Around Town

Posted: Sunday, December 23, 2001

Today

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

Christmas

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 www.juneau.org/harbors. 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 nrclerk@juneauempire.com. Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.



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