Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2002

Women's center to hold meeting

The board of directors of Women's Resource and Crisis Center will hold its monthly board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call Laurie at 283-9479.

School district looking for committee members

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is looking for interested committee members to address vocational education issues. Details are on the Web at

Refuge to hold trapper class

The trapper orientation class for those wishing to trap on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road in Soldotna. The class is mandatory for anyone wishing to trap on the refuge.

Those who already have attended the class in the past do not need to attend again. The trapper orientation class is sponsored jointly by the refuge and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

For additional information, call the refuge at 262-7021 or Larry Lewis at Fish and Game at 262-9368.

Senior center prepares for bazaar

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center's annual fall bazaar and bake sale will offer a variety of Christmas gift ideas. Redoubt Homemakers and Avon will be on hand, as well as people offering ceramics, glassware, jewelry and homemade items. Fresh baked goods and nachos, hot dogs, hamburgers, chili and Fritos pies will be offered. The bazaar will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Church to hold carnival

The Kenai New Life Assembly of God will hold its Harvest Carnival from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church, 209 Princess St., across from the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai. The event will offer safe fun, food and games for children ages three through 11. Costumes are encouraged. For more information, call 283-7752.

Borough to offer avalanche workshop

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management will offer an Avalanche Hazard Recognition Workshop from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at in the Soldotna High School Auditorium. Registration will take place between 9 and 9:25 a.m. Snowboarders, snowmachiners, telmark skiers, cross-country skiers and back-country enthusiasts are encouraged attend. Preregister online at, by e-mailing bhanson@borough. or by faxing to 262-8603. For more information, call Bonnie Hanson at 398-6911.

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