The 2017 Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival runs Thursday-Sunday, May 18-21 with evening events at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center and daytime field events at birding hot spots out and about. The festival culminates with a barbeque/potluck at Marlowe's on the Kenai, 12:30-3pm. Check www.kenaipeninsula.org/ for schedule details and maps. The PEEPS Kids Art and Photo Exhibit is on display at the KCCVC with awards being presented Thursday, 6:30pm, featuring cookies, punch and a real, live boreal owl. Call 262-7767 for details.