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Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
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Autumn's Bounty: Dogwood and Lingonberries Photographer:  Sara Hadfield
Posted: Sept. 29, 2014
Free showing of "Latinos Beyond Reel" at KRC tonight
Join the Kenai River Campus community for a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary "Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype" at 5:30 p.m. this evening, Sept. 29, in room 159 at KRC. This free film event is being held in celebration of National Hispanic Month. For further information, please contact the KRC Learning Center at 262-0328.
Posted: Sept. 29, 2014
Evening of Classics fundraiser to be held Oct. 3
An Evening of Classics, the annual fundraiser for the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra, will be presented at 7 p.m. on Oct. 3 at Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for youth. The Redoubt Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Tammy Vollom-Matturro, will be performing several pieces at the event. A variety of solos and small ensembles featuring numerous local musicians will also be presented throughout the evening. Marc Berezin will serve as master of ceremonies. Learn additional details about the event here.
Posted: Sept. 29, 2014
New exhibit set to open at Kenai Fine Arts Center
A new art installation entitled "Beyond the Cover: Artists' Interpretation of Books," will be on display at the Kenai Fine Arts Center for the month of October. Featured artists will include Joyce Cox, Joy Falls, Lily Huebsch, Linda Robinson, Connie Tarbox, Jan Wallace and Kathryn Zerbe. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 2. Contact the KFAC at 283-7040 for more information.
Posted: Sept. 26, 2014
KRC Instrumentation and Electronics Club meeting set for Oct. 2
The KRC Instrumentation and Electronics Club will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 2 in CTEC 106. Students are invited to attend and enjoy a presentation by guest speaker Bill Simonsen, Udelhoven's expert instrumentation technologist. Questions? Contact Tammy Farrell at (907) 394-4675.
Posted: Sept. 25, 2014
2014 Wild Jam coming up next week
The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center will be hosting "2014 Wild Jam: A Night of Music, Art and Poetry in Celebration of Wilderness" from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 3. The event will feature the music of Bill Larned and J.D. Uponen and drawings and poetry by KPBSD students. It will also serve as the opening reception for "The Voices of the Wilderness," a statewide touring art show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the federal Wilderness Act. The exhibit consists of artwork inspired by 20 different wilderness areas (including the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge). The community is invited to attend this free event! To learn more, contact the Visitors Center at 283-1991.
Posted: Sept. 26, 2014
Peninsula Clarion publishes article related to recent anthropology field trip
© Rasah McChesney, Peninsula Clarion

The Peninsula Clarion recently published a nice article about Dr. Alan Boraas taking his students, faculty and staff on a walk along the trail behind KRC and into Slikok Creek Park. The area has more than 50 Dena’ina underground storage pits and house depressions. Read "KPC class takes a walk through Dena'ina history" by Rashah McChesney here.

Posted: Sept. 26, 2014
"Dead Reckoning" book signing at Anchorage Barnes & Noble Oct. 4
Alaskan author (and KPC staff member) Dave Atcheson will be introducing his new book, "Dead Reckoning: Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on Its High Seas," and leading a book signing from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Anchorage (200 E. Northern Lights Blvd.). Learn more about Atcheson's latest book here and check out information about the book signing here.
Posted: Sept. 25, 2014
Tour HEA's new generation plant on Oct. 8
The public is invited to tour Homer Electric Association's new Soldotna Combustion Turbine from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 8. Tours will be offered every 20-30 minutes. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and able to walk through the plant without assistance. Upon arrival, participants are asked to check in at the registration tent (first come, first served). Remember to wear all-weather, all-terrain footwear and avoid loose-fitting clothing; be prepared to wear HEA furnished personal protective equipment if necessary! Learn more about the tour here.

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