Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2001

Sport fishing on Kenai to be discussed

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will feature recreational guide Mike Adlan in a program about catch-and-release fishing on the Kenai River Monday at 3 p.m. as part of its Science on the Kenai series.

Tibetan medicine to be demonstrated

Dr. Barry Clark, a specialist in Tibetan medicine, will hold workshops and consultations on the Kenai Peninsula this week. Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. there will be a workshop at the office of Karlene Muller, LicAc, at the Red Diamond Center. Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. he will be at the South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Both cost $25.

There will be consultations in Soldotna at Karlene Muller's office Tuesday and at Dennis Anderson's office in Homer Wednesday.

To reserve a spot or for more information, call (907) 522-3556.

Immunization clinics planned

The Public Health Nurse will hold immunization clinics in Homer Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m., the week of Aug. 20 during the same times and on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for the remainder of the month of August. For more information, call the Homer Public Health Center at 235-8857.

Monthly meeting scheduled

Kenai Women's Aglow will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Salvation Army Chapel at 201 N. Forest Drive in Kenai. This month's speaker is Kelley Carpenter of Anchorage. For more information, call 262-2780.

Rotary club invites new members

The Kenai Rotary Club meeting Monday will feature Wanda Cooksey, governor of Rotary District 5010, who will present three Paul Harris Fellowship Awards to Kenai Rotary members. All meetings are open to interested members. The club meets at noon Mondays at Paradisos Restaurant in Kenai. For more information, call Randy Daly, membership committee chairman, at 283-5136.

CPGH service board plans to meet

The Central Peninsula General Hospital Service Area Board will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 20. For more information, call 262-9892.

PFLAG meeting scheduled

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, PFLAG, will hold its first meeting as a Kenai Peninsula Chapter Aug. 21. For more information, call 283-4678.

Old-timer's reunion to be held

There will be an old-timers' annual reunion Aug. 22 at the Kenai Senior Center. Coffee and salads are available by 11:30 a.m., and lunch is served at noon. The cost is $4. Preregistration is suggested. For more information, call the senior center at 283-4156, Peggy Arness at 776-8651 or Donnis Thompson at 776-8721. Both residents of Alaska and nonresidents are welcome.

Free developmental screening offered

Frontier Community Services Early Intervention will offer a free developmental screening for children from newborns to 3 years old Sept. 8. For more information, call Renie Aragon at 262-3144.

Coastal walks scheduled

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies will hold its 17th annual Kachemak Bay coast walk during coast weeks Sept. 15 to the 29. Participants can sign up to walk one of 32 zones around the bay and record their findings.

The event will kick off with a volunteer gathering and dessert potluck Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at the office on the corner of Lake Street and Smokey Bay Way in Homer. For more information, call 235-6667.

Palm-Handspring classes slated

Soldotna Community Schools has three Palm classes scheduled for August. Wednesday there is a Palm beginner class for $25, Thursday a Palm intermediate class for $40 and Aug. 21 a Palm intermediate class for $40. All classes will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at Soldotna Middle School.

Registrations can be made via email at or over the phone at 262-6768. Checks can be made out to Soldotna Community Schools and mailed to 426 W. Redoubt Ave., Soldotna AK 99669

For more information, call the community school office at 262-6768.

Interviews for alternative school planned

Kenai Alternative High School is interviewing for new students for the 2001-02 school year. To set up an interview, call the school at 283-7844.

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