Cheer tryouts slated
The Nikiski football cheerleading squad will hold tryouts at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the school’s auditorium. Open positions for members include 12 varsity (two varsity alternates), six junior varsity, two managers and one mascot. For more information, call Tesa Sturman at 283-3738.
Grief to be discussed
Central Peninsula Counseling Services is offering a free, eight-week series on resiliency-building classes open to the public that cover a variety of mental health topics.
“Coping with Grief and Loss,” facilitated by Heather Wiebe, will be held form 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Redoubt Room at Central Peninsula Hospital. For more information, call 260-3691.
Gun club aims to meet
The Snowshoe Gun Club will hold a membership meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in the assembly chambers at the Borough Building in Soldotna. Agenda items include reports on purchase applications, approval of amended articles of incorporation and election of directors. For more information and new bylaws for voting members, visit www.snowshoegunclub.com.
Kids’ water safety set to make a splash
Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula will hold a water event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at the Skyview High School pool entrance. Children ages 4 to 14 may attend.
Topics will include personal flotation devices, safe boat loading, cold-water immersion, river safety and other important topics. Parents or caregivers must attend with children. Children should bring bathing suits and towels. Individually fitted children’s Mustang personal flotation devices will be available for sale for $10.
For more information, call Jane Fellman at 714-4539.
Car wash, garage sale fundraiser set
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe Native Youth Olympic team will hold a car wash and garage sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 5 and 6 at the Kenai Middle School. Booth space is available to rent. For more information, call Deb Coveyou at 252-9488.
Garden club to meet
Central Peninsula Garden Club will meet May 8 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building on Kalifornsky Beach Road near the Bridge Access Road junction.
Horticulturist and plant photographer Julie Riley of the Anchorage Cooperative Extension Office will present a program about container planting featuring flowers, herbs and vegetable plants. It is open to the public. Door prizes will be drawn and refreshments served.
Membership dues are $20 a year. For more information and meeting time, call Marion Nelson at 283-4632.
KPC plans one-day closure
Kenai Peninsula College will be closed May 11 for a faculty and staf f academic meeting.
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