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Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Pool offers spring break hours

The Nikiski pool will be open the following hours during spring break: open swim will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. today through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; water slide hours will be from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. today through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

CPCS board to meet

Central Peninsula Counseling Services Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at 506 Lake St. in Kenai. For more information, call 260-3691.

Peaceful people to gather

People for Peace and Justice will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Baha'i Center on Knight Drive in Soldotna. A screening of the film "The Road to Guantanamo" will be shown as part of Amnesty International "American I Believe In" campaign. A potluck will be held at 6 p.m. For more information, call Mary Jo Spotts at 262-5447.

Kenai chamber speaker changes

Harold Heinze, CEO of Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority will be the featured speaker at the Kenai Chamber of COmmerce meeting at noon Wednesday at the Kenai Merit Inn. For more information, call Janie Odgers at 283-7989.

Caregiver training set

The National Family Caregiver Support Program will hold caregiver training from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. The topic will be dementia and Alzheimer's disease-related disorders. Julie Beatty will instruct. For more information, call 262-1280.

SoHi after-prom meeting set

Soldotna High School parents of juniors will hold an anfter-prom committee meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the teachers lounge.

Flight instructors take wing

Kenai Flight Instructors Association will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the MARC hanger in Kenai. The topics will be basic flight theory, analyzing maneuvers and Kenai Tower operations. For more information, call 283-5700.

Dance concert set to boogie.

The Nikiski High School dance troupe will host a dance concert at 7:30 p.m. March 30 and 31 and April 6 and 7 at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium in Kenai. Guest artists will include the SoHi Star Sensations, Peninsula Artists in Motion and Encore Dance Studio. Tickets are available at The Bear Paw Cafe in Nikiski, Charlotte's in Kenai and River City Books in Soldotna. Pre-sold ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 18 and under and senior citizens. Tickets sold at the door will cost $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 18 and under and senior citizens.

Soccer tourney set to kick off

Kenai Peninsula Athletic League will host and indoor soccer tournament April 1 at Soldotna Middle School. It is open to youth in grades six through eight. Boys will play from 2 to 4 p.m. and girls from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $2 per player. For more information, call James Clark at 398-0432 or visit www.positiveplaceforkids.com, click the P.A.L. link.

Health fair ready to pump you up

Central Peninsula Hospital will hold a health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 in the Denali Conference Room, in the lower level of the Mountain Tower. Blood testing, PSA testing for prostate cancer and thyroid screening will be available for a fee. Other basic health screening will be available for free. For more information, call 714-4775.

Mother, daughter tea poised

ABC Crisis Pregnancy Center will host a fundraising mother-daughter tea from 1 to 4 p.m. April 14. The theme will be "The Bride of Christ." To reserve a table or for more information, call the center's office at 283-9062.



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