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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2007

Volunteers sought for after prom

The Soldotna High School after-prom committee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday. Volunteers still are needed in order to host the party.

Pop Warner seeks volunteers

The Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner Board is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the local board. A volunteer meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Connections office. For more information, call Shelli Furlong at 252-7692 or Lee Young at 260-1901.

Giant pumpkins to be discussed

Central Peninsula Maser Gardeners winter lecture series continues with a discussion on growing giant pumpkins and other large vegetables from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. JD Megchelsen, state record holder for pumpkin growing, will be the featured speaker. It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-5824.

Carnival fundraiser slated

The Ninilchik School band will host a carnival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the school. Tickets for the game and food booths are $1 each. The band is raising money for a trip to a music festival in Orlando, Fla.

Movie night offered in Sterling

The Sterling Senior Center will have a free showing of “The Last of the Mohicans” promptly at 7 p.m. Friday. Free popcorn and coffee will be served. Snack items and hamburgers and hot dogs will be available for purchase. For more information, call the center at 262-6808.

Reading carnival moves to SoHi

The fourth annual Peninsula Reading Carnival has been moved from Soldotna Middle School to Soldotna High School. The carnival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit literacy projects.

The purpose of the carnival is to encourage literacy in the community through involvement of families in literacy-rich activities. For more information, call Monica Heath at 776-5575, 283-5015 or e-mail her at mheath@kpbsd@ k12.ak.us.



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