Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 06, 2001

Today

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

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, admission free. Presented by the Juneau Douglas Junior Theater.

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., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School 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.

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. Slide show and presentation on trailside geology in Juneau. Details: 790-6406.

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, admission free. Presented by the Juneau Douglas Junior Theater.

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

Adult CPR/First Aid class, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details: 463-5713.

Saturday Ski/Snowshoe: Eaglecrest. Meet at 9:30 a.m., Eaglecrest parking lot near lodge.

Juneau Alpine Club: Blackerby Ridge. Call Larry for details, 586-0152.

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. Sunday, 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.

Church of the Holy Trinity Christmas Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., McPhetres Hall, 4th and Gold streets. Craft tables, completed craft items, and home-baked goods will be available.

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.

Juneau Singles Planning Meeting Brunch, 11 a.m., Jr's Cafe in the Frontier Suites. Details: 789-7870.

Bake Sale for Habitat for Humanity, noon-5 p.m., the 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 Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Mi Casa dining room (not the banquet room). A "white elephant" auction will be held for holiday fun. Details: Rick, 789-3678.

"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 2 and 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, admission free. Presented by the Juneau Douglas Junior Theater.

Gastineau Channel Historical Society holiday program, 3-5 p.m., Parkshore Club House, 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.

Juneau Singles Speedating Party, 7 p.m., 3540 Tongass. Bring beverage. Details: 789-9012.

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.

27th Annual Senior Citizen's Holiday Dinner, 4 p.m., ANB Hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Chapter of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Association. Details: 463-2128.

Monday, Dec. 10

First day of Hanukkah

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Downtown Library, and 11 a.m., 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.

Helping Children Through Divorce/Separation Workshop, noon-1 p.m., every Monday, Dimond Courthouse, 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.

Diabetes Senior Support Group, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Don, 586-2611.

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

International Human Rights Day celebration: Candlelight reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 5:30 p.m. under the Marine Park shelter. Info: Amy 789-0308

Between the Lines, readings by Juneau writers, 7 p.m., Silverbow. Details: 586-ARTS.

Dzantik'i Heeni Beginning Orchestra Concert for Spruce House, Hemlock House period 8, 7 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School commons.

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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