Explore family ties at Family Discovery Day
The Soldotna, Alaska Stake Family History Center will host a Family Discovery Day from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Latter Day Saints Chapel, 159 West Marydale Avenue in Soldotna. Learn to find the names of your ancestors and teach others to do the same with activities to improve family connections. Attendance is free. Sign up at www.lds.org/familydiscoveryday. For more information, call 262-3581.
Octoberfest activities at Soldotna church
The annual Quilt Bingo event is Friday in Fireweed Hall, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 West Redoubt in Soldotna. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. Concessions will be available, including pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, coleslaw, homemade dessert, and beverages.
The Octoberfest Dinner, Auction and Raffle is Saturday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20/person available after Mass or at the door.
Calvary Baptist launches Awana program
Calvary Baptist Church in Kenai has started a new year of Awana Club. Pastor Jon Henry is the Commander this year for the Awana club. Awana is for children from age 3 through sixth grade. The group will meet on Sundays from 5:30-7:15 p.m. at Kenai Middle School. Please make sure that your child arrives no earlier than 5:15 p.m., and that you are waiting to pick him or her up when Awana ends. Use the back door at Kenai Middle School. For more information, visit http://calvarykenai.org/awana.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help sets a place at the table
A Place at the Table, a new outreach ministry at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic church, will offer a hot meal and fellowship, and blood pressure checks to anyone interested. The meal is every fourth Sunday of the month, from 4-6 p.m. at Fireweed Hall, located on campus at 222 west Redoubt Avenue, Soldotna. Our Lady of Perpetual Help would like to invite other churches who would like to join this ministry, to perhaps pick up one of the other Sunday evenings in the month.
Please call for information: 262-5542.
Soldotna Food Pantry open weekly
The Soldotna Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for residents in the community who are experiencing food shortages. The Food Pantry is located at the Soldotna United Methodist Church at 158 South Binkley Street, and all are welcome. Non-perishable food items or monetary donations may be dropped off at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or on Sunday from 9 a.m. until noon. For more information or if you have questions, please call 262-4657.
Clothes 4 U at First Baptist Church Soldotna
FBCS Clothes 4 U, located at Binkley and Little streets, is open on the second and fourth Saturday each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothes and shoes are free to the public.
United Methodist Church food pantry
The Kenai United Methodist Church provides a food pantry for those in need every Monday from noon to 3 p.m. The Methodist Church is located on the Kenai Spur Highway next to the Boys and Girls Club. The entrance to the Food Pantry is through the side door.
The Pantry closes for holidays. For more information contact the church office at 907-283-7868.
Clothes Quarters open weekly
Clothes Quarters at Our Lady of the Angels Church is open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 907-283-4555.
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