Around Town

Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2000


There will be no storytime at the Juneau Public Libraries until after recess in January. Details: 586-5303.

Third Annual Foster Child Christmas Sharing Tree on display at Nugget Mall. Opportunity to purchase gifts for foster children. Gifts must be placed, unwrapped, in decorated box at Hearthside by afternoon of Dec. 20..

Amazing Bookstore Annual Free Books table now open, near Village Barber Shop in Mendenhall Mall. Sponsored by Friends of the Juneau Public Library.

Juneau Singles meet at T.K. McGuires at 5 p.m. for dinner. Details: 789-7870.

Christmas Tree Sale (jack pine and fir from Hoonah), 11 a.m.-6 p.m., South Franklin Street, next to the Filipino Community Hall, $10 per foot, benefits Hospice and Home Care of Juneau. Details: 463-3113.

Harborview School Site Council, 5 p.m., in school library. Discuss allocation of school resources, report cards and school profile. Details: 463-3518.

Parents Anonymous, 5:30-7 p.m., Gastineau Human Services, 1613 Anka. Snack provided. Details: 790-4102.

Gastineau Humane Society monthly board meeting, 6 p.m., shelter at 7704 Glacier Highway.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters annual meeting and volunteer reception, 6-8 p.m., DIPAC Hatchery. Details: 586-3350.

Juneau World Affairs Council event, 6 p.m., second floor of Dimond Court building. Juneau resident Bill Leighty speaks on The Emerging Global Hydrogen Community. Reception precedes talk at 5:30.

Sources of Small Business Financing, 6-9 p.m. seminar, third floor conference room in Juneau Empire building. Call Juneau Small Business Development Center to register. Details: 463-3789.

Healthy Holiday Eating, 7-9 p.m., Room 204 of Bartlett Regional Hospital Administration Building. Sponsored by Juneau Chapter of the American Diabetes Association. Bring your favorite recipe and talk with registered dietitian Linda Wild. Details: Sally Urvina, 465-1240.

Thursday, Dec. 14

English as a Second Language, 10 a.m.-noon, Smith Hall in the valley. Details: St. Vincent de Paul, 790-4102..

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. Support group for parents of babies from birth to 12 months.

Eaglecrest Marketing Committee meeting, noon at Fiddlehead, 429 W. Willoughby. Details: Gary or Pauline, 586-5284.

Juneau-Douglas High School Parent Group meeting, 12:05 p.m., JDHS library. Details: Kim Blair, 789-3556.

Parents Anonymous, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Child care and dinner provided. Details: 790-4102.

Childbirth Preparation class, 6:15-8:45 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. Learn what to expect in labor and coping strategies. Details: Debi Ballam, 586-8424.

Juneau-Douglas High School holiday concert, "Snowflakes," 7 p.m., auditorium. Choirs and orchestras perform. Details: Ken Guiher, 463-1904.

Raincountry Flyfishers monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Floyd Dryden Library. Tony Soltys talks about flyfishing in Mexico and New England. Details: Brent Pristas, 586-1454.

"Understanding Our Past to Design Our Future," community discussion, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall Hickel Room. Panelists include Thomas Stewart, George Rogers, Jean Rogers, Walter Soboleff, John Sandor, Kay Smith, Dean Williams, Katherine Shaw and Marie Olson. Hosted by Juneau Economic Development Council. Dessert and coffee provided. Details: 463-3662.

Restoration and Preservation of Juneau's Wetlands meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Library on 2nd Floor. CBJ planner Sylvia Kreel will discuss city's Wetlands Mitigation Program. Details: Deborah, 789-4260.

Friday, Dec. 15

Parents Anonymous for Parents of Special Needs Children, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., REACH, 3272 Hospital Drive. Child care and lunch provided. Details: 790-4102.

Holiday and Christmas music, noon at State Office Building. J. Allan MacKinnon plays the Kimble Theatre Organ.

Juneau-Douglas High School Art Show, opening reception 4-7 p.m., City Museum at 4th and Main. Details: 586-3572.

Santa's Ride, 6 p.m. in Juneau (from Franklin Street to Glacier Avenue) and about 7:30 p.m. in West Juneau (bridge to Cedar Park). Two fire trucks with Santa and reindeer drive by with candy. Sponsored by JDHS Volunteer Firefighters. Details: Jim Carroll, 586-6115.

Parents Anonymous en Espanol, 6-8 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul, 8617 Teal. Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102.

"Cyrano de Bergerac," (1990) classic French romance/tragedy with English subtitles, 7 p.m., UAS Hendrickson Building, Room 113.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Juneau Christmas Bird Count, meet no later than 8 a.m. Volunteers from downtown and Douglas at downtown McDonalds and participants counting north of Salmon Creek at valley McDonalds. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Details: Mark, 789-9841.

St. Ann's Care Center craft fair, 10 a.m., to sell holiday goods made by staff and residents. Details: Val Cummins, 586-3883, ext.. 425.

Gastineau Humane Society holiday tree, staffed noon-4 p.m., Nugget Mall. Help by donating to spay and neuter program. Gift cards available. Details: Johanna Fagen, 789-4608.

Christmas Lights by Helicopter, 4-7 p.m., north wing of Juneau Airport. See the Christmas lights from Santa's viewpoint. Fund-raiser for neurofibromatosis. Details: 789-4419.

Juneau Singles meet for Juneau Symphony Winter Concert, at 7 p.m. at JDHS Auditorium for pre-concert talk or 7:30 p.m. in school commons to gather for 8 p.m. concert. Details: 789-7870.

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