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Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2000


Juneau Singles meet, 5 p.m. at T K Maguire's every night through Saturday.

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.

Seminar on Copepod Reproduction in Culture Experiments and Synergistic Effects of Oil and Ultraviolet Radiation on Copepods, 3:30 p.m., by Switgard Duesterloh, Juneau Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Anderson Building, Room 221, 11275 Glacier Highway.

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 Juneau-Douglas 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.

"Greater Tuna," 8 p.m. today and Saturday, at the Palace Theatre, 100 N. Franklin. Tickets $12 at Hearthside Books and the door. Comedic two-man show, produced by Aside Theatre Group.

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.

Unicef Christmas cards for sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Nugget Mall. Details: Janet Kussart, 586-6457.

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 Symphony Winter Concert, with Youth Concerto Competition winners Megan Bush and Niko Hoskins and the Juneau Lyric Opera Choral Ensemble. 8 p.m., pre-concert talk at 7 p.m., JDHS Auditorium. Tickets available at Hearthside Books, $14 general, $12 students and seniors, ($2 more at the door), $5 children.

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.

Sunday, Dec. 17

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast, 8:30-11:30 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church Parish Hall, 9055 Atlin Ave. Adults, $4; children 12 and under, $2; 6 and under, free.

Monday, Dec. 18

Foster Care Orientation and Pre-Service Training, 7-9 p.m., Alaska Foster Parent Training Center, Vintage Business Park, 3032 Vintage Blvd., No. 102. Details: Candice at 465-3740 or Janna at 790-4246.

Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 2 regular meeting, 7 p.m., Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, 320 Willoughby Ave. Details: Alberta, 586-2602.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Juneau Singles Christmas Caroling Rehearsal Party, 7 p.m., Rick Siangco's, 3913 Sunset St. Bring treats, appetizers and instruments. Song sheets provided. Details: 789-2245.

Thursday, Dec. 21

Mini's Program for swimmers age 5-7 who are very comfortable in the water, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Augustus Brown Pool. Must be able to demonstrate at least advanced preschool or level II beginnning skills. $4.50 plus tax. Details: 586-5325.

Saturday, Dec. 23

Juneau Singles Christmas Caroling, 7 p.m., starting at St. Ann's Care Center and concluding with cocoa and cookies at 8756 Haloff Way. Details: 790-4751.

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