Around Town for Thursday, April 17

...Prospector Hotel.Women, Infants, and Children walk-in clinic, 9 a.m.-3:30...just had a baby, and for infants and children up to age 5. Details: 463-4099...Free. Meet other families while your children get their "wiggles" out. Details...
In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...woodworking ("Woodworking from the Scrap Pile," by Derek Jones), ideas for helping young children with autism ("Essential First Steps for Parents of Children with Autism," by Lara Demolino and Sandra Harris), and a globe-hopping book about...
How do you spell S-U-C-C-E-S-S?

REACH Inc., which provides information, referrals, supports and services for children, adults and families experiencing developmental delay or disabilities in northern Southeast Alaska, will host its first fundraiser...
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...Fish and Game and other local groups will present hands-on children's activities inside the visitor center. Dick Callahan will...dancing with Heartstrings, Noodle of Doum, All Nations' Children's dancers and Daughters of the New Moon.Earth Day efforts...
My Turn: Let the people vote to end same-sex marriage ban

...Michigan case involved a clash over how children raised in same-sex households fared...difference in the developmental outcomes of children raised by same-sex parents as compared to those children raised by heterosexual parents."Strong...
Expert: Westboro Baptist protesters unlikely to show and not show up," Potok said. "And what sometimes happens is you'll be expecting 50 people and a man and two small children show up."In flyers, Westboro says ChangePoint churchgoers are "lukewarm 'Christians.' " Of the heritage center, Westboro...
Arts calendar

...Filipino Community Hall. Every Wed evening with instructor Leimomi Martin. Details:'s Creative Play, 6-7:30 p.m., AWARE. Group activities include: music, games, movies, ice skating, visiting...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day the 1930s fell in numbers to a few hundred, or a few dozen or none by the 1960s. Great hunters lost their lands, their children, their inner way and became beggars floundering in a tidal wave of technology and "cultural eugenics." "Perhaps," writes...
Alaska Editorial: Too many laws

...overreach.Sitka's government has outlawed children in businesses that allow smoking, whether...and parents should decide whether their children are allowed to enter those - a once-a-year celebration for children, and a smoke-free one at that.It...
My Turn: Foster children need family ties

There are more than 2,000 children and youth in foster care workers are the result of children bouncing between temporary foster...doesn't make the best parent.Children suffer, struggling to attach to...


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