Kids car seat checks today
Child car seat checks will be performed at the Central Emergency Services fire station in Soldotna from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Safety technicians will check to be sure the car seat or booster seat is the correct one for the child’s age, weight and height. For more information, call Safe Kids at 714-4539.
Chay show on energy slated
People for Peace and Justice invite all to Dan Chay’s presentation on oil and gas depletion and the outlook for the future at 7 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. A potluck is planned for 6 p.m.
Old post office open for tours
The restored Lee Homestead cabin, Soldotna’s first post office, is open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays during the Soldotna Farmers Market. The cabin and market are at the Soldotna Elementary School school bus turnaround at Corral Street and the Kenai Spur Highway.
Archers to shoot
The second annual Independence 3-D Archery Shoot will be Saturday and Sunday at the Arc Loop range south of Soldotna. The shoot is a marked yardage event and all National Field Archery Association classes are recognized. Registration is at 9 a.m. and start time is 10 a.m. Lunch will be available for purchase. To get to the range from Soldotna, drive to Mile 99 of the Sterling Highway, turn left on Arc Loop and go to the first gated driveway on the right. For more information, call Rick Main at 398-9537.
Suicide symptom detection classes given
Central Peninsula Counseling Services will offer free classes on coping skills for dealing with suicidal symptomatology from noon to 2 p.m. Monday and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Classes are held weekly at CPCS on Lake Street in Kenai. For more information, call 283-7501.
Sign up now for swim lessons
The Soldotna High School swimming pool is taking sign ups for its next set of summer swimming lessons. Lessons begin July 10 and are for children 3 years old and older. Preregistration is recommended due to limited class space. For more information, call 262-7419 or stop by the pool.
Paddle, bike, run for Chugach Forest
To celebrate the 99th birthday of the Chugach National Forest, people are being invited to paddle, bike and run in a 20-mile long triathlon July 29. The Chugach Challenge begins at 1 p.m., rain or shine, at Summit Lake Lodge, Mile 45.5 of the Seward Highway, and includes paddling 5 kilometers across Summit Lake, a 20-kilometer road bike ride and a 5-kilometer trail run.
Individuals and relay teams are asked to preregister by July 13. Preregistration costs $50 per person or $100 per team. After July 13, registration will cost $60 per person and $120 per team.
Registration forms and more information are available online at www.akcenter.org.
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