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Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2007

Digital TV to be discussed

A representative of the federal communications system will be at the Sterling Senior Center at 1 p.m. today to discuss the changeover from analog to digital television.

For more information, call 262-6808.

Public comment sought on park

There will be a public meeting to review park design alternatives for the Soldotna Creek Park expansion project at 6:30 p.m. today in the Soldotna City Hall council chambers. The project encompasses the grassy area known as DOT Park and its connections to surrounding areas.

Participants will have opportunities to review the drawings, ask questions and provide comments and input on the alternatives. A final conceptual plan will be presented to Soldotna City Council on Nov. 14.

For more information, call Nancy Casey at 260-8418.

Sports gear swap scheduled

The Kenai Central High School ski team booster club will host an all-type sports gear swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria. Gear may be dropped off from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday or 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday. Krispy Kreme doughnuts also will be available for purchase.

For more information, call 262-9022.

Book sale fundraiser planned

The Soldotna Public Library volunteers will hold a used book sale from 1 to 4:30 Wednesday at the library at 235 Binkley St. Costumed patrons may pick out one 50 cent book for free. The library is seeking donations of books and puzzles in good condition.

For more information, call 262-4227.

Sterling senior host Halloween party

The Sterling Senior Center will host a free Halloween party from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Games, prizes, juice and cookies are planned. Donations of candy are being sought. For more information, call 262-6808.

Developmental screening offered

Frontier Community Services Early Intervention and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will conduct free developmental, vision and hearing screening for children ages newborn to 5 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Frontier Community Services at 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 36. For more information, call Renie at 714-6647.

Holiday bazaars seek crafty people

Vendors are being sought for the following bazaars:

* The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center annual fall bazaar and bake sale will be held Nov. 1 through 3. Table rentals are $15 a day or $30 for three days. For more information, call 776-7654.

* The Ninilchik School Band will host a holiday bazaar and rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Kenai Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Ninilchik. Call Lisa Nissly at 567-3301 for details on renting tables.

* Soldotna High School's annual arts and craft fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 and noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 11. For more information, call Annette at 260-7570, Karen at 262-2892.

* The Sterling Senior Center will host its Christmas bazaar and bake sale Nov. 9 and 10. They are looking for local crafters to reserve table space for the event. A table space costs $25 for both days. They ask that items be handcrafted. For more information, call the center at 262-6808.

* The Sterling Elementary School PTA will hold its second annual craft fair at the school Dec. 1 and 2. The cost for a space is $50 for two days. Space is limited and there are only 15 spaces remaining. Deadline for reserving a space is Nov. 20 or until spaces are reserved. For more information, call Krissy Mahan at the school at 262-4944. After 5 p.m. call Judy Miller at 262-8545.

Driver safety program offered

American Association of Retired Persons will hold a drivers safety program Nov. 10 at the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Building at 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road.

For more information and time, call Dennis Gease at 252-9291.

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