Story last updated at 3:26 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002

This Week's Events
Thursday, Oct. 31

Friendship Terrace Assisted Living invites Halloween trick-or-treaters to visit between 5 and 8 p.m.

South Peninsula Hospital offers a two-day Safe Sitter class from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at the hospital annex in the Hillas Building, 126 Pioneer Ave., Suite 3. The class fee is $70. The class teaches basic first aid, what to do for a choking infant or child, how and when to call for help and basic infant and child-care techniques. Call 235-0258.

Vessels of Hope presents The Thursday Dialogues, a discussion group, from 7-9 p.m. at the Community Resource Center, 182 E. Pioneer Ave. This week's presentation is "Ghouls and Goblins: Bush, Big Oil and Politics in Iraq and Afghanistan." Call 235-6642.

Saturday, Nov. 2

South Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board holds a hospital retreat from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m.-noon when? at Land's End Resort Quarterdeck. Call 235-8101.

Kindness Without Borders holds a few moments of kindness from 10:15-10:30 a.m. at WKFL Park.

Alaska Bible Institute students collect nonperishable food donations for the Homer Food Pantry from 2-7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, East End Road.

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club holds its annual Ski Swap from 1-5 p.m. at the High School Commons and a general membership meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the high school.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Unitarian/Universalists offers "Life Tapestry: An Exploration of Adult Life Issues" at 12:30 p.m. at the Kachemak Center. Call 235-6953.

Monday, Nov. 4

City Council holds a budget work session at 7:30 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Library Advisory Board Capital Campaign Committee meets at 6 p.m. at the Homer Public Library.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Library Advisory Board meets at 6 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Kachemak Bay Investment Group meets at 9 a.m. at Homer City Hall.

Planning Commission holds a work session at 6 p.m. and its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.