Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, October 06, 2000

Christmas boutique planned

The 21st anniversary of the original Christmas Boutique will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. A variety of items crafted by 13 area artists will be on hand.

Historical society board to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society board of directors will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the museum building on Centennial Road, in Soldotna. The meeting is open to the public.

Oktoberfest planned for Homer

KBBI's seventh annual Oktoberfest will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Down East Saloon, in Homer. Polkas, waltzes and schottisches will be performed by the 10-piece Bavarian band and Die Anchorage Blaskapelle. A wild Siberian boar will be spit-roasted and Mayor Jack Cushing will tap the Homer Brewing Company Oktoberfest keg. Attendees must be 21 years old or over. General admission is $15 and $10 for KBBI members and seniors; dinner is extra.

Scouts kick off popcorn sale

Members of the Western Alaska Council of the Boy Scouts of America will set out Saturday, knocking on doors to kick off their annual sale of Trail's End Gourmet Popcorn. Money raised for the sale will help provide supplemental income to finance scouting activities for the council, as well as individual scouting units.

Varieties of popcorn include microwave bag, caramel corn, white chocolatety caramel crunch, chocolate caramel and three-way tins.

Medicare topic of meeting

The American Association of Retired Persons will sponsor a program on Medicare, featuring Jan Nichols of Anchorage, at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai Senior Center. For more information, call 283-4156.

Topics to be discussed at council meeting

The North Peninsula Community Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nikiski Senior Center. The council will identify Nikiski area groups and organizations for help in the creation of an area action plan and the development of a vision and a mission statement. Everyone is invited to attend the meeting.

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