Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2001


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.

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.

UAF Juneau Center Seminar: "Sustainable Management of the Living Resources of the Benguela Current Ecosystem," 2 p.m., Anderson Building Room 221.

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.

Salvation Army community Thanksgiving meal, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free, Hangar on the Wharf.

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.

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Glory Hole shelter, 6 p.m., 247 S. Franklin Street. Details: Joan, 586-4159.

Friday, Nov. 23

CBJ Offices and UAS closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

Downtown and Douglas Libraries closed, Mendenhall Valley Library open.

UNICEF cards on sale today, 9 a.m.-noon, Nugget Mall. Details: Janet, 586-6457.

Opening day for Light Up a Life fundraiser for Hospice & Homecare of Juneau, Nugget Mall. Details: 463-3113.

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.

UNICEF cards on sale today, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: Janet, 586-6457.

9th Annual Handcrafted Arts and Crafts Show, sponsored by Our Lady of the Rosary, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., National Guard Armory. Details: 789-0624.

"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.

Gilles Apap & The Colors of Invention, presented by the Alaska Folk Festival, 3&8 p.m., Northern Light Church. Tickets: Hearthside Books and Rainy Day Books.

This Saturday only: Family Bead Circle will be held at Spirit Beads, located at 217 5th Street, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Details: 463-3220.

The Nutcracker, presented by L'Ecole de Ballet, 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium.

Sunday, Nov. 25

The Nutcracker, presented by L'Ecole de Ballet, 2 p.m., JDHS Auditorium.

Monday, Nov. 26

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library, and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. Or they can be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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