Around Town

Posted: Monday, November 12, 2001


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 administration 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.

4-H Fly Fishing Club first meeting of the year, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden School. Details and Registration: Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8749.

Planning Commission meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., Hospice and Home Care Office, Salmon Creek. Details: Carole, 789-3345, or Jan, 463-3113.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Bill, 789-7586.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., downtown library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Subject this week: Car seat safety. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Juneau Housing Trust workshop on its new homes for sale, noon-1 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

Soroptomist International of Juneau Business Meeting, noon-1 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Janet, 789-2823.

Peace Vigil Sponsored by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

Diabetes Senior Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Day Room, Juneau Senior Center. Don Novotney, RN, will be giving flu shots. Details: Don, 463-8649, or Sally, 465-3353.

AARP Monthly Meeting, 2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

Public Reception to meet visiting Museum Assessment Surveyors, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Full Assembly sitting as Human Resources Committee reviews Planning Commission Applications, 5 p.m., City Hall Conference Room #224.

Class to prepare for U.S. citizenship test, every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society. Details: SERRC Adult Education Center, 586-5718.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Juneau Open House for anyone interested in volunteering, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: 586-3350.

Pot-luck and Conversation Group for French Speakers, 5:30-8:30, Douglas Library. All levels welcome. Details: Mary Soltys, 364-2431.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association meeting, 7-9 p.m., Bartlett Administration Building Room 204. Don Novotney, R.N., will do foot screens. Details: Don, 463-8649, or Sally, 465-3353.

Flu Shot Clinic, 7-9 p.m., Fred Meyer. Details: Janet, 789-6533.

AIA Design Forum: Light Sculptor James Carpenter, 7:30 p.m., Silverbow. Details and tickets: Evelyn, 790-2901.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Downtown and Valley Senior Centers Thanksgiving Celebrations, noon. Please register at either center by noon, Nov. 13. Details: Ellen, 463-6196.

Association of Government Accountants Monthly Lunch, noon, T.K. Maguire's in The Prospector. RSVP: Barbara, 465-4337.

Alaska Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) informational meeting, noon, Downtown Library. Anyone interested in volunteering to speak up for the best interest of abused and neglected children is encouraged to attend. Details: 465-2268.

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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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