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Posted: Friday, April 16, 2010

Wilderness first responder class planned

Kayak Adventures Worldwide will be holding a wilderness first responder course in Seward from April 17 to 25 at the Seward Windsong Lodge. Cost is $575. For more information contact Wendy at 406-980-0762.

Coffee with Mayor Porter brewing

Kenai Mayor Pat Porter would like to invite Kenai residents to join her, and City Manager Rick Koch, for coffee on Saturday at Kenai City Hall. The coffee pot will be on from 10 a.m. until noon. Bring your concerns, questions and suggestions to discuss. For more information, call 283-8245.

Bed and breakfast meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Bed and Breakfast Association will meet Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Kenai Cultural and Visitors Center. This is an important work meeting to bring all members up to speed on the following upcoming events; Summer Solstice Music Festival, State B&B Association Workshop, State B&B Association Board Meeting, Familiarization Tour of KPBBA B&Bs, HOG Rally Breakfast and various communication and advertising mechanisms. For additional information contact President John Steckel of Red Cabin Bed and Breakfast at 283-0836.

Women's group to meet

Peninsula Take-a-Break will host a fashion show Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Alaska Christian College. This is a night for ladies from teens to seniors. A fashion show will be presented by Curtain Call Consignments Boutique.

Cookie Lee Jewelry will be offered for sale.

Riverside Harmony will provide barbershop musical treasures and special guest speaker, Gigi Campbell, will discuss about "Finding Treasures in Unexpected Places."

The cost of dinner is $13 and reservations are required by Thursday. For information and reservations, call Susan at 335-6789.

Car seat check-ups scheduled

Car seat check-up event or children's safety will be held throughout the area. Children of all ages need special care when riding in motor vehicles. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death and injury to children ages 0-15. Stop in at our event to have a child passenger safety technician check to make sure your child is riding safely in your vehicle.

Car Seat Check Up Events:

* Kenai Fire Department, April 26 1 - 4 p.m.

* Central Emergency Services at Soldotna Fire Department April 29 11 a.m. -3 p.m.

* Nikiski Fire Department May 5, 1 - 3 p.m.

* Kenai Fire Department May 12 1- 4 p.m.

* Central Emergency Services at Soldotna Fire Department May 21 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Talent show on tap

The Skyview High School talent show 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.



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