Friday-Saturday, Jan. 17-18
Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball - The Crimson Bears varsity team hosts the Dimond Lynx for a pair of non-conference games at 8 p.m. both nights at the JDHS main gym.
MEETINGS / CLINICS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
4-H Nordic Ski Club - The fifth year of this club for youth and adult skiers will meet every Sunday afternoon from Jan. 12 through March 16 at various locations TBA with club leaders Odin Brudie and Frankie Pillifant ($6 membership fee). The club has a limited number of pairs of classic and skating ski sets for rent for $20 for the entire winter season. Club leaders will help parents size skis for their children. The club only rents youth skis, adults must provide their own. If families couldn't attend the Dec. 14 registration meeting, they should call the 4-H office and enroll by phone. Info: Jim Douglas at the 4-H office, 465-8749.
Juneau Adult Hockey Association registration - Registration for the upcoming Juneau Adult Hockey Association season will close on Jan. 14. Players who have already signed up will be receiving registration packets that must be returned with payment by Jan. 14. The JAHA will be hosting a final open house for players to register and submit payments from 5-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in the Egan Room of Centennial Hall. The two-tiered JAHA league will have one division for beginners with some hockey experience, while the other division will be for more-experienced players. Both divisions will be non-contact coed leagues. Players must be at least 18 years old, have some hockey experience and be fully equipped to start playing in late January. Individuals younger than age 18 may be considered for the league based on experience. So far, 140 players have registered, more than twice the number anticipated for the inaugural season of recreational hockey at the new Treadwell Arena. The season is expected to start at the end of January and will probably be 15 games with a tournament in April. Info: Christopher Mertl, 586-3232.
Juneau Alpine Club slideshow/potluck party - Meet at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Turley residence at 1136 Slim Williams Way (near Skater's Cabin). Slides will be shown from trips to Prince of Wales Island and a climb of Mount Rainier. Bring a food dish to share. Info: Kim and Barb Turley, 789-7058.
OPEN GYMS / SCRIMMAGES / ONGOING
Youth open gyms - Meet from 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (Jan. 18) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Friday night youth open gyms at Floyd Dryden Middle School have been canceled due to lack of participants. Youth open gyms are free for students in grades 5-12. Info: Community schools director Joyce Kitka, 463-1700, Ext. 327.
Adult volleyball/basketball open gyms - Meet from 7-9 p.m. on Fridays (Jan. 17 is 8-10 p.m.) and from 7-9 p.m. on Sundays (Jan. 19) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.
Adult soccer open gyms - Meet from 7:15-9:15 p.m. on Fridays (Jan. 17 is 8-10 p.m.) or from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Sundays (Jan. 19) at Floyd Dryden Middle School gym. Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays (Jan. 13 and 20) at the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School gym. Cost is $4. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.
Volleyball/basketball court rentals available - Saturday morning court rentals are available at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Courts are available starting Jan. 4, 2003. Rates and scheduling info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.
Badminton open gyms - Auke Bay: Meet from 8-10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Auke Bay Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play available for teens through adults. Bring a racquet, birdies will be provided. Cost is $3. Info: Theresa Walden, 790-2499. Douglas: Meet from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Gastineau Elementary School gymnasium. All levels of play welcome. Bring a racquet. Cost is $3. Info: Jag Yellesetty, 586-3598, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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