Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, March 19, 2007

Genealogical Society to meet

Totem Tracers Genealogical Society will hold a business meeting at 6 p.m. with general meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today at the Kenai Community Library. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, e-mail

Pop Warner registration begins

Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner Association will hold registration for its football and cheerleading squads at the following dates and locations:

· Football — Will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Kenai and Soldotna Safeway stores. For more information on registration fees and requirements, call Iris Hammond at 262-7839 or fax her at 262-4661. Online registration is available at

· Cheerleading — Will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31 and noon to 4 p.m. April 1 at the Soldotna Safeway; and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7 at the Kenai Safeway. For more information on cheerleading registration, call Brenda at 262-4870.

Cribbage tournament set

The Cook Inlet Lions cribbage tournament trophy match will be held Saturday at the American Legion Hall. For more information and times, call Bob Harrison at 776-5339.

Public heath plans one-day closure

The Kenai Public Health Center will be closed Monday. It will reopen at 8 a.m. March 27. For more information, call 335-3400.

Legion auxiliary to meet

The American Legion George Plumley Memorial Post No. 20 Woman’s Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Monday. The topic will be election of officers. For more information, call 283-3222.

Book club gets its read on

The Kenai library book club will discuss “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen on March 27. For more information and meeting time, call 776-5684. It is open to the public.

Book fair slated

Central Peninsula Hospital will hold a book fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6 in the Denali Conference Center, on the lower level of the Mountain Tower. Proceeds will benefit the auxiliary scholarship program.

Agility, obedience classes planned

The Kenai Kennel Club will offer a beginning dog agility class, open to all dogs, April 7 at the facility in the C Plaza in Kenai. Agility is where a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course.

KKC also offers ongoing classes, including puppy kindergarten, basic and rally obedience, conformation and handling, and is planning a Canine Good Citizen class, consisting of a six-week class where students take their dogs through a series of situations designed to teach the dog to be under control. Those who pass may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club, which sponsors the program.

For information on all classes, call 335-2552 and leave a message.

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