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Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Genealogical society to meet

Totem Tracers Genealogical Society will present a genealogy research question and answer time at 6:30 p.m. today at Kenai Community Library. For more information, call 283-4481.

Developmental screening fair scheduled

Frontier Community Services will hold a kids’ screening fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Children’s Medical Center, next to Arby’s in Soldotna. Children ages birth to 3 are eligible to attend.

Free vision and hearing screenings will available for children ages birth to 5.

Developmental toy options for children and playgroups will be available for viewing. For more information or to scheduled an appointment, call Renie Aragon at 714-6647.

Flying presentation slated

The Kenai Peninsula Flight Instructors will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kenai Flight Service Station. The topic will be winter and night flying. Certified flight instructors are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Dean at 262-3872.

HANDLE workshop set

Frontier Community Services will host Cathy Stingley for a free presentation on the holistic approach to neurodevelopment and learning efficiency (HANDLE) from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Stingley is the European regional education director of the HANDLE Institute and clinical director of HANDLE of Homer. Her topic of discussion will focus on concerns related to ADD/ADHD, autism, balance and coordination issues. For more information and workshop location, call Renie Aragon at 714-6647.

Christmas bazaar fund-raiser planned

The Annual Nonprofit Christmas bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Middle School. Crafts. food and games will be offered. For more information, call Lisa at 283-7868.

Pie party gets cooking

Kenai Senior Connection Inc. is accepting orders for 10-inch, deep-dish apple or pumpkin pies. Deadline for orders is Monday. Pies will be ready for pick up from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at the center. For more information or to place an order, call 283-4156.

Christmas celebration set

The city of Kenai will host its annual Christmas Comes to Kenai community celebration Nov. 25. Events will include Santa’s arrival via fire truck at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center, with cookies and cocoa, the Electric Light Parade, followed by the Christmas tree lighting, bonfire, a sing-a-long and Victorian Carolers. At 8 p.m. the well-known fireworks display will come to life.

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