Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, June 07, 2004

Basketball camps slated

The Winning With Christ Sports Camps will host a series of basketball camps in June at Soldotna Bible Chapel. The cost is $75. Applications are available at the Soldotna Bible Chapel or a half hour before the session begins on the day of camp. For more information, call Rob Dimick at 262-5095.

Camp times and dates are:

Today through Saturday Children in grades one through three from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and grades four through six from noon to 2:30 p.m.

June 14 through 17 Children in grades four through six from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and grades seven through 10 from noon to 2:30 p.m.

SoHi pool swim lessons available

The Soldotna High School pool is offering registration for its summer swimming lessons from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Swim lessons include 10, 40-minute lessons for levels two through five and 10, 30-minute lessons for level one. The cost is $40 for group lessons or $10 per hour for private lessons.

Session two begins June 14; session three begins June 28; session four begins July 12; and session five begins July 26.

For more information, call Cindy Aldridge at 262-7419.

Harbor commission to meet

The Harbor Commission will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Kenai City Council chambers. Items on the agenda are discussion and recommendation, Kenai Peninsula Borough Chapter 21.18 Anadromous Streams Habitat Protection and discussion and recommendation Kenai Boating Facility Exit Road.

The public is invited to attend. For more information visit, www.ci.kenai.ak.us or at the city clerk's office at 210 Fidalgo Ave.

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, holds classes in agility, learning theory and beginning, intermediate, advanced and competition obedience.

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

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

Trails Day at Kachemak Bay slated

The Alaska State Parks and the Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park will hold its eighth annual Trails Day at Kachemak Bay State Park on Saturday. Participants will be assigned to work on various projects. Clearing, cleaning and repair of trails and campsites and other facilities are planned. Interested community members will meet at 7 a.m. at the Mariner's Memorial on the Homer Spit and return between 5 and 6 p.m.

Cost is $15 for the round-trip water taxi fare. Most of the fee is donated back to the Friends of Kachemak State Park to support the volunteers efforts in the park. Preregistration and taxi fee payment is required before Saturday so adequate transportation can be arranged.

For more information, call Ranger Roger MacCampbell at (907) 235-7024.

Historical society to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society board of directors will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at the main museum building on Centennial Park Road. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Barbara Jewell at 262-4157.

Social Security reps to visit area

Social Security Administration representatives will be on the Kenai Peninsula from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 at Seward City Hall; from noon to 4 p.m. June 16 at Kenai City Hall; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 at the Homer Senior Citizens Center.

For more information, call Paul Brandt at (866) 772-3081.

Boys and Girls Club plans golf tourney

The Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula is taking reservations for its 13th annual Golf Classic on June 18 at the Kenai Golf Course. Attendees will receive a goody bag, tournament gift, continental breakfast, barbecue lunch and free drinks. There also will be opportunities to win prizes. The proceeds will go to help provided quality programs to peninsula youth.

Registration and breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee for individual players is $100 and hole sponsorships are $250. Par and birdie level sponsorships are available for $450 and $650, respectively.

For more information, tournament brochure or to donate a prize, call Kim Lee at 283-2682.

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