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Posted: Sunday, March 04, 2007

DVD-based Bible study offered

A DVD- based Bible study group will be held at 7 p.m. today at Kasilof Community Church. It will be a “Focus on the Family The Truth Project” study that will try to practically and personally introduces viewers to the truth claims of God. Child care will be provided. For more information, call 262-7512.

Montessori open house set

Soldotna Montessori Charter School will hold an orientation meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at the school in the 400 wing of Soldotna Elementary School at 162 Park Ave. It is open to the public. For more information or to make an individual orientation session, call the school at 260- 9221.

The deadline to apply for the enrollment lottery is 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Kenaitze Head Start plans events

Kenaitze Head Start will host the following events at its center on Willow Street in Kenai:

· Tuesday — How to Buy a Home class will be offered from 5 to 7 p.m. Aaron Swanson will instruct participants on the basics of purchasing a home. Child care is available. Seating is limited.

· March 16 — A book trade and luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants are asked to bring books to swap. Children are welcome, but child care will not be provided.

· March 27 — Norvell Robertson, family service coordinator at Kenaitze Head Start, will teach “How to Get a Job” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Child care will be provided.

For more information or to register for these events, call Mary at 283-0707.

Eighth-grade parent night set

Soldotna High School will host parents of eighth-graders at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library. For more information, call Stephanie Bohrnsen at 260-7000

Beekeepers all abuzz

Bee Keeper’s Educational Exchange on the Peninsula (BKEEP) will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Soldotna Middle School. There will be a general discussion and a movie. Participants who have videos having to do with bees may bring them. Bee orders will be made. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month. It is open to the public. For more information, call Rosy Thompson at 262-6084 or Steve Albers at 260-6121.

Recycling group to meet

There will be a Re-Group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the commons at Kenai Peninsula College. It is open to the public. For more information, call Jan 262-5098.

Subsistence proposals to be discussed

The Kenai/Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kenai Peninsula College in Room 158 to prepare comments on federal subsistence proposals. For more information, call Gary Dawkins at 262-3993.

Indian education parent meeting set

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Federal Programs Department has scheduled a Title VII, Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Aspen Hotel in Soldotna. Those planning to attend should call Rochelle Hanson at 714-8892, ext. 8866.

Bike raffle begins

The Soldotna Rotary Club is selling raffle tickets for a bike, or bikes, up to a value of $1,500 from Beemun’s Variety Store in Soldotna. Proceeds will benefit the Kenai Peninsula College digital photography class. The drawing is Thursday. Tickets are available at Sweeney’s and from Soldotna Rotarians.



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