Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Skyview sets pool hours

Skyview High School pool will hold lap swim at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For water aerobics and water exercise times, call 262-3905.

Book sale today

Volunteers at the Soldotna Public Library will hold a used book sale from 1 to 4:30 p.m. today. The library is accepting donations for books and puzzles in good condition.

Movie night set to entertain

The Sterling Senior Center will have a free showing of “The World’s Fastest Indian” promptly at 7 p.m. Free popcorn and coffee will be served. Snack items, hamburgers and hot dogs will be available for purchase. For more information, call 262-6808.

Sustainable community to be discussed

The Roundtable Center for Mediation and Community Dialogue and the Kenai Peninsula College Student Union will hold a First Friday Dialogue meeting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Kenai Peninsula College commons. The topic will be sustainable community. The film “ An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore will be shown. A discussion of the film will begin at 7:30 p.m. A potluck dinner will precede the meeting at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

The purpose of the First Friday Dialogues is to bring people in the community together in a safe forum for listening, speaking and learning. For more information, call Chris Gehrett at 262-0367.

Indoor soccer kicking off

The Boys and Girls Club is taking registrations for its indoor soccer league for children ages 4 years through fifth grade. Register in person at the Kenai Clubhouse from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Mailed and faxed registrations also are accepted. Registration forms are available a Registration deadline is Feb. 9. The season will run March 26 through May 12. The cost is $50 per child and they must be a 2007 member. For more information, call 283-2682.

Valentine’s Day dinner set to dish

The Nikiski Senior Center will host a Valentine’s Day dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at the center. A prime rib dinner with all the trimmings will be served. The cost of admission is $15 per person. Only 60 tickets are available for purchase. It is open to the public. For more information, call 776-7654.

Mardi Gras set to swing

Kenai Family Moose Center will host a Mardi Gras at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at the center. Finger foods will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a hot buffet at 8 p.m. Live music also will be played. For more information, call 283-9181.

Volunteers sought for after prom

The Soldotna High School after prom committee will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 15. Volunteers are still needed in order to host the party.

Reading carnival moves to SoHi

The fourth annual Peninsula Reading Carnival has been moved from Soldotna Middle School to Soldotna High School. The carnival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 17. Proceeds will benefit literacy projects.

The purpose of the carnival is to encourage literacy in the community through involvement of families in literacy-rich activities.

For more information, call Monica Heath at 776-5575, 283-5015 or e-mail her at

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