City Museum sets November events

Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2001

Finding Family: Tips on Writing and Researching Family History is November's Special Saturday program at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum Saturday, Nov. 3, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. The public is invited free of charge to drop by the City Museum and chat with local experts about writing and researching family history. Dick Kent 16-year member and President of the Juneau Genealogical Society will be available to answer questions and give advice and tips on family history research. Marie Darlin and others of the Pioneers Book Committee, who have recently completed Gastineau Channel Memories, 1880-1959, will offer information on writing family history and memories.

Han Hsiang-Tzu Patron of Musicians, Fabric Doll Making Class is the November Arts and Craft class at the City Museum. This class will make the Immortal, Han Hsiang-Tzu, patron of musicians. No sewing experience is necessary. The instructor, Toni Brock, has 40+ years' experience in needlework, sewing, quilting, crosstitch, embroidery, tatting, and crafts. This class is for adults, 16 and older, and meets November 10 & 17 from Noon-4:00 p.m., at the City Museum. Pre-registration and pre-payment required one week before class begins.

Family Bead Circle facilitated by Salty Hanes, continues at the City Museum every Saturday, 4:00-5:30 p.m., except Nov. 24. Families are invited to bring in their beadwork or other handi-crafts projects and spend creative time together. This is a free activity.

Visitors are offered free winter admission by the generous donation of Harold Fossum on behalf of his late wife Helen. Winter Hours: Sept. 26, 2001-Mid-May 2002,Tuesday-Saturday: Noon-4:00 p.m.

For more information on City Museum programs call 586-3572.

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