Kids, parents invited to play time
Preschoolers and their parents are invited to join the Read and Run play group from 9:30 to 11 a.m. today and each Thursday at the Sterling Elementary School gymnasium. The play group includes free play and story time with the Sterling Elementary first-graders. For more information, call 262-7293.
Public health nurse to visit Nikolaevsk
The public health nurse will be at the Nikolaevsk School from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. For more information, call (800) 770-8857 or 235-857.
Self-help group to meet
A Multiple Sclerosis self-help group will meet today from noon to 2 p.m. in Room 3 of Central Peninsula General Hospital's Family Resource Center. Laurie Langfitt of Fittfactor will discuss reflex analysis and whole-food nutrition. Lunch will be provided, courtesy of Fred Meyer.
Community justice conference offered
The Alaska departments of Corrections and Health and Social Services will present a Community Justice Conference from 12:30 to 5 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Anne Seymour, a nationally recognized expert on criminal justice and victim-related issues, is the speaker. The event is free. For more information, call 269-7377.
Committee meets today
The Healthy Communities/Healthy People Steering Committee's regular monthly meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. today at Bridges in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-1831.
Historical society to meet
The Kasilof Historical Society will meet at 6 tonight at Tustumena Elementary School. The business meeting begins at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7. The history of the Kasilof area and its interesting facts and oddities will be discussed. For more information, call 262-2439.
Parenting program offered
The Kenai Peninsula Community Care Center offers a video-based program, "Active Parenting of Teens," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight and every Thursday night for the next five weeks at Central Peninsula General Hospital's FRC Room 3. For more information, call 283-7635.
Fund-raiser, dinner planned for Saturday
The sixth annual Thelma McConnell Scholarship Fund dinner and auction is scheduled Saturday at the Unocal Camp on North Miller Loop. The roast beef dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7. Tickets are $7. For more information, call 776-7654.
Flu vaccine in short supply
The state Public Health Department will not have the flu vaccine available until mid-November. The vaccine may be in short supply; therefore high-risk clients will be the department's first priority. For more information, call 235-8857 or (800) 770-8857.
Free firewood offered
Free firewood is currently available to the public. The wood is located in Kenai on South Forest Drive in Municipal Park. For more information, call 283-3855.
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