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Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2000


Band concert with Concert Band, Jazz Band, Intermediate Band and Wind Ensemble, JDHS Auditorium. 7 p.m. Free, but donations are welcome.

All-Age Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Douglas Library.

High-energy music and inspirational messages by gospel recording artist Lance Appleton of Missouri, 7 p.m., United Pentecostal Church, 1650 Old Glacier Highway. Details: 586-2045..

"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. Details: 586-5718.

"What it means to be a Native writer," a discussion with author Jan Harper-Haines, noon, UAS Cafeteria. Free.

"Researching Your Roots and Writing Your Family History," with author Jan Harper-Haines, 7 p.m., downtown library, 292 Marine Way, free. Details: 586-5324.

Monthly meeting of the Juneau Audubon Society, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. 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.

Unveiling of a restored 100-year-old Tlingit canoe, featuring Northwest Coast author, artifact restorer and historian Steve Brown of Seattle. 6:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Followed by free presentation by Brown on Northwest Coast canoes at 7 p.m. Space is limited. Details: Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.

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

Friday, Nov. 10

"Alaska Marine Mammals in a Changing Climate," by Dr. Brendan Kelly, 7 p.m. Egan Library, UAS Auke Lake campus. Another in the free series, "Evening at Egan." Details: Scott Foster, 465-6530.

Alzheimer's Association Research Forum: Increased risk of Alzheimer's with high-fat diet. 7 to 8:30 p.m., with researcher Grace Petot. Bartlett Hospital Administration/Classroom Building. Glen: 586-6044.

Celebrate the 225th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. Marines, fleet corpsmen and spouses are invited. 6:30 p.m., no host bar. 7 p.m., dinner. $25 per person at the door. Elks Lodge 420, 109 S. Franklin St. Details: Dave, 364-3282; Steve, 586-9099.

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is closed today in honor of Veterans Day.

"La Boheme," a Juneau Lyric Opera production, 8 p.m., Palace Theatre, Franklin St. Tickets $15 on sale at the door or at Hearthside Books.

Parents Anonymous meeting 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.

Family Financial Workshop, 7-8:30 p.m., Cathedral Parish Hall. Sessions taught by Robert Conte, a professional financial planner. No charge for the workshop; however, the study text costs $17.50, including CD-ROM. Scholarships available upon request. Childcare will be provided. Details: Cathedral parish office, 586-1513.

"Exploratory Analysis of Finite Mixture Data," a seminar by Dr. Robert Fagen of the Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, UAS, 11275 Glacier Highway.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Kids Day Program, 11 a.m. to noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children 7 to 12 are invited. Kids under 7 are welcome with adult supervision. Free programs allowing children to explore changes in nature through the seasons. Details: 789-6640.

Continuous Warp Cardweaving for adults and youth 12 and older, 1 to 4 p.m., taught by Leslie Rehfield, Juneau-Douglas City Museum, Fourth and Main. Pre-registration required. Call 586-3572.

Second Annual Bazaar and Bake Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sponsored by Svalbard Lodge No. 33, Sons of Norway, Yacht Club. Admission $1..

Native American storytelling with actress and activist Lonna Stevens among others, 1-3 p.m., Alaska State Museum. Free.

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