Community Events

Posted: Monday, October 16, 2006

Parenting class for men set

Nakenu Family Center will hold a free parenting class for fathers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 21 at 110 N. Willow St. in Kenai. The class is geared for fathers who have children ages infants to 12. Pat Truesdell will lead the class. For more information, call 283-6693 or 394-1179.

Baby topics to be discussed

La Leche League will meet at 11 a.m. Oct. 20 at 141 Trumpeter Ave. in Soldotna. Discussion will be on the advantages of breast feeding On Nov. 6, a meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Iliamna Room at Central Peninsula General Hospital about bringing home a new baby. For more information, call Olga at 260-2665 or Amorette at 260-6141.

Russian fun night scheduled

The Kenai River Rotary Club will host a "From Russia with Fun Night" at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Senior Citizens Center. The evening will include Russian food, music, entertainment, storytelling, Russian toasts, special guests, and a silent auction. The funds raised will benefit service projects for Alaska and Russia.

Tickets are on sale at River City Books in Soldotna. For more information and a list of members who have tickets to sell, call 262-1543 or 262-0841.

Adult hockey league begins

Tier ll adult coed hockey has begun. The games are for fun with no check or slap shots. For more information, call 283-9518. For Tier 1 information, call Jason at 260-4740.

Domestic violence workshop

The LeeShore Center will hold a community awareness workshop on domestic violence and sexual assault Oct. 23 through 27 in its community meeting room.

The topics will be how the dynamics of a community's response to domestic violence and sexual assault impacts victims and community resources available to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Continuing education credit may be applied for through Kenai Peninsula College. For more information and times for workshop, call 283-9479.

Car care tips offered

Kenaitze Head Start will offer a free winter car care class at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Family House, 120 N. Willow Street in Kenai. Jeff Van Velzor, from NAPA, will teach the class. Door prizes will be given away. It is open to the public.

For more information, call Mary at 283-0707.

Pumpkin contest scheduled

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will host a free community Halloween pumpkin carving contest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28. One free pumpkin will be proved per family. Bake sale, stories and craft activities are some of the planned activities.

For more information, call 283-1991 or visit

Children's craft fair planned

Soldotna Community Schools, in partnership with Skyview High School National Honor Society, will host a free make it and take it craft fair for kids in grades kindergarten through six from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at Soldotna Middle School. Donations for materials will be accepted.

GED help available in Ninilchik

Terri Cowart, ABE instructor with Kenai Peninsula College, will be available to help community members interested in earning their GED or improving English and math skills from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ninilchik Traditional Council and from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Ninilchik library on the following dates: Nov. 8, Jan. 10, Feb. 8, March 7 and April 14.

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