Neighbors Digest

Posted: Friday, November 02, 2007

Juneau-Douglas High School production of 'M*A*S*H' to start

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JUNEAU - The Juneau-Douglas High School production of "M*A*S*H" will show at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and Nov. 9 and 10 at the JDHS auditorium.

Tickets are $6 for students and $8 for adults in advance at the JDHS activity office or from a cast member. Cost at the door is an additional $2.

For photos and a review, look in next week's Neighbors section.

Auke Bay Co-op Preschool to hold garage and bake sale

JUNEAU - Auke Bay Co-op Preschool will have its annual garage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in Smith Hall of Chapel by the Lake.

Proceeds will benefit Auke Bay Co-op Preschool.

For more information, call the preschool at 789-2302.

Community of Christian Women hold annual mission bazaar

JUNEAU - The Community of Christian Women will hold its annual mission bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Northern Light United Church, 400 W. 11th St.

The bazaar will feature homemade craft items, gifts from around the world, SERRV International crafts and attic treasures. The bakery will have biscotti, cinnamon rolls, homemade pies, cookies, candies, breads, jellies, jams and syrups.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Diners may choose from six different soups, platters of homemade bread and a variety of pies. Beverages include hot apple cider, coffee and assorted teas.

For more information, call 586-9562 or 586-3132.

Hilary Lindh season pass scholarship

JUNEAU - The annual Hilary Lindh season pass scholarship is now available for the upcoming season. Each year the Eaglecrest Board of Directors awards two season passes to one boy and to one girl in kindergarden through 12th grade. Applications will be judged on scholastic achievement, competitive spirit and financial need.

Hilary Lindh scholarships are available at any K-12 school, Foggy Mountain, Nugget Alaskan Outfitters, Sequence, Gravity Plan, Eaglecrest and the Eaglecrest Web site. Eligible scholarships will be taken up to the deadline on Nov. 30 at any of the places listed above.

To be considered, applicants must be a Juneau resident, attend Juneau School District schools or equivalent and have maintained a C-average for the previous school year.

The Eaglecrest Board of Directors established this program in 1992 in recognition of Lindh's silver medal in the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, and of the hard work that she has dedicated to downhill ski racing.

Lindh started skiing in Juneau at an early age. She competed on the World Cup circuit for 12 years, winning three World Cup downhills and raced in three Olympics. Lindh won the 1997 World Downhill Championship and retired in March of 1997. Last spring, she was inducted into the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame.

Scholarship winners will be announced Dec. 7.

Trail Mix sponsors Bluegrass Gala for Perseverance Trail

JUNEAU - A Bluegrass Gala and Auction to benefit Juneau's historic Perseverance Trail will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Centennial Hall. The event is sponsored by Trail Mix, the nonprofit stewards of Juneau's trail system.

The Perseverance Trail is one of the most popular trails in Juneau. Since 2007, Trail Mix has completed more than $700,000 of work, replacing rotting wood supports with a new trail built on solid rock.

The celebration will include dancing and live music with Bluegrass 101, barbecued ribs, pork and chicken from the Spinnin' Pig, and a no-host bar provided by the Rendezvous.

In addition to exciting silent auction items, Sen. Kim Elton, D-Juneau, will host a live outcry auction including travel packages, fine art and even a ride to school aboard a Capital City Fire Rescue fire truck.

Tickets are on sale now at Hearthside Books, or by calling 790-6406.

For more information, call 790-6406, or visit the Trail Mix Web site at

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