Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, December 19, 2008

Gift fair slated

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe will host The Old Town Holiday Gift Shop, featuring authentic Alaska Native arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday at Fort Kenay, 1104 Mission Ave. in Kenai.

For more information call Kim Dolchok at 398-8867.

Orchestra concert today

The Redoubt Chamber Orchestra will hold a Christmas concert at 7 p.m. today at Christ Lutheran Church 128 N. Soldotna Ave., one block north of the Soldotna "Y". The program will include Christmas carols for an audience sing-along, as well as the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah. Tickets are available at the door and cost $8 a ticket. For more information, e-mail Maria Allison at

See's candy for sale

Soroptimist International of the Kenai Peninsula will hold its annual See's candy fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna. Candy also is available from Lyn Hodel at Soldotna Professional Pharmacy.

Alumni hockey event planned

The Kenai Central High School Hockey Booster Club is looking for central peninsula alums to play in a KCHS vs. Soldotna High School alumni hockey game at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center. Players must have proof of 2008-09 USA Hockey registration. Registration is $25. The game is open to all alumni of KCHS, SoHi, Skyview and Nikiski high schools, regardless of age or skill level.

The match will pit KCHS alumni against SoHi alumni with Skyview and Nikiski alums placed on either team as needed. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children, students and seniors.

Santa Claus will be at the game for the kids. Beer and wine will be available for purchase in a restricted area. Proceeds will benefit the KCHS hockey program. To register, call Lisa Gabriel at 283-2175, and for more information, call Rick Koch at 283-8222 or 398-0190.

SoHi seeks class of 1989 members

Soldotna High School is in the first stages of planning the class of 1989's 20th class reunion. A meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 27 at the Funky Monkey in Kenai.

Classmates are invited to share ideas and gather former student's phone numbers and addresses. For more information, call Stacy Herr at 260-3747.

Class of '79 to reunite

The Kenai Central High School class of 1979 is organizing its 30th reunion June 19 through 21, 2009, and is seeking addresses and contact information on classmates. For more information, e-mail Sandra at

Challenger center plans family activity

The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai will host Wonders of Space and Science from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 30. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Experiment with hands-on, interactive activity stations. Children will receive a "Passport to Science" book to present at each station to receive a stamp of completion.

For more information, visit or call 283-2000.

Ham classes proposed

The Moose Horn Amateur Radio club is considering putting on ham radio classes. Interested community members are asked to e-mail WA7B@AOL.COM or call 394-2907 or 262-9674 and leave a name and phone number.

If there is enough response the club will set up a time and place for classes.

Classes will be one evening a week for six to eight weeks. Topics will include electrical theory and safety, frequency allocations, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules, and modes of operation.

Around the Peninsula prints daily in the Clarion. For more information, call 335-1241.

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