Around the Peninsula

Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Toastmasters to meet

The Peninsula Toastmasters Club will meet at 6 p.m. today in the conference room of Cloud and Ribelin Real Estate, Suite 100A, Benco Building, 805 Frontage St. in Kenai. It is open to the public.

The Soldotna Toastmasters meets at noon Mondays at the Church of God on the corner of Redoubt Avenue and Binkley Street. For more information, call 262-2908.

Fall bazaar, bake sale slated

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will host its annual fall bazaar and bake sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Tables are available for vendors to rent. Rental cost are $15 a day or $10 for three days. For more information, call 776-7654.

Fall fun day planned

Mountain View Elementary School will hold its fall fun festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at 315 Swires Road in Kenai. For more information, call 283-6148.

Historical society to meet

The Soldotna Historical Society board of directors will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday at Charlottes' Cafe at River City Books. It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-4157.

Counseling association seeks members

Kenai Peninsula Counseling Association is seeking new members. Members can be professionals in counseling, students in the field or other interested community members. The group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at Central Peninsula Counseling Services at 506 Lake St. in Kenai. For more information, visit Alaskacounselors@yahoogroups.com or e-mail bselby@alaska.net.

Gardeners to gather

The Central Peninsula Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road near Bridge Access Road.

The featured speaker will be Ron Sexton of Trinity Greenhouse, who with his wife, Kathy, traveled to Ireland in August. He will show many of the images he captured of public and private gardens, castle gardens, the Irish countryside flora and fauna, various landscaping examples, public hanging baskets, heirloom plants and the protective policies about those plants versus new species.

For more information, call Marion Nelson at 283 4632 or e-mail her at mmkn@ptialaska.net.

Internet workshop rescheduled

The Soldotna Community Schools and Officer Tony Garcia, school resource officer of the Soldotna Police Department's free "Cybersmarts!" workshop has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in the computer lab at Soldotna Middle School.

For more information, call Carmen Triana at 262-3151, ext. 24.

Hospice open house set

Hospice of the Central Peninsula will hold an open house from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the hospice office in Soldotna. For more information, call at 262-0453.

Fish and Game to meet

The Kenai and Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at in room 116 at Kenai Peninsula College. The topics will be preparing comments on upper Cook Inlet Board of Fish proposals and finalize any Board of Fish interior region proposals. For more information, call 262-3993.

Reading council seeks members

The Kenai Peninsula Reading Council is seeking community members interested in promoting literacy in the community through a variety of activities.

The group is in the process of planned a reading carnival. For information, e-mail Monica Heath at mheath@kpbsd.k12.ak.us or call 283-5015.

Crooners sought

Sweet Adelines (womens' barbershop) is seeking members who can sing in tune. The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12 at Skyview High School. For more information, call Susan at 335-6789, Karolee at 283-4615 or Robin at 394-4368.



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