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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2000


Grace Kuto, formerly of Kenya, will speak on community, women's and health issues, 5:30 p.m.. 2nd floor, Dimond Court House. Sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council and the Juneau Friends Meeting. A reception precedes her talk. Free. Info: Susan, 586-1670.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Info: 790-4102.

Juneau Macintosh User's Group meeting, 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Info: 789-8470.

Alaska Folk Festival presents guitarist John Renbourn, 8 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Tickets: Hearthside and door.

Three-dimensional computer drafting course, 6-9 p.m. Class continues 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The software is available at a heavily discounted price for students. Some previous CAD experience is required. For further information or to register contact the Marine Technology Center, 465-8770..

Dance, 8 p.m., Elks Hall, 109 S. Franklin. Music by the Juneau Big Band.

Saturday Sept. 23

Double Dutch Freestyle Workshop, 8-11 a.m., Floyd Dryden Gym. The workshop will cost $20. For ages 7-14. To register please call Paula at 780-5467 or register at the door. Session participation is on a first-come, first-served basis as there is limited space.

Drop your glass, aluminum cans, and steel food cans off at Juneau recycling center, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 6860 Tonsgard Court in Lemon Creek.

African meal, 1 p.m., Northern Light Church. The meal is being prepared by Grace Kuto, and proceeds from the lunch will benefit a medical clinic in Grace's home village in Kenya. Info: Susan, 586-1670.

Windwalkers International, 9:30 a.m.-noon, 1:30-4 p.m., 7-9 p.m., Valley Chapel in Juneau. Spiritual gathering. No fee. Info: 789-4025.

Sunday Sept. 24

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meeting, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier St. Speaker on "death and dying". Info: 586-3694.

Beer Festival, 12-5 p.m., Gold Creek Salmon Bake, 1061 Salmon Way. Tickets: $20. Beer tasting, homebrew competition, buffet lunch, non-alcoholic drinks available, entertainment, transportation after the festival will be provided to downtown and valley locations. By the Juneau Chapter of Cabaret, Hotel, Restaurant and Retailers Association..

Sing-A-Long, 3 p.m., Northern Light Church. Free event, childcare provided. Info: 789-0320..

Mayor and Assembly Candidate Forum, 3-5 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willougby. Info: 586-5000..

Destination Juneau end-of-season "Thanks Juneau" litter clean up drive. Info: 586-6780.

Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association is soliciting letters of interest from those members interested in serving on its committees. Letters must be submitted by Oct. 10. Info: Julie Decker, 907-874-3110.

Monday Sept. 25

Free computer class for beginners, introduction to email, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Spaces will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Info: 586-5718.

Parents Anonymous Meeting, free parenting group, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snack Provided. 790-4102..

Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Bring your beads and your bead project. Come share ideas and techniques. Info: 463-3220.

Juneau T&H Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Call 463-5680.

Kids Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. downtown. Info: Salty, 463-3220.

Filipino Community Bingo, 7:30 p.m., Filipino Community Hall, 251 S. Franklin St. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Sign language classes, 7:30-9 p.m., LDS Church next to Chinese Palace. This basic beginners' class is free. Info: Ann, 465-8726.

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