Around Town

Posted: Sunday, May 27, 2001

Monday, May 28

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

Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery.

Rosary and liturgy in observance of Memorial Day, 11 a.m., Shine Lodge.

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

Outer Point Duathalon, 9 a.m., False Outer Point turnout. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Details: Reed, 463-3223.

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

March of Dimes WalkAmerica, 10:30 a.m., Mendenhall Mall. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Details: Kayce, 1-800-478-5245.

Celebrate Safely Graduation Party, 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Details: Shelly, 586-9532.

Sunday, June 3

Juneau Housing Trust Ground-breaking, noon to 3 p.m., Crow Hill Drive, Douglas. Details: Stephen, 586-1400.

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.

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