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Around Town

Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2001

Today

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., D.Z. Library. Details: 789-4260.

Friday, Dec. 14

Library Story Time, 11 a.m., Valley Library.

Salt Lake City Olympic Torch Committee meeting, 11:30 a.m., 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 Bluvd. #102 (Across from Carrs). Details: 465-3740 or 790-4246.

Holiday Music played by J. Allan MacKinnon, noon hour, State Office Building.

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.

The League of Women Voters Board of Directors meeting, 9:30-11 a.m., CBJ Conference Room.

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.

Book signing by Juneau author Jason Ohler of his new novel, "Then What," 1-3 p.m., Nugget Mall Hearthside.

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.

Juneau Dance Unlimited Winter Performance, 1 & 7 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple. Tickets: Hearthside and JDU.

"Together," a Swedish comedic film, 4, 7 & 9 p.m., Goldtown Nickelodeon Theatre. Details: 586-ARTS.

Family Bead Circle, 4-5:30 p.m., City Museum. Details: 586-3572.

Juneau Singles Christmas Party Potluck, 6 p.m., 8617 Marilyn Ave. Bring a dish, beverage, and a modestly-priced gift to exchange. Details: 789-7870.

The Juneau Lyric Opera presents Handel's "Messiah," 7 p.m., Chapel by the Lake.

Holiday Barn Dance, called by Valerie Delaune, 7:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. All dances taught, beginners welcome, no partner necessary. Details: 463-3214.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Juneau Alpine Club: Alan James Climb, snowshoes and headlamp required. Details: Tim, 209-2589.

Juneau Dance Unlimited Winter Performance, 1 p.m., Scottish Rite Temple. Tickets: Hearthside and JDU.

The Juneau Lyric Opera presents Handel's "Messiah," 3 p.m., Chapel by the Lake.

Monday, Dec. 17

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.

Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Chambers.

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.

Gift Wrapping at the Glory Hole, 1-4 p.m. all this week, 247 So. Franklin Street. Volunteers needed. Details: 586-4159.

Lands Committee meeting, 5 p.m., Chambers.

Indian Studies Program Parent Board Meeting, 5-6 p.m., Juneau School District Office, 1801 Glacier Highway. Public encouraged to attend.

Gastineau Aeromodlers Society meeting, 5-7 p.m., Mendenhall Library. Everyone is welcome; youth are encouraged to attend. Details: Manny, 789-2455, or Ray, 789-2437.

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

Human Resources Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Chambers.

First Aid Course, 6-10 p.m., Southeast Alaska Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3200 Hospital Drive #203. Details: 463-5713.

Assembly Meeting, 7 p.m., Chambers.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp #2 regular meeting, 7 p.m., ANB Hall.

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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