Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Today

Juneau-Douglas City Museum closed until Feb. 6. The museum will reopen Feb. 7 with regular winter hours: Tues.-Sat., noon-4 p.m. Details: 586-3572.

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.

Juneau Singles New Year's Eve Dinner, 6 p.m., the Breakwater Inn downtown. After dinner singles can proceed to the New Year's Eve Barn Dance. Details: 789-7998.

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

Polaris House Peer Support Center closed today.

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

Thursday, Jan. 2

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., the Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

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.

Retired Public Employees of Alaska monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m., Prospector Hotel. Speaking: Wild Flower Court Administrator Cathy Kloster.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

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

Friday, Jan. 3

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.

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

"Two Potters: Sue Deems and Tom's Pots," exhibit opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gallery, 206 North Franklin Street. Exhibit will run through Jan. 24. Details: 586-ARTS.

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.

Soloists of Northern Light Junior Theatre In Concert, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Music of inspiration, hope and peace.

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, Jan. 4

Polaris House Self Help Peer Support Center, 1-4 p.m. 5584 Aisek St. Suite No. 1. NAMI Juneau peer support and recovery program welcomes mental health consumers. Details: 780-6775.

Tlingit Language Class, 2-4 p.m., Naa Kaani Room at the Goldbelt Hotel.

Monday, Jan. 6

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.

SERRC Introduction to PowerPoint 2000 (6 part class), 5-7 p.m., downtown SERRC Adult Education Center. Lab opens at 4:30 p.m.

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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