PUBLISHED: 9:04 PM on Wednesday, February 16, 2005
•••Families & Kids•••
Baby Parent Time, Thursdays, Noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Admin Building Classroom. Class and support group for new parents and their infants up to 1 year. Registration not required, come with your baby.

Saturday Kids Day Program at the Glacier: "Northern Lights" Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Observatory, 11-noon, Saturday, Feb. 19. 789-0097.

Fireside Chats, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Fridays in January-March, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Feb. 11: "Southeast Alaska's Natural World Bob Armstrong and Marge Hermans will highlight their favorite topics and stories about various creatures and unusual aspects of nature in Southeast Alaska. In addition to many beautiful images, they will present a variety of natural history information, findings by researchers in the Juneau area, and Bob's recollections of unusual wildlife encounters.Bob and Marge will also talk about the ins and outs of putting this information into their recently published book, "Southeast Alaska's Natural World."

Boys & Girls Club of Juneau. Open Monday - Friday 2:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Great tournaments and a raffle with fun prizes (for everyone doing their homework at the Club) every Friday, make your own movie on Wednesdays, Sports Challenges every Tuesday and Thursday and lots of other activities all week. 790-4534

Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier. Youth hours: Mon-Thu, after school-9 p.m.; Fri, after school-11pm Sat, 1-11pm

Zach Gordon Climbing Wall Monday, Wednesday 3-7 p.m.

Pipeline Skate Park 2400 Mendenhall Loop Road. Sunday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-11:00 pm.

Balsa Bridge Making Workshop, Juneau -Douglas City Museum, Saturday, Feb. 19, 1-4 p.m. For kids 10 and older. Learn how to build your own balsa bridge in preparation for the March 5 Balsa Bridge Competition.

Choctaw Storyteller Tim Tingle EDowntown Library, Sunday, Feb. 20, 5:30. Tim brings the lore of his native Choctaw Nation to life in lively historical, personal and traditional stories. Tim plays the flute, and often accompanies himself with an assortment of rattles and drums. Vocal chants and hymns sung in the Choctaw language compliment his stories, as well.