Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2005

AWG fashion show slated

The Peninsula Take-A-Break will hold a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Solid Rock Conference Center. A fashion show featuring sportswear for the Arctic Winter Games will be presented. Music will be provided by Alicia Marlowe and the speaker will be Marie Zib-Cord of Fairbanks. Zib-Cord will share about her life as a special education teacher and foster parent of disabled children.

Cost of the luncheon is $8. Free child care is provided. To make a reservation, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Linda at 262-4996.

Bear baiting clinic set

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will hold bear baiting clinics from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building, 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road; 6 to 9 p.m. April 15 at the Kenai Peninsula Sports, Recreation and Trade Show at the Soldotna Sports Center; and a Homer class to be announced. For more information, call 262-9368 or for the Homer class, call (907) 235-8191.

Community dance planned

The Kenai River Folk Dancers will host a smoke- and alcohol-free community contra dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Live music will be provided by the Contra BanD. Beginners should come early, since the easiest dances start at 7 p.m. Participants should bring clean, nonmarking shoes and potluck snacks to share. Partners are not required. Admission is $5. Children under 16 can get in for free if accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Theresa Holland at 260-4171.

Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser set

The Sterling chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host its third annual Ducks Unlimited fund-raiser at 6 p.m. March 26 at the Naptowne Inn. Food and the auction will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 per person and includes a chance to win a limited edition Ducks Unlimited shotgun. Seating is limited. For more information, call Amber Elsey at 262-9783.

YCC applications available

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is accepting applications for summer Youth Conservation Corps jobs for area youths ages 15 to 18.

Applications are available at the refuge, Alaska Employment Service Office in Kenai and from area high school counselors. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. April 15. For more information, call 262-7021.

FAS training planned

Frontier Community Services will sponsor a workshop on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome from 3 to 9 p.m. April 1 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.

Deb Even-Hill will instruct. The topic will be individuals with FAS in a school setting. The cost is $25. Parent scholarships are available. University of Alaska Anchorage graduate credit is available.

For complete information,call Vickie Tinker at 262-6331 ext. 229.

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