Story last updated at 2:56 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002

This Week's Events
Thursday, Oct. 10

The Homer Public Health nurses hold influenza vaccination clinics 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. at the Seldovia city multipurpose room; 1-3:30 p.m. at the Anchor Point Senior Center, and 1-3:30 p.m. at the Homer Public Health Center. Call 235-8857 or (800) 770-8857.

Kindness Without Borders holds a rally, "Iraq: Inspection not Invasion," 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue.

The Ninilchik Fair Association holds its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Kenai Peninsula State Fair grounds in Ninilchik. Call (907) 567-3670.

4-H Rendezvous is 6:30 p.m. at the Ninilchik Fire Station and the Anchor Point Senior Center for anyone interested in becoming a 4-H family. Call 262-5824.

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board meets at 7 p.m. in the borough office at 206 E. Pioneer Ave.

Vessels of Hope presents "Genetically Modified Food: How Does it Affect Us?" as part of its Thursday Dialogues series 7-9 p.m. at the Community Resource Center, 182 E. Pioneer Ave. Call 235-6642.

Friday, Oct. 11

The Homer Public Health nurses hold an influenza vaccination clinic 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Seldovia city multipurpose room.

Blood Bank of Alaska holds a blood drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Peninsula Hospital.

United Way of the Kenai Peninsula holds its annual fund-raiser kickoff reception from 5-7 p.m. at the Bunnell Street Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. Dessert will be served and door prizes will be handed out. Call 283-9500.

The Pratt Museum presents "Catalysts of Change," another in its series of Community Conversations, 5:30-7 p.m. in the lower level. Deland Anderson facilitates the discussion. Call 235-8635.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Ninilchik Community Library holds its grand opening and dedication of its new library building noon to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and door prizes drawn.

The Foraker Group offers board member training for nonprofit organizations 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Kachemak Bay Branch campus, Kenai Peninsula College. Participants learn basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards, how to recruit and train new directors, how to involve them in the development process and how to run successful meetings. The fee is $35 for Foraker Group member organizations, $35 for others. Call toll free (877) 834-5003 or e-mail ktomlinson@ak.org.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Cindy Koplin presents "Everyday Spirituality" at the regular 12:30 p.m. meeting of the Unitarian/Universalists at Kachemak Community Center.

Monday, Oct. 14

Federal offices are closed in observance of Columbus Day.

The Homer Public Health nurses hold an influenza vaccination clinic 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Nikolaevsk School.

City Council Committee of the Whole meets at 4 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6 p.m. at Homer City Hall parking lot for the annual park walk-through.

City council holds a special meeting with the oath of office followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

The Alaska Court System holds a teleconference public hearing on proposed changes in the Child Support Guidelines 5-6 p.m. at the Legislative Information Office, 345 West Sterling Highway. Call 235-7878.

Kindness Without Borders holds a kindness zone 12:15-12:30 p.m. at WKFL Park.

KBBI's board of directors meets at 6 p.m. at the studio at 3913 Kachemak Way. Call 235-7721.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Planning Commission holds a work session at 6 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

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