What’s Happening Calendar

Last updated on December 7th, 2018 at 08:01 am

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Dec
1
Sun
North Peninsula Recreation Service Area Events @ North Peninsula Recreation
Dec 1 2019 – Jan 30 2020 all-day

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 07:41 am

Dec
2
Mon
2019/2020 CERT Basic Training
Dec 2 – Dec 14 all-day

Learn how to take care of yourself and others in a disaster!

No experience needed and training is FREE!

Join your neighbors and gain valuable skills to take care of yourselves and assist your community when disaster strikes.
During this 28 hour course you will learn the basics about these disaster skills:

• Preparedness
• Fire suppression
• Light search and rescue
• Team organization
• Disaster medical treatment
• Triage
• Disaster psychology
• Terrorism
• Participate in disaster simulation!

Safety equipment (gloves, goggles, mask) and disaster supplies (bandages, flashlight, dressings) which will be provided during the training.

Sign up online at http://www.kpb.us/emergency

 

Community Emergency Response Team Training @ Kenai River Center Soldotna
Dec 2 – Dec 14 all-day

Learn how to help the members of your household and your neighbors during an emergency.  The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will teach you how to provide emergency first aid, search and rescue, triage, fire suppression and how to get prepared for emergencies.  Once you complete the training you can also volunteer during disasters by staffing information call centers, shelters, conducting door to door evacuation notifications and community preparedness activities. Visit the Borough’s Office of Emergency Management website at WWW.KPB.US/Emergency for additional information or call Jade Gamble, Program Manager at 262-2097.

28 Hour course:

Monday Dec 2      6 pm – 9 pm

Tuesday Dec 3     6 pm – 9 pm

Thursday Dec 5    6 pm – 9 pm

Saturday Dec 7    9 am – 5 pm

Tuesday Dec 10    6 pm – 9 pm

Thursday Dec 12   6 pm – 9 pm

Saturday Dec 14   9 am – 4 pm

Dec
6
Fri
AST Citizen Academy
Dec 6 – Dec 27 all-day

The academy will run from January 14th 2020-March 17th 2020. Meetings will be held from 6 PM to 9 PM one night a week on Tuesdays at the Donald E. Gilman River Center.

The application deadline will be December 27th at 4:30 PM.

Applications can be submitted at the Soldotna Trooper Post (46333 Kalifornsky Beach Road) or by email at [email protected].

Any questions, please call Mallory Millay (myself) at 260-2701 or email at [email protected].

Thank you for your help and please feel free to contact me or Lt. Michael Zweifel with further questions.

Cit Academy 2020 info
Dec
7
Sat
Wildlife Movies at the Refuge @ Kenai Peninsula Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Dec 7 all-day

Last updated on November 21st, 2019 at 02:30 pm

Saturday movies at the Refuge – FREE!

Call 907-260-2820 to find out what movies are showing or visit kenai.fws.gov to see the Refuge monthly flyer.

Santa Comes to Nikiski & Holiday Craft Fair @ Nikiski Senior Center
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa will be at the Nikiski Senior Center on December 7, 2019 from 12 pm – 2:30 pm to visit all the children!

The Holiday Craft Fair will be going on at the same time from 10 am – 4 pm
Lots of fun for everyone!
(call the NSC for more details 776-7654)

Child loss peer support grief group @ Dry bones coffee tea and community
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm

Peer support grief group for parents who have experienced the death of a child.

Christmas in the Park @ Soldotna Creek Park
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Celebrate the holidays with a Christmas performance live on stage at Soldotna Creek Park brought to you by the Triumvirate Theater’s Class Act Drama Troupe, cookies, cocoa, coffee and treats for the kids followed by our tree lighting with Santa. FREE and Open to the Public!

Set Free Saturdays! @ Set Free Community Center & Church
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
9
Mon
KSC Christmas Choir @ Kenai Senior Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Last updated on December 2nd, 2019 at 07:14 am

Been wanting to sing in a Choir? Here is your chance!
Join Kathy Romain every Monday in the Dining Room to practice.
Choir practice will be held every Monday through Christmas, from 1 – 2pm.

Call the front desk at (907) 283-4156 or sign up on the Bulletin Board at the Senior Center.

Code Club (Soldotna) @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm

Last updated on November 21st, 2019 at 01:27 pm

Interested in learning Scratch, Python, Java, HTML, or more? Join Code Club and learn to build websites, games, and basic apps. Absolute beginner-friendly! Laptops provided. Ages 10-18 welcome.

Mondays at 4:00pm
Cancelled December 23, 30, and January 6.

Lego Maker Monday @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you like LEGOs? Why not join us each week to create with LEGO based on themes inspired by children’s books!  Best for children ages 6-12; children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Kenai Community Dog Park Planning Meeting @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Kenai Community Dog Park has two goals to reach before the end of the 2019.

This will assist us with  requirements from a technical assistance grant and assist us with future funding requests.

Our first goal is to come up with a vision statement. Our second goal is to come up with 3 main goals that we want to get out of the park. The meetings are schedule at the Kenai Library as follows:

11/18: Vision statements for Kenai Dog Park

12/9: Goals of Kenai Dog Park These meetings are open to the public.

Fall Harvest Dinner @ Kenai Senior Center
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm

The Pioneers of Alaska annual Fall Harvest Dinner and Holiday Social will be held at the Kenai Senior Center, Monday Dec 9th at 6 PM.

Join us for dinner and social gathering. Come share some of your favorite holiday memories. Turkey and ham will be provided. Bring your favorite side dish or holiday dessert. Guests are welcome.

No business meeting but we will be electing 2020 officers. Questions, call Kit at 907-690-4658.

KPBSD Board of Education Meeting @ Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm

Last updated on December 4th, 2019 at 10:21 am

 

Regularly scheduled school board meeting.  Committee meetings and work sessions will be held prior to the meeting beginning at 2:15 p.m.

To view the agenda, log on to:

http://www.boarddocs.com/ak/kpbsd/Board.nsf/public

Zumba @ Sterling Community Center
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Let it Move you!
Get out of the house and join us for Zumba!

Free for SCC Members and only $5 for non-members.

The SCC is offering classes taught by certified Zumba instructor, Linda Klynstra.
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. It incorporates interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training for a great workout!

Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
***For questions or more information please call us at 907-262-7224 or stop by 38377 Swanson River Rd. in Sterling, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.***

Dec
10
Tue
Toddler Story Time (18 Months-3 Years) @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am

Last updated on September 30th, 2019 at 12:49 pm

Get up and get moving at the library with stories, songs, and silly fun that encourages your toddler’s language skills!

Wee Read Story Time @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Designed for children ages 0-3. Every Tuesday enjoy a program full of stories, songs, finger play and more! No registration required.

Chess Club @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm

Get ready to ROOK the HOUSE every Tuesday! Do you like playing Chess or would you like to learn how? The Kenai Community Library is proud to offer a casual program for chess players of all ages and skill levels. Chess boards will be provided.

 

LEGO® Brick Club @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm

Tell your stories and build your world with Lego® bricks. Bring a friend with you and let your imagination go wild.  Adult supervision needed for those under the age of 10.

DIY Whipped Body Butter @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:59 pm

Learn how to make your own whipped Shea Body Butter using essential oils to sooth and energize dry skin! Made with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, and Essential Oils!  Class size is limited to 8 people! Register at the front desk.

Movies @ the Library @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm

Last updated on November 21st, 2019 at 02:23 pm

Join us for a movie and popcorn!

Officer Luke Hobbs must combat a genetically altered cyber villain endangering innocent citizens while forging an unexpected partnership with rebel Deckard Shaw. Rated PG-13.

Rated PG-13.

 

Dec
11
Wed
Winter Market at the Mall @ Peninsula Center Mall
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 07:12 am

Every Wednesday 

  • 10 am – 7:30 pm

  • Shop local artisans, entrepreneurs and all the great shops in the Mall every Wednesday from October through April 2020.

Bouncing Babies Story Time (Birth-18 Months) @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am

Last updated on September 30th, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Come share songs, stories, and snuggle time with Bouncing Babies.

Preschool Story Time (Kenai) @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Wednesdays at 10:30am
Designed for children ages 3-5. Every Wednesday enjoy a program full of stories, songs, movement and more! No registration required

Let’s Draw! @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:53 pm

Have fun drawing Olaf, Sven, and Elsa in this interactive class! We will be learning the importance of gesture drawing and how to draw cartoon characters!

If you plan to attend, please sign up at the front desk!  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Teen Lounge @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm

Last updated on September 30th, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Teen Lounge is a weekly program for middle-school and high-school students. Join us for PS4, board games, nerf battles, study sessions, crafts, and other fun! Snacks provided.

Community Narcan Training @ Dry Bones Coffee, Tea & Community
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Change 4 the Kenai will be hosting a community gathering at Dry Bones Coffee, Tea & Community.

This is free and open to the public!

Come learn about the opiate overdose reversal medication, Narcan and take home a free Narcan kit after completing a short training. You can encounter a person experiencing an overdose in a parking lot, at a family members home, or if a child accidently gets into medication. Stop by on your way home from work and learn how to save a life!

Families Anonymous @ Dry Bones Coffee Tea and Community
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm

Support for parents and other family members with loved ones who are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, other mental illness or related behavioral problems.

Dec
12
Thu
Preschool Story Time (3-5 Years) Soldotna @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Last updated on September 30th, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Come share stories, songs, and other learning fun!

Kids Holiday Story Time @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm

This story time will feature holiday songs by Mike Morgan, stories, and a very special person in a red suit that will make this ho-ho-holiday story time shine!

Christmas at the College @ Kenai Peninsula College
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at KPC’s Kenai River Campus on Dec 12 for a free showing of The Grinch – brought to you by KRC Residence Life!

This event is free and open to the public.

In addition to the movie, we will have hot chocolate, yummy treats, holiday crafts, and a visit from Santa, too!

Hope to see you there

Christmas at the College @ Kenai Peninsula College, McLane Commons
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Nativity Celebration Event @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is proud to host hundreds of nativity displays during the Christmas season depicting biblical accounts of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Come and see hand-crafted nativities, the nativities from around the world bear testimony of the divinity of the Savior’s birth. Traditional Christmas nativity scenes include Jesus in a manger with figurines of His mother, Mary; Joseph; angels; shepherds and farm animals.

The is free and open to the public.

Families are encouraged.

Thursday December 12th from 6-9pm

Friday December 13th from 4-9pm

Saturday December 14th from 4-9pm

Zumba @ Sterling Community Center
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Let it Move you!
Get out of the house and join us for Zumba!

Free for SCC Members and only $5 for non-members.

The SCC is offering classes taught by certified Zumba instructor, Linda Klynstra.
Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. It incorporates interval training, alternating fast and slow rhythms, and resistance training for a great workout!

Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
***For questions or more information please call us at 907-262-7224 or stop by 38377 Swanson River Rd. in Sterling, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.***