Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, January 07, 2007

Lohuis to speak on Moose research

The Kenai River Center and Kenai Watershed Forum, as part of it winter speakers series, will host Kenai Moose Research Center’s director Tom Lohuis at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai River Center, Mile 1.6 Funny River Road in Soldotna. Lohuis will discuss the center’s research into moose and caribou habitat requirements. It is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Jan Yaeger at 260-4882, ext. 238.

First Aid, CPR offered

American Red Cross of Alaska will hold first aid and CPR classes from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Red Cross office in Kenai next to Dan’s TV and Appliance. For more information or to register, call 283-4556.

Women voters to meet

Karen Ruebsamen, Homeless Liaison for the Homeless School Children Project, will speak at the League of Women Voters at noon Friday at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Bring a brown bag lunch.

Following the meeting, the book club will discuss “The Audacity of Hope” by Barack Obama. It is open to the public. For more information, call Lois at 260-3111.

Possibility of Whos to be discussed

The Kenai Community Library in conjunction with the Kenai Performers will present “Horton Hears a Who” at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 as part of its Second Sunday stories.

Master gardeners think spring

Central Peninsula Master Gardeners will host Brenda Adams from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Adams, of Gardens by Design, will discuss “Eight Gardens — Before and After.”

This will be the first in a series of free talks and is open to interested gardeners. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824.

NYO seeks competitors

The Native Youth Olympics will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 20 and 21 at the Kenai Middle School. Spectators and competitors are welcome to attend. For more information, call Amber Glenzel at 260-1926 or visit and click on schedule of events.

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