Around the Peninsula

Posted: Friday, February 18, 2005

Cajun dinner, auction Saturday

Soldotna After the Bell will hold its third annual cajun dinner and outcry auction at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Grace Brethren Church on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The auction preview begins at 5 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and available at River City Books or by calling Tammy at 262-9796 or Ginger at 262-7516.

Used book sale slated

Volunteers for the Soldotna Public Library will host a used book sale from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the library at 235 Binkley St. Most books are 25 cents unless marked otherwise. For more information, call 262-4227.

Coal bed methane workshop set

Cook Inlet Keeper and Alaska Oil and Gas Accountability Project and the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society will host a coal bed methane citizen workshop from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Islands and Oceans Visitor Center in Homer. Topics will include water resources, water rights, fracturing, areawide lease sale expansion and split estate effects on conservation easements.

Presenters will include Gwen Lachelt of the Oil and Gas Accountability Project, Jill Morrison of the Powder River Basin Resource Council, Bob Shavelson and Lois Epstein of Cook Inlet Keeper and Mike McCarthy of the Kachemak Bay Property Owners Alliance. For more information, call Nina Faust at (907) 235-6262.

AWG to host auction fund-raiser

The Arctic Winter Games committee will host a One Year Out Celebration and auction at 6 p.m. March 5 at the Soldotna Sports Center. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the live auction at 8. Live music, silent and live auctions, dinner and the debut of the original theme song for the 2006 Games are some of the planned activities. The cost is $40 per person. Tickets are available at the Arctic Winter Games office in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna.



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