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Club News

Posted: Monday, April 18, 2005

Lacrosse registration begins

The Central Peninsula Lacrosse Club will hold registration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Kenai and Soldotna Safeway stores.

The club is coed. Children must be 10 years old by Aug. 1 and no older than 18. The cost is $20 for children 10-14 and $35 for children 15-18.

For more information, call Scott Cunningham at 252-1592.

Wrestling club fund-raiser set

The Nikiski Freestyle Wrestling Club will host an all-you-can-eat taco buffet from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center. Outcry, silent and Chinese auctions are some of the planned activities. For more information, call 776-8808.

Safari Club fund-raiser slated

The Safari Club will host its 14th annual Midnight Sun dinner and auction fund-raiser Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Auctions items will include hunts and artwork. There also will be a photo contest with a chance to win a digital photo printer. Proceeds will benefit wildlife conservation, humanitarian efforts and protection of hunting heritage.

Tickets are available at American Trophy Taxidermy, Homestead Jewelers, the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center and the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 260-9266.

Red hat parade planned

The Kenai River Reds (Some Pinks) and We Ain't Salmon Chapter of the Red Hat Society will host a Kenai Peninsula Red Hat Society Parade at 3 p.m. April 25. The parade route will begin at Leif Hanson Memorial Park in Kenai and end at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter will be the parade marshal.

Crafters, artists sought

Kenai Senior Connections will open a gift shop at Kenai Landing in May and is seeking area artists and crafters interested in selling their items.

Applications are available at Odie's Bead-It shop in the Peninsula Center Mall, the Soldotna Public Library and the Kenai Senior Citizens Center.

Applications and craft samples may be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the Kenai senior center. Applicants also may call to make an appointment. For more information, call Shirley Lennox-Hillyer at 283-4156.

Dog classes available

Peninsula Dog Obedience Group is offering classes at its facility on Kalifornsky Beach Road next to the Central Area Rural Transit System (CARTS) in the Midway Plaza. Continuous classes began in January and include levels obedience. Students will be able to train and move up levels at their own pace. New student orientation is held weekly. The cost is $50 for an eight-week punch card, which is good for four months.

The club also will offer ongoing agility, rally and open obedience, beginning conformation with conformation run-throughs to follow and puppy kindergarten for animals ages 8 weeks to 4 months. A free informational video with popcorn is shown weekly. It is open to the public. For more information, call 262-6846 or visit www.pendog.org.



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