Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2001

Today

Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will discuss the topic "What is America to Me?" 10 a.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. All are welcome. Details: 789-2068.

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 or at the door. Details: 780-5262.

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

Monday, Dec. 3

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., downtown library, and 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.

Toddler Time, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH. A playtime for toddlers and class/support group for parents.

Free ESL Classes, 10 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Assembly Chambers.

Community Schools December meeting to discuss free public bus transportation for youth, noon-1 p.m., downtown public library conference room. Details: 463-1717.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Court House, Courtroom "A". Details: 463-4755.

Free GED Prep Courses, 12:30-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, St. Vincent de Paul (behind Nugget Mall). Details: 789-4622. Daycare may be available.

Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Centennial Conversation on Youth Development, 5 p.m., JDHS Commons. Teens and adults are invited to discuss the community's role in the lives of Juneau's youth. Details: Cooperative Extension Service, 465-8756.

Free English as a Second Language Classes, every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC, 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Assembly Chambers.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers, to consider the planning for the Bridgit Cove Park and naming new park on the new bypass road.

Celebration commemorating 35 years of VISTA service in Alaska, 6-10 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Activities include dinner, speakers, live music. All former VISTA volunteers are welcome. RSVP Dina at 790-6401.

Christmas potluck and gift exchange of the Gastineau Philatelic Society, 6 p.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th St. Meat course will be provided. Bring salad, dessert, beverages. Call Ted at 586-6785.

A presentation on "Buying a Business: Steps to take before you sign the check," 5:30-8:30 p.m., Juneau Economic Development Council, 612 W. Willoughby Ave. Call to register at 463-3662.

SEARHC Diabetic Support Group will discuss how to participate in holiday parties and keep blood sugar under control, 7-9 p.m. SEARHC WIC classroom, 3245 Hospital Dr.

Learn to Fly Fish, a three-session course starting today, 7-9 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School library. Learn which rods, reels, leaders, knots, flies are appropriate for Juneau. To register call 463-1717.

Education session on sale of houses to low-income buyers, noon, Downtown Library, by the nonprofit Juneau Housing Trust. Those attending will be able to apply for home purchase and lean more about the community land trust. Call 463-1276.

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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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