Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Democrats to meet, eat

Kenai Peninsula Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. today at Paradisos. Discussion will be held on peninsula, state and national issues. For more information, contact Democratic Regional Vice Chair Blake Johnson at 776-5212.

Food bank plans one-day closure

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will be closed Wednesday for employee education. It will resume regular hours April 5. For more information, call 262-3111.

Book fair slated

Central Peninsula Hospital will hold a book fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the Denali Conference Center, on the lower level of the Mountain Tower. Proceeds will benefit the auxiliary scholarship program.

Kasilof book fair planned

Kasilof Public Library and Tustumena Elementary School will hold a Scholastic buy-one get-one free book fair with new and used books from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, 12, 16, 18 and 19 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 10, 13 and 17 in the school’s library. Proceeds will benefit the Kasilof Public Library.

For complete information or to make a donation, call 252-1120 or 260-3152.

Gardening club seeks members

A new garden club is forming in the area and is seeking members. An organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 10 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building at 406110 Kalifornsky Beach Road. Landscape architect Nancy Casey will discuss landscape planning and design. Refreshments will be available and door prizes awarded.

For more information, call Marion Nelson at 283-4632.

Shorebird festival to take wing

The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival will be held May 10-13 in Homer. Vendor booth applications are available at

Deadline for applications is March 30. Apply in person at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (907) 235-7740.

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