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Posted: Monday, May 03, 2004

lifeguard class begins today

The Soldotna High School swimming pool is taking registration for a lifeguard instructor classes from 3 to 6:30 p.m. today thorough Thursday and May 10 through 13. Participants must be at least age 16. Limited space is available. Preregistration is recommended. For more information, the time or to register, call 262-7419.

Kenai council final work session set

The city of Kenai's final work session on the fiscal year 2004-05 budget will be held at 6 p.m. today in the Kenai City Council chambers at 210 Fidalgo Ave. For more information, call 283-7535.

Husband-coached child class set

There will be a free showing and class of the Bradley Method of husband-coached child birth at 8 p.m. today in Soldotna. For more information, call Olga Krejci at 262-9291.

Gardening class to cover edibles

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank's gardening series will continue from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the food bank. The topic will be edible flowers and easy herbs. Plant lists will be available at the class. Janice Chumley of University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Services in Soldotna will instruct. For more information, call the food bank at 262-3111.

Boys and Girls Club registration set

The Kenai Boys and Girls Club is taking registration for its Kenai summer clubhouse. Summer clubhouse hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Clubhouse sessions will be June 7 through 30, July 1 through 30 and Aug. 2 through 23.

The registration deadline is May 14. Space is limited. Children ages 6 (completed first grade) through 12 are eligible to attend. The cost is $125 per child, per session with a Boys and Girls membership of $20 a year. Scholarships are available. For more information, call 283-2682.

Relay for Life information available

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on the Kenai Peninsula will begin at 6 p.m. June 4 at the Skyview High School track. The all-night event will include live music and a walking relay to support the society's Reach to Recovery, Look Better-Feel Better, Wig Loan Closet and support group programs. Team packets are available for pick up at Wells Fargo Bank. For more information, call Corbi Aaronson at 262-7711.

Kenai Performers to hold theater camp

The Kenai Performers are taking registration for a summer theater camp. Session one, for children in grades one through six, will run June 28 through July 16. Session two, for children in grades six through 12, will run from July 19 to Aug. 13.

Up to four classes a day are available to campers, with a minimum of two classes required for participation in the musical. Auditions for the musical will be held in the first week of camp. Camp instructors will be area actors and three college theater graduates. The musical will be directed by Carol Ford. For more information on cost and times or to register, call 776-8308.

PenDOG offers videos

Peninsula Dog Obedience Group is offering a free video hour every Friday night at 6 in addition to its classes.

PenDOG, at Mile 1 of the Kenai Spur Highway in the Richards Veterinary Clinic in Soldotna, holds classes in agility, learning theory, beginning, intermediate, advanced and competition obedience and Rally, a new obedience sport.

Puppy kindergarten meets weekly and is always open to new students.

For more information or to sign up for classes, call 262-6846.



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