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Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2004

PFLAG meeting planned

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today. For more information and the location, call 283-4678.

Photographers guild to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center to view the "Alaska Wild" photography exhibit on display. The group encourages anyone interested in photography to attend. Participants are encouraged to bring pictures or slides to share. For more information, call Marianne at 398-0649.

Women voters to discuss 'Gaza'

The Central Peninsula League of Women Voters will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday at the home of Marge Hays. The article on "Gaza" will be discussed. For directions, call 262-3908.

Fish and Game meeting set

The Homer Fish and Game Advisory committee will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Islands and Oceans Visitors Center to prepare comments for upper Cook Inlet fisheries proposals and other business that may come before the committee.

For more information, contact Marvin Peters at 235-2468.

Bazaar fund-raiser scheduled

Peninsula Take-A-Break invites all women to its annual craft bazaar and auction at 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at the Solid Rock Conference Center. The featured speaker, Megan Cutter of Anchorage, will share how her pain and loneliness were turned into contentment and fulfillment of her lifelong dream. Music will be provided by Sandy Dallman of Soldotna.

The cost is $8 and free child care is available. Donated items for the fund-raiser are needed. Proceeds will go to Stonecroft Village Missionaries for Christmas. For more information or to make reservations, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Linda at 262-4996.

Snaring seminar set

There will be a snaring seminar offered at the Kenai Wildlife Refuge headquarters from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 20. Area trappers will demonstrate various trapping methods. This seminar is required for refuge trappers to check their snares every seven days. Participants are advised to dress for outside weather.

The snaring seminar is not the trapper orientation class needed to obtain a permit to trap on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. For additional information, call 262-7021.

Christmas bazaar slated

The Homer area Non Profits group will hold its 29th annual community Christmas bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at Homer Middle School. Booths may be rented. Crafts, food and games will be available. For more information, call (907) 299-3741.

Blood drive set

There will be a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kenai. For more information, call Landon Mishler at 283-6494.

NRA plans banquet

The Friends of the NRA will hold its annual banquet and auction at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Soldotna Elks Lodge. It will included a catered dinner. Proceeds will be granted to groups to teach firearm safety and use on the Kenai Peninsula.

For more information or tickets, call Scott at 776-7676 or 283-4481. Tickets also are available at Gator Guns and The Impact Area.

Kidney support group to meet

A support group for kidney patients, their families, friends and caregivers will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. For more information, call Judy or Bob Downs at 260-1903.

Fair trade craft sale planned

A Ten Thousand Villages craft sale will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 26 and 27 at the Soldotna United Methodist Church. The sale features handcrafted home decor and gifts made by artisans from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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