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Posted: Friday, May 25, 2001

Today

School District Facilities Committee Meeting, 11 a.m., School District Central Office, board conference room, 1208 Glacier Ave. Details: 463-1750.

JDHS Crimson Bears Baseball Team vs. Alumni, 5 p.m., Adair Kennedy Field.

Spaghetti dinner and silent auction, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Elk's Lodge, 109 Franklin Street. $25 for families, $10 for adults, $5 for seniors.

Juneau Macintosh Users Group, 6:30 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library conference room. Presentation: "Revealing the Secrets of the Systems Folder." Details: Tim Nugent 789-8470.

Saturday, May 26

2001 Rum Cup Challenge Sailboat Race. There will be a skippers' meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday at the harbormaster's office, Aurora Harbor. Race One starts at 10:30 a.m. off Mayflower Island. Details: 364-2848.

Flower and shrub planting, 10 a.m., St. Anne's. Sponsored by Southeast Alaska Master Gardeners. Gardeners should bring gloves, shovels and water to drink. Details: 364-2243.

Kids Day program, 11 a.m. to noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Forest Service naturalist Kaia Henrickson will invite kids to explore art using items they find in nature.

Community Sundial Painting, noon to 2 p.m., local organizations and schools that are scheduled to paint the numbers on the sun dial should gather at the sun dial at noon. Brushes and paint will be provided. Weather permitting. Details: 586-3034.

"Breastfeeding: Feel the Love, Generation to Generation," 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital Classroom, Bartlett Administration Building. An interaction-informational session. Details: 463-4092.

Juneau Singles Hit the Town Night, 5 p.m., The Red Dog Saloon. At 6 p.m., dinner in The Cookhouse. After dinner the group will go to the Alaskan and other establishments in downtown. Details: 789-7870.

"Blu Magic: A Clown and Magic Show," 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Advanced tickets: 364-3141.

JDHS Crimson Bears Baseball Team vs. Alumni, 7 p.m., Adair Kennedy Field.

Monday, May 28

Race Two, 2001 Rum Cup Challenge Sailboat Race, 10:30 a.m., Graves Point.

Reading by Christine Marie, 7 p.m., the Back Room. Christine Marie is the selected writer in May for Between the Lines, the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's Literary Reading Series. Details: Alexis, 789-1456.

Tuesday, May 29

Gastineau Elementary School's All-School Spring Concert, noon, Gastineau Elementary School Gym.

Meeting on Spruce Needle Aphids, 7 p.m., Bill Ray Center. Homeowners with Sitka spruces are invited to a meeting on ways to protect their trees from the spruce needle aphids. Details: Jim, 465-8756.

Storytelling Skills Workshop with Michael McCarty, 7 p.m., KTOO Conference Room. $25. Details: Becky, 789-0117.

Balloon Twisting Workshop with Michael Ouchi, 7 p.m., KTOO-TV Studio. $25. Details: Becky 789-0117.

Saturday, June 2

"Keeping a Nature Sketchbook" with Kathy Hocker and Richard Carstensen, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Details: 463-1500.

Sunday, June 3

Home Builders Association Golf/Dinner Cruise. The $130 fee includes transportation, breakfast and dinner, 18 holes of golf, and prizes and awards. Details: 463-5774.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is 5 p.m. the previous day for Tuesday-Friday papers, and noon Friday for Sunday's and Monday's edition.



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