Pick.Click.Give. has added a slew of nonprofits to its list, giving Alaskans an even harder decision when it comes to donating part of their Permanent Fund Dividend to a good cause.
Local historian, researcher and speaker Jim Geraghty will share his research into the people and events that shaped the settling of the Mendenhall Valley at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum's Coffee & Collections presentation Saturday, Dec.
Do you remember books? They were about the size of five Samsung notebooks stacked together. When you opened them, fragile sheaths of cellulose, called paper, were revealed. They were glued together along one edge, protected somewhat by a hard covering.
This Saturday's Juneau-Douglas City Museum Coffee & Collections presentation will focus on artist, librarian and long-time Juneau resident Dale DeArmond. This free event runs from 10:30 a.m.
Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.
The Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a public annual meeting at the Hangar Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m.
November's Art Walk is a busy one, with three shows opening at the state museum, two shows at the city museum, and lots more activity around town. Read on for details.
Juneau outdoors lovers now have a comprehensive guide to 10 of the city's watersheds and their trails. The book could also be described as "a complete cultural and natural history masquerading as a trails guide," says its author, Richard Carstensen.
I much enjoyed the article on Betty Clauson and its recollections of the early days of Pelican, where I spent my own early days, from 1939 to 1944.
Juneau-Douglas City Museum Director Jane Lindsey is one of four history professionals who were elected to the governing council of the American Association for State and Local History last month, the AASLH recently announced.
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