Something to think about: "Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save." Will Rogers
The Nikiski Senior Citizens Centers bazaar and bake sale will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center on Island Lake Road.
Graduating senior high school ladies, the deadline for the Alaska Junior Miss scholarship program is Nov. 22.
You can pick up an application packet from your high school counselor or complete the information online by visiting www.alaskajuniormiss.com.
To be eligible, all contestants paperwork must be received no later than Nov. 22.
For more information, call Mary Green at 262-5495.
The North Peninsula Recreation Service Area Board congratulates director Karen Kester in receiving the Distinguished Professional Award from the Alaska Recreation and Parks Association held in Juneau on Oct. 7 and 8. This is the highest recognition that Alaska Recreation and Parks Association can bestow upon a deserving candidate.
Kester serves on the board of directors-member at large, is a member of ARPA, has more than 10 years experience in the field of parks and recreation and demonstrates leadership in many areas dealing with parks and recreation.
The 2004-05 NPRSA board members are Peter Mysing, chair; Patty Floyd, vice chair; Paul Lorenzo, Beth Jones and James Price. Meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
Mary Kennedy said Nikiski residents are invited to "The Uninvited," a play at the Old Town Playhouse (formerly Gary King's), Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinee is at 3 p.m.
Tickets are available at M & M Market in Nikiski, Charlotte's, Coffee Roasters and River City Books.
A reminder to save those box tops for education and Campbell Soup labels for the Nikiski North Star Elementary School's Dare to Dream program. There are drop-off boxes at M & M Market and at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center, along with the elementary school.
Celebrating a birthday today is Den Delany; Wednesday: Jim Roza, Kasi Morse and Arvilla Metcalf; Friday: Annie Street and Beverly Berdahl; Saturday: Carolyn Morse, DeAndre Outwater and Bradi Jo Anderson; Sunday: Deanna Roza and Jimmy Hall; and Monday: Jason Ross.
Enjoy the day.
Beth Jones can be reached by phone at 776-8455 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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