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Posted: Monday, August 14, 2000

Parents symposium slated

Frontier Community Services will host a Parents Inc. symposium today at 1 p.m. The symposium, held in the Frontier Community Services office in the Red Diamond Center, is an introduction to autism and other neurological disorders.

For more information, call Holly at 283-8165.

North peninsula council to hold meeting

A general membership meeting of the North Peninsula Community Council will be held today at 7 p.m. at the Nikiski Senior Center. The modified bylaws will be discussed and voted on at this meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

Redoubt Elementary announces registration

Redoubt Elementary School will hold new student registration today and Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. both days. Students new to the area should bring immunization records. Kindergartners will need a birth certificate as well. This registration is for students who will be new to Redoubt this fall. Students who attended Redoubt last year were preregistered last spring.

Grade level supply lists will be available in the school entry way. Redoubt class lists will be posted on the school doors on Friday. An open house will be held the day before school starts on Aug. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Chamber to hold District 9 candidates forum

The speakers for the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce's weekly luncheon held on Tuesday will be candidates for State House District 9. The luncheon is at noon at the Riverside House restaurant. The meeting is open to the public.

Alaska Tree Farm Committee to sell seedlings

Alaska Tree Farm Committee has seedlings available at the state Forestry building located on the Sterling Highway between Soldotna and Sterling. Cost is three for $1 for Lutz Spruce. Seedlings are 12 inches tall. For more information call Al Peterson at 260-4221.

Peninsula state fair slated for weekend

The Kenai Peninsula State Fair will be held Friday through Sunday. The Budweiser Clydesdale horses will give a show each day, weather permitting, a parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, and around noon will be the River to River Run -- a 5.5-mile race from the fairgrounds to Deep Creek to Ninilchik River along the beach at low tide. Preregistration is at 11 a.m. The Circle 4 Rodeo will be at 4 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

A fireworks display will be at 10:30 p.m. on Friday. Josh Carey, juggler and comedian, will give three shows daily. There will be kite-making demonstrations, clowning classes, a lumberjack contest and clam chowder cook-off. Call the Ninilchik Senior Center for details.

Practice begins for Soldotna High swimmers

Practice for swimmers and divers at Soldotna High School begins this week. Practice this week will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Once school starts, practice will be from 2:45 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the pool at 262-7419 or go to the SoHi swimming web page at:\sohi\swimming.

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