Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2001


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.

Gastineau Channel Little League Board of Directors Meeting, 6 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School Room #100.

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. The National Senior Service Corps will talk about jobs for seniors. Bring dessert for potluck. 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 p.m., 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 Regional Hospital 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.

Juneau Small Business Development Center Seminar on Direct Mail Marketing, 1-4 p.m., 3rd floor conference room of Juneau Empire Building. Details and pre-registration: 463-3789.

Juneau International Airport Workshop on Wildlife Hazard Management, 5-9 p.m., Centennial Hall Ballroom I.

Free Computer Class: Introduction to FrontPage 2000. Four-part course begins tonight, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Pre-registration required, call 586-5718.

Special Assembly Meeting on Ordinance 2001-53, amending the property tax code, 5:15 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Wetlands Review Board, 5:15 p.m., City Hall Conference Room #224.

Annual Board Meeting of the Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc., 5:30-7 p.m., Juneau Yacht Club. Interested community members welcome to attend.

Juneau School District Board of Education Public Forum on Positive School Climate, 7-9 p.m., JDHS commons. Details: 463-1700, ext. 218. Student forum will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in JDHS Commons.

Friday, Nov. 16

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

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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