Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Today

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 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 St. 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.

"A Christmas Carol," 5:30 p.m. at the Pioneers' Home. Performed by Chapel by the Lake drama group. Sylvia Gard, 789-0718, or Carole Wright, 789-7592.

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.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

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

"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 to discuss plans for upgrading its fleet, aircraft, computer and electronic systems and support structures, 2-8 p.m., Egan Room at Centennial Hall. Review project at www.uscg.mil/deepwater.

Airport Board Operations Committee meets 10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room of Juneau Airport. Call 789-7821.

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.

"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.

Friday, 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.

Trail Mix annual meeting, 6-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. Games, lasagna, slides and trail stories. Call 790-6406.

First Friday at State Museum: Centennial Show and All Alaska Juried Art exhibition, open 4:30-8 p.m., 395 Whittier. Call 465-2901.

Parents Anonymous for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal, 790-4102. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil, 7:30 p.m., on steps of Capitol. Swing dance follows at Centennial Hall, 8-11 p.m. Call 463-5665.

Poetry readings, 7 p.m., Egan Library at UAS. Three Juneau poets read their work and lead discussion at the final Evening at Egan series for 2000. Scott Foster, 465-6530.

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.

Fourth Annual Native Arts Market, 4-8 p.m., City Museum at Fourth and Main. Local Native artists demonstrate their work. Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Annual auction for Juneau-Douglas High School volleyball team, cheerleaders and world language students. View auction items starting at 2 p.m. in JDHS commons. International smorgasbord, costing $7, follows from 5-6 p.m. Auction starts after 6 p.m. Items range from airline tickets to gift certificates. Door prizes. Sandi Wagner, 463-1916.

Friends of the Alaska State Museum host Santa and Mrs. Claus, 1-3 p.m., 395 Whittier. Parents invited to take pictures of children with Santa. Lisa Golisek, 465-4809.

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.

Douglas Indian Association Tribal Government meeting to discuss repatriating the "Wolf Box Drum," 1 p.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Kecia Kennedy, 364-2917.

Nativity Walk 2000, 2-7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Judy Gibson, 364-2222, or Gaye Willis, 789-7634.

Fourth Annual Native Arts Market, noon-5 p.m., City Museum on Fourth and Main. Local Native artists demonstrate their work. Call Jane Lindsey, 586-3572.

East Glacier Trail hike, sponsored by Juneau Alpine Club. Good, 3.5-mile hike for all levels. For time, clothing needs and other information, call Kim Turley, 789-7058.

Art for Radio's Sake, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Hall. Portion of proceeds supports KTOO-FM public broadcasting. Call 586-1670.



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