Around the Peninsula

Posted: Monday, December 10, 2001

Swim team holding tryouts

The Soldotna Silver Salmon Swim Team is holding tryouts today, Dec. 17, Jan. 7 and 14. For more information, call Sohail Marey at 262-7419 or 262-1506 or e-mail him at

Musicians to perform at senior centers

Grandma's Hope Notes will hold a concert at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Nikiski Senior Citizens Center and 11:45 a.m. and Wednesday at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center.

Network to discuss allergies

The Peninsula Allergy Network will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. The group meets to discuss allergy topics. This meeting will focus on holiday concerns for food allergies.

The church is a quarter mile from the Y on the Kenai Spur Highway. For more information, call Ruth Lewis at 260-3320 or Deb Nyquist at 283-1683.

Healthy Communities-Healthy People to meet

The Healthy Communities-Healthy People Steering Committee regular monthly meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bridges office at 145 Kasilof St. in Soldotna. For more information, call 260-3800.

Orchestra performs children's holiday concert

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will perform its Young People's Christmas at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna Friday and Saturday at the Mariner Theatre in Homer. Both concerts start at 7 p.m. and include traditional Christmas pieces such as "A Christmas Festival," 'What Child is This?" and the "Hallelujah" chorus from Handel's Messiah.

In addition, Peter Norton will read "A Visit From St. Nicholas" and JulieAnn Smith will play a harp solo. Santa himself may drop in, and there will be door prizes for kids.

Tickets are $5 general admission; children 12 and younger are free if accompanied by an adult.

Fish and Game committee to meet

The Cooper Landing Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 in the Cooper Landing Ambulance Hall. The purpose is to comment and vote on the statewide hunting and trapping proposals for the January winter board of game meeting. Problems with garbage and bears and potential fish and game impacts from rebuilding the Sterling Highway will be discussed.

For more information, call Sherry Wright at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Board Support Section at 279-2354 or Bill Stockwell at (907) 595-1540.

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