PSDRA goes to the dogs
Peninsula Sled Dog and Racing Association will meet at 7 p.m. today at Sal’s Klondike Diner in Soldotna. The topics will be trails, races, skijoring and general club business. For more information, call 262-7980 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAV to meet
Chapter 5 of the Disabled American Veterans will meet at 6 p.m. today in the American Legion Bingo Hall’s nonsmoking room.
All veterans are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Glen at 283-4359.
CGC test scheduled
The Kenai Kennel Club will hold testing for the Canine Good Citizen program at 6 p.m. Friday at its facility in the C Plaza on the Kenai Spur Highway.
The test includes 10 situations demonstrating the dog’s ability to remain calm and under control in certain situations, such as when being approached by another person or a person and a dog. The program is offered through the American Kennel Club and is open to all dogs. For more information, call Dori Lynn Anderson at 283-7515.
Miners set to dig in
The local chapter for the Alaska Miners Association (AMA) will meet at noon Saturday in Room 112 at Kenai Peninsula College. It is open to Gold Prospectors Association of America members, AMA members and the public. For more information, call Kenneth Lee at 776-5173 or 398-1178 or e-mail him at email@example.com.
T-200 hosts volunteer orientation
The Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race committee will hold a volunteer orientation at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tustumena Lodge, Mile 111 of the Sterling Highway in Kasilof. The race will be held Jan. 27 through 30.
Indoor and outdoor volunteer opportunities are available and previous experience is not necessary. For more details, visit www.tustumena200.com.
Seniors cooking up buffet
The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $6.50; family rates are available.
Soccer tourney registration begins
Registration for the Peninsula Winter Games indoor soccer tournaments ends Tuesday. Games will be held Jan. 28 and 29. Playing times will be announced at later date.
Three tournaments will be held:
· For children in grades six and under at Redoubt Elementary School in Soldotna. Teams are five-person and co-ed with an eight-person minimum.
· Youth in grades seven and eight at Kenai Middle School. There will be separate boys and girls teams. Five-person teams with a minimum of eight per roster.
· High school students at Soldotna High School. There will be separate boys and girls teams. Five-person teams with a minimum of eight per roster.
Teams are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $50 per team. For more information, call Darryl Byerley at 260-5990 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soldotna High jazzes up desserts
The Soldotna High Jazz Band will present its annual Jazz Band Dessert concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 26. It is open to the public. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 262-7411.
Teen night planned in Nikiski
North Peninsula Recreation is offering teen night from 8 to 10 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Teen Night is open to youths age 13 to 18 and costs $2 per participant.
Peninsula Fair quilters square off
The Kenai Peninsula State Fair is having a square off. Forty square kits are available at the fair office for $10 each and must be completed by March 1.
The theme is “A Fair to Remember.” People may be as creative as they like with their blocks, and all blocks will be judged. The blocks will then be put together into a quilt and raffled off.
All proceeds will go to benefit the Kenai Peninsula State Fair. For more information, call (907) 567-3670.
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