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Neighbors briefs

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2001

Senior Center bazaar set

The Juneau Senior Center will be holding its annual Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Juneau Senior Center. Handmade arts and crafts will be for sale, allowing the public to Christmas shop and help the Juneau Senior Center at the same time. The Juneau Senior Center is next to the Mountain View Apartments, at W. 12th Street and Egan Drive. Contact Ellen, 586-6231 or 463-6196, for more information.

Storytelling videotapes needed

Young storytellers are invited to submit videotapes to the Youth National Storytelling Olympics. Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1983, is eligible. Send a VHS tape of a story from 4 to 7 minutes in length to 7943 North Douglas Highway before Nov. 21 for consideration. Call Anne Fuller at 465-6558 for more details.

Eat spaghetti and help Scouts

Boy Scouts Troop 11 is holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Dessert Auction at 5 p.m. on Saturday at Northern Light United Church, 400 11th Street. Spaghetti, garlic bread and salad will comprise the menu. Homemade desserts will be auctioned off after dinner. Donations are requested.

The troop is raising money for two 2002 projects: hiking the Chilkoot Trail next summer; and participating in Frostbite Challenge, a weekend in White Pass during March. During the challenge, they'll excavate and sleep in snow caves and participate in winter games with other scouts from Canada and Outside, said Jane Ginter.

For details, call Ginter in the evening at 586-6862.

Volunteer Web site now open

Ryan Murphy has created a new Web site, www.ourjuneau.com. Volunteer programs and individual volunteers are encouraged to visit the site and take advantage of the opportunity to have a special page built for a volunteer program at no cost. The page will be designed to inform the community of the volunteer program, and let people know how they can help. Pages can include photos, logos and text.

The site also will be used to generate money to support local volunteer programs. Individuals can purchase online ads for items such as cars, boats, garage sales and anything else. Money from these ads will be donated. Visit www.ourjuneau.com for more information.

Toddler music class offered

Parents and toddlers are invited to participate in some fun-packed music classes taught by Juneau instructor Teri Tibbett. These weekly classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at the Juneau Family Birth Center beginning Nov. 19. Sign up for eight or 16 classes, your choice.

Families with children from ages 1 to 6 are invited to come sing, clap, dance, bounce, tap sticks, and shake shakers. For more information, call Teri at 586-3529, or the Juneau Family Birth Center at 586-1023. Please call to register.



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