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Posted: Sunday, March 09, 2003

AFS dinner set for tonight

The 23rd annual AFS international dinner will be 6 p.m. today at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Kenai. The dinner is the annual fund-raiser for the AFS foreign exchange student program on the peninsula. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the Kenai Community Library or by calling Jim Krein at 283-5221.

Nutrition class offered

Kenaitze Head Start and the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will offer a free nutrition class entitled, "Desserts and Other Scrumptious Ideas," Monday from 10 a.m. until noon. For more information, call Kathy or Janet at 283-0707.

Education group to meet

The Kenai Association for the Education of Young Children will meet Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenai Peninsula College learning center. Parents, teachers, childcare providers and anyone interested in educating young children are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Debbie at 283-0707.

Meeting set for photographers guild

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road in Soldotna. The public is welcome to attend and bring slides to share. For more information, call Marianne at 398-0649.

Sled dog association gathering slated

The Peninsula Sled Dog Racing Association will meet Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Kenai River Center on Funny River Road in Soldotna. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Mindee at 283-3954 or Mitch at 262-4977.

Cabin Hoppers plan fun day

The Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers snowmachine club will hold a family fun day Saturday from noon until midnight at the Country Boy campground, Mile 3.1 of Oilwell Road. Activities will include a barbecue, games for adults and kids, snowmachine races (snow permitting) and a dance. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 283-9475 or 283-7602 after 6 p.m.

Advisory committee to hold special meeting

The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee will hold a special meeting March 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenai Legislative Information Office to discuss Kenai River early-run king salmon issues. Board of Fisheries chair Ed Dersham will be in attendance, and other board members will listen via teleconference. To accommodate all speakers, a time limit will be placed on comments. For more information, call Bob at 283-9447.



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