Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 29, 2002

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.

Canceled: The Shrine of St. Therese New Year's Retreat and a 11:15 p.m. service have been canceled. The shrine will light the labyrinth for those who want to walk it on New Year's Eve.

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.

Dances of Universal Peace New Year's Eve Dance, 9 p.m.-midnight, Unity Room, Valentine Building, Seward Street. Featuring dances dedicated to world peace. Details: Leah, 789-3993.

Wednesday, Jan. 1

10th Annual Polar Bear Dip, 1 p.m., Auke Rec. Sponsored by the Polar Bear Club. Details: 586-1988.

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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