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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2000

Play group offers playing and reading activities

The Read and Run Play Group meets today and each Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Sterling Elementary gym. Parents and their children, up to age 5, may attend. The event features play time and storytelling with the Sterling Elementary first-graders. Parents should bring toys for children to share. For more information, call 260-7778.

Bake sale planned today

The Nikiski Senior Center will hold its annual bake sale and bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. The cost to rent a table is $10. For more information, call 776-7654.

North chamber to meet

The North Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will hold its weekly luncheon meeting today. The Kenai Police Department will provide a speaker to discuss youth detention.

Siren to be tested

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management will conduct its monthly alert siren test at noon today. The test consists of the attack and alert tones. It is conducted the first Thursday of each month, except on holidays. For more information, call 262-4910.

Business seminar offered

The Business Opportunities Network will hold a free seminar on business insurance and other issues for the self-employed at noon today at the Peninsula Center Mall. For more information, call 260-2663.

Red Cross courses to begin

The Red Cross offers CPR and first aid classes today and Friday from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 5 p.m. Lessons and fees vary. Registration is required. For more information, call 262-4541.

Writers' Group to meet

The Writers' Group meets at 6:30 tonight at the Kenai Community Library.

Parenting program offered

The Kenai Peninsula Community Care Center Family Support Program will present a video-based program, "Active Parenting of Teens," from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight and every Thursday night for the next three weeks. The program will be presented at the Central Peninsula General Hospital in room 3. Registration is free. For more information, call 283-7635.

Swim lessons available

Sign-up for swim lessons at Kenai Central High School will take place until Nov. 8. The pool staff plans to offer lessons for levels 1 to 4 following the high school swim season. For more information, call 283-7476.

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