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Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2003

CARTS advisory meeting set

The Central Area Rural Transit System Inc. advisory partners will meet at 3 p.m. today at the CARTS office on Kalifornsky Beach Road. Partners are encouraged to attend or send someone to represent their interest group. For more information, call 262-8900.

Recycling group to meet

Re-Group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in the teachers' lounge at Soldotna High School. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 262-5098.

Lewis to speak at historical society

The Kasilof Regional Historical Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the McLane Center, Mile 1 of Kalifornsky Beach Road. Following the business meeting at 7 p.m., Larry Lewis of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game will speak on bears on the Kenai Peninsula.

For more information, call Dolly at 262-2439.

Annual sports swap scheduled

The Kenai Central High School ski team will have its annual sports equipment swap at 9 a.m. Saturday at the school. Participants are to set the price and drop off equipment from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday or from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday and then the ski team will sell it.

Sellers keep 80 percent of sale price; the ski team keeps 20 percent. Money or items should be picked up no later than 1 p.m. Saturday.

Unclaimed items will be considered donations. For more information, call Nelson Amen at 776-3500.

Christmas bazaar planned

The Lady Shriner's will hold a Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on the Kenai Spur Highway across from the Golden Dragon in Soldotna. For more information, call 262-4912.

Social Security reps to visit peninsula

Social Security Administration representatives will be on the peninsula at the following locations and times: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Seward City Council chambers; noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at Kenai City Hall; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Homer Senior Citizens Center.

Craft bazaar, auction scheduled

The Peninsula Take-A-Break invites women to its annual craft bazaar and auction from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Solid Rock Conference Center. Brunch will cost $7, and free child care will be available. Janice Mathers, a Toastmaster International award winner, will be the featured speaker. Emily Grossman will provide fiddle music.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Linda at 262-4996.

Outdoor club schedules meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Outdoor Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Ruben's in the Kenai Kings Inn. Activities for the year-round, indoor-outdoor club are decided on by members. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Mike at 283-3856 or Steve at 283-4132.

Help for home day-care providers offered

Home day-care providers who live in the central Kenai Peninsula area could qualify to be reimbursed for part of the cost of food served. For more information, call the Child Care Food Program at 283-4707.

Wolf to hold town hall meeting

Rep. Kelly Wolf will hold a town hall meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building. Topics of discussion will include percent market value of the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend and the upcoming legislative session. For more information, call Neal Du Perron at 283-2690.

Native Christmas bazaar planned

The Ninilchik Native Descendants will hold their annual Christmas bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Ninilchik School gym. Rental space is $10. For more information, call Jamie Leman at (907) 567-3361 or 567-3722.

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