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Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2001

Today

Bartlett Regional Hospital Finance/Executive Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration building boardroom. Details: 586-2611.

Juneau Economic Development Council Workshop on Competitive Strategy, 6-8:30 p.m. Details and registration: Brian, 463-3662.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Adult CPR Class, 6-10 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details: 463-5713.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., DIPAC Conference Room. Speaker will be on lymphedema. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

Third Annual Native Playreading Festival, with "The Woman Who Married a Bear" and "Lady Rankin Meets the Pagan" by Dave Hunsaker and "The Woman Who Turned Into a Bear" by Kathy Connor-Heverley, 7 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Tickets at the door.

Juneau Housing Trust workshop on new homes for sale to income-eligible residents, 7-8 p.m., Gruening Park Recreation Room, 1800 Northwood Drive.Details: 463-1276.

Wednesday, Nov. 21

The Boys and Girls Club of Juneau will be closed today, Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Pie Sale to benefit the Juneau Co-op Preschool, begins at 10 a.m., ends when the pies are gone. Foodland A&P.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley Library. Details: Bill, 789-7586.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., downtown library.

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Soroptimist International of Juneau Program Meeting, noon, Breakwater Restaurant. Guest speaker: Don Novotny. Details: Janet, 789-2823.

Public Works and Facilities Committee, noon, Assembly Chambers.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

Juneau Chess Club meeting, 4:30-8 p.m., downtown library. Sets provided, rules taught, all welcome. Details: Brian, 790-1934.

Fisheries Development Committee, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC.

Class to prepare for U.S. citizenship test, every Wednesday, 5:30-7 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society. Details: SERRC Adult Education Center, 586-5718.

Juneau Economic Development Council Workshop on Assessing Feasibility, 6-8:30 p.m. Details: Brian, 463-3662.

UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.

Douglas Service Area Advisory Board, 7 p.m., Douglas Library.

Thursday, Nov. 22

Thanksgiving: Libraries closed; no Capital Transit bus service; CBJ Offices closed; no classes at the Juneau Adult Education Center or Bartlett Beginnings; UAS closed.

CBJ Free parking for holiday shoppers begins today and runs through Jan. 1, 2002. Free parking will be available in the Marine Parking Garage.

Free Thanksgiving Dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Jovany's Restaurant, 9121 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-2339.

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Juneau Elks Lodge, 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. sittings, 109 S. Franklin Street. All are welcome. Details and reservations: 586-2420.

Thanksgiving Dinner for dancers and drummers in "The Gathering of Tribes" Pow Wow, noon, upstairs at the Elks Lodge, 109 So. Franklin Street. Bring a hot or cold dish, and stay after dinner for a drumming exhibition. Details: Garfield, 586-8187 (after 5 p.m.).

Juneau Singles Thanksgiving Dinner, 3 p.m., 6885 A Leslie Ave. Host to provide turkey. Call 789-2840 for details and food arrangements.

Friday, Nov. 23

CBJ Offices and UAS closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

Downtown and Douglas Libraries closed, Mendenhall Valley Library open.

Alaska-Juneau Public Market, noon-8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $3.50 adults, $1.50 children, tickets at the door.

Special Assembly Meeting on Ordinance 2001-53, noon, Chambers.

"The Gathering of Tribes" Mini Pow Wow, 6 p.m.-midnight, at the Elks Lodge, 109 So. Franklin Street. Donations of winter gear to be given to needy in Juneau are welcome. Details: Garfield, 586-8187 (after 5 p.m.).

Juneau Macintosh Users Group meeting on music composition with MIDI, 6:30 p.m., Bill Ray Center, 1108 F Street. Details: Time, 789-8470.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Juneau Alpine Club Backcountry Skiing. Details: Larry, 586-0152.

"The Gathering of Tribes" Mini Pow Wow, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at the Elks Club, 109 So. Franklin Street. Donations of winter gear to be given to needy in Juneau are welcome. Details: Garfield, 586-8187 (after 5 p.m.).

Forest Service Kids Day Program: Coping with the Cold, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

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