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Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Tea and auction to benefit church

The Church of the Holy Trinity in downtown Juneau will hold a Spring Tea and Silent Auction from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 29.

The event will raise funds for building improvements at Holy Trinity Church and the adjoining McPhetres Hall. The tea will be at the church at 325 Gold St. Seating will be available throughout the tea's open hours.

Admission is $5 or the donation of an item suitable for sale at the church's shop, the Mustard Seed. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Mustard Seed.

Stunt lessons offered by JDHS team

The Juneau-Douglas High School Varsity Cheer/Stunt team is sponsoring a Stunt Free day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at the former Marie Drake school. Male and female students in grades 8-11 are eligible, regardless of experience level. Participants must be registered in order to attend for safety reasons.

For more information call Robin at 463-1950 or 463-4989.

Flyfishing clinic at Twin Lakes

Raincountry Flyfishers will hold its annual outdoor meeting/casting clinic at 7 p.m. April 27 at Twin Lakes.

Raincountry Flyfishers is a group dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of flyfishing. In addition to regular meetings and fly-tying sessions throughout the winter, the group also helps people learn to cast and improve their casting skills.

For more information call Susan Pollard at 463-3653.

Million Mom March meeting set

A meeting will be held at noon April 28 at Northern Light United Church to plan for a local event in conjunction with the Million Mom March in Washington, D.C.

The local event - to heighten awareness of keeping children safe from gun injuries and death, promote safe gun storage and use, and calling for sensible gun legislation - will be at 4 p.m. Mother's Day at Twin Lakes. Call Peggy Barnhill, 790-4943, for local details. National information is at

Tour guide training shows local history

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is offering 2000 Tour Guide Training, seminars that provide tour operators and the public with information about the culture and history of Juneau and Southeastern Alaska.

Workshops include ``Juneau Goldbelt and Its Great Mines'' from 7 to 10 p.m. April 27 and ``Native Culture and Its Interpretation'' from 7 to 10 p.m. May 2.

Registration is $20 for each session and is limited to 35 participants. Pre-registration required. All classes meet at the City Museum, downtown at the corner of Fourth and Main. For more information call 586-3572.

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