Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 02, 2003


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

The Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Taku Room. Will discuss revenue enhancements. Details: Pam, 789-7821.

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

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., the Prospector Hotel. Will feature guest speakers and mayoral candidates Bruce Botelho and Dick Knapp.

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.

Montessori Parents' and Teachers' School Board Candidate Forum, 5:30 p.m., Cathedral Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St. Details: Lupita, 364-3535.

"Art of the Paper Mask" with Charles Buggs, 5:30 p.m., Rainy Day Books. Details: 463-2665.

Rep. Beth Kerttula and Sen. Kim Elton community forum, 5:30-8 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School commons area. Free pizza.

Eaglecrest Ski Area Board of Directors public meeting, 6-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Details: 586-5284.

Auke Bay Corridor Study public meeting, 6-9 p.m., Smith Hall at Chapel by the Lake, 11024 Auke Lake Way. Details: Michael, 465-4493.

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, Oct. 3

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

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

Mayoral and Assembly Candidate Forum, presented by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel.

Art As You Like It, 1:30 p.m. every Friday, Valley Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

"WW II shipwrecks as surrogates for long-term artificial reefs," presented by Dr. Thomas Shirley, 3:30 p.m., UAS Anderson, room 221.

Alutiiq History lecture and slide show by Amy F. Steffian, 4-6:30 p.m. reception, 7-9 p.m. lecture, Alaska State Museum, 395 Whittier St. Details: Bruce, 465-2901.

The Hands-On History Children's Room public reception, 4:30-7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Refreshments include red licorice, jelly beans, salt water taffy and apple juice. Details: 586-3572.

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

First Friday Mass with Prayers for Healing, 7 p.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church. Childcare provided. Details: 789-0624.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Juneau Jewish Community Shabbat services, 7:30 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 586-1840.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Saturday, Oct. 4

Tlingit Language Circle, 10 a.m.-noon, Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. All speaking levels invited. Details: 586-9257.

Craft Supply Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Benefits Senior Nutrition and Meals on Wheels programs.

Juneau Writer's Group meeting, 2-5 p.m., TBA. Directions and details: Barbara, 790-3038.

KTOO Festival of Seafood, 4 p.m. Tutored Beer tasting with the Alaskan Brewery, 5 p.m. Seafood Festival, Centennial Hall.

• 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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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