Around Town

Posted: Friday, December 01, 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.

Third Annual Foster Child Christmas Sharing Tree on display at Nugget Mall. Opportunity to purchase gifts for foster children. Candice, 465-2740.

Book signing with Mark Kelley, Nick Jans and Elwood Reid, 4-8 p.m. 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. Also noon-5 p.m. Saturday.

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

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

Poetry readings, 7 p.m., Egan Library at UAS. 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. Info: 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.

Jingle Jog, 10 .a.m. at Juneau Racquet Club valley branch. Leann Thomas, 789-7497 or 586-3140.

Saturday Hike on Treadwell Trail, 9:30 a.m., Sandy Beach parking lot. Bring waterproof boots, warm layers of clothing, food and water. No dogs or firearms. Details: 586-5226.

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, viewing starts at 2 p.m. in JDHS commons. International smorgasbord, for $7, follows at 5-6 p.m., followed by auction. 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. $25 per person; tables of 10, $200. Tickets available 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

Juneau ANB Camp 2 and Juneau ANS Camp 2 meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby. Election of 2001 officers. Percy Martin, 463-4417.

Evening computer classes for beginners, 4:15-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Intro to Excel 2000. First-come, first-serve. Dottie Davis, 586-5718.

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

Breastfeeding Success and Newborn Care, 6-8 p.m., administration building classroom at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Details: 586-8424.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Infant Learning room at Reach. Details: 586-8424.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

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

Evening computer classes for beginners, 4:15-7:15 p.m., Juneau Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Intro to Word 2000. First-come, first-serve. Dottie Davis, 586-5718.

Parks and Recreation Advisory meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers. Oral comments on commerical permits for Treadwell Historic area and increased usage of Outer Point Trail for 2001 tourist season. Call 586-5226.

Alpine Club meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home at 1136 Slim Williams Way. Details: 789-7058.

Sewing Circle, noon-4 p.m., Valley Senior Center, next to St. Paul's Church. Betty, 789-7236..

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