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Posted: Thursday, January 08, 2004

Historical society to meet

The Kasilof Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. today at the McLane Center. Business meeting will begin at 6, and the program will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 262-2439.

Photographers guild meeting slated

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will meet at 6 p.m. today in the art gallery at Kenai Peninsula College. The topic of discussion will be the "Rarified Light" photography exhibit that opens today.

The meeting then will move to room 114, where members can show and discuss their work. The public is invited to attend and bring photos to share. Prints are welcome, and a slide projector will be available. For more information, call Marianne at 398-0649.

Gardeners lecture series to begin

The Central Peninsula Master Gardeners will begin its 2004 lecture series with "How to Plan Your Garden Space" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road. Landscape architect Nancy Casey will discuss place and space, function, how to use what you have in accessible space and personal expression in your garden. A donation is requested but not necessary. For more information, call Janice at 262-5824, ext. 305.

New musher, skijorer day planned

The Peninsula Sled Dog Racing Association will hold a new musher and skijoring day at 1 p.m. Sunday at the PSDRA trail head, past Soldotna Municipal Airport on Funny River Road. Participants will be able to ask questions and run on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge trails that are groomed for dog-powered sports. For more information, call Mindee Morning at 283-3954 or Mitch Michaud at 262-4977.

PFLAG to meet

The Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday. For more information and the meeting location, call 283-4678.

Subsistence management accepting nominations

The Office of Subsistence Management is accepting applications and nominations to fills seats on 10 regional advisory councils that advise the Federal Subsistence Board. The deadline for submitting applications is Feb. 6.

The council meets twice yearly. It advises the Federal Subsistence Board on subsistence management regulations and policies and serves as a forum for regional public involvement in federal subsistence management. There are 39 seats available on the regional advisory councils, representing subsistence, commercial and sports interests. For more information or an application, call Ann Wilkinson at (800) 478-1456 or (907) 786-3676.

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