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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2001


"What to do with the site of the ferry building next to JDHS?", Juneau School Board Facilities Committee meeting, 4:30 - 6 p.m., boardroom.

Reception for Charlie Northrip, 5:30 p.m., followed by public talk, "Growing Democracy Through Media In Croatia," 6 p.m., second floor Dimond Courthouse. Details: Joe, 463-2624.

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

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, "Flyfishing Secrets of Montana Creek," 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Details: 586-1454.

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.

Contra dance, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Capital School. New and beginning dancers welcome. Partners not necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Registration for UAS spring semester, 8 p.m., Auke Lake campus. Details: 465-6458.

Friday, Jan. 12

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

Registration for UAS spring semester, 11-2 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Details: 465-6458.

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

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

Musical, "The Night The Forest Cried," 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, presented by Douglas Youth Drama Association. Free admission. Details: J. Althea, 586-1933.

Fireside Series, "Prehistory and Paleoecology of Southeast Alaska Caves," 7:30 - 9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center theater. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425.

Saturday, Jan. 13

Dance registration, Nugget Mall, 10-4 p.m., ages 4 to adult. Details: Janice Holst, 586-1462.

Career Education registration for UAS spring semester, 10-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 465-6458.

The Ad Hoc Inauguration Committee, formed to organize a protest of the process by which George W. Bush was awarded the Presidency, is holding a meeting to put together a nonviolent activity for Inauguration Day (Jan. 20), 2 -4 p.m., downtown Public Library. Details: Ron Reed, 586-1338.

Multiple Sclerosis Self-help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Travelodge banquet room. Details: Nancy, 586-1701.

"Fun with Straws" class, 1-4 p.m., City Museum. Taught by Jeff Brown. Youth 10 and older, pre-registration required. Each student will make a straw star two feet in diameter. Materials are provided; cost is $11.55. Details: 586-3572.

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center hosts "Community Landmark Trees," 2-4 p.m., all ages welcome. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425, Sam Skaggs or Richard Carstensen at 463-5511.

Musical, "The Night The Forest Cried," 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Palace Theatre, Free admission. Details: J. Althea, 586-1933.

Juneau Singles are invited to attend a "Mid Winter Old Fashioned Christmas Potluck," 6:30 p.m., 8617 Marilyn Avenue. Details: Suzanne, 789-7870.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship membership service, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Continued discussion of "community" with Jim Nelson. Public welcome.

Community Schools registration winter/spring classes, noon-3 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: 463-1717.

Dance registration, Nugget Mall, 1-4 p.m., ages 4 to adult. Details: Janice Holst, 586-1462.

GCLL's Fourth Annual Spaghetti Feed, Early Registration and Dessert Auction, 4-7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Cost: $5 per person, $15 per family. Registration continues through Feb. 11. Team sizes are limited. Details: 789-9806.

Musical, "The Night The Forest Cried," 2 p.m., Palace Theatre. Free admission. Details: J. Althea, 586-1933.

Monday, Jan. 15

"A Day Off For Hunger, A Day On For Service," a city wide food drive in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Non-perishable food items can be donated by placing them on your porch no later than 1 p.m. or may be brought to JDHS Commons between noon and 1 p.m.. Details: Girl Scouts, 586-1710.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Life Ring, a support group for women, meets every Tuesday, 11-3 p.m., basement of the Cathedral of the Nativity. Learn new skills and meet other women. Lunch is provided. Details: 586-1513.

Juneau Housing Trust annual meeting, 4:45 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: 463-1276.

Bartlett Regional Finance/Executive meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom.

Mendenhall Watershed Partnership discussion about a potential "Under Thunder Trail," a non-mortorized route from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center to Egan Drive, along the base of Thunder Mountain, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Details: Cheryl VanDyke, 586-6853.

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