Grand Opening: Rock Dump Indoor Climbing Gym, 2-10 p.m., 1310 Eastaugh Way (out Thane Road at the Rock Dump by Alaska Litho). Details: 321-3264.
The family of Dwight W. "Bill" Dean would like to invite friends and former students to a celebration of his life, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Please bring a memory to share.
ORCA Autmn Auction, 6-8 p.m., The Silverbow. Hors d'oeuvres, doorprizes, entertainment and auction. Details: 586-0104.
Weekend Marriage Retreat begins tonight, 7 p.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Cost is $150, scholarship assistance is available. Details: 780-6112.
Evening at Egan lecture on brown bears at Pack Creek, given by Dr. Robert Fagen, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Free.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Juneau Alpine Club Hike, Mt. Olds, 9 a.m. Details: Larry, 586-0152.
Sons of Norway 3rd Annual Bazaar, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Tickets at door. Details: Dean, 463-5698. Fundraiser for annual $1,000 scholarship given to a JDHS student.
Saturday Hike to Eagle Harbor Area, meet at 10 a.m., Amalga Harbor Parking Area, end of Amaaga Harbor Road, 25.1 mile, Glacier Highway. Details: 586-5226.
Flu Shot Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fred Meyer. Details: Janet, 789-6533.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 789-9014.
Bazaar at Bartlett arts/crafts show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., hospital lobby.
Forest Service Kids Day Program, "These are not Teddy Bears!", 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.
Machine Quilting Class, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., RainTree Quilting. Details: 789-7900.
University of Washington Husky Fans will meet to watch the UW/OSU Football Game, 11:30 a.m., Teal's, Mendenhall Mall. Details: Margaret, 790-2856.
Han Hsiang-Tzu, Patron of Musicians, Fabric Doll Making Class, first session (part two meets Saturday, Nov. 11), noon-4, Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Registration required. Details: 586-3572.
Last day for the Juneau Through the Stereoscope exhibit, noon-4 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.
Juneau Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Mi Casa Banquet Room. Details: Rick, 789-3678, or Janie, 789-4867.
Northwest Coast Formline Design workshop, for grades 3-5, 1-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Registration required. Details: 465-2901.
Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., city museum. Details: 586-3572.
Juneau Singles Dinner at Canton House, 6 p.m., 8585 Old Dairy Road. Details: 364-3902.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Veterans' Day Memorial Ceremony, 11 a.m., National Guard Armory.
Bookmark Award Ceremony, 6 p.m., Douglas Library. Details: 586-5249.
Monday, Nov. 12
Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.
Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.
Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.
Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Court House, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.
Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.
Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.
Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care Class, for new parents, 6-8 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital's Admin. Building. Class continues on Nov. 19 and Nov. 26. Details and registration: 586-8424.
New England Memories Quilting Class, today and Nov. 19, 6-9 p.m., RainTree Quilting, 9131 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-7900.
Southeast Alaska Red Cross First Aid Course, 6-10 p.m., 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details and registration: 463-5713.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant at the airport. Details: Jim, 789-3074.
Diversity Conference, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Centennial Hall. Free and open to the public. Details: Delores, 789-9453.
Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, 5th and Gold Streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.
Juneau Neighbors, noon, Assembly Chambers.
Quilting Resource Center, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.
Building Code Advisory Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Juneau Fire Hall Classroom.
Joint Chief's Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Hagevig Training Center.
Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.
Gordian Knot class, today and next Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., RainTree Quilting, 9131 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-7900.
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.