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Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Women invited to take a break

Peninsula Take-a-Break will host a March luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Solid Rock Conference Center at Mile 90.5 of the Sterling Highway. Featured speaker will be Terry Dunn. Music will be provided by Ginger Mayer. Kitchen time-savers also will be presented.

The cost is $8. Free child care will be provided. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan at 335-6789.

Flight instructors meeting set

The Kenai Peninsula Flight Instructors Association will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Kenai Flight Service. The topics will be changes to practical test standards, new flight test procedures and teaching techniques. For more information, call Dean at 262-3872.

Herb growing class set to sprout

The Central Peninsula Master Gardeners will host Great Gardening Herbs to Grow and Use from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The featured speaker will be Julie Riley, horticulturist for the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Services. No registration is necessary. For more information, call 262-5824.

AFS dinner scheduled

The 26th annual AFS Foreign Exchange Student International Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church at 225 S. Spruce St. in Kenai. A gourmet dinner will be served. The cost is $15. Tickets are available at the Kenai Community Library and River City Books.

Bazaar tables available

Nikiski Seniors will host its annual spring bazaar March 30, 31 and April 1. Tables are available to rent for $15 per table per day. For more information, call 776-7654.

Agility class planned for pooches

Kenai Kennel Club will offer a beginning dog agility class, open to all dogs, on Fridays, starting April 7 at its facility in the C Plaza in Kenai. Agility is where a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course, including jumps, tunnels, a teeter-totter and poles the dog weaves through.

KKC also offers ongoing classes in puppy kindergarten, basic, intermediate and advance obedience, rally obedience, conformation and handling.

To find out more or to sign up for classes, call 335-2552 and leave a message.



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