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Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2000


Speaker Heather Hadley gives a presentation on the Southern Poverty Law Center, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, in conjunction with the Unitarian Fellowship. The Law Center, run by Morris Dees, fights racial prejudice through the courts and schools.

Daylight Savings Time. Remember to "Fall back." Set your clocks back one hour today.

Balanced Body Fitness conference with fitness speaker Gary Kobat, through today, Juneau Racquet Club. Call Natalie Granse at 790-3279.

Juneau Human Rights Commission annual awards brunch, 1 p.m., Goldbelt Hotel, Cedar Room. No-host brunch buffet. Awards honor community members who have worked on behalf of human rights. Commission's message line: 586-5206.

Nightmare '00 Haunted House, 1 p.m.-7 p.m., Mendenhall Mall Annex. $5. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult.

Haunted House for Kids, 1-4 p.m. $1 per tour. Nugget Mall. Proceeds benefit Midnight Suns Softball Association. Mall events hotline: 789-9014.

"Say BOO to Drugs," Red Ribbon Rally against illegal drugs. Noon to 4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Educational displays, prizes, entertainment.

"Much Ado About Nothing," Shakespeare's classic comedy performed by Theatre in the Rough. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at McPhetres Hall until Nov. 11.

Studio art show featuring the pottery of Lisa Blacher and the glass creations of Nell McConahey, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spiral Studio, Articorp Building, 418 Harris Street.

Training for volunteers who wish to be Court Appointed Special Advocates, 9 a.m. to noon, DEC Building, 410 Willoughby Ave. Information: 465-4162.

Monday Oct. 30

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau and Valley public libraries.

Nightmare '00 Haunted House, 7-9 p. m., Mendenhall Mall Annex. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. $5. Volunteers and actors needed; Pam Johnston, 789-4279.

Haunted House for Kids, 4-8 p.m. Nugget Mall. $1 per tour. Proceeds to benefit Midnight Suns Softball Association.

UAS Film Series, Magical Realism, presents "Orlando," noon, Student Activity Center, across from DeHarts.

English as a Second Language Class, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Info: 586-5718.

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

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

"The Clothesline Project," A free display of artistically altered garments, hung on two clotheslines, marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At the Juneau Federal Building.

Tuesday Oct. 31

Juneau Flightseeing Mediation Design Team meeting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Douglas Library.

Nightmare '00. 7-9 p.m., Mendenhall Mall Annex. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. Pam Johnston, 789-4279.

Haunted House for Kids. 4-8 p.m. $1 per tour. Nugget Mall. Proceeds to benefit Midnight Suns Softball Association.

Trick or Treating at Nugget Mall, 5-8 p.m. Nugget Mall. Free. Events hotline: 789-9014.

Citizenship classes, 6-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Free. Info: 586-5718.

Free x-raying of Halloween candy, 6-9 p.m. Bartlett Regional Hospital. Trick-or-treaters will be met in the lobby. Contact: Rod Eriksen, 586-8419.

Step aerobics class, 6-7 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier. Free. 463-6846.

"October Decomposure," Halloween-themed art show by Jacob Higgins, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Gallery. Closing reception, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Ghoulish paintings, masks and sculptures.

Saturday, Nov. 4.

"Celebrating Women's Lives: Growing Older, Growing Wise." Annual Juneau Women's Health Forum. 12:30 p.m. Tlingit and Haida ICBJ Hall at Salmon Creek. Free. Dr. Pam Kushner of California is the featured speaker. Includes a light lunch. Contact: Mary Diver, 465-3013..

Borest Service Naturalists Saturday Morning for Kids, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. For children ages 7-12, children under 7 may attend with adult supervision. Call: 789-6640..und-raiser to benefit youth ski racing in Juneau. Reception for Anchorage artist Byron Birdsall and sales of his new Eaglecrest print, "Leap of Faith," 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the DIPAC hatchery. Prints may be reserved at Foggy Mountain Shop, Hearthside Books at the Nugget Mall or Adventure Sports. Information: Greg Scott, 789-9190..The Bish's Bash." The 6th Annual Bishop Kenney Memorial Auction to benefit the Bishop Kenny Memorial Fund at Perseverance Theatre. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Twisted Fish, 550 S. Franklin St.. $20 per person. Tickets available at both Hearthside Books locations or by calling 364-2421, Ext. 21..Dracula," play by Steven Dietz from the novel by Bram Stoker. Directed by Countess Bethany Bereman. 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School Auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Sunday, Nov. 5.

"Spiritual Reflections on Death and Dying," 2-4 p.m., DIPAC hatchery. Panelists include Naomi Obie, Pastor Tim Frego, Sue Ann Lindoff, Father Rob Bruschi, Susan Chapman and Bishop Michael Warfel. Information: Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 463-3113.

Tuesday, Nov. 7.

General election. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

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