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Posted: Friday, November 24, 2000


All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition, 52 works by artists from around the state, Alaska State Museum, through Jan. 13.

Teapot donations needed for Hospice Hat Tea and Fashion Show on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Baranof Hotel Treadwell Room. To donate teapots, call Sioux Plummer, 364-2564, or Beth Galea, 790-3060.

Douglas Community Tree Lighting, 6 p.m., 1106 Third St., between Waterwheel Plaza and Douglas Community United Methodist Church. The program will include the Rev. Ronald Covey, Mayor Sally Smith, Douglas Pack 10 Cub Scouts, Brownie and Daisy Troops, J. Althea, Douglas Youth Drama Club, Santa Claus and other dignitaries. Contact: Rich Poor, 364-3329, or Susanne William, 364-2243.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal Street. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

Juneau-Vladivostok Sister City Committee reception for delgates from Vladivostok, Russia, 5-6 p.m., at Juneau Assembly chambers. Glenn Gray, 789-7822.

New England Barn Dance at Scottish Rite Temple, 4th and Seward, 7:30-11 p.m. Music by Grateful Celtics and the Arm and Hammer band. Charli Meacham will call dance. The $5 admission benefits summer dance camp. Call 463-4620.

Weekly fall dances, Juneau International Folk Dancers, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio. Details: Judy, 586-6237.

Saturday, Nov. 25

November Family Fun Weekend, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. A variety of movies will be shown. Kids Day programs, 11 a.m. to noon for kids 7 to 12. Kids Activity Table, 2 to 4 p.m. Meet Smokey Bear from 1 to 2 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

UNICEF cards on sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Janet Kussart, 586-6457.

Turkey Leftover Potluck, 6 p.m., 6885 Leslie Ave. in Sunny Point. Singles invited. Bring a potluck dish to share. Call 789-2840.

Santa Photo Opportunities, Mendenhall Mall, at Juneau Crafters Co-op Outlet/Smiles Across Miles. Call 789-0090.

Sunday, Nov. 26

Family Fun Weekend, free at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Kids Activity Table, 2 to 4 p.m. Details: 789-6640.

Monday, Nov. 27

Toastmasters, noon, Federal building, fifth floor, Forest Service conference room. Improve your public speaking skills by joining us for an hour every week. Details: Pamela Finney, 586-8803.

UNICEF cards on sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nugget Mall. Janet Kussart, 586-6457.

The state benchmark and high school exams, a presentation by Sally Rue, a state school board member, and Juneau assistant superintendent Peggy Cowan. Parent Teacher Association meeting, 6 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Library.

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care, 6-8 p.m., Administration Building classroom, Bartlett Regional Hospital. For expectant parents wishing to learn more about what to expect after their baby is born. Free class. Details: Debi Ballam, Bartlett Beginnings, 586-8424.

Intensive, two-week computer repair and upgrade course. Starts today at Juneau Adult Education Center. Class fee: $50, or $75 including book. Only 10 spaces available. Details: 586-5718.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

The International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 302 will hold their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Operating Engineers Meeting Hall, 214 N. Franklin St. Details: 586-3850.

"The Forgotten Carols," narrated and sung by Glenn Yarbrough, 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets $15; $12 for seniors Sponsored by the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

"Reach a new 'Level' in Understanding Asthma: Classifying Asthma Severity and the Goals of Asthma Therapy," a talk by Dr. George Stewart. 6:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital cafeteria. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Asthma and Allergy Support Group. Details: Cathy, 789-7936; Judy, 789-0317.

A closing ceremony for Native American Heritage Month will be held with traditional Native foods in the Lake Room at UAS. hursday, Nov. 30

Childbirth Preparation, 6:15 to 8:45 p.m., Administrative Building classroom, Bartlett Regional Hospital. Learn what to expect in labor and coping strategies. Details: Bartlett Beginnings, Debi Ballam, 586-8424.

Baby-Parent Time, noon to 1:30 p.m., Administrative Building classroom, Bartlett Regional Hospital. A class/support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months. Details: Debi Ballam, 586-8424.

A special Thanksgiving Service, Christian Science Church, 10 a.m. Hymn singing, the President's Proclamation, Bible readings and testimonies of thanksgiving from the congregation. All are invited. Fifth and Main Street. Details: Joanne Erskine, 465-6018.

"Greater Tuna," a comedy featuring two men, 12 characters and six pairs of high heels. Pay-as-you-can benefit prformance, Palace Theatre. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters program. No time. Details: Natalie: 586-3350.

Dec. 1.

Book signing with visiting author Larry Bartlett of "A Complete Guide to Float Hunting Alaska," plus residents Nick Jans and Mark Kelly. 5-7 p.m., Hearthside Books, downtown location.

Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association (SARDFA) will hold a Board of Directors teleconference, 9 a.m. From now on, all board meetings will be held by teleconference on the first Friday of each month unless otherwise noted. Details: Julie Decker, (907) 874-3110.

Sunday, Dec. 3

Hospice Hat Tea and Winter Fashion Show, 1:30 p.m., Treadwell Room, Baranof Hotel. Featuring favorite hat and tea pot stories. Awards for splendid hats, tea pot raffle, door prizes. $25 per person; tables of 10, $200. Tickets availabe at the Irish Shop, Nugget Alaskan Outfitter, Stallones, Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Hearthside and KTOO. A benefit to support Hospice and Home Care of Juneau.

Monday, Dec. 4

Assembly Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers, CityHall. Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278.

Dec. 9

A Beary Merry Christmas Bazarr, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 439 Willoughby Avenue. Sponsored by the Salvation Army Ladies Home League. Details: Major Nila Fankhauser, 586-2136.

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