Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 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.

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.

Wednesday Hike, 9 a.m. at cul-de-sac at end of North Douglas Highway. Hike at sea level to Peterson Creek. Exact destination to be determined by group. Bring waterproof boots, warm layers of clothes, and food and water. Sponsored by Juneau Parks and Recreaction.

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

Airport Board Operations Committee meets 10 a.m., Glacier Restaurant Conference Room of Juneau International 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, 8 p.m., pay-as-you-can benefit performance, Palace Theatre. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Details: Natalie: 586-3350.

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

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly fly-tying session, 7 p.m., at Floyd Dryden library. Materials provided. Brent Pristas, 586-2454.

Friday, Dec. 1

Book signing with Mark Kelley, Nick Jans and Elwood Reid, 4-8 p.m. Friday at downtown Hearthside Books.

Trail Mix annual meeting, 6-9 p.m., Mendenhall Glacider 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.

All-Age Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m., Juneau Public Library in the valley. Call 789-0125.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Annual auction for Juneau Douglas High School volleyball team, cheerleaders and world language students, 2 p.m. in JDHS commons. International smorgasbord follows 5-6 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.

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.

Annual Jingle Jog, 10 .a.m. at Juneau Racquet Club valley branch. Run or walk the 5K or 1-mile courses. Leann Thomas, 789-7497 (H) or 586-3140 (W).

Juneau Singles meet for dinner, 6 p.m., at Canton House, 8585 Old Dairy Road. Call 586-5858.

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.

Holiday Card Party, 1-3 p.m., Juneau Public Library in Douglas. Call 364-2378.

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.

College Crunch Workshop, 2-5 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. Help with college applications, essays and scholarships. Barb Conant, 463-1950.

Unitarian Fellowship meeting, 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center at 396 Whittier. Discussion: "What Do We Mean by Community." Connie Munro, 586-3694.

Monday, Dec. 4

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

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