Snowmachining class planned for kids
Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids children's snowmachining safety class will be Saturday at Soldotna Middle School. Students from 4 to 8 years old will have class from 9 a.m. to noon, and students from 9 to 14 years old will have class from 1 to 4 p.m. The course takes one hour, and you may come any time during the three-hour period. This is not designed for children under the age of 4 or over the age of 14. After the class, children may purchase a full-face, DOT-approved helmet for $20. For more information, call 262-8195.
Wildlife refuge plans Saturday activities
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will host a series of Saturday events at the visitor center on Ski Hill Road in Soldotna.
Refuge biologist Ted Bailey will give a presentation about Kenai Peninsula lynx at 1 p.m. Feb. 10 to start the science series talks. Walt Ward from Wilderness Way will give a snowshoe demo starting at 10 a.m. Feb. 17. Snowshoes will be available for folks to try on and, weather permitting, participants can share a short hike on the refuge ski trails. Caribou will be the topic of the second science series talk. Biologist and pilot Rick Ernst will speak about the deer at 1 p.m. March 10.
Sled dog racing club plans competition
The Peninsula Sled Dog Racing Association trails at the airport in Soldotna are ready for action, and the club will sponsor a children's race for the Peninsula Winter Games starting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Anyone under 18 with sled dogs and skiis or a sled is welcome. The trail loops range from one mile to four. The event is free and prizes will be awarded.
Following the children's race, skijorers and mushers will race. The public is invited to attend. Call 262-7293 for more information.
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