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Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2009

KCHS choir concert Thursday

The KCHS Concert Choir and the KCHS International Tour Choir will present its free 90-minute spring concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium.

The tour choir recently returned from a two-week concert tour of the island of Sicily and southern Italy. The performance will include a large variety of music including "Ave Maria" by Biebl featuring Kyle Wisnewski, Dakota DeVolld, Wyatt Quade and Randy Jackson; "Psalm 23" by Basler featuring Shaynee DeVito on the French Horn; "Take Me To The Water," an American spiritual; "Chantilly Lace" featuring the men; "Chattanooga Choo Choo" for the women; and "Old Man River" sung by Randy Jackson.

Kasilof cemetery committee to meet

The Kasilof-Cohoe Cemetery Association will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the McLane building in Kasilof.

For more information, call Janice See at 283-9243.

Boating safety offered

The Unites States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Kenai Flotilla, will hold an "About Boating Safety" class from 7 to 9:30 p.m. April 28 and 30 and May 5 and 7 at the Emergency Response Center, 253 Wilson Lane, Soldotna.

The cost is $20 per person. For more information, call Mae Leighton at 776-8457. Information also will be aviable at the Sports Show at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Gardeners dig in

The Central Peninsula Garden Club will hold Friday speaker programs at the following locations:

* May 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. in room 108 at the Kenai Peninsula College. The featured speaker will be Traci DeSabato-Aust, a garden and landscape planning author. DeSabato-Aust will also have a book signing. The cost is $10.

* May 8 at 7 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road, near Bridge Access Road. The featured speaker will be Brian Olson. His topic will be "High Tunnel Construction and Management."

* May 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building on Kalifornsky Beach Road, near Bridge Access Road. The featured speaker will be Wayne Vandre. His topic will be "Fun and Easy Home Landscaping."

* May 22 at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The featured speaker will be Fran Durner. Her topic will be "Gardens of Alaska and Using Rock in Gardens." The cost is $5.

* May 29 at 7 p.m. at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. The featured speaker will be Justin Hanson. His topic will be "Home Greenhouse Construction."

For more information any of the programs, call 283-4632.



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