Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Learn about macrobiotics

Macrobiotics specialist Warren Kramer will give a public talk about the relationship between food and mental/emotional health on April 4 at Christ Lutheran Church from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. There will be free childcare.

Tomato class on tap

A free class about growing tomatoes is Thursday night at Kenai Peninsula College. Janice Chumley teaches the class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pre-registration is requested, call the Cooperative Extension Service office at 262-5824.

Indian Ed. parent meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Federal Programs Department holds a Title VII, Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee Meeting April 11, 6 to 8:30 p.m., in the conference room at the Soldotna Aspen Hotel. Parents and other interested persons are invited to attend. If you are planning to attend, or have questions, call Shelley Stockdale at 714-8868.

Soldotna Historical Society board meets

The Soldotna Historical Society board of directors meets April 2, 9 a.m., at Fine Thyme Cafe in River City Books. The public is welcome. For additional information call 262-4157.

KWF membership meeting scheduled

The Kenai Watershed Forum holds its annual membership meeting April 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kenai River Center. We'll discuss current projects, hot topics and future plans. There will be a presentation and report from Robert Ruffner, KWF Executive Director, followed by a Q&A session. KWF staff and board of directors will be on hand to visit with as well. The meeting is open to the public.

Boy Scouts Tustumena District meets

The Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America Tustumena District holds its monthly Round Table and District Committee meetings on April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association. Special guest will be Assistant Scout Executive John Lubbers, available to answer questions regarding camp, Council events and topics of interest. District Committee begins at 6 p.m. and will cover activity planning for the remainder of the school year. Round Table begins at 7 p.m. and will cover camp, popcorn and spring recruitment and Webelos crossover. Any interested person may attend.

1970s KCHS grads, get in touch

Organizers are planning a combined class reunion for all Kenai Central High School classes from 1970 to 1979. The reunion is scheduled for July 23, 2011. Organizers are currently attempting to verify e-mail addresses or any other contact information. Graduates from the 1970s are asked to contact Sherrie (Stiers) Dahlen at, call 907-283-4485 or visit her Facebook page under Sherrie Stiers- Dahlen.

Vendors wanted for Soldotna Market

The Wednesday Soldotna Creek Market is back! The market will run for 11 consecutive Wednesdays, June 1 through Aug. 10. Vendor spaces will cost from $15-$30 per Wednesday. Vendor spaces must be reserved in advance. Call Rae at 262-2729 for more information and to reserve a space.

Celebration set for retiring postmaster

A celebration for retiring Kenai Postmaster Laurel Pickering will be held April 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 902 Cook Ave., in Kenai. The public is invited. For more information call Sue Leritz at 283-4774 or 252-4181.

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