Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Community Schools seeks contributors for Saturday pancake cookoff, garage sale

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Community Schools and Juneau-Dougals High School still need cooks for their first annual Sourdough Pancake Cookoff at 10 a.m. Saturday at JDHS. Curtis Blackwell, Connie Munro, Bob Doll and Delores O'Mar have volunteered, but more cooks are needed. For more details, contact Joyce Kitka at 523-1773 or joyce_kitka@jsd.k12.ak.us.

Community Schools is also selling rental space for its community garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at JDHS.

Space rental is $10. To reserve a space contact Karen Boddy at 523-1607.

Cooperative Extension Service holds free homebuilding workshop Saturday

The Juneau District Cooperative Extension Service invites the public to a a free workshop, "Marine Climate Homebuilding Techniques," from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the University of Alaska Southeast Technical Education Center, 1415 Harbor Way, rooms 217-218.

The course will be taught by Richard Seifert, UAF/Cooperative Extension Energy and Housing specialist. Topics to be covered are windows, ventilation, marine climate options, walls, indoor air quality, roofs and foundations.

Registration is required. To register, call Judy at 465-8749.

Glacier Valley hosts HeART & Sole family dance this Saturday

Glacier Valley Elementary School is hosting its HeART & Sole ballroom family dance night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the school.

Dance instructor Shane Wirtz will offer a workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. before the Thunder Mountain Big Band kicks in with live music for the rest of the evening. There will be a dessert auction and student art exhibit.

Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for families. All proceeds support Glacier Valley's arts program. Tickets available at Glacier Valley and at the door. For more information, contact the school at 463-1801.



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