The week's events

  • - Megan's Place (The Exchange)
    Megan's Place (The Exchange)

    Megan's Place (The Exchange)

    August 16, 2022

    In honor of a fabulous pioneer of this program, the needle and syringe exchange is now called “Megan’s Place”. Every first and third Tuesday from 5-7PM at the SPH Training Center at 203 W. Pioneer Ave., anyone in need can confidentially dispose of used needles & obtain clean needles, and access free resources & information including naloxone (overdose) kits, sanitary products, referrals for free HIV and Hepatitis C testing, fresh cookies, and MORE! Safe, confidential FREE community resource run by a great team of discreet, helpful and trained volunteers.

    You can call (907) 841-7204 or email for more information.

    Check out the Facebook page for All Things Addiction on the Southern Kenai Peninsula (formerly the Southern Kenai Peninsula Opioid Task Force) for more great info and to get involved.

    Refer to this brochure for additional information on safe options for needle disposal (what should I do if I find a needle?).

    South Peninsula Hospital will accept sharps on the second Wednesday of each month from 1 – 3 p.m. During this time only, sharps will be accepted from the public and only at the loading dock entrance, found on the lower level east side below the main entrance.

  • - Free Hooping & Acrobatics Classes at SPARC
    Free Hooping & Acrobatics Classes at SPARC

    Free Hooping & Acrobatics Classes at SPARC

    August 17, 2022

     Hoop Playshop

    Get hooping! Hoop dance is a fun and creative way to get active. Bring your skills to the next level, learn new tricks, perfect the ones that you already know, and develop choreography & flow with the hoop.  Don’t own a hoop?  Practice hoops available for use in class.

    Partner Acrobatics

    Join the fun for a unique partner acrobatics class where we will concentrate on technique by drilling and working out our bodies to become awesome bases and flyers.  This class will give you specific exercises to train that will improve your beginner partner acro moves.  Bring a friend or don’t, no partner necessary!  Role reversal encouraged, all genders and all levels are welcome! Expect to get an awesome workout. 

    About the instructor:  Stephanie Cortes co-owns Cirque Roots, a non-profit grassroots artist collective based in Tucson, Arizona and is a long-time acrobat and instructor. Her vision is to inspire community to create and play through movement and dance. 

    What to bring: Water bottle, hula hoop if you have one, layers.

    Dates: Wednesdays in August

    8/3 & 8/10: Hooping

    8/17 & 8/24: Partner Acrobatics  

    8/31: Combo class!

    Cost: Free!

    Location: SPARC

    Who: You! Open to all ages and abilities

    Click here for flyer and contact with questions.