Around Town

Posted: Sunday, November 05, 2000


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, sponsored by the Washington-North Idaho Conference of the United Church of Christ. Information: 790-3090.

"Much Ado About Nothing," a comedy by William Shakespeare, 8 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 325 Gold Street. Tickets $12 for adults in advance at Hearthside; $14 at the door; $8 for seniors; $5 for children 12 and under. A Theatre in the Rough production.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nugget Mall.

"Spiritual Reflections on Death & Dying," a free panel discussion, 2-4 p.m., DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive. Sponsored by Hospice & Home Care of Juneau.

Monday, Nov. 6

Juneau Flightseeing Noise Mediation Information Session, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Glacier Fire Station. 586-5278.

Board of Education Policy Committee, Juneau School district, noon, district office, 1208 Glacier Avenue (next door to Harborview Elementary). Details: Shelley Jenkins, 463-1700.

Toddler Time at local libraries. 10-10:30 a.m., Juneau Library, 11-11:30 a.m. at the Valley Library, Mendenhall Center.

Adult Beading Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby Ave. Bring your beads and 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 Tlingit & Haida Community Council Bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Drive. Details: 463-5680.

Parents Anonymous, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Free child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Tuesday, Nov. 7

General election. Polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sewing Circle, noon to 4 p.m., Valley Senior Center. All ages are welcome. Information: Marianne Miles, 463-6154, or Betty, 789-7236.

Bread-making class, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Home Economics Room, $5. To register call 465-8749 or stopping by the Alaska Cooperative Extension office at 1108 F. Street.

"Telescopes," a 30-minute show aimed at children ages 4 to 6, 7 p.m., free, at the Marie Drake Planetarium, located between Juneau-Douglas High school and Harborview Elementary. Information: 463-3563.

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..nformation: 586-5718.

Meet author Jan Harper-Haines, 5-7 p.m. at Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Former Alaskan Harper-Haines will be signing her new book, "Cold River Spirits: An Athabascan-Irish Family from Alaska's Yukon River." Details: Susan Hickey, 586-1726.

Author Jan Harper-Haines will give a formal reading from her new book, "Cold River Spirits," with questions and answers from the audience to follow, 7:30 p.m., The Lake Room (off main cafeteria), University of Alaska Southeast. Free event. Details: 465-6407.

General meeting and dinner of Douglas Indian Association, 5:30 p.m., Juneau Tlingit & Haida Community Center. Details: Lucille Dundas, 364-2916.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

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

"The Bus Rider's Union," film, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School, documentary by Haskell Wexler. Tickets, $7. Free for high school students. $3 for seniors and UAS students.

"Telescopes," a 60-minute show aimed at youths from six to 19 years of age, 7 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium, located between Juneau-Douglas High School and Harborview School. A 60-minute show on the same subject aimed at adults will begin at 8 p.m. Programs are free. Information: 563-3563.

Glacier Bay Compensation Program public meeting, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sheffield Room, Centennial Hall. Southeast Alaskans affected by commercial fishing restrictions in Glacier Bay are invited to attend. Formal comments will be recorded at the evening meeting. Details: Dave Nemeth, 907 697-2230.

Slide presentation by Alaskan author Larry Bartlett, plus a signing of his book, "A Complete Guide to Float Hunting Alaska," 5-7 p.m., Hearthside Books, Nugget Mall. Details: 789-2750.

Thursday, Nov. 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.

"Researching Your Roots and Writing Your Family History," with author Jan Harper-Haines, 7 p.m., downtown library, free.

Monthly meeting of the Juneau Audubon Society, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Two speakers. Kerry Howard will share experiences with sea turtles in South America, and Steve Kocsis will present a slide show on teahouse trekking in Nepal and train travel in India.

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