Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2001


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.

Public meeting on the CBJ tourism planning process, 7 p.m., Centennial Hall.

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

Bartlett Board of Directors Joint Conference, 7 a.m., administration board room.

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.

Thursday Night Contra, 7:30 p.m., Terry Miller Office Building, corner of 6th and Main. Details: 463-3214.

Author 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., Mendenhall 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.

Opening reception for Found and Assembled in Alaska, 4:30-6:30 p.m. with a lecture at 7 p.m., Alaska State Museum.

Pet photos with Santa, sponsored by the Capital Kennel Club of Juneau, 5-9 p.m., the Nugget Mall.

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

Trail Mix Annual Meeting, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor's Center. Slideshow and presentation on trailside geology in Juneau. Details: 790-6406.

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

Basket display by members of the Ravenstail Weavers Guild and the Northwest Coast Basketry class at UAS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and noon-4 p.m. tomorrow, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 790-7422.

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.

Found and Assembled in Alaska art workshop, for grades 3-5, 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. Pre-registration required, call 465-2901.

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.

Bake Sale for Habitat for Humanity, noon-5 p.m., Nugget Mall.

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.

Create and Collaborate Workshop for artists and writers, 1-3 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Multipple Sclerosis Self-Help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., MiCasa Dining Room (not the banquet room). A "white elephant" auction will be held for holiday fun. Details: Rick, 789-3678.

The Gastineau Channel Historical Society special holiday program, 3-5 p.m., Parkshore Clubhouse, 800 F Street. Details, 586-2315.

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.

Sunday, Dec. 9

AARP Gift Wrapping begins today, the Nugget Mall, runs through Dec. 24. Details: Val, 789-0828, or Gene, 586-3816.

Pancake Brunch to benefit Otto and Verma Whitfield, whose home was damaged by fire. 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church.

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

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