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Posted: Friday, March 03, 2000

Orchestra to perform this weekend

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will present its Young Peoples' Concert on Saturday at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna and Sunday in the Mariner Theatre in Homer. Both concerts are at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at the door.

Snowmachine fun run scheduled

A Snow Rondi Fun Run will be held Saturday, starting at the Anchor Point VFW No. 10221. Registration for the event starts at 9 a.m. and the entry fee is $20 for those age 15 and older.

For more information, call (907) 235-5582.

Little cheerleader clinic scheduled

A Kenai Central High School little cheerleader day clinic will be held Saturday with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Girls in grades kindergarten through fifth are invited to a day of learning and fun. The cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt, cheer brochure, rooter pompon, lunch and a certificate of participation.

For more information, call Jen Rosin at 260-3192.

Young Women's Conference Saturday

The Young Women's Conference for girls in sixth- through eighth-grades, presented by the Soroptimist International of Kenai and Soldotna will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Solid Rock Camp in Soldotna. For more information, call Bridges Community Network at 260-3800.

Kenai library to hold tea

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library invite family, friends and the public to a tea in memory of Frances Mae Meeks, where a book collection named for her will be unveiled. The tea will be held on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kenai Community Library.

B&B Association to meet

The Bed and Breakfast Association of the Kenai-Soldotna Area will meet in the Soldotna Library at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The public is welcome.

For more information, call 262-2643.

KRSMA to meet next week

The Kenai River Special Management Area advisory board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building. Agenda topics will include a presentation on a Sterling Highway project, Chugach Electric Association's Kenai Lake Power Plant contamination, updates on the water quality monitoring program and the boat wake study and recreation impact study.

The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Chris Degernes at 262-5581.

Stop smoking classes offered

Classes for a five-day stop smoking plan will begin Sunday and run through Thursday. Classes will be held downstairs in the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 7 p.m. each day. The classes are free.

For more information, call 283-2765.

Habitat for Humanity applications sought

Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity is seeking applications for home ownership of the affiliate's ninth home. Construction on the home will begin this year. Applicants must be willing to partner with the affiliate, able to pay the no-interest monthly mortgage payments and currently be living in substandard housing.

For an application or to volunteer, call the Habitat office at 283-7797 and leave a message with your name, phone number and address.

Deadline for applications is March 15.

Vision screening provided in Kenai

The Kenai Vision Center provides free screening and in honor of Save Your Vision Week next week. Free vision screenings are offered to school-age children, and glaucoma pressure checks will be provided free to adults age 35 and older. To schedule an appointment for the screenings, call 283-7575 or visit Kenai Vision Center at 110 S. Willow, Suite 108, in Kenai.

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