Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2001


Orientation session for people interested in buying one of the four homes being built by the Juneau Housing Trust, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1276.

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 Small Business Development Center seminar: Creating a Powerful Marketing Plan, 6-9 p.m., 3rd floor conference room of the Juneau Empire building. Details and registration: 463-3789.

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

Childcare Licensing Orientation, 7-9 p.m., 150 3rd Street Suite 111. Details: Jenny, 465-4547.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.

Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc. regular board meeting, 5:15-7 p.m., Green Doors, 310 Second Street. Open to the public.

Harbor Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Assembly chambers.

Presentation on how to select the right dog for your family, given by Gaile Haynes, 4-H leader and member of the Capital Kennel Club, 7 p.m., Home Ec. Room in Floyd Dryden Middle School.

Thursday Night Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m., Capital School gym. Details: Odette, 586-1787.

Friday, Nov. 30

The Southeast Alaska Regional Dive Fisheries Association, SARDFA, will hold a board of directors' teleconference at 9 a.m. Members interested in participating should call Julie Decker, 874-3110.

Library Story Hour, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

Information Meeting for volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), noon, Assembly Building, 211 4th Street. Details: 465-2268.

Airport Board Finance Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m., Glacier Restaurant Sounding Room.

Tell Me What You See: Poems and Paintings by Women, exhibit opens today at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. A public reception will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. Details: Emily, 465-6407, or the City Museum, 586-3572.

Lighting of the Juneau Unity Tree, 5:30 p.m., Centennial Hall courtyard. Details: Pam, 586-3740.

Evening at Egan lecture: English Poetry and the Quest for Authenticity, 7 p.m., UAS Egan Library. Free.

HelloHiThanks, a one-woman clown show by Emily Windover, 7 p.m. tonight and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Goldtown Nickelodeon. Tickets at door.

JAHC presents Turkish Musician Latif Bolat, 7:30 p.m., Northern Light Church. Tickets: Hearthside Books. An informal talk on the Middle East will precede the concert at 1 p.m., UAS Lake Room.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Juneau Alpine Club Glacier Walk. Contact Tim Arness, 209-2589, for details.

8th Annual Jingle Jog, 9 a.m., JRC Valley Parking Lot. Details and registration: 789-2181.

Saturday Hike: Winter beach potluck at the end of the Peterson Creek Trail. Meet at the end of North Douglas Highway at 10 a.m.

Salvation Army Ladies Home League Beary Merry Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Salvation Army, 439 Willoughby Ave. Details: 586-2136.

World Trade Center Memorial Quilts display, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Northern Light United Church.

Mission Bazaar at Northern Light United Church, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 400 W. 11th Street. Homemade baked goods, crafts, UNICEF cards adn SERRV Handcrafts. Details: 586-3132.

Kids Day Program: Being a Bird, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6610.

UAS Crafts Fair, noon-4 p.m., Student Activities Center. Details: Scott, 465-6530.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Shanti of Southeast Alaska candle light vigil and memorial concert in honor of World AIDS Day, 6-8 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Details: 463-5665.

Alaska Youth Choir Annual Holiday Concert, 7 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 780-5262.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will discuss the topic "What is America to Me?" 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. All are welcome. Details: 789-9068.

Juneau Youth Services, Inc. Annual Board of Directors Meeting Day, 2 p.m., Lakeside Classroom, 9290 Hurlock. Open to the public.

Hospice and Homecare of Juneau annual Remembrance Gathering, 3 p.m., DIPAC Salmon Hatchery, 2697 Channel Drive. All are welcome; reception to follow. Details: 463-3113.

Alaska Youth Choir Annual Holiday Concert, 4 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Tickets at Hearthside Books or at the door. Details: 780-5262.

English Country Dance, 4:30-7 p.m., McPhetres Hall. Followed by a potluck. Details: 586-1787.

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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