Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, April 18, 2004

Teen center seeking cameras

The Kenai Teen Center is seeking donations of working 35mm cameras for its photography program. Donations can be dropped off at the Teen Center. For more information, call Michelle Burnett at 283-3855.

Samoan church featured at service

The Peninsula Christian Center will host the Samoan Church of Anchorage at 10:30 a.m. today in the Soldotna High School Auditorium. It will use music, dance and cultural worship to conduct the service. Prizes will be given for the best south sea attire. A free offering will be received. For more information, call 262-7416.

Prom committee to hold final meeting

The Soldotna High School parents of juniors and prom committee will meet for the final time at 6 p.m. Monday in the library. Parents are reminded to turn in cash donations. The food committee needs cookies, chips and water. Items can be dropped at the school. Students are reminded that waivers will be handed out when tickets are purchased for the prom and must be returned signed to the school prior to the party. The party will be from midnight to 2:30 a.m. at the Kenai Recreation Center. Prizes, including a grand prize, will be given away.

Alliance to discuss permanent fund

The Alliance-Kenai Chapter will host a lunch forum at noon Tuesday at Paradiso's. Gregg Renkes, a trustee of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., will be the featured speaker. His topic will be an overview of the Alaska Permanent Fund and the percent of market value or POMV. Lunch is $11 per person. For more information or to make a reservation, call 563-2226.

Garden brunch scheduled

The Christian Women's Club will hold a garden brunch from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Solid Rock Conference Center. There will be special music by Sandy Dallmann, and the featured speaker will be Joanne Klaver of Fairbanks, who will speak about how she found her way through life's ups and downs. Master gardener Janice Chumley also will speak.

The fee is $7 inclusive. Free child care will be provided. For more information or to make a reservation, call Linda at 262-4996 or Nancy at 283-3228.

Master gardeners to finish lecture series

Dr. Roseann Leiner will be the featured speaker for the Master Gardeners' final installment of its winter lecture series from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Her topic will be "Gourmet Baby Salad Greens." Leiners works at the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station in Palmer. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824.

New charter school accepting applications

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Sciences is taking applications for students entering first and second grade for the 2004-05 school year. Several informational meetings for parents already have been held. There are no admission requirements. However, parents must attend one informational meeting for their child to be considered. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Sears Elementary School, 549 N. Forest Drive in Kenai. The final meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. April 26. The enrollment lottery will be April 29.

KKC offering puppy, agility classes

The Kenai Kennel Club is offering new classes at its facility in the C Plaza in Kenai. A puppy kindergarten class will start April 27, and a pre-agility class is scheduled for May 1. The pre-agility class is a prerequisite for agility, which will start June 5.

Classes also are offered in basic, intermediate and advance obedience and conformation handling.

To find out more or to sign up for classes, call the club at 283-2218.

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