Around the Peninsula

Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Low vision support group planned

The Independent Living Center will hold a low vision support group at 1 p.m. today at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center.

There also will be a Human Ware product demonstration from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Soldotna Senior Citizens Center. Human Ware specializes in products for the blind and visually impaired. For more information, call Susan at 262-6333.

Nikiski Neighbors meeting set

The Nikiski Neighbors will hold its first meeting of the season at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center. For more information, call Laura at 776-8732.

Airport commission meeting to take flight

The Kenai Airport Commission will hold a work session in the Kenai City Council chambers at city hall at 6 p.m. Thursday. The purpose of the session is to continue the review and development of the Supplemental Airport Plan.

For more information, contact the city clerk's office at 283-7535, ext. 231.

Library pumpkin contest slated

The Soldotna Public Library is sponsoring a pumpkin carving and painting contest. The contest goes from Saturday to Nov. 1. Entries must represent a fictional book character. One prize will be awarded in four categories: preschool, elementary, teens and family. A grand prize will be awarded for Best in Contest. Painted pumpkins can be dropped off from Saturday until Oct. 28. Carved pumpkins can be dropped off from Oct. 24 to 28.

Judging and awards will be given Oct. 28. Entries dropped off at the library must be ready for display. Entries should include a 3-inch by 5-inch card with the name of character, title and author of the book the character is from. The back of the card should have the participant's name, mailing address, phone number and category the item is entered in.

For more information, call the Soldotna library at 262-4227.

KPBSD budget meetings slated

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will hold budget hearings on the following dates and times: Monday in Seward (call for time); Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Skyview High School library; Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater at Kenai Central High School; Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Homer High School library; Oct. 17 in Soldotna (call for time); Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Seward High School library; and Nov. 7 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. in Homer in conjunction with the scheduled school board meetings. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, call Lassie Nelson at 714-8838 or e-mail her at mail to lassie@kpbsd.k12.ak.us.

Immunization clinic canceled

The regular Kenai Public Health Center immunization clinic scheduled at Cottonwood Health Clinic in Soldotna for Oct. 6 has been canceled. A walk-in immunization clinic will be held at the Kenai Public Health Center in Kenai at 630 Barnacle Way, suite A the same day from 1:30 to 4 p.m. The regular clinic schedule will be in effect after that date. For more information, call Marty at 335-3400.

Senior center to hold meeting

There will be an informational meeting on the new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan at 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. For more information, call Kathy at 283-4156.



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