Home buyer education seminar offered
An eight-hour HomeChoice seminar, discussing the purchasing of a house, is scheduled for today from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly chambers in Soldotna.
RCAC meeting slated
The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the CISPRI building in Nikiski. The meeting is open to the public. For more information or an agenda, call 283-7222.
Benefit set to help Kasilof family
There will be a fund-raiser for the Larry and Carol Marsh family of Kasilof Sunday at the Kenai Senior Center from 4 to 9:30 p.m. A seafood dinner will be served followed by an auction and family games. This fund-raiser is to raise money to help the family buy a van so Gavin Marsh, a Tustumena sixth-grader with muscular dystrophy, can travel. Gavin now requires a wheelchair to get around.
To donate an item for auction or to help in any capacity, call Dr. Katy Sheridan at 260-9250 or Mary Joe McElroy at 262-4098.
WRCC to hold meeting
The Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. May 30 at the WRCC in Kenai. For more information, call 283-9479.
Volunteer host positions open
Alaska State Parks is currently recruiting for volunteer campground host positions in the Ninilchik, Kasilof and Sterling areas. The hosts provide information and other assistance to park visitors as well as assisting park rangers with light maintenance tasks. Hosts are provided with a free campsite, monthly stipends, hats and jackets.
For applications or more information, call 262-5581.
Brain walk planned for June 9
The fifth annual Brain Awareness Walk will be held June 9 in Kenai. The walk will begin at Kenai Central High School at 11 a.m., and the route will proceed through downtown Kenai to the Kenai River Festival held the same day. The walk will be followed by a barbecue lunch. For more information or to register, call the Kenai chapter at 283-5711.
Library sponsors summer reading program
The Soldotna Public Library has expanded its summer reading program to include children of all ages. Registration will be held June 2. For preschoolers and non-reading children, the READ-TO-ME club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays starting June 6. Readers in kindergarten through sixth-grade can enter the reading program held at 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 262-4227.
Kenai Fine Arts Center is accepting artwork
The Kenai Fine Arts Center is accepting artwork and handmade crafts from local artists for the summer sales gallery from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday to Saturday next week.
Artists who cannot bring their items in during the scheduled time should call 283-7040 to make an appointment.
The gallery will be open to the public from June 4 through Aug. 31, Monday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Register a team for the Relay for Life
Team captains can still register a team for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life race against cancer scheduled for June 1 and 2 at Skyview High School. Local residents, former and current cancer patients and their families of all ages can participate.
Teams can have up to eight people and will take turns on the track for 24 hours starting at 6 p.m. Participants will camp overnight by the track and can take part in other events scheduled during the day.
Teams should be registered by Friday, but late registrations will be accepted if you contact Corbi Aaronson at 262-7711 prior to the deadline.
Meditation seminar offered
Know Thyself as Soul Foundation Inc., Northwest Region, a nonprofit social service organization, is offering a free inner light and sound meditation instructional program on June 3 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in Central Peninsula General Hospital's Augustine Room.
All ages, faiths, religions and lifestyles are welcome.
Workshop for small-business owners scheduled
The Kenai Peninsula Small Business Development Center is co-sponsoring a free workshop with Mike Taylor, of the procurement technical assistance center, entitled "HUBZone" on June 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Red Diamond Center, Suite 16. Call 262-7497 for reservations.
Environmental workshop for teachers offered
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and University of Alaska Environmental and Natural Resources Institute are holding a free aquatic ecology workshop for K-12 teachers on June 11 and 12 at the Kenai Wildlife Refuge's Outdoor Education Center. Contact Vicki Davis at 262-7021 or Elaine Major at 257-2731 to register.
New clinic hours announced in Homer
The summer immunization clinic now offers baby shots, school shots and tuberculosis testing for adults and children every Tuesday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Every Thursday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. the clinic will provide flu, pneumonia and tetanus shots and pregnancy testing for adults only.
For more information call 235-8857.
The Soldotna Historical Museum, located on Centennial Road, needs volunteers. If interested, contact Judy Devito at 283-7437.
Free developmental screening offered
Frontier Community Services Early Intervention will screen the development and growth of children from birth to 3 years old.
For more information, call Renie Aragon at 262-3144.
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