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Posted: Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Historical society plans events

The Kasilof Regional Historical Association hosts work parties to help restore historic cabins at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the McLane Center on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Participants are asked to bring a lunch. For more information on work parties, call Gary Titus 262-5410.

The group also will host an auction at 7 p.m. Friday at Tustumena Elementary School, Mile 112 of the Sterling Highway. Items for auction may be viewed at 6 p.m. and include moose and sheep horn carvings, tools, household goods, electronics, sporting goods, a rifle and antiques. For more information, call Brent Johnson at 262-4763.

Hospice to host open house

Hospice of the Central Peninsula will host an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the hospice office in the Eureka Mall, next to the bridge in Soldotna. It is its celebrating its 20th anniversary, National Hospice Month and its hospice caregivers. Appetizers will be served.

Family holiday photos offered

Family holiday photos will be taken at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Kenai Teen Center, in the Kenai Recreation Center. A Kenai Peninsula College photography class and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula are collaborating to offer the service to area families.

For a minimum donation of $10, families — including the pet dog — can have their photo taken and burned onto a CD that can be used to create greeting cards. Free food and games will be available. Raffle tickets for a $18,700 diamond will be available for $50 a ticket.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Kimberli Dent at 283-2682.

Totem Tracers postpone meeting

Because Saturday is Veterans Day and the Kenai Community Library will be closed, the Kenai Totem Tracers Genealogical Society has postponed its meeting to Nov. 18. The group will meet in the library from 1 to 3 p.m.

Second Sunday stories slated

The Kenai Performers will present Second Sunday Stories at Kenai Community Library at 1 p.m. Sunday.

“Where do stories come from?” will feature Carol Ford performing “Mountain Whippoorwill.”

Take a break, buy a gift

Peninsula Take-a-Break invites women to its annual Country Fair Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Solid Rock Conference Center in Sterling.

Admission is $10 with free child care available. There will be music, and homemade crafts and goodies will be for sale for gift giving. Proceeds go to Stonecroft Ministries.

For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan at 335-6789.

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