Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 23, 2001


Gift Wrapping at Fred Meyer to benefit local and national charities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Merry Tuba Christmas, a concert featuring tuba and euphonium players, 2 p.m., the Nugget Mall.

The Glory Hole Christmas Party, 3-5 p.m., 247 So. Franklin Street. Details: 586-4159.

Non-denominational Longest Night Service, 6 p.m., Chapel by the Lake Log Chapel. Light a candle for departed loved ones, stay after for conversation. Details: Dave, 586-2685.

Adult soccer open gym, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Floyd Dryden Middle School. Open gym fee is $4. For details: Joyce, 463-1700, Ext. 327.

Monday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve

Douglas Library closed; Downtown and Valley Libraries closed at 4 p.m.

Eaglecrest Christmas Eve Celebration, 3:30-7 p.m. Pre-registration for Santa gifts: 586-5284. Ski and snowboard school, 790-2001. Torchlight parade on Hooter at 5:30 p.m.; register by 1 p.m. Kids' torchlight parade on Platter Lift at 6 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service at the Douglas Island Pink and Chum hatchery, 8 p.m., Channel Drive. Sponsored by Eagle Wings Community Church. Children are welcome. Call 780-6087 for details.

Tuesday, Dec. 25


The Glory Hole Christmas Dinner, 6 p.m., 247 S. Franklin.

Wednesday, Dec. 26

Dance Workshop lead by Anthony Manuel begins today, runs through Dec. 30. Low intermediate level: 4:30-6 p.m.; high intermediate level: 6:30-8 p.m. Juneau Dance Unlimited Studio, corner of 4th and Seward.

Gastineau Moonlight Climb starts at 5 p.m. at location to be announced. Technical gear required includes snowshoes and a head lamp. This is a medium-energy hike which lasts three to four hours. Trip leader, Bill Forrest, 789-3008.

Thursday, Dec. 27

Public hearing on proposed docks and harbors rate changes held by the CBJ Docks & Harbors Board. 7 p.m., Assembly Chambers, City Hall. Copies of proposed rate changes are posted at Web site Or call Port Director Joe Graham to have copies faxed.

Princess Capital City Classic at Juneau Douglas High School. Support your local athletes. Details: 463-1923.

Open roller hockey scrimmages for high-school age players and adults, 8-10 p.m., Glacier Valley Elementary School's outdoor covered area. Bring your own skates and sticks. Extra equipment is available, but limited. Information: Ben, 789-2841, or by e-mail at bengoalie11@aolcom.

Friday, Dec. 28

Holiday Concert featuring former Juneau resident Mark Adams, a tenor, and Jill Mueller on the organ, noon, State Office Building.

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 Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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