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Posted: Sunday, March 28, 2010

Public Health plans 1-day closure

Kenai Public Health Center will be closed Monday in observance of Seward's Day.

It will reopen Tuesday at 8 a.m. Call 335-3400 for more information.

Immunization clinic hours extended

Kenai Public Health Center is extending walk-in immunization clinic hours Wednesday for children who need to meet the varicella requirement for school. The center will have walk-in immunization clinic at the Kenai Public Health Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Call 335-3400 for more information. Parents are asked to bring their child's immunization record with them.

Gardeners gather

Central Peninsula Garden Club will meet April 6 at 7 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on K-Beach Road. The topic will be "Garden Planning, Yards to Gardens, Control Common Garden Weeds."

Meetings are open to the public. Refreshments and sometimes door prizes are available, For more information, visit .

Awareness walk slated

The LeeShore Center will hold a "Alaskans Choose Respect" awareness event in support of Governor Parnell's "Alaskans Choose Respect" initiative and statewide efforts to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault from 2 to 4 p.m. March 31. Attendees will meet at the Kenai Gazebo at 2 p.m. and walk to the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 283-9479.

Talent show on tap

The annual Skyview High School talent show, co-hosted by the school's National Honor Society and State Mock Trial Team and also in conjunction with the Soldotna Community Schools will be held at 6 p.m. April 20 in the Skyview commons.

The event will showcase and provide students an opportunity demonstrate their talents in performing and visual arts. The price of admission is $3 per person. Refreshments will be sold at the show. For more information, call 260-2300.

Free prom dresses available

Soldotna High School Student Council is having Cinderella's Closet 2010. All area high school ladies in need of a prom dress, shoes, and accessories are invited. All items are free. The "store" will be open March 30 and April 1 and 8 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. each day.

For more information, e-mail Meggean at

Swimming lessons

The Kenai Pool will be offering American Red Cross Swim Lessons, Level 2. This is for children ages 5 and older. It will run from March 29 - April 28 and meet on Mondays and Wednesday from 5:10 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

Sign up at the Kenai pool. The cost is $50.

Fish and game advisory meeting slated

The Kenai/Soldotna Fish & Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6:30 pm on Wednesday at the Kenai Peninsula College, Room 115, located at 34820 College Drive to receive a report from the Statewide BOF meeting, and prepare proposals for Cook Inlet.

For more information contact Mike Crawford at 252-2919.

HEA board candidate forum slated

A forum will be held for HEA candidates at 6:30, on Tues., March 30 in the Commons at Kenai Peninsula College. The forum is a joint effort of the League of Women Voters, Kenai Watershed Forum, and the KRC Sustainability Club.

For more information call 262-3908.

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