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Posted: Thursday, December 26, 2002

Today

Skating Registration, 1-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. The Juneau/Douglas Ice Association offers youth hockey and skate and figure skating instruction for all ages. Details: 790-2763.

Kids Bead Circle canceled today, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Adult Bead Circle canceled today, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Friday, Dec. 27

Organ concert, noon, State Office Building. Alice Branton will present a program of music, including holiday favorites, on the Kimball Theatre organ. Public welcome.

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.

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

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 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, Dec. 28

Skating Registration, 1-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. The Juneau/Douglas Ice Association offers youth hockey and skate and figure skating instruction for all ages. Details: 790-2763.

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 will take a holiday break and resume Jan. 4, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Monday, Dec. 30

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 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.

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

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, Dec. 31

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

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.

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.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Shrine of St. Therese New Year's Retreat, 6 p.m., Shrine Lodge. An 11:15 p.m. service will be followed by a midnight Merciful Love Labyrinth walk open to all. Overnighters should bring a Bible, journal, sleeping bags and weather-appropriate clothing. Cost of the full retreat is $20 adults ages 12 and up and $10 children ages 2 to 11, with a maximum cost of $50 per family. Alcoholic beverages discouraged. Drop-ins welcome. Reservations: 780-6112. Information: 789-2299 evenings.

New Year's Eve Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m.-midnight, St. Ann's Parish Hall, Cathedral of the Nativity, Fifth and Gold streets. With Odette Foster as dance caller and live music from the Grateful Celtics. All dancers taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Details: 463-3214.

Watch Night Service, 9 p.m., Salvation Army at 439 Willoughby. With pot luck, games, fellowship. Worship service follows at 11 p.m. Details: 586-2136.

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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