshop by WOFA, from Guinea, West Africa. 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Band Room. Details and reservations: 586-2787.
Taco Feed and Dance to benefit Special Olympics, 6-9 p.m., Elks Lodge. Details: Sue, 789-2952.
Juneau Singles Night at the Movies, 7 p.m., Glacier Cinema, to view "The Curse of the Jade Scorpion." Details: 789-4751.
Tuxedo Junction, UAS Black Tie Scholarship Fundraiser, Mt. Roberts Tram/Twisted Fish/Catamaran Cruise, 8 p.m. Details: Tish, 465-6529.
Monday, Oct. 1
Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m-noon, Monday through Friday at St. Vincent de Paul. Details: 789-4622.
Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A play time for toddlers and class/support group for parents.
Assembly Committee of the Whole Work-session, noon-2 p.m., Juneau Assembly chambers.
Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m. every Monday, Courtroom "A" of the Dimond Courthouse. Details: 463-4755.
GED Classes, 12:30-3 p.m., Monday through Friday at St. Vincent de Paul. Details: 789-4622.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Heritage Coffee Disaster Relief Fund-raiser, all day. One pound of coffee will be donated to fire, police and other rescue volunteers in New York for every mocha or latte sold today.
Just For Dads, a pre-natal class for expectant fathers, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Beginnings Family Birth Center.
Auditions for the King Island Christmas community chorus, 6:30-9:30 p.m., JDHS Choir Room #204. Call the Perseverance Theatre, 364-2421, ext. 26, to schedule an audition time.
SEARHC Diabetes Support Group Meeting, joined by Dave Moeny, a pharmacist at SEARHC, 7-9 p.m., WIC Classroom, SEARHC Administration Building. Details: Emma, 465-8746, or Joni, 463-4092.
Marie Drake Planetarium Show for a young audience (4 & 5 year olds), 7-7:30 p.m. All programs are free. Details: 586-3034.
Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.