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Posted: Sunday, April 25, 2004

Performers to stage Carmina Burana today

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra and Kenai Peninsula Community Chorus will preform "Carmina Burana" by Carl Orff at 4 p.m. today in the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School. Conductor Mark Robinson will give a preconcert lecture at 3:15 p.m.

The cost is $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $9 for Raven club members, $7 for youths and $35 for families. Tickets are available in Homer at The Homer Bookstore and Etude Music Studio; in Soldotna at River City Books; and in Kenai at Charlotte's Restaurant.

Skyview to hold talent show

Skyview High School will hold a talent show at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the commons. The public is invited to attend. The cost is $2. For more information, call Bill Holt at 262-7575.

Weed awareness presentation slated

Soldotna Community Schools in conjunction with the Cooperative Extension of Alaska-Kenai Peninsula District will hold a weed awareness class from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Soldotna Middle School. Janice Chumley will instruct. For more information, call 262-5824.

Club begins summer registration

The Soldotna Boys and Girls Club is taking applications for its Summer Clubhouse for children ages 6 (completed first grade) through 13. Session dates are June 7 through 30 and July 1 through 30. Another session will be held Aug. 2 through 23 at the Kenai Club. Early registration will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Registration also can be done on the first day, but space is limited. The cost is $125 per session per child. Scholarships are available. Educational and recreational minicourses will include papier mache monster making, cave art creations, Georgia O'Keeffe paintings, dancing to the oldies and book publishing. For more information, call Karen at 394-6983 or 260-4333.

Garage sale fund-raiser slated

St. Francis By the Sea Church will hold a garage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 110 S. Spruce St. in Kenai.

Gala event planned

"Wild Alaska: Bounty of the Sea," including art work by 75 Alaska artists, will go on display at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center on Friday. There will be a gala celebration of the show from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday including several of the artists, food, door prizes and "Cohoritas" Alaska-style margaritas. The gala is free and open to the public.

Army band to perform

The U.S. Army Field Band will hold a free concert at 7:30 p.m. May 8 at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium. Free tickets can be obtained at Kenai Central High School.

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