What’s Happening Calendar

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

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Dec
2
Mon
The Big Play Date @ Soldotna Public LIbrary
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am

Play in a swimming pool of balls, enjoy puppets, and go through a tunnel.  We have DUPLO® Blocks, scarves, and books to read. This is an open-play hour of fun with plenty of activities to stimulate growth, learning, and imagination.

KSC Christmas Choir @ Kenai Senior Center
Dec 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 2 @ 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.

Zumba @ Sterling Community Center
Dec 2 @ 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
3
Tue
Toddler Story Time (18 Months-3 Years) @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 3 @ 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 3 @ 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.

Social Security Retirement Readiness Workshop @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:56 pm

Presenter Kimberly Herrmann, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist for Alaska, Washington, Oregon and Idaho will be live via the Internet to discuss the ins and outs of the Social Security filing process.  We know that navigating a government program can be overwhelming, intimidating and daunting.

However, you will be amazed at how easy it is to work with Social Security, to navigate their planning resources, get your questions answered and utilize the online tools to ensure you make the right decision.

Chess Club @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 3 @ 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 3 @ 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.

Dec
4
Wed
Winter Market at the Mall @ Peninsula Center Mall
Dec 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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

Joint Kenai/Soldotna Chamber Luncheon @ Kenai Visitor & Cultural Center
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:39 pm

2020 Project Homeless Connect & Homeless Data
Speakers: Maggie Winston & Jodi Stewart, Publicity Chairs Kenai Peninsula Project Homeless Connect

Catered Lunch: $15 per person
RSVP required
907.283.1991 or online

Teen Lounge @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 4 @ 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.

Reusable Wine Bags @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:57 pm

Join us for an entertaining hour of sewing.  We will be making a reusable wine gift bag from materials that the library already has on hand and we bet you do too!

Easy to make and easy to give, add a special touch to your gift giving this year!  This fun class is limited in size so sign up early at the front desk!

Soldotna Mayoral Special Election Candidate Forum @ Froso’s Family Dining
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Last updated on November 26th, 2019 at 04:44 pm

Soldotna Mayoral
Special Election Candidate Forum

Please join us to learn more about the candidates running for Soldotna Mayor:

  • Pete Sprague
  • Charlene Tautfest

Where: Froso’s Family Dining
When: December 4th, Doors open at 5:30p.m.

Dinner buffet offered for $20.00 (If you would like to attend without eating, there is no charge, but you must register to insure adequate seating.)
Register to attend HERE

Dec
5
Thu
CPH Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar @ Central Peninsula Hospital
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

The community is invited to the annual CPH Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar on Thursday, December 5th and Friday, 6th, open 10am until 4:30pm both days.

There will be over 20 vendors including great new artists with a variety of products! Please stop by the Denali Conference Room at the hospital to kick off your holiday shopping and help support the Hospital Auxiliary programs and scholarship fund.

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

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

Come share stories, songs, and other learning fun!

Art & Book Sale @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Last updated on December 2nd, 2019 at 03:02 pm

Join us for great deals on books and art! All proceeds benefit the Soldotna Public Library.

Kids DIY Holiday Ornaments @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm

We will be making some easy paper plate holiday trees and candy cane ornaments to brighten the holiday season.

Holiday Open House @ Soldotna Creek Park
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open House by Kenai Watershed Forum!

Please join us for a casual celebration to reconnect with old friends and new as we celebrate all the successes we have seen this year.

Hot drinks & hors-d’oeuvres with a side of holiday cheer!

Catered by Lucy’s Market!

Zumba @ Sterling Community Center
Dec 5 @ 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.***

The KPC Showcase and the Kenai Peninsula Reentry Coalition present Restorative Reentry: A Community Discussion @ Mclane Commons at Kenai Peninsula College.
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm

A frank community discussion on the topic of reentry from incarceration.

Topics will include the challenges facing those reentering our communities as well as the successes of those that have overcome these challenges. There will be a panel featuring representatives from the Kenai Peninsula Reentry Coalition, Department of Corrections, Change 4 the Kenai, CARTS, The

Leeshore Center, and Love, INC.   This is a follow-up to “One Alaskans

Recovery from Addiction,” and is free and open to the public.

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
Fleece Headbands @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm

Learn how to make a fleece headband and add a beautiful embellishment!  Hand sewing at its easiest!  Class size is limited to 12 participants, sign up at the front desk or call Lilly at 283-4378.

Tween Smash Party @ Soldotna Public Library
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm

Bowser, Kirby, or Samus? Brawl it out against your friends on the big screen! This program is designed for ages 10-14.

KCHS Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction @ Kenai Central High School Cafeteria
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm

Students at KCHS are hosting a spaghetti feed and silent auction to support the Students in Transition program which helps local homeless students stay in school. The SIT program provides basic necessities such as transportation, hygiene products, school supplies and much, much more!

Come in to grab a plate of food and bid on the baskets generously donated by our local students and businesses. We are asking for a donation of $10 for adults, $5 for kids, and $25 for families

Thank you, we hope to see you there!

For more information, call KCHS Senior Hunter Beck 406-224-3231.

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.

Nativity Scene Tours @ Ninilchik Fairgrounds
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

If you’re in the area or just driving through, stop at the fair grounds and check out the unique nativity sets display… FREE!

Over 180 Nativity Sets collected over time by Father Ron Meyer, OM

Donated to St. Peter the Apostol Catholic Church

Displays are open to view every Saturday & Sunday November 30th to January 5th

(Times may change to 11AM to 1PM depending on visitors)

For more information please call Helena 907-398-3463

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)

Crystal Beaded Bracelet @ Kenai Community Library
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm

Makes one 8 inch bracelet with silver-tone clasp, using genuine Swarovoski 4mm bicone Tanzanite colored crystals.

Seating is limited, you must register at the front desk! Material Fee of $3.00. Must be registered to attend!

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