UAF Juneau Center Seminar: Biological reference points for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab stock management, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.
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.
"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, admission free. Presented by the Northern Light 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.
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.
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 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 Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 2 and 7:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church, admission free. Presented by the Northern Light Junior Theater.
Gastineau Channel Historical Society holiday program, 3-5 p.m., Parkshore Club House, 800 'F' Street. Details: 586-2315.
Peter Jenkins, author of Looking For Alaska, the nation's number one travel book, will hold a book-signing, 3-5 p.m., Nugget Mall Hearthside.
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.
Peter Jenkins, author of Looking For Alaska, the nation's number one travel book, will hold a slide show and talk, 3 p.m., the Juneau Empire, 3100 Channel Drive.
27th Annual Senior Citizen's Holidy Dinner, 4 p.m., ANB Hall. Sponsored by the Juneau Chapter of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Association. Details: 463-2128.
Jerry Levin, former CNN Bureau Chief in Beirut and first American hostage in Lebenon in 1984, and his wife Sis, an international peace educator, will be speaking on peace in a violent world, 4 p.m., Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 4th and Gold Streets. Sponsored by Alaskans for Understanding.
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 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.
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, 5:30pm under the Marine Park shelter. Info: Amy 789-0308
Between the Lines, readings by Juneau writers, 7 p.m., Silverbow. Details: 586-ARTS.
Peter Jenkins, author of Looking For Alaska, the nation's number one travel book, will hold a slide show and talk, 7 p.m., the Backroom.
D-Z Beginning Orchestra Concert for Spruce House, Hemlock House period 8, 7 p.m., D-Z commons.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Santa's visit to the Juneau Senior Center, noon.
School District Facilities Committee meeting, noon, School District Central Office. Details: 463-1750.
Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's (in the Mendenhall Mall). Details: Jim, 789-3074.
Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, 5th and Gold Streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Kathee, 354-2131, or the Cathedral, 586-1513.
Quilting Resource Center, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.
Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.
Cancer Support Group Christmas Party Potluck, 6 p.m. Address and information: Carole, 789-3345.
UAS Climbing club, 7 p.m., Student Activities Center.
JDHS Music Department Winter Holiday Concert: Jazz choir, treble choir, concert choir, string orchestra, chamber orchestra and the combined concert choir and chamber orchestra. 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium.
D-Z Beginning Band Concert for Spruce House, Hemlock House period 8, 7 p.m., D-Z commons.
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