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Posted: Friday, May 05, 2006

Basketball camp a slam dunk

The Friday Night Shootout basketball series will be held from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Fridays through May 19 at Skyview High School in Soldotna. Sessions will include 45 minutes of instruction and one hour of organized scrimmage game time. Camp is limited to 40 players. The cost of admission is $10 per session. For more information, call Shaun O’Shea at 260-3329 or e-mail him at coach_oshea@hotmail.com.

Energy to be discussed

The Center for Mediation and Community Dialogue will hold its First Friday Dialogue meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai Peninsula College commons. The topic will be “Energy: How much are you willing to pay?” A potluck dinner will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

The purpose of the First Friday Dialogues is to bring people in the community together in a safe forum for listening, speaking and learning. For more information, call Chris Gehrett at 262-0367.

Quilters set to sew

Stitches of Love quilters will hold a sewing session from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Redoubt Elementary School in Soldotna.

Food bank sign to be unveiled

There will be an unveiling of the landmark marquee location sign developed and constructed by Kenai Peninsula College art students and the Student Service Learning Project for the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the food bank at 33955 Community College Drive. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call 262-3111.

DARE track meet slated

The Soldotna Elks will host DARE track and field fun games Sunday at the Soldotna High School track. Children ages 4 and 5 will run from noon to 1 p.m. and ages 6 to 12 will run from 1 to 6 p.m. Registration forms are available at elementary schools in Soldotna or at the track on the day of the races. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. For more information, call Officer Garcia at 262-4455.

Beautiful volunteers sought

The Kenai Parks and Recreation Department will hold a beautification volunteer orientation at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Kenai City Hall council chambers. Topics will be adopting a flower bed, purchasing benches, registering to help plant city flower beds, among others. For more information, call 283-3692.



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