Out and About

Posted: Sunday, December 22, 2002

In season: Black bear (Sept. 1-June 30), brown bear (Sept. 15-Dec. 31, March 15-May 31), deer (Sept. 15-Dec. 31), wolf (Aug. 1-April 30, Douglas Island now closed), wolverine (Nov. 10-Feb. 15), and red and blue king crab (Oct. 1-March 31). (Seasons and limits are more complex than can be detailed here. Always check regulations before heading out.)

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve at Eaglecrest, starting with kids' ornament decorating at 3:30 p.m. Torchlight parades at 5:30 and 6 p.m. Santa arrives at 6:15 p.m. Details: 586-5284 or 790-2000.

Dec. 25-Jan. 1: Juneau Alpine Club Camp 17 trip. Details: Tim Arness 209-2589.

Dec. 28: Juneau Gold Miners' Posse Cowboy Action Shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 9 a.m. registration, shoot at 10 a.m. Details: buckskin_john@yahoo.com.

Dec. 29: NRA high power rifle and sporting rifle shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 8:30 a.m. registration, shoot at 9:30 a.m.

Jan. 1: Southeast Road Runners New Year's Day Resolution Run, 4 miles, 10 a.m., start at parking garage under Douglas Library. Details: Andy Grossman, 586-4360 or andrew_grossman@hotmail.com.

Jan. 3: Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club annual membership meeting, 6 p.m. Details: 789-9844.

Jan. 7: Juneau Alpine Club monthly public meeting, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Greg Bledsoe 463-3211.

Jan. 9: Juneau Alpine Club climbing at the Rock Dump climbing gym, 7 p.m. Cost, $8-$10. Details: Carol Race, 586-2328.

Jan. 11: Southeast Road Runners annual potluck banquet, 5 p.m., Gastineau Hatchery reception hall. Empire Cup awards, entertainment and brief annual meeting. Details: George Johnson, 463-2265, or jorgejohnson@hotmail.com.

Jan. 11-13: Avalanche awareness and rescue course in Haines, by Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center. Details: 586-5699 or seavalanche@gci.net.

Jan. 12: Smallbore rifle silhouette shoot at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 8:30 a.m. registration, shoot at 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Juneau Rifle & Pistol Club.

Jan. 15, 16, 18: American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Basics course, Red Cross office, 3200 Hospital Drive. $125. Details: 463-5713.

Through Jan. 5: Eaglecrest Snowflake Festival. Details: 586-5284 or 790-2000.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Ongoing: Parks and Rec hikes, Saturdays and Wednesdays starting about 9:30 a.m. Call 586-0428 for time and location or check www.juneau.lib.ak.us/parksrec/hike/schedule.php.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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