The Lost and Found Grief Self Help Group is open free of charge 7-9 p.m. today at the Christ Lutheran Church for anyone who has lost a loved one and is struggling coping with the grief. A certified grief counselor will lead the group, and participants will remain on a first-name basis only. The church is located at 128 Soldotna Ave. For more information, call Fred Kehl at 907-420-3979.


The Lee Shore Center will hold its monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the large conference room at the LeeShore Center. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 907-283-9479.

The Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) has shotgun clay target practices every Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at Snowshoe Gun Club. The program is for middle- and high-school-aged youth. Call Coach Dave Kerkvliet at 394-2579 or Alice at 398-3693 for more information or find more information on Facebook at “Peninsula Shooting Stars, AK SCTP.”

The Alaska Public Offices Commission (APOC) will offer training on how to correctly file required campaign disclosure reports for candidates running for municipal office in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The training is free and will be conducted in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Candidates for municipal office should attend and bring a laptop/tablet and their My Alaska username and password. The session will be geared toward emphasizing issues that will keep candidates from making errors on their first campaign disclosure report — it is not intended to be a comprehensive training on all aspects of campaign reporting.

The Sterling Senior Center, located at mile 83 of the Sterling Highway, will host a free concert by Elena Corey and Jim Pate at 7 p.m. Sept. 6. There will be room to dance during the performance. For more information, call 907-262-6808.

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s annual fundraiser, the Soup Supper and Auction, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Kenai Central High School. During the fundraiser, each ticket holder will receive a bowl of soup served in a hand thrown bowl by local potters which have been donated by members of the Kenai Potter’s Guild and local artists. Soups will be complimented with breads and desserts.

The fundraiser will also feature a silent and live auction. For tickets, call 907-262-3111. Tickets are also available at the Food Bank, Charlotte’s and River City Books.

The Sterling Senior Center will hold a multiple vendor garage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14. Table space for the indoor garage sale can be rented for $25 for both days. For more information, call 907-262-6808.

The Kenai Historical Society will host a membership meeting at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center on Sept. 21. The business meeting will start at 11 a.m., and a Michael Skinner, a Historic Park Guide, will give a brief presentation. Skinner will also be available for cabin tours later in the day. Historical Society Members will provide a potluck lunch. Guest speaker Marge Hayes will speak at 1 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call June Harris at 907-283-1946.

Alaska Judicial Observers is looking for volunteers to observe in courtrooms. Volunteers must be able to take notes, complete paperwork and sit for up to 2 hours at a time. Volunteers are screened to ensure that they have not been a victim of a violent crime, have no criminal background and have no cases pending before the court. Volunteers go through approximately 40 hours of classroom and courtroom training and then are asked to evaluate for a minimum of 10 hours per month in the courtroom closest to your home. For more information call 907-646-9880.