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Posted: Monday, March 08, 2010

Little League Clinics switch nights

Kenai Little League Clinics have been moved to Tuesday nights at Kenai Middle School for the month of March. There will be no clinic March 16. Clinics are open to youth ages 6 and up. For more information, e-mail

Genealogical Society to meet

The Kenai Totem Tracers Genealogical Society program will be on its cemetery reading and publishing project at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Kenai Community Library Conference Room. Workers on that project will be there to share stories of finding cemeteries, individual graves and memorials and recording them. The group welcomes interesting stories about those cemeteries and others.

On Saturday the group will host ancestor research. Community members who need help with their family tree can come in for assistance at the library from 1 to 3 p.m.

For more information, call Loretta Mattson at 283-9591.

Day camp planned

North Peninsula Recreation is offering its spring day camp from March 16 through 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center.

Boys and Girls first through sixth grade can join in arts and crafts projects, gym activities and more. For more information, Tammy at 776-8800.

Adult volleyball league to begin

The North Peninsula Recreation Service Area Co-Ed Adult Volleyball League registration has begun. The season starts March 22.

League night will be Mondays at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Cost is $35 per person. The deadline for registration is March 12. For more information, call 776-8800.

Girl Scout cookie sales begin

Girl Scout Cookie booth sales will be held at M&M Market in Nikiski on March 13 and 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will also be booth sales at Fred Meyer and Safeway, Friday through March 28.

For more information, call Sarah Holliday at 776-8920.

Library fundraiser slated

The Friends of Kenai Community Library will sponsor a fundraiser for the library addition at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center, on March 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are available at the library and cost $30.

A silent and outcry auction will be held. Proceeds will go toward a matching grant from the Rasmuson Foundation. Items, gift certificates, etc are needed for the auctions.

Call Kathy Heus at 283-7930 or Donna Peterson at 398-4335 for pick up of items, tickets or more information.

Spring bazaar, bake sale slated

The Nikiski Senior center will have its spring bazaar and bake sale April 1 and 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors may rent a table for $15 a day or both days for $20. For more information, call 776-7654, Ext. 6.

Ham it up

A class in amateur radio theory and regulations is being organized for anyone interested in obtaining a "ham" radio license.

For more information, call Max Carpenter at 394-2907,, Vic Hett at 398-3591, or Bill Nelson at 283-5194, .

Miracles to be discussed

A Course In Miracles study group will be held at Kaladi's (Safeway parking area) group room Mondays from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Call 262-2304 for more information.

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