Juneau artists' "Open Studio," Alan Munro, Carol Bodenhamer, Sharron Lobaugh, Alice Tersteeg, Rick Claire and Michael Hunter will be holding an "open studio," 1-5 p.m., through Dec. 16. After Dec. 16 the studio will be open by appointment. Gallery Art and Framing, 3340 Fritz Cove. Details: 789-7604.
Annual Governor's Holiday Open House, 3-6 p.m., 716 Calhoun Ave. Guests will special accessibility needs should call Karen Newton, 465-3500.
Juneau Housing Trust orientation meeting on its new homes for sale, 5 p.m., downtown library. Details: 463-1276.
CBJ Historic Resources Advisory Committee Meeting, 5 p.m., Marine View Building, 4th floor conference room.
Bartlett Regional Hospital Planning Committee meeting, 5:15 p.m., administration boardroom.
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.
Informational Meeting for the Juneau Dance Allstars, a new dance group for girls in 9th through 12th grades, 6 p.m., Marie Drake Room 314. Details: 789-2286.
Infant/Child CPR class, 6-10 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details: 463-5713.
Juneau SBDC Seminar: Small Business Tax Basics, 6-9 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Juneau Empire Building. Details and registration: 463-3789.
Jerry and Sis Levin will present a discussion on Palestine, Israel, Bush and bin Laden, 6 p.m., first floor of the Dimond Court Building. A reception and book-signing of Jerry Levin's "Beirut Diary" will be held before the talk at 5:30 p.m.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Meeting, 6-8 p.m., DIPAC. Details, 586-3350.
Airport Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Aurora Room.
4-H Nordic Ski program sign-up meeting, 7 p.m., D.Z. Middle School. Ski rental for the season is $20, and 4-H fees are an additional $6. Open to youths in grades K-12, parents are encouraged to learn with children. Details: Jim, 465-8756.
Passenger Fee Proceeds Committee public hearing on use of passenger fee funds, 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers.
Thursday, Dec. 13
Juneau Commission on Aging, 9:30-11 a.m., Assembly Chambers.
Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Douglas Library.
Santa's visit to the Douglas Senior Center, noon.
Parent Discussion Group meeting, 12:05 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School library. All parents of high school students encouraged to attend. Details: Lisa, 789-9116.
Assembly Committee of the Whole Meeting, re: USFS EIS Helicopter Landings and Harbors Issues, 5 p.m., Chambers.
JDHS Music Department Winter Holiday Concert: Jazz Band 1, Jazz Band 2, Intermediate Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble. 7 p.m., JDHS auditorium.
Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. New members welcome. Details: 465-4311.
Richard Marshall will show slides of a 1976 trip to Afghanistan, 7:30 p.m., McPhetres Hall (4th and Gold). A holiday fund raiser for Southeast Alaska Land Trust.
Public meeting on managing for birds, planes and hikers at the Juneau Airport, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library. Details: 789-4260.
Friday, Dec. 14
Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley Library.
Salt Lake City Olympic Torch Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m., Assembly Chambers.
Santa's visit to the Valley Senior Center, noon.
Foster Care Orientation, for those interested in learning more about providing foster care, noon-2 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, 3032 Vintage Blvd. #102 (Across from Carrs). Details: 465-3740 or 790-4246.
Gastineau Channel Senior Centers Advisory Council, 1 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Ellen, 586-6231.
UAF Juneau Center Seminar: Monitoring harbor seal population trends in Alaska ... a need to incorporate glacial ice sites, 3:30 p.m., Anderson Building Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.
Pet photos with Santa, sponsored by the Capital Kennel Club of Juneau, 5-9 p.m., Nugget Mall. Details: DOG-E-WAG (463-3924).
"Together," a Swedish comedic film, 7 & 9 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Details: 586-ARTS.
The Juneau Lyric Opera presents Handel's "Messiah," 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake.
Saturday, Dec. 15
Adult CPR/First Aid course, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details and registration: 463-5713.
Forest Service Kids Day Program: Whose Track is That? , 11 a.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Last Kids Day program of the season. Details: 789-6640.
4th Annual International Children's Fair, 1-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Co-sponsored by the Zach Gordon Youth Center and the Juneau Montessori School.
"Together," a Swedish comedic film, 4, 7 & 9 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Details: 586-ARTS.
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