Weir tour date changed
The date for the Kenai Watershed Forum tour of the Bear Creek Weir outside Seward has been changed from today to Friday.
Cathy Cline, a technician at the weir, will lead up to 15 people on an interactive tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on how to identify sockeye and coho smolt. A picnic lunch will follow.
Call Josselyn at 260-5449 to register for the free workshop.
Quilting on the Kenai coming up
The 12th annual Quilting on the Kenai event will be held later this week. The event includes the quilt show, open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Cook Inlet Academy on Kalifornsky Beach Road; a wearable art fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Peninsula Grace Brethren Church on K-Beach Road; a quilt walk at area businesses Thursday, Friday and Saturday when visitors can view quilts and enter to win a drawing for prizes; and various demonstrations, lectures and classes offered by local and special guest instructors Stephanie Kimura and JoAnn Belling.
For more information or to sign up for classes, contact Robin Place Fabrics, 105 Robin Place, Soldotna, 262-5438.
Sterling seniors cook up good time
The Sterling Senior Center will hold its 16th annual barbecue from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Ribs and chicken, salads, baked beans, garlic bread, beverages and desserts will be served. There also will be door prizes. The cost is $12.50 for adults and $5 for kids 3 to 12.
Center offers domestic violence info
LeeShore Center training and legal experts will present information on domestic violence: what it is and how it affects families, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kenai Community Library.
The presentation will examine verbal, emotional and physical violence. For more information, call the library at 283-4378.
Meeting set on Holt-Lamplight gas service
The public is invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 27 on the Holt-Lamplight Road gas line extension, which will affect Nikiski property owners.
The meeting will be at the senior center on Island Lake Road. Affected property owners will be notified by mail.
For more information, call Leigh at 776-7654.
Market space offered to school kids
In response to public requests, Kenai’s Saturday Market is offering space to school-age youths who would like to sell their own goods at the market, next to the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center.
To help teach kids about entrepreneurship, a small vendor fee $10 or 10 percent of sales, whichever is less will be charged, and youths need to comply with federal, state and market regulations. Space is limited and will be awarded on first come, first served basis.
Youths should determine which Saturday they would like to reserve before calling Harold Piland at 283-1991.
Teen Center offers summer camp
The Kenai Teen Center is offering summer camp for youths 12 and 13 years old.
Session one will be from July 5-31 and session two will be from Aug. 1-18. Camp runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The cost is $150 per session, per child, plus a $20 Boys and Girls Club membership fee.
Register by calling Jackie at the Kenai Recreation Center, 283-3855 by June 28.
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