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Posted: Monday, November 27, 2000


Annual Christmas Tree Sale (grand firs and noble firs), 5-8 p.m., Fred Meyer parking lot. Sponsored by Juneau-Douglas High School swimming and diving team. John, 789-1759.

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.

Parents Anonymous, 6:30-8 p.m., Children's Community Center, 211 Cordova. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

Tuesday, Nov. 28

King and tanner crab task force meeting, 9 a.m., at Douglas office of Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 802 Third. Kathy Hansen, 586-6652, or Gretchen Bishop, 465-4250.

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

Juneau Women's Council meeting, 5:15 p.m., Valley Library conference room. Kathy Stepien, 789-5942.

"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.

Parents Anonymous for Parents of Special Needs Children, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Dinner and child care provided. Details: 790-4102.

World Aids Day ribbon cutting, Juneau Douglas High School, 6-9 p.m. Students will help Shanti of Southeast Alaska cut red ribbons to be distributed for World Aids Day on Dec. 1.

English as a Second Language classes, 10 a.m.-noon, Smith Hall in the valley. St. Vincent de Paul, 790-4102.

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.

Closing ceremony for Native American Heritage Month, 7-8 p.m., Lake Room at UAS. Traditional Native foods to be served. Jason Thomas, 364-3194.

Parents Anonymous, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Resources, 1613 Anka. Snacks provided. Details: 790-4102..

Juneau World Affairs Council, 6 p.m. on Second Floor of Dimond Court Building, hosts speaker Roger Winter of U.S. Committee for Refugees. His subject, "Conflict and Refugees: Lessons and Examples." A reception precedes event at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 30

Coast Guard open house, 2-8 p.m., Egan Room at Centennial Hall. Review project at

Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided.

Details: 790-4102..

Childbirth Preparation, 6:15 to 8:45 p.m., Administrative Building classroom, Bartlett Regional Hospital. Learn what to expect in labor. 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.

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 streets. 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 performance, Palace Theatre. 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Details: Natalie: 586-3350.

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