Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Kids activities sought

The Peninsula Clarion is seeking information on summer programs for kids for its Just Kidding section, including nonprofit or for-profit classes, programs, entertainment, exercise, vacation Bible school, camps and other activities. Deadline for submission is today. For more information, call 283-7551. ext. 241 or e-mail news@peninsulaclarion.com.

Salmon celebration slated

The Division of Sport Fish Aquatic Education Program will host its annual salmon celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Johnson Lake State Campground at Mile 110 of the Sterling Highway. It is open to all Kenai Peninsula School District elementary school students as well as home schooled students.

The celebration is designed to increase awareness of salmon and to foster a sense of stewardship toward the natural resource. For more information, call Patti Berkhahn at 260-2943.

Genealogy class set

Totem Tracers Genealogical Society will host a beginning genealogy class to learn how to trace ancestry from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today, May 9 and 30 and June 6 and 13 at the Kenai Community Library. Topics will include getting started, beginning research, documenting research, a review class and preservation and organization of documents. To register or for more information, call Tracy at 262-4897.

KCHS after-grad committee to meet

The Kenai Central High School after-graduation committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school. Parents of seniors are asked to attend. For more information, call Carrie Lee Steiner at 283-7799.

Open house geared for dog owners

An open house celebrating National Pet Week, which promotes responsible pet ownership, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Kennel Club. Demonstrations are planned, including agility, rally, obedience and conformation, plus information on hand will include field work, the Canine Good Citizen program, 4-H and pet care. A microchipping clinic also will be held for all dogs. Dogs brought to the clinic must be on leash. Refreshments and door prizes will be given away throughout the day. The Kenai Kennel Club is in the C Plaza on the Kenai Spur Highway near the Moose Lodge in Kenai. For more information, call KKC at 335-2552.

DARE track meet slated

The Soldotna Elks will host DARE track and field fun games Sunday at the Soldotna High School track. Children ages 4 and 5 will run from noon to 1 p.m. and ages 6 to 12 from 1 to 6 p.m. Registration forms are available at Soldotna Elementary School or the day of the races. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. For more information, call Officer Garcia at 262-4455.

Tree sale set to branch out

The annual 4-H bare root stock tree sale will begin at 9 a.m. May 20 at the Peninsula Center Mall parking lot. A variety of trees will be offered.

Host families sought

Cultural Homestay International is seeking host families for foreign exchange students. Students have their own spending money and full medical coverage. Interested families can call CHI’s regional office at (800) 210-6080.

Medicare Part D assistance available

Free assistance with the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program is available at the Kenai Peninsula Independent Living Center. For more information, call 262-6333. The initial open enrollment period ends May 15.



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