Hosting Foreign Exchange Students
SHARE YOUR HOME…CHANGE THE WORLD. Please consider hosting a college student from another country. These students will be attending KPC during the 2014-2015 school year and are with the YFU (Youth for Understanding) program. They are responsible for getting themselves places by carpooling or using CARTS and have their own funds for any other needs. People who host receive a $200/month stipend. You might consider hosting for a year or a semester. If there are any questions, you may contact Mark Larson: 252-3058 or Diane Taylor 262-0328 at Kenai Peninsula College Learning Center. Completing an application WILL NOT obligate you but will let us know you might consider this opportunity.
Call for Entries – May 2014 Open Exhibit
April 26 deadline
Kenai Fine Art Center
Entries are due by April 26 for this year’s May 2014 art show, open to the public. Held in connection with the Kenai Birding Festival, the show is themed “Flight”, both natural and human. Email email@example.com for more information.
Wee Read Story Time
Wednesdays at 11:00am
Kenai Community Library
Nikiski Community Meeting on Elodea
April 24th 2014
Nikiski Community Center
Landowners around Daniels and Beck Lakes and Bishop Creek have the opportunity to discuss the treatment plan for the invasive water weed Elodea. Specialists and residents are invited to learn what is happening in their watersheds and why. Meeting is from 6:00 – 8:30 PM and open to all interested parties
Volunteer Recognition Celebration
Kenai Peninsula Food Bank
Kenai Peninsula Food Bank Celebrates Volunteers National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our community challenges and accomplish our goals.
The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is hosting a Volunteer Recognition Celebration in The Food Bank Fireweed Diner on Thursday, April 24 from 4:30 – 7:00 PM. All Food Bank volunteers and those interested in volunteering are invited to attend. Please join us as we honor you for your support, service and dedication to feeding people. The celebration will include refreshments, fun and meeting other volunteers.
The Child’s Experience of Loss
Thursday April 24th from 6-8 pm
Soldotna Middle School Library
This class will address Children’s grief and how children understand death. We will discuss the ten common myths about children and grief and present techniques for helping children cope effectively with the loss of a loved one using stories, at, music and animal assisted activities. To register for more information call Hospice of the Central Peninsula at 262-0456
Author Visit at the Soldotna Public Library
April 24, 2014
Soldotna Public Library
On Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6 pm in the Soldotna Public Library’s Community Room, author Dr. Nancy Elliott Sydnam will read from her book, Sideways Rain, followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Twenty-five percent of all book sales will go to the Soldotna Library Friends. Dr. Nancy Elliott Sydnam left a thriving 30-year medical practice in Anchorage to work as an itinerant physician in the Aleutians and the Pribilofs. In journal entries, poems and letters, Sideways Rain tells of her love affair with the islands — the people and the bleak, beautiful landscapes.
Annual Invasive Plant Workshop
April 25th 2014
Kenai River Center
The Cooperative Weed Management Area will host it’s Annual Workshop. Folks concerned with invasive plants invading our lakes and natural areas should attend this FREE workshop from 9:00 AM – 4:00PM. Learn about PIKE & ELODEA in our waterways, DOT Vegetation Management and MORE.
Video Conference: Lunch and Learn with Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Friday, April 25th at 12:00pm
Kenai Community Library
“Flight” exhibit entry deadline
April 26, 2014 4pm
Kenai Fine Art Center 816 Cook Avenue, Kenai
The deadline for submissions for the May 2014 curated art show is 4pm Saturday, April 26, 2014. All media are welcome. To be considered for exhibit, all entries must be at the Kenai Fine Art Center, 816 Cook Avenue, Kenai not later than 4pm. This is an open show and at least one submission by each entrant will be exhibited. For more information and entry forms, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, April 26th at 3:00pm
Kenai Community Library
2014 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival
April 26th-27th, 2014
Kenai Peninsula Fair grounds, Carol Bock Hall
The Kenai Peninsula Fair will be hosting the 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival, April 26th-27th, 10am-5pm at the fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. This festival was started to bring awareness to a dying art, natural fibers of our state and education of that art.
There will be informative booths, hands on experiences and demonstrations as well as crafts persons booths. Booth space is still available if anyone is interested.
Classes are being made available this year and the class schedule is on the website: www.kenaipeninsulafair.com along with the registration form.