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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2000


Juneau Singles will meet at the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal this morning to go to Haines for the Eagle Festival. The ferry leaves at 8:30 a.m. Be there early. The ferry returns to Juneau at 11:30 p.m. Details: 789-7870.

"Self assessments and the direction of fellowships in Alaska," a presentation with Unitarian Universalist Fellowship president John Buehrens of Boston. 10 a.m., Unitarian Fellowship, Zach Gordon Youth Center, 396 Whittier Street. Contact: Connie Munro, 586-3694.

"A Glimpse Behind the Doors: The Middle East Today," a free talk with slides by Pastor Paul Beran, 4 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church. Details: 586-2380.

The Juneau World Affairs Council will hold its annual meeting from 2:30 to 5 p.m., Douglas Public Library. Bring finger foods to share. Slides from exotic corners of the world will be shown.

Annual Remembrance Gathering, a candlelight ceremony in memory of loved ones who have died. The program will include guest speaker Pat McLear, music for reflection by pianist Ani Torgerson, and a reception provided by Hospice & Home Care of Juneau Volunteers. 3 p.m., Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. Contact: Jamie McLean, 463-3113.

"Desire Under the Elms," free preview, 6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre.

Taize Worship, 7 p.m., Northern Light Church, 400 W. 11th Street. A service combining music and continuous prayer, using music from the Taize community in France. Details: 586-3131.

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.

Holiday arts and crafts fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nugget Mall. Events hotline: 789-9014.

Sharron Lobaugh watercolor exhibit, noon to 4 p.m., Gallery Art and Framing Studio, 3340 Fritz Cove Road.

Juneau Pride Chorus concert, 7 p.m., Back Room at the Silverbow. Benefit for the chorus and director Marsha Buck, recently injured in a car accident. $12. Limited seating.

Potluck dinner celebration for the 80th birthday of Mary Lou Knickerbocker, 3:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Details: Carole, 789-7592 or 789-9406.

Monday, Nov. 13

Meeting of the Juneau chapter of the American Diabetes Association, 1-2 p.m., Day Room, Juneau Senior Center, 12th & Egan. Don Novotney, RN, will give flu shots. Details: Sally Urving, 465-1240.

The Harborview School Site Council will meet in the Harborview school library, 5 p.m., to discuss benchmark exam results and the School Accountability Plan. Details: Suey, 463-3518.

Paintings by Mary Stroeing, on display at KTOO studios, 360 Egan Drive, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays through Dec. 1.

The Juneau Housing Trust, a nonprofit housing organization, has canceled the meeting to discuss its ground lease at 4:45 p.m., Northern Light United Church. The meeting will be rescheduled for December. To receive an agenda call 364-3573.

Toddler Time, 10-10:30 a.m. at Juneau Library and Valley Library. 11 to 11:30 a.m. at Valley Library. Celebrating Children's Book Week.

"Introduction to Word 2000, Part 11," free evening computer classes for beginners. Lab opens at 4:15 p.m. Class, 5-7 p.m. Juneau Adult Education Center, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

"Like Water for Chocolate," free movie and discussion, noon, UAS Student Activity Center. Details: Dr. Alexis Easley, 465-6415.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Bookmark Awards in honor of Children's Book Week, 6-7 p.m. Valley Library. The winners of the annual book mark design contest receive prizes and copies of their formally-printed bookmarks.

"Two Thin: Comedy and Eating Disorders." Michelle Garb and Dani Klein (Two Thin) feature their own personal stories of anorexia and bulimia. 8 p.m., UAS Student Activities Center (across from DeHart's). Sponsored by the University of Alaska Southeast Student Activities Office.

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