The following list of Soldotna Community Schools classes and activities beginning this week is printed as a reminder to preregistered participants. For more information, call Soldotna Community Schools at 262-6768. Children are not allowed to attend an adult class or to wait unattended while a parent attends a class.
Community Skate The Soldotna Sports Center will host a skate night from 7:30 to 9 p.m. open to all ages. Admission and skate rentals will be free. Participants are asked to bring one can of food per person to be donated to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank. Come early for the Learn to Skate class.
Trading and Investing in the Stock Market with Eric Zuber This class will provide a fundamental analysis and in-depth technical analysis of stock charts, how to use stock screens, when to open and close positions and how to make money in a declining market with short selling. There also will be an in-depth study of the convergent stochastic theory and day-trading techniques. The class is open to those 16 and older with a 10-person minimum and 30-person maximum. It will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays for nine weeks in the Soldotna Middle School computer lab. The cost is $110.
Muscle Fit with Kathi Riba Crane, American College of Sports Medicine exercise specialist This class will provide preseason strength and conditioning exercises geared toward winter sports. Participants should have a baseline fitness level, wear appropriate footwear, bring water and come prepared to work out. The class is open to adults with a five-person minimum. It will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. for seven weeks in the Soldotna Middle School multipurpose room. The cost is $25.
Baby Album Tutor with Carrie Henson, Creative Memories senior consultant Learn to select, mount and enhance scrapbook photo albums to make precious moments last. The class is open to adults, with a two-person minimum and six-person maximum. The class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday for selections, Nov. 4 for mounting and Nov. 18 for journaling and enhancing. It meets in Soldotna Middle School room 1. The cost is $15 per class or $40 for the series.
Hospice Volunteer Training with Liz Shubert, executive director of Hospice of the Central Peninsula This is part three of the series and will include a discussion of the four-fold concept of pain management, specifically psychological, emotional and social pain. The class is open to adults and meets from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Soldotna Middle School library. There is no fee.
Beginning Drawing with Chris Jenness The class will explore basic drawing techniques using a variety of media. A supply list will be provided at first class. It is open to students in grades five through 12 with a 10-person minimum and 20-person maximum. The class meets from 6 to 8 p.m. for nine weeks in the Soldotna Middle School art room. The cost is $90, plus $30 to $35 for supplies.
Family Wealth Strategies with Milo Jurik of Summit Brokerage This is an educational workshop providing money-management principles and concepts, covering the elements of risks, types of investments and the needs of financial planning. The class is open to teens and adults and meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. for three weeks in the Soldotna Middle School library. The cost is $40 for preregistered singles or couples and $60 for walk-ins.
Simple Steps with Carrie Henson The class is an introduction to the tradition of album making. The class is open to those 13 and older with a two-person minimum and 12-person maximum. It meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Soldotna Middle School home economics room. The cost is $15, with supplies included.
Literature Discussion Group with Dagmar Mayer Participants will read the book "Holes," by Luis Sachar with weekly discussions of quarters of the book. It will culminate in watching the movie. The class is open to those in fifth grade and older with a seven-person minimum and 12-person maximum. It will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. for four weeks, except of Oct. 30, due to in-service. There is no fee.
Hospice Volunteer Training with Liz Shubert The fourth part of the series will include discussions of spiritual pain and family dynamics. A panel of Hospice volunteers also will share their experiences. The class is open to adults and meets from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Soldotna Middle School library. There is no fee.
Kids' Make It and Take It Craft Fair cosponsored by the Skyview High School National Honor Society The fair is open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade. It will be held at Soldotna Middle School. There is no fee.
Web Class with Jackie Ansotegui of Kenai Peninsula Borough School District data processing. The class will be a workshop, where participants can work on existing Web pages with support available. There will be no structured instruction, but participants will learn from the facilitator and one another. Participants already should have a Web page and knowledge of Dreamweaver. Participants also should bring a sack lunch. The class will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Soldotna Middle School computer lab. There is a four-person minimum and 12-person maximum. The cost is $25.
Hunter Education Home Study with Larry Lewis of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game The one-day hunter education course will include a three-hour classroom session on hunter responsibility, firearm safety, wildlife conservation, game laws and ethics, followed by a written test. After a lunch break, the class will reconvene at the Snowshoe Gun Club firing range. Before coming to class, participants must read chapters 1, 2, 3 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Independent Study Guide and complete the corresponding review sections in the workbook. They also should have read the following sections of Hunt Alaska: Choosing a Firearm, pages 10 to 14; Water Treatment, page 22; and Shot Placement on Alaska Game, pages 28 to 30. To receive a hunter education certificate, which is required for hunters born after Jan. 1, 1986, participants must score at least 80 percent on the written test and pass the live-fire exercise and hunter skill course The class is open to those 9 and older, though children ages 9 to 13 must be accompanied by a parent. It will meet from 8:30 to noon at the Soldotna Middle School library, then at 1 p.m. at the gun club. The cost is $10. Materials and registration are available at the Fish and Game office.
Hospice Volunteer Training with Liz Shubert Part five of the class will cover skills for volunteering for hospice, a trip to Peninsula Memorial Chapel, an orientation to the Hospice Community Bereavement Program and a discussion of issues of loss and grief. It will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Soldotna Middle School library. It is open to adults, and there is no fee.
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