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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 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.

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

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.

"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.

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

Third Annual Foster Child Christmas Sharing Tree on display at Nugget Mall. Opportunity to purchase gifts for foster children. Gifts must be placed, unwrapped, in decorated box at Hearthside by afternoon of Dec. 20. Candice, 465-2740.

Friday, Dec. 1

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.

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

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.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building, room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway. Identification of larval and juvenile Sebastes using a mitochondrial DNA restriction site map.

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

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.

First Friday at State Museum: Centennial Show and All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition, open 4:30-8 p.m., 395 Whittier. Call 465-2901 or email for info or ride.

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

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.

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.

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.

Saturday, Dec. 2

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.

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).

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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