Juneau Afternoon 10/30/12

By October 29, 2012A Juneau Afternoon

Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.

 His guests include John Kremers, who will be giving a presentation entitled Bad Astronomy tonight at Marie Drake Planetarium. The show starts at 6:30 pm and will look at examples of misrepresentations and misunderstandings about astronomical science.

Susan Jabal, Executive Director and Dr. Emily Kane, a board member, will tell us about a change of direction coming to the Juneau Family Health & Birth Center.

Pat continues his series on Juneau Sustainability featuring cooperative Extension Agent Darren Snyder explaining his office composting system.

And Teacher Debbie Chalmers will join Yaakoosge Daakahidi High School Principal Sarah Marino to tell us about the small business skills program at the Montessori Borealis Adolescent Program which is housed at the alternative high school. Debbie’s class is preparing jams and jellies to sell at the Thanksgiving Public Market.

That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.

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