PUBLISHED: 2:31 PM on Wednesday, March 9, 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. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Observatory, 11-noon. Children 4-7 invited with adult company. 789-0097.

Fireside Chats, Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center, Fridays in January-March, 6:30 and 8 p.m., March 11: What New Technologies are Teaching Us about Brown Bear Ecology LaVern Beier and Rod Flynn, Research Staff, ADF&G.

20th annual Tenakee Springs Fireman's Ball. Spaghetti dinner, refreshments, live music, dancing, door prizes, fun and friends. Doors open 5 pm. Adults $10, Child (age 6-12) $5, under age 5 free. This annual fund raiser brought to you by the Tenakee Springs Volunteer Fire Department. Ferry information: Depart Juneau Fri Mar 11 3:45 pm, arrive Tenakee 11:15 pm. Return: Depart Tenakee Sun Mar 13 8 am, arrive Juneau 3:30 pm.

Arts for Kids Story 'tell-a-thon', Saturday, March 12, Noon-6pm, Nugget Mall Community Room (across from Hearthside Books. Six hours of continuous storytelling and fundraising to art education in the public elementary schools. Free home-made cake. For pledges of $100 or greater, contributors receive two select Rie Munoz prints. Storytellers include: Ishmael Hope, Lily Hudson, Lyle James, George Holly, Brett Dillingham, Allen Hayton, Greg Brown, Anne C. Fuller, Margie Hamburger, and Becky Bear.

Bartlett Beginnings Toddler Play Group, Reach, 2132 3rd St., Mondays, 11:30-1 p.m. Playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents. No need to register, come with toddler and have fun.

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.