Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2005

UAS Community Day

UAS Community Day on Campus is a full day of free music by Juneau Jazz and Classics and fun activities for kids, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 28. Activities include pony rides, skateboarding demos, and an inflatable whale for kids to play with. There will also be clowns, balloons, cotton candy, fry bread and much more.

The music begins at 11 a.m. in the Noyes Pavilion with the Ursa Minor String Ensemble and guest artist Christopher Kenniff, followed by Aurora Strings with guest artists Brett Deubner at 11:30 a.m. The Ursa Major String Ensemble with guest artist Gwen Thompson will play at noon. The rest of the performances will be in the Egan Library, starting with the Guitar Ensemble and guest artists Christopher Kenniff at 2 p.m.; Floyd Dryden Middle School Jazz Band with guest artists Roger Neumann and Madeline Vergari at 2:30 p.m.; Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band II with guest artists Roger Neumann and Madeline Vergari at 3 p.m.; Juneau-Douglas High School Jazz Band I with guest artists Roger Neumann and Madeline Vergari at 3:30 p.m.. The Thunder Mountain Big Band with guest artists Roger Neumann and Madeline Vergari will play at 4 p.m.

The UAS Mourant Café and Spike Coffee shop will also be open for food and coffee. The Juneau Freewheelers are going to provide a bike valet service for the day. Garfield Katasse is introducing his pumpkin fry bread. Jeff Brown will be tying balloon animals and performing tricks, and Michael Orelove will bring his solar telescope, weather permitting.

A full schedule of the musical events can be found at http://uas.alaska.edu.



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