Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Harborview presents 'Stone Soup' Thursday

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Harborview Elementary School's production of "Stone Soup," under the direction of J. Althea, will show at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Harborview gym.

For the past three weeks, 200 third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students have been participating in the Juneau School District's Independent Artist in the Schools program. This program is funded through the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska State Legislature and the Rasmuson Foundation. Additional support comes from the Harborview Parent Teacher Association.

For more information, call Harborview at 463-1875.

Forestry Partnership holds annual meeting

The Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership's annual meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Pizzeria Roma downtown. Food will be provided.

The general public, tree professionals and anyone interested in the planting and maintenance of trees in the city of Juneau should plan to attend this meeting and help plan tree related projects for the coming year.

The Juneau Urban Forestry Partnership is a local volunteer nonprofit organization established to promote Urban Forestry in the capital city.

Celebrations planned for Black History Month

The Black Awareness Association of Juneau planned several events to celebrate Black History Month: "Reflections of Our Rich Culture" at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb 18 at the First Church of God on Ka-See-An Drive. No admission. Sponsored by Black Awareness Association of Juneau. Call 790-9371.

"Flavor of Africa" Black History month presentation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 22 at the University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Room 112. Free admission. Contact Kollen 796-6454 for more information.

A black history celebration will be at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb 25 at Church for All Nations located in the Mendenhall Mall annex. There will be a black history video and music by Sherry Patterson. Call 780-5121 for directions and more information. No admission, everyone invited to attend.

A Black History Month celebration will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb 28 in the UAS Lake Room. Free admission. For more information, contact Kollen at 796-6454.

"Evening of Entertainment," a night of dance, dramatic and vocal performances and Soul Food meal, will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 9 at the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. This non-alcoholic event is perfect for the whole family. Tickets on sale Feb. 18. Sponsored by the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. Call 790-9371.

Native Indian speaks about prayer, spirituality

Reflections on a symposium recently held by Harvard Medical School, "Prayer and Spirituality in the Art of Healing," will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at University of Alaska Southeast Egan Building Room 112.

Dr. Raman, a native of India with extensive research background in the medical and biological sciences in North-American research laboratories, will speak. He is an internationally traveled educator and has lectured on health and education issues in several universities and communities across the globe in various cultural settings.

Sponsored by the Baha'is of Juneau. For more information, call 789-9325.

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