Wildfire protection meetings set
The Anchor Point, Happy Valley, Nikolaevsk and south Ninilchik Community Wildfire Protection planning process continues through this week. Core Team members will meet to review the draft plan and assign priorities to wildfire hazard mitigation projects at 7 p.m. today the Anchor Point Fire Hall. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Sharon Roesch at 260-6202.
Arts, crafts fair set to decorate
Kenaitze Head Start will host an arts and crafts fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Family House building adjacent to the school at 130 N. Willow St.
Vendor space is open to Head Start parents, tribal members or staff. For more information, call Janet at 283-0707.
Domestic violence presentation set
Healthy Families Kenai, a program of Frontier Community Services will host Linda Chamberlin, director of Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Public Health Building at 630 Barnacle Way, Suite A, Kenai. Chamberlain, an epidemiologist, will speak on the effect of childhood exposure to violence and early brain development. There is no fee. It is open to the public. For more information, call Renie Aragon at 714-6647 or e-mail her at Renie_Aragon@fcsonline.org.
Chicken dinner fund-raiser planned
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post No. 10046 will hold a fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the post at 134 N. Birch St. in Soldotna. The cost is $10 per person. Proceeds will help defray the cost of the 2006 Department Convention. VFW ladies auxiliary members and their guests are encouraged to attend.
Drivers safety class scheduled
AARP is offering a driver safety class from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai River Center in Soldotna. Possible benefits are having a ticket dismissed and getting a reduction on insurance. Teens and their parents are welcome. The cost is $10 for materials. For more information, call Vivian Swanson at 260-3966.
Wal-Mart films to be shown
The Center for Mediation and Community Dialogue and Kenai Peninsula College will hold a dialogue meeting from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in rooms 133-135. Two films will be shown: “Why Wal-Mart Works and Why That Makes Some People Crazy” and “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price.” A discussion will follow the films. A potluck lunch will be available. The public is invited to attend.
The purpose of the First Friday Dialogues is to bring people in the community together in a safe forum for listening, speaking and learning.
For more information, call Chris Gehrett at 262-0367 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Teenagers to be discussed
Paul Turner will give a presentation on the psychology of teenagers from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Kenai Community Library conference room.
The presentation is the third in a year-long series of monthly presentations focusing on mental health topics given by area mental health professionals. For more information, call 283-4378.
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