Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, January 23, 2005

Spaghetti dinner slated in Old Town

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe's Cultural and Educational Department will have a spaghetti dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Fort Kenay in Old Town Kenai.

Presentations will include the proposed activities and products of the tribe's Dena'ina language grant, the tribe's educational survey and a Native Youth Olympics demonstration. The dinner is open to everyone. For more information, call Sasha Lindgren at 283-3633, ext. 234.

First aid for dogs to be discussed

The Peninsula Sled Dog and Racing Association will have its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai River Center conference room. A brief board meeting will be followed by a presentation by Dr. Jayne Hempstead of Twin Cities Veterinary on emergency care and first aid for dogs on the trail. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Mindee Morning at 283-3954.

Healing Touch classes available

Level I and II Healing Touch classes will be held Friday through Jan. 31 at Central Peninsula General Hospital. The classes are 20 continuing education hours for nurses and massage therapists. The cost is $275. For more information, call Susan Shoemaker at 714-4776.

Reading carnival planned

The Kenai Peninsula Reading Council will host the third annual Peninsula Reading Carnival on Saturday.

Groups interested in reserving booth space can call Virginia Morgan at 283-9374 e-mail tommyginny@gci.net. Groups interested in performing on the main stage may call, Matt Faris at 260-5411 or e-mail mfaris@kpbsd.k12.ak.us.

Youth basketball tourney set

The Peninsula Winter Games will host a youth boys and girls three-on-three basketball tournament from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Kenai Rec Center. There is no fee. For more information and applications, call 714-2380 or 714-2382.

Ferry service highlights agenda

The Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the conference room of the Island and Ocean Visitors Center in Homer. The board will address concerns regarding the proposed Kachemak Bay Fast Ferry Service between Seldovia and Homer. A representative from Seldovia is scheduled to attend to outline the status and answer questions.

For further information, call District Ranger Roger MacCampbell at (907) 235-7024 or Mako Haggerty, board chair, at 235-9005.

Writers club to host dinner

The eighth annual Writers Night and dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center.



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