Around Town

Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2001

Today

Passenger Fee Proceeds Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall Conference Room.

Maynard Miller speaks to the Juneau World Affairs Council on Global Warming, 6 p.m., 2nd Floor of the Dimond Court Building. Preceded by a reception at 5:30. Public welcome.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Staying Negative in a Positive World: What Parents Need to Know About STDs. Presented by the medical staff of the Juneau Teen Health Center. 7 p.m., JDHS Library. Details: 463-1940.

3rd Annual Mid-Winter Vocal Festival rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 789-4604 or www.juneau.com/opera/.

Juneau Sailing Club regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., Captain's Room at the Breakwater Inn. Juneau Port Director Joe Graham will speak about the current Douglas expansion project and future harbor plans. Details: 790-4564.

Friday, Jan. 5

Storytime at the Mendenhall Valley public library, 11 a.m.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 586-8228.

Ice Skating Working Group meeting, noon, assembly chambers.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

3rd Annual Mid-Winter Vocal Festival rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 789-4604 or www.juneau.com/opera/.

2001 Fireside Series begins, 7:30-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center theater. Scott Foster will present "Paddling Prince of Wales and More." The program is appropriate for all ages.

Saturday, Jan. 6

Second Annual Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show, noon-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Works by JDHS art students will be displayed, and students will demonstrate art activities and discuss techniques. Runs through Jan. 27. Details: 586-3572.

Community Birthday Dinner, celebrating the 82nd birthday of Judge Tom Stewart. 6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. dinner, Mike's Place, Douglas. $25 per person. Tickets at Hearthside Books. Details: 789-0047 or 586-3986.

3rd Annual Mid-Winter Vocal Festival rehearsals, 7-9:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: 789-4604 or www.juneau.com/opera/.

Sunday, Jan. 7

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. A ritual of remembrance and dedication ceremony for a chalice and pedestal will take place. Public welcome.

Monday, Jan. 8

Toddler Time 10 and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library, 10 a.m. downtown Juneau library.

Diabetes Senior Support Group meeting, 1-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center Day Room, 12th and Egan. Don Novotney, RN, will speak about food, diabetes and the older person. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association's Juneau Chapter. Details: Don, 463-8649 or Sally, 465-3353.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Free dinner and childcare provided. Details: 790-4102.

Floyd Dryden Parent Meeting: Building Assets in Alaska Youth, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Commons. Presented by Derek Peterson, director of Alaska Association of School Boards. Details: 463-1850.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. All members are expected to attend. Visitors welcome. Details: Alberta, 586-2602.

Tuesday, Jan. 9

Bartlett Hospital Guild meeting, 1:15 p.m., Hospital Conference Room. Details: Marilyn, 789-7243.

Sixteenth Annual Welcome Reception for the 22nd Alaska State Legislature, 5:30-7 p.m., Centennial Hall Convention Center.

Eaglecrest Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., downtown library large conference room. Details: 586-5284.

Setting Goals for the New Year, presentation and discussion, sponsored by Healing Touch Alaska, 7 p.m., Juneau Public Library. Open to the public. Details: 790-2402.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

Wednesday, Jan. 10

Storytime at the downtown Juneau library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Alaska Safety Advisory Council meeting, 2 p.m., State Office Building Room 707, 333 Willoughby Avenue. Video and teleconference available. Agenda items include discussion of the new ergo standard and title protection. Details: Kathy Miller, (907) 269-4922.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snacks provided (no child care). Details: 790-4102.

Small Business Tax Primer, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Empire building, third floor conference room. John Logan, CPA of Logan General Tax Practice, will instruct small business owners on tax laws and preparation for tax season. $25 fee; call 463-3789 to pre-register.

Wednesday evening classes begin, 6:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Topics include: "How to Manage Your Money," "The Zen of Fly-Tying" and "Too Busy Not to Pray." Classes are free. Details and sign-up: 586-3131.

Teamsters Local 959 Membership meeting, 7 p.m., Teamsters Hall, 306 Willoughby Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 11

Bartlett Regional Hospital Joint Conference meeting, 7 a.m., administration board room.

Storytime at the Douglas Public Library, 11-11:30 a.m.

Juneau Garden Club meeting, 1 p.m., Valley Senior Center. Details: Sue, 789-0892.

Parents Anonymous meeting, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Juneau Airport Wetlands Watch, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library. Laurie Ferguson Craig will speak on her human and bird observations at the airport dike trail. A short report on SEALTrusts refuge project will also be given. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.



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