Community Schools

Posted: Monday, October 24, 2005

Competitive volleyball

Competitive volleyball for intermediate and advanced players from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 12 at Soldotna Middle School. For teens and adults. The cost is $4 per night.

Pilates' yoga

Joanne Wainwright will be the instructor. Participants are asked to bring a mat, comfortable clothing and water. Class will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 28 in the Multipurpose room at Soldotna Middle School. For teens and adults. The cost is $50 per participants.

Hunter education (home study)

Larry Lewis, Wildlife Technician III, Alaska Department of Fish and Game will instruct. Class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Room 8 at Soldotna Middle School.

Registration is at the ADFG on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Workbooks will be given at time of registration.

Before attending to class, participants are required to study chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 and complete the review section of the workbook that matches these chapters. Also, participants are expected to have read "Hunt Alaska" chapters: "Choosing a Firearm, Cartridge and Bullet", pages 10-14; "Water Treatment", page 22; and "Shot Placement on Alaska Game", pages. 28-30.

The course requires a three-hour classroom session on hunter responsibility, firearm safety, wildlife conservation, game laws and ethics before taking the written test. After the classroom session, participants will be excused for lunch and class will reconvene at the Snowshoe Gun Club firing range at approximately 1 p.m.

Participants must pass the written test with at least a 80 percent, the live-fire exercise and the hunter skills course to receive a certificate. Certification is recognized in all 50 states.

Ages 9 years through adult are eligible to attend.

Children ages 9 through 13 must have a parent in attendance. The cost is $10 per person.

Triumvirate Theatre tour

A behind-the-scenes look at the Triumvirate Theatre, established by the Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts, will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.

The facility includes an art gallery and a bookstore. The tour will include showing some of the interworkings of the group's latest children's production, "Baranov's Castle." Participants are asked to bring a hardcover book to donate and be eligible to win prizes. One ticket will be given for each hardcover book donated. There is no fee.

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