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Posted: Monday, August 26, 2002

Boys and Girls Club plans dance classes

The Boys and Girls Club in Kenai is accepting registration for a music and movement class and two ballet classes.

Movement and music combines dance, movement and tumbling with the use of props and toys such as balls, bean bags and scarves. It is open to boys and girls ages 3 to 5 and will meet from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 5.

Two ballet classes also will be offered starting Sept. 5. A class for 3- and 4-year-olds will be offered Thursdays from 3 to 4 p.m. A class for children ages 5 to 7 will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m.

All classes will meet Thursday from Sept. 5 through Dec. 5, except the weeks of Halloween and Thanksgiving. Cost is $50 per participant, plus membership in the Boys and Girls Club. Scholarships are available upon request.

The classes are open to both boys and girls. Class size is limited to 10 people. To register or for more information, call 283-2682.

Food bank plans Soup Supper, resource classes

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will host its sixth annual Soup Supper and Auction Sept. 6 and the Soldotna Sports Center. Tickets are $25 each and include dinner, a hand-crafted pottery bowl, music and auctions. The wining raffle entry also will be drawn for two round-trip tickets to Hawaii. Raffle tickets are $10 each. Seating is limited.

For Soup Supper or raffle tickets, call Gwen at 283-6735 or Gloria at 262-7711.

The food bank also will continue offering classes geared toward helping people take advantage of natural resources on the Kenai Peninsula. All classes are offered at the food bank on Kalifornsky Beach Road and are open to the public.

Linda Tannehill of Cooperative Extension Service will teach garden vegetable preservation with a hands-on emphasis on blanching and freezing, from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Tannehill will teach identification of edible and poisonous berries, as well as preservation and recipes, from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

Carrol Martin will demonstrate butchering methods from 3 to 5 and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. He will butcher a pig and a lamb from the Ninilchik fair 4-H auction.

Martin will present a second butchering demonstration from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4. He will butcher a portion of a Ninilchik fair 4-H auction steer purchased by Udelhoven Oilfield System Services.

Men's community dinner planned for September

There will be a men's community dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the North Kenai Chapel, Mile 29 of the Kenai Spur Highway. The dinner is free and open to all men young and old. For more information, call Frank at 252-6058.

Old Timers Reunion planned

The Annual Old-Timer's Reunion will be Sept. 12 at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. Soup and salad will be served at 11:30 a.m., followed by a turkey dinner at noon. Cost is $4. Preregistration is encouraged. To register, call the senior center at 283-5156, Peggy Arness at 776-8651, Donnis Thompson at 776-8721 or Joanna Hollier at 283-7756.



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