Around the Peninsula

Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2006

Immunization clinic shot down temporarily

The walk-in immunization clinic at the Kenai Public Health Center will be canceled Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Immunizations for children only will be available by appointment. The clinics will resume Nov. 20. For more information, call 335-3400.

PFLAG to meet Tuesday

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. For more information, call 283-4678.

Photo guild going steady

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Soldotna Middle School to discuss tripods and other devises for stabilizing a camera. The meeting will also include time to share slides, prints or digital images. Contact Marianne at 398-0649 for more information.

Take a break, buy a gift

Peninsula Take-a-Break invites women to its annual Country Fair Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Solid Rock Conference Center in Sterling. Admission is $10 with free child care available. There will be music, and homemade crafts and goodies will be for sale for gift giving. Proceeds go to Stonecroft Ministries. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan at 335-6789.

Caregiver support meeting set

The National Family Caregiver Support Program will conduct caregiver training from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Independent Care Advantage Access Alaska, 10807 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai.

For more information, call 262-1280 or (866) 776-8210.

Cooper Landing advisors change meeting

The Cooper Landing Fish and Game Advisory Committee rescheduled its November meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday in the ambulance hall.

For more information, call Karl Romig at (907) 595-1257.

Pop Warner group to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner Organization will conduct its general meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Soldotna Middle School. Anyone interested in the league or in being part of the local board is asked to attend.

Noel tree support sought

The Nikiski Noel Tree will again be put up at the M & M Market in Nikiski, to ensure that each child listed on the tree has a Christmas this year.

Nikiski community volunteers and the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center will coordinate names and needs of children and families.

Cash and check donations can be made to the Nikiski Chamber of Commerce no later than Dec. 1.

For more information, call the chamber at 776-5551.

Free movie showing set to entertain

The Sterling Senior Center will offer free movies twice a month at 7 p.m. at the center. Free popcorn and coffee will be served at 6:30 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers and soda will be available to purchase. A free raffle prize will be given at intermission. The next movie is “Friendly Persuasion” on Friday. For more information, call 262-6808.

Dinner theater set to entertain

A dinner theater fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Kenai Senior Citizens Center ballroom. The play is written and directed by Mike Druce and is a murder mystery titled “Murder Ahoy.” This year will feature an extended dinner menu and a no-host bar. Tickets are available at River City Books in Soldotna and the senior center. The proceeds will benefit the Kenai Senior Connection Inc. and the Kenai Performers.

Sports center holds holiday bazaar

A holiday bazaar will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Moose lodge plans dance

The Peninsula Moose Family Center invites members and guests to dance night at 8 p.m. Saturday at the lodge home. Music will be provided by Mark Lebrell.

Kids’ snowmachine safety event planned

Central Peninsula General Hospital will conduct a snowmachine safety for kids event Saturday at Soldotna Middle School. The free event will be from 9 to 11 a.m. for children 6 to 9 years old, and from noon to 2 p.m. for ages 10 to 14. Parents must attend with children. Full-face helmets will be available for purchase for $25. For more information, call Safe Kids at 714-4539.

KPC opens up to performers

Kenai Peninsula College will hold an open mic night from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 24 in its commons area. Canned food donations will be accepted. Mature material may be presented.

Craft fair, flea market planned

The Kenaitze Native Youth Olympics team will host a craft fair, flea market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 at Kenai Middle School. For more information, call Deb Coveyou at 252-9488.

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