Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2001


Juneau Docks and Harbors C.I.P./Planning Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Building 3rd floor conference room.

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.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, 6 p.m., Assembly chambers, to consider the planning for the Bridget 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 and current 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.

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

Marie Drake Planetarium Show: Star Safari, a program for a young audience (4- and 5-year-olds), 7-7:30 p.m. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Alpine Club Meeting, 7 p.m., Turley home. Details: 789-7058.

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. Details: Joni, 463-4092, or Emma, 465-8746.

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.

Wednesday, Dec. 5

"Planned Giving," a public audioconference for those involved in Juneau fund-raising, 9-10:30 a.m., UAS Egan Library. Details: 465-6416.

Memoir Writing Group, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Valley Library. Details: Bill, 789-7586.

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Everyone welcome, quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

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

Baby-Parent Support Group, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Juneau Family Birth Center, 3225 Hospital Drive. Details: Ami, 586-1203.

Peace Vigil Held by Juneau Friends Meeting (Quakers), noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Federal Building. Details: Louise, 586-4460.

Juneau Housing Trust workshop for those interested in buying one of the new homes for sale, noon, 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.

Amnesty International meeting, 5:30 p.m., Mendenhall Public Library. Details: Amy, 789-0308.

Adult CPR Class, 6-10 p.m., Southeast Alaska American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive, #203. Details: 463-5713.

Public Meeting on Proposed Canadian Mine in Taku River Watershed, 7-10 p.m., Baranof Hotel Treadwell Room. Details: Chris, 586-4905, or

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

Marie Drake Planetarium Show: Star Safari, program for families, 7-8 p.m. Free. Details: 586-3034.

Poets and Poetry: Several poets will read from their poetry and discuss its creation, 7:30 p.m., downtown library.

Thursday, Dec. 6

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

Cooperative Church Council annual Advent Lunch, noon, Cathedral of the Nativity Parish Hall. Soup and bread served; admission $3.

Quilting 101, 7-9 p.m., RainTree Quilting, 9131 Glacier Highway. Details: 789-7900.

Juneau Douglas Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting, 7 p.m., ADF&G Commissioner's Conference Room. Details: 789-7536. Those who need special accommodation for disabilities should call Margaret, 465-4110.

Hospice and Homecare of Juneau is hosting a community discussion on surviving loss during the holidays, 7 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-3113.

Richard Nelson will speak on "Patriotism and the American Land," 7:30 p.m., DZ Library. Sponsored by the Sierra Club.

King Island Christmas, 7:30 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets in advance available at Hearthside, or the Perseverance Theatre box office, 364-2421, ext. 35.

Friday, Dec. 7

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

Double Vision, and art gallery opening for a photography exhibit by Shar Fox and Katja Geldof, 4:30-6:30 p.m., JAHC Gallery. Details: 586-ARTS.

HelloHiThanks, a one-woman clown show by Emily Windover, 7 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon. Tickets at the door.

King Island Christmas, 8 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets in advance available at Hearthside, or the Perseverance Theatre box office, 364-2421, ext. 35.

UAS Student Night at Channel Bowl, 10 p.m.-midnight. Massage, acupressure and bowling. Details: Scott, 465-6530.

Saturday, Dec. 8

2001 Christmas Tour of Homes, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., five Juneau homes. Tickets available at Chapel by the Lake or at individual homes; proceeds will benefit the Community Christian Counseling Center. Details and list of homes: Patsy, 789-2626.

Kids Day Program on the Water Cycle, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6640.

JDHS Class of '62 reunion planning session, all class members welcome, 11 a.m., Jovany's Restaurant. Details: Sam, 789-0732, or Allan, 789-0320.

Dedication and Visitation of the just-completed Little Flower Cabin at the Shrine of St. Therese, 1-3 p.m., all welcome. Follow directions along Shrine Road. Details: Thomas, 780-6112.

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

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

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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