Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2009

Have a photogenic pet? Send us a picture!

Pet photos run on the Pets page every Tuesday. They can be color or black and white and may include people. Limit one photo per household. They may be e-mailed to, dropped off at the Kenai office or mailed to the Clarion at P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, 99611. A brief explanation of the photo, the pet's and owner's names, owner's address and phone number must be included. Only photos with an address written on the back will be returned. For more information, call 335-1251.

Immunizations available

The Kenai Public Health Center at 630 Barnacle Way, Kenai, provides walk-in immunization services from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursdays at the Soldotna Cottonwood Clinic. For more information call 335-3400.

Basketball registration begins

The Boys & Girls Club is taking registrations for its fifth and sixth grade basketball league. Deadline to register is at 4 p.m. Friday. The cost is $50 and players must be current 2009 members.

There will separate boys and girls leagues. Practices begin the week of Oct. 12.

To register, call 283-3318 or visit

Women to take a break

Peninsula Take-a-Break gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Alaska Christian College off West Poppy Lane on Royal Place.

This is a get-together for ladies from teens to 90s. A fashion accessory exchange, and learning the treasures of friendship from special guest, Kathy Bishop, of Lodi, Wis., are planned.

For reservations and information, call Karolee at 283-4615 or Susan at 335-6789. The price is $12 and reservations are required by Sunday.

Reservations must be honored unless cancelled prior.

NPRC events set

North Peninsula Recreation Center will host the following events:

* Teen Center is open from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. The cost is $1 per participant or yearly memberships available.

* Full Swing Golf is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays. The cost is $20 per hour Mondays through Thursdays and $24 per hour Fridays.

* Youth Basketball for third and fourth and fifth and sixth grade boys and girls, both co-ed and inter-league teams are available. Interleague registration deadline is Friday and co-ed registration deadline is Oct. 1.

For more information, call 776-8800.

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