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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Caregiver support meeting set

The National family Caregiver Support Program will hold a caregiver support group meeting from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling Senior Citizens Center.

Soroptimists to meet

Soroptimists International of the Kenai Peninsula will hold its monthly business meeting from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday at Advanced Business Services in Soldotna. For more information, call Lori at 262-1834 or Rosanne at 262-4339.

Food drive ready to gather

The Kenai Peninsula ABATE will host its annual food drive at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainbow Bar. The cost is $5 at the door. Proceeds will benefit area families. Live music and merchandise raffles through out the night are some of the planned activities.

Diabetes cooking classes offered

Central Peninsula General Hospital will hold a series of diabetes cooking classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 7, 8 and 9 at Christ Lutheran Church. The cost is $15 per person and the class size is limited to 16 people. Registration and prepayment may be done at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service office on Kalifornsky Beach Road or by calling 262-5824. Deadline to register is Friday.

Kayaking, water safety classes slated

An introductory, intermediate and sea kayak safety and rescue class will begin Nov. 11 at the Soldotna High School swimming pool.

Registration also is being taken for a water safety instructor class on Nov. 11. Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Class sizes are limited and preregistration is required by Nov. 10 for both classes.

Christmas bazaar set to sale

The Sterling Senior Center will host a Christmas bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11 at the center. Vendor and handcrafted items, as well as baked goods, will be available for purchase. Table space is available for rent for $25. For more information, call 262-2943 or 262-6808.

Dinner theater set to entertain

A dinner theater fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18 in the Kenai Senior Citizens Center ballroom. The play is written and directed by Mike Druce and is a murder mystery titled “Murder Ahoy.”

This year will feature an extended dinner menu and a no-host bar. Tickets are available at River City Books in Soldotna and the senior center. The proceeds will benefit the Kenai Senior Connection Inc. and the Kenai Performers.

Craft fair, flea market planned

The Kenaitze Native Youth Olympics team will host a craft fair, flea market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10 at Kenai Middle School. For more information, call Deb Coveyou at 252-9488.

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