Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Quilters to gather

Stitches of Love Quilters will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Redoubt Elementary School library.

The group is seeking donations of large pieces of quilt batting and tooth brushes and toothpaste for its Foster Kids program.

For more information, call 260-9005, 262-5588 or 262-1507.

Garden club to meet

Central Peninsula Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road near the Bridge Access Road intersection.

The topic will be composts. Thom Jans and other area gardeners will share stories of their composting efforts. Annual club membership dues are $20.

Upcoming summer garden visits only will be open to paid members.

For more information, call Marion at 398-8669 or Donna at 260-9330. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments available.

Craft sale set

The Sterling Senior Center will hold a Christmas in July craft sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Elderberry Cafe will be open and homemade goods will be available for purchase.

Table rentals are $25 for two days. For more information, call 262-6808 or 262-2943.

Football camp planned

The Kenai Peninsula Youth Football camp will be held at 9 a.m. Monday for youth up to ninth grade. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Soldotna High School pool side entrance.

The cost is $50 per player. For more information, call Galen Brantley at 398-8862.

Ninilchik fair seeks sponsors, gardeners

The Ninilchik State Fair is seeking volunteers to help with beautification around the grounds. Community members interested in sponsoring a flower bed, planting flowers in a wheelbarrow to display at the fair or donating transplantable annuals or perennials to the fair, call at the fair office at (907) 567-3670. Office hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The fair also is in need of wood chips to add to its poultry barn and garden beds. To donate or offer to pick up a truck load and deliver it to the fair, call the fair office.

Classes set to reunite

· Skyview High School class of 1997 will hold its 10-year reunion July 27-29. Events scheduled are: happy hour at Hooligans July 27 at 7 p.m.; dinner at Paradisos July 28 at 6 p.m.; and a family picnic at Soldotna Creek Park July 29 at noon. Everyone is invited to the picnic who attended Skyview, even if they did not graduate with the class. R.S.V.P. is required for the dinner and picnic. For more information, e-mail Kanani at

· Soldotna High School class of 1997 is planning a class reunion for July 27-29 at Kenai Landing. Class members are sought for updates on how they have spent the past 10 years. Anyone who attended SoHi with the class is invited to the reunion, whether they graduated with the class or not. For more information, call Theresa Sin at

· The Soldotna High School class of 1987 reunion will be held at Kenai Landing from July 27 to the 29. For more information or R.S.V.P. forms, visit or e-mail

Cameras, photo printers sought

The Soldotna Rotary Club is seeking donations of working digital cameras and photo printers for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's art program. Equipment may be dropped off at Sweeney's Clothing or Joe Kashi's law office.

For more information, call 398-0480.

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