Around Town

Posted: Friday, November 01, 2002

Today

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

Alaska Committee Volunteer Phone Bank, 6-9 p.m., Keith Miller Room, Centennial Hall. Volunteers needed. Details: 463-4305.

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

"Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy," free lecture by Dr. 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, "Mr. Deeds," 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, November 2

Catholic Daughters of America - simply 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.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Saturday Hike of Perseverance Trail, 9:30 a.m., trailhead at the end of Basin Road. No dogs or firearms please.

Early and Absentee Voting, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alaska Division of Elections, 240 Main Street, Suite 601 ("Spam Can"); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-4305.

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.

Alaska Committee Volunteer Phone Bank, 3-6 p.m., Keith Miller Room, Centennial Hall. Volunteers needed. Details: 463-4305.

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

Sunday, November 3

Early and Absentee Voting, noon-4 p.m., Alaska Division of Elections, 240 Main Street, Suite 601 ("Spam Can"); Noon to 4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-4305.

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 Dr. Jonathan Anderson of UAS will speak on his recent experiences as an elections observer in Kosovo.

Alaska Committee Volunteer Phone Bank, 3-6 p.m., Keith Miller Room, Centennial Hall. Volunteers needed. Details: 463-4305.

Monday, November 4

Early and Absentee Voting, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Alaska Division of Elections, 240 Main Street, Suite 601 ("Spam Can"); 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-4305.

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., 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 Committee Volunteer Phone Bank, 6-9 p.m., Keith Miller Room, Centennial Hall. Volunteers needed. Details: 463-4305.

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 #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.

Tuesday, November 5

Election Day, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. To find out where to vote, call 1-888-383-8683.

Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 364-2131, or the cathedral, 586-1513.

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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