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Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2001

Nikiski seniors plan bazaar for Thursday, Friday

The Nikiski Senior Center annual spring bazaar and bake sale will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the center. An announcement in Friday's Peninsula Clarion incorrectly reported the sale was to be Monday and Tuesday.

The Clarion regrets the error.

Sterling seniors to discuss new facility

A Sterling public meeting is planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sterling Senior Center. The group will discuss the development plans for the Sterling Senior Center and the community to include a possible joint recreation facility.

Domestic violence seminars offered

The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will offer domestic violence education seminars starting Monday. The seminars will be held every Monday at 4 p.m. at Kenai Peninsula College through May 7. Topics will include the definition of domestic violence, patterns of abuse, religious views on domestic violence, effects of domestic violence on children and more. The classes are open to the public and can be taken in a series or as individual classes.

For more information, call the center at 283-9479.

Volunteers meeting planned

The International Year of Volunteers meeting will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the CARTS building at 43530 Kalifornsky Beach Road. The group will discuss different ways to promote volunteerism in the community. The meeting is open to the public.

For more information, call Emily Aley at 283-9479.

Boys and Girls Club offers class

The Boys and Girls Club in Kenai is currently holding a sign-up for the music and movement class for 3- to 5-year-old boys and girls that will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday and ending May 10. Lauralee Smart will instruct the class.

The class will combine dance, movement and tumbling. The cost is $56, which includes a $10 Boys and Girls Club Junior Membership and a $46 activity fee. Scholarship applications are available upon requests.

For more information, call Kim at 283-2682.

Wolf to speak at chamber lunch

The Kenai Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai. Kelly Wolf, with the Kenai Youth Restoration Corps and Phillips Alaska, will speak to the group.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 283-7989.

Ninilchik blood drive slated

A Ninilchik Community Health Fair Blood Drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ninilchik Fair Grounds. Donors are asked to drink plenty of caffeine-free liquids and eat a good meal before donating.

For more information, call 260-5672.

Boxing club planned

A boxing club is being formed and meetings will start at 1 p.m. Saturday at Soldotna Martial Arts. To register, call Tony at 262-7063.

Tickets on sale for memory quilt

Hospice of the Central Peninsula is selling tickets for a 5-by-6-foot memory quilt. The quilt was made by many different quilters in memory of loved ones lost.

Hospice volunteers will sell the tickets, and the raffle will take place April 22 at the Kenai Peninsula Builders Home Show at the Soldotna Sports Center. Tickets are $1 apiece or a booklet of six for $5.

Call hospice at 262-0453 for additional ticket information.

Reunion meeting planned

The 1981 Kenai and Soldotna alumni will hold a reunion planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 10. For directions to the meeting or more information, call 262-2398.

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