Out and About

Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2002

In season: Black bear (Sept. 1-June 30), brown bear (Sept. 15-Dec. 31, March 15-May 31), deer (Sept. 15-Dec. 31), mountain goat (Sept. 1 or Oct. 1, depending on area,-Nov. 31), wolf (Aug. 1-April 30), wolverine (Nov. 10-Feb. 15), ducks, geese, brants, snipe, crane (Sept. 1-Dec. 15), red and blue king crab (Oct. 1-March 31), coho salmon (June-Nov.). (Seasons and limits are more complex than can be detailed here. Always check regulations before heading out.)

Oct. 27: Hawthorne Peak climb, Juneau Alpine Club event, moderate level of difficulty. Details: Dave Lefebvre, 789-4099.

Oct. 29: Juneau Recreational Hockey League registration and open house, 5-7 p.m., Hickel Room in Centennial Hall. Coed league for experienced players 15-older. Details: Ben White, 789-2841 or bengoalie11@aol.com, or Christopher Mertl, 586-3232 or mertl@alaska.net.

Oct. 31: Halloween Spook Night at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, 5-8 p.m. Games and spooky activities for children ages 7-12. Younger children welcome with adult supervision. Details: Denise Wolvin, 789-6640.

Nov. 1-3: Sitka Whalefest, including Gordon Bok concert, whale-watching tours, a 10K fun run/walk and an art show. Details: (907) 747-7964 or www.sitkawhalefest.org.

Nov. 2: Children's program at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. 11 a.m.-noon, for children ages 7-12. Younger children invited with adult supervision. Details: 789-0097.

Nov. 2-3: Berners Bay cabin trip, Juneau Alpine Club event, moderate level of difficulty. Details: Larry Musarra, 586-0152.

Nov. 6-10: Eighth annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival, Haines. Photo workshops, slides, presentations, eagle viewing. Details: (907) 766-2202 or baldeaglefest.org/.

Nov. 7: "Storm," the 53rd Warren Miller ski movie, 5:45 and 8 p.m., Centennial Hall, $7. Sponsored by Eaglecrest Ski and Snowboard School. Details: 586-5284.

Nov. 7: Sail Squadron Meeting, 7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club Graham Room.

Nov. 7-8: Drop off gear for Nov. 9th Ski Sale, Centennial Hall, 5-9 p.m.

Nov. 9: 49th Annual Ski Sale, Centennial Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop off gear 7:30-9:30 a.m. Details: 789-1339.

Nov. 9: Children's program at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. 11 a.m.-noon, for children ages 7-12. Younger children invited with adult supervision. Details: 789-0097.

Ongoing: Eaglecrest Ski Area season passes available at the pre-season discount through Thanksgiving weekend. Eaglecrest staff will be at the Nugget Mall for season pass and ski locker sales Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Ongoing: Parks and Rec hikes, most Saturdays and Wednesdays starting around 9-10 a.m. Call 586-0428 for recorded details or check www.juneau.lib.ak.us/parksrec/hike/schedule.php.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.



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