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Posted: Friday, January 29, 2010

Winter ball canceled

The Peninsula Artists in Motion Annual Winter Ball, scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

Call Katrina Carpenter at 776-8049 for more information.

Monopoly tournament Saturday

The annual youth Monopoly tournament for the Peninsula Winter Games will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center conference rooms. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

Youth ages 8 to 18 years old are eligible to play. Prizes will be awarded.

For more information, call January Yeager at 262-9814.

Head start fundraiser slated

Sterling Head Start, in cooperation with the Sterling Community Club, will hold a 50s Sock Hop. It will include a ribs and chicken dinner, a variety show, and auction at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Sterling Senior Center. Chef Michael Even will prepare the meal and the Skyview High School volleyball team will serve.

Tickets are available for $25 each at Sterling Head Start, CBC Rentals, Alaska Wedding Brokers and Sedona Florist.

To make a donation or for more information, call 260-7446.

Habitat extends application deadline

The Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity has extended its application deadline to Sunday.

For more information, call 283-7797 or 262-7534.

The home will be started in June with a completion date before Thanksgiving.

Pool schedules announced

Area pools hours are:

* Kenai Central High School -- 6:30 to 8 a.m. morning lap swim -- Monday through Friday; 9 to 11 a.m. physical therapy -- Mondays; 3 to 5 p.m. Piranaha Swim Team -- Monday through Thursday; 5 to 6 p.m. swim lessons -- Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. water aerobics -- Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 6 to 7 p.m. evening lap swim -- Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The cost is $4 Lap swim or Open swim, $35 for a punch card/ 10 punches on the card.

For more information, call 283-7476.

* Skyview High School -- Lap swim/water aerobics, Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.; and open/lap swim Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Water Aerobics/Independent physical therapy Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; lap swim Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and organized lap swim workout from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Swim lessons begin Feb. 9. Pre-registration is recommended.

For more information, call 262-3905 or 260-2365.

* Nikiski pool has space available in its set two beginners, intermediate and tiny tots swim classes beginning Tuesday. It also has ongoing registration is for semi-private and competitive swim classes. For more information or to register, call 776-8800.

Indoor soccer offered

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kenai Peninsula is taking registrations for indoor soccer. The event is open to youth ages 4 years old (by Feb. 5) through fifth grade. Deadline to register is 4 p.m. Feb. 5.

The deadline is firm and late registration will be done on a space available basis. Registration is done at the Kenai Rec Center. Cost is $60 and must be a current 2010 member. Practices start the week of March 22. Call the athletic department at 283-3318 for more information.



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