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Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2007

Berry growers to gather

Alaska Berry Growers will meet at 4 p.m. today at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture building on Kalifornsky Beach Road. The topics will be cultivation of wild Alaska blueberries and other berry species. For more information, call 283-3700 or 394-2590.

Soroptimists to meet

Soroptimist International of the Kenai Peninsula will hold its monthly business meeting at 5:30 p.m. today at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building in Soldotna. For more information, call Brenda Northup at 262-6458.

Elks hold free skate day

The Soldotna Elks Lodge will sponsor a free skate day at Grate Skate Roller Rink in Soldotna from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today for all youngsters in recognition of National Kids Week by the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks. For more information, call Dennis Smith at 262-7974.

Car wash, garage sale fundraiser set

The Kenaitze Indian Tribe Native Youth Olympic team will hold a car wash and garage sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Kenai Middle School. For more information, call Deb Coveyou at 252-9488.

Community cleanup scheduled

The Kenai Peninsula Cleanup event will be held Monday through May 12. Trash bags are available from the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce and Nikiski Post Office. A free barbecue will be held from noon to 3 p.m. May 12 at the Green Strip Park in Kenai, Farnsworth Park in Soldotna and 3:30 p.m. at the hockey rink in Nikiski. Drawings for prize money will be held for registered youth groups and a boys and girls bicycles will be drawn for children 10 and under.

Methamphetamine to be discussed

Soldotna Community Schools and Soldotna Police Department DARE program in partnership with the Triumvirate Theatre will present the documentary “Dying for Meth” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall. The movie shows the negative effects of the drug on individuals, families and communities. For more information, call 262-6768.



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