Around the Peninsula

Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2007

Senior garage sale fundraiser today

The Kenai Senior Citizens Center will hold a garage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday at the center. For more information, call 283-4156.

College council meeting scheduled

The Kenai Peninsula College Council will meet at 6 p.m. today in Room 121 of the Mining and Petroleum Training Services Building.

It is open to the public.

For more information or a copy of the agenda, call Sue Evanson at 262-0318.

Hockey registration slated

The Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association will hold registration from 4 to 7 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Youth ages 4 to 18 may register.

No previous hockey experience necessary. The first 150 players to register will receive two free tickets to a Kenai River Brown Bears game.

For more information, call Lori at 283-0551 or visit

Fishing documentary to show

The Kasilof Historical Association will host a showing of the documentary "The Run," a history of Upper Cook Inlet commercial fishing, and a discussion at 7 p.m. today at Tustumena Elementary School.

For more information, call Catherine Cassidy at 262-6189.

Web log class offered

The Peninsula's Yellow Ribbon Club will host a training seminar to teach participants how to create a free Web log. The emphasis will be basic creation of a log and using it to keep in touch with service members.

The class will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Frontier Training School in the Red Diamond Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The seminar is free to anyone who has a family member who is deployed, deploying or deployable. The teacher will be Kim Coreson. Registration is suggested.

For information, call Kim at 262-5223.

ACT hosts candidate forum

The Alliance of Concerned Taxpayers will host a candidate forum with assembly candidates Ed Oberts and Pete Sprauge and school board candidates Gene Dyson and Sammy Crawford at 7 p.m. today at Ginger's Restaurant in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.

For more information, call 252-4852.

Historical society to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society will hold a membership meeting and fall fling at 11 a.m. Saturday at the main museum building on Centennial Park Road. The board of directors will meet at 9 a.m. to discuss business and prepare for the fall fling.

A brief business meeting will be held followed by hamburgers, hot dogs and a beverage provided by the board. Members are encouraged to bring a salad or dessert. After lunch, Frank and Betty Kraxburger, early well drillers, will speak.

For more information, call Barbara Jewell at 262-4157.

Developmental screening offered

Frontier Community Services will hold developmental screenings for children ages infant to 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at its office at 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 16 in the Red Diamond Center. Vision and hearing screenings also will be given.

For more information, call Amanda Faulkner at 714-6644.

Watershed to host party

The Kenai Watershed Forum will host a membership volunteer appreciation party from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at Soldotna Creek Park Pavilion. Door prizes and a watershed presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, e-mail Josselyn O'Connor at

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