Around Town

Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2002

Today

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

Halloween Spook Night at the Glacier, 5-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

Fall Harvest Carnival, 5-8:30 p.m., Juneau Church of the Nazarene, 3220 Mendenhall Loop Road. Games, prizes, food, booths and more. Children 12 and under with parent supervision.

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, Nov. 1

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Storytime, 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon with Sharon Gaiptman, 11:30 a.m., Aspen Hotel.

University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar by Chris Kondzela, 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway.

Catholic Daughters of America Bazaar, 4-8 p.m., St. Paul's Hall, Mendenhall Loop and Egan Drive. Food, arts, crafts, and white elephants. Details: Joan, 789-9858.

Juneau Pride Chorus rehearsal, 5:30-7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: 586-1191 or 789-6167.

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

"Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy," free lecture by Kevin Bales, the 2002 University of Alaska Bartlett Lecture Series speaker, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: 465-6530.

Poetry/Fiction Reading and Coffeehouse presented by UAS Creative Writing Program, 7-10 p.m., Silverbow. Details: 465-6415.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7-10 p.m., Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center. Free. Details: 780-6775.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Catholic Daughters of America Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Paul's Hall, Mendenhall Loop and Egan Drive. Food, arts, crafts, and white elephants. Details: Joan, 789-9858.

Kids Day at the Glacier: Fabulous Functional Feet, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Learn about different animals feet and how these differences help with the survival of each animal. Details: 789-0097.

"Building Balsa Bridges" with local engineers Anne Castle and Gary Scarbrough, 1-3 p.m., The Juneau-Douglas City Museum. All ages are invited to build truss bridges and watch balsa bridges being smashed.

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel. Free.

Juneau Singles dinner and music at the Hanger, 6:30 p.m., the Hanger on the Wharf. Details: 789-7998.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Open house for Barbara Cooper's 95th birthday, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Pioneers' Home.

The Juneau World Affairs Council Annual Meeting, 2 p.m., Douglas Library. After the business meeting Jonathan Anderson of UAS will speak on his recent experiences as an elections observer in Kosovo.

Monday, Nov. 4

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library.

Toddler Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library.

Toddler Play Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Dr. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Taku Toastmasters, 12:05-1 p.m., Federal Building room 541. Public invited. Details: Britt Gibson, 364-2222.

Healing Touch volunteers introduction and initial training session, 6-9 p.m., Bartlett Administration Building 204B. Details: 790-2402.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 70 meeting, 6 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library Conference Room. Details: 586-3128.

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

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp No. 2 meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

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.

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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