Community Events

Posted: Monday, March 28, 2005

FAS training planned

Frontier Community Services will sponsor a workshop on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Deb Evensen-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.

Public radio fund-raiser set

The KDLL spring on-air membership drive will be held Saturday through April 8. Phone volunteers are needed. Most shifts are three hours.

For more information or to volunteer, call 283-8433.

Childcare workshop planned

Sterling Head Start will host a childcare workshop from 9 to 5 p.m. April 9. The topics will be getting kids moving, developing productive relationships with families, sudden infant death and shaken baby syndromes and bullying.

Certificates for licensing and CDA hours will be issued for Child Care Connections. For more information or to register, call Jennifer at 260-7446.

Autism support group to meet

An autism spectrum disorders family support group meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 6 in Room 107 at Soldotna High School. There will be a two-way video conference with Chris Crawford of the Special Education Service Agency. It is open to the public.

For more information, call Renie Aragon at 262-6331, ext. 227. The registration deadline is Thursday.

Spring bazaar set

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will hold its annual spring bazaar and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tables are available for rent. For more information, call 776-7654.

Red Cross offers renewal classes

The American Red Cross of Alaska will hold a renewal class for adult CPR and first aid from 6 to 10 p.m. April 6 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. It will fulfill the requirements for a six-pack license. The cost is $35.

For more information or to register, call 262-4541.

Respite services available

Frontier Community Services is accepting new consumers for its senior services respite grant program. Respite services provide the opportunity for primary caregivers to take a break from assisting with the health and-or disability of a family member. If you care for a person with Alzheimer's-related dementia or an adult with a physical disability, you are encourage to apply.

For more information, call the Senior Services Department at 262-6331 ext. 356.

Child Find screening available

Frontier Community Services Early Childhood Intervention, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Kenai Public Health Center will hold developmental screenings from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 8 at the Kenai Public Health office. Child Find screenings for children ages birth to 5, immunizations, vision and hearing screenings will be available.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Renie at 262-3144 ext. 227.

Running club forming

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula is forming a coed running club for children in grades third through fifth. It will be a combined running and education program.

It will run April 18 through June 11 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. The cost is $30. Registration deadline is Friday.

Participants must be current members. Information on registration fees is available at www.positiveplaceforkids.com.

For more information, call 283-2682.



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