Around Town

Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2000

Today

Juneau Sailing Club meeting, 7:30 p.m., at the Breakwater Inn's Harbor Room, 1711 Glacier Ave. Guest speaker Jeff Coult of El Sobrante, Calif., will talk about sailing the west coast of North America from Panama to Alaska. This is the club's annual meeting; officers will be elected. Details: 586-5856 or 364-2848.

Juneau School District Parent/Teacher Conferences: At Juneau-Douglas High School conferences are noon to 3 p.m., with students released early at 10:40 a.m. At Floyd Dryden Middle School conferences are 12:30 to 3 p.m. , with students in session 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. At Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School conferences are noon to 4:30 p.m., with students in session 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

All-Age Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas Library, 1016 Third St., Douglas. Celebrating American Native Heritage Month.

Juneau Docks and Harbors Operations Committee meeting, 5 p.m., City Hall, second floor conference room. Waterfront sales permits will be discussed.

Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal, behind Nugget Mall. Free child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Introduction to Computers: How to Start From Nowhere, Part I, Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Lab opens 4:15 p.m. Class, 5-7 p.m. Details: 586-5718.

Friday, November 3

All-Age Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library, Mendenhall Mall. Celebrating American Native Heritage Month.

Juneau Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting, noon, at the Airport Aurora Room. Speakers are Carl Rosier and Joel Bennett, who will provide different viewpoints of two statewide ballot issues, Nos. 1 and 6.

Tongass Cave Project, a lecture by Dr. Dan Monteith, describing exploration, mapping and scientific research in Southeast Alaska caves. 7 p.m. Egan Library, UAS campus, free. Details: Scott Foster, 465-6530.

Frances Brooks Davis 150th Birthday Commemorative Celebration, 7 p.m., House of Wickersham, 213 Seventh St. Davis is a Juneau visual artist who died in 1932. Call: 586-9001..

Slide show by John Hyde, a noted wildlife photographer, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall. Three nonreleasable educational birds from the Juneau Raptor Center will also be present. Adults, $10. Students, $7. Children 12 and under, free. Raptor Center: 586-8393.

Juneau School District Parent/Teacher Conferences: At Floyd Dryden Middle School conferences are 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., with students in session 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. At Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, conferences are noon to 4:30 p.m., with students in session 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Daily Activity Pattern of Sablefish Measured With Archival Tags, a seminar by Mike Sigler, mathematical statistician and fishery biologist with Auke Bay Lab, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

"Dracula," 7 p.m., presented by the Juneau-Douglas High School Theater Department, JDHS auditorium, 7 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

Parents Anonymous Group for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102 or 585-8228.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol. 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Details: Coordinator Louise Cornwall, 790-4102. Child care and dinner provided.

"La Boheme" by Giacomo Puccini, a Juneau Lyric Opera Production, Palace Theatre. All shows at 8 p.m. Tickets $15, on sale at the door or at Hearthside Books.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Juneau Singles is sponsoring two activities: a dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Silverbow Restaurant, 120 Second St., and a movie at 8:30 p.m. in the Backroom Cinema at the Silverbow. The theme is the Far East. Details: 789-7870.

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

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

Special artist's reception featuring Anchorage visual artist Byron Birdsall, 5 to 8:30 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery. The reception is sponsored by the John and Deena Hale Ski Foundation to raise funds for amateur youth skiing in Juneau. Funds will be raised by selling a specially commissioned, limited edition Birdsall print. Information: 789-9190.

"The Bish's Bash," The Sixth Annual Bishop Kenny 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 Hearthside or by calling 364-2421 Ext. 21.

The Mendenhall Watershed Partnership will hold its fall stream cleanup this morning. Areas to be cleaned are Duck Creek, Jordan Creek and the Mendenhall River. For bags, a stream section assignment and waivers, call Cheryl Van Dyke, 586-6853.

"Dracula," a drama by Steven Dietz. Presented by the Juneau-Douglas High School Theater Department, JDHS auditorium, 7 p.m. Tickets at Hearthside Books.

"La Boheme" by Giacomo Puccini, a Juneau Lyric Opera Production, 8 p.m., Palace Theatre. Tickets $15.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Get-Acquainted Potluck Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Jubilee Community United Church of Christ, 9167 Riverwood Drive. Jubilee is a new Congregationalist church and new denomination in Juneau. It is sponsored by the Washington-North Idaho Conference of the United Church of Christ. Information: 790-3090.

Monday, Nov. 6

Juneau Flightseeing Mediation Design Team meeting, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Glacier Fire Station. 586-5278.

Toddler Time at local libraries. 10-10:30 a.m. at downtown and Mendenhall Valley libraries, 11-11:30 a.m. at the valley library.

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.

The Thunder Mountain Big Band Performance/Dance, 7 p.m., UAS Student Activities Center. Call: 465-1298..

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

Tuesday, Nov. 7

Free Evening Computer Classes for Beginners, "How to Start from Nowhere." 4:15 lab opens; classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Computers are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis..

November 88

All-Age Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Juneau Library. Celebrating American Native Heritage Month.

November 9

Introduction to the Internet," Free Evening Computer Classes for Beginners. Lab opens, 4:15; classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Information: 586-5718.

November 10

Asthma and allergy clinic with Dr. Charles G. Jackson, for adults and chyildren suffering from asthma, hay fever, sinus poblems, hives, exzema, food allergies, recurrent respiratory infections. Clinic held at 1600 Glacier Avenue. Details: Juneau, 586-1542. Appointments: 1-800-922-8999..ovember 111

Asthma and allergy clinics, Dr. Charles G. Jackson, clinical associate professor at the University of Washington. Held at 1600 Glacier Avenue. Appointments: 1-800-922-8999. Details: Juneau, 586-1542.

Sunday Nov. 12

Jubilee Community United Church of Christ will hold its first meeting in Juneau at 10 a.m. today, at 9167 Riverwood Drive. Information: 790-3090.

November 14

"Introduction to the Internet," Free Evening Computer Classes for Beginners. Lab opens, 4:15; classes, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Information: 586-5718.

November 16

Public meeting and hearing for waste disposal permit, Kennecott Greens Creek Mining Company, 7-10 p.m., Centennial Hall. Contact: Kenwyn George, 465-5274.

Regular Beading Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth Street. Contact: Salty Hanes, 463-3220.

Friday, November 24

Douglas Community Tree Lighting, 6 p.m., 1106 Third Street, between Waterwheel Plaza and Douglas Community United Methodist Church. The program will include Pastor Ronald Covey, Mayor Sally Smith, Douglas Pack 10 Cub Scouts, Brownie and Daisy Troops, A. J. Althea, Douglas Youth Drama Club, Santa Claus and other dignitaries. In recognition of the only two holidays allowed to miners in Douglas and Treadwell, Independence Day and Christmas Day. Contact: Rich Poor, 364-3329.



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