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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Council meeting rescheduled

The Kenai City Council meeting slated for today has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kenai City Hall.

Historical society restoring cabins

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, call Gary Titus 262-5410.

Nutrition classes offered

Eating Well and Staying Safe nutrition classes are being offered free of charge at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, 33955 Community College Drive in Soldotna.

Classes are taught by Colleen Sonnevil of the Cooperative Extension Service. For more information, call the food bank at 262-3111.

Country fair set for today

Peninsula Take-a-Break will hold its annual Country Fair Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today 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.

Proceeds go to Stonecroft Ministries. For more information, call Carolyn at 262-4214 or Susan at 335-6789.

Nursing program topic of program

Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna will host an informational meeting for anyone interested in the college’s nursing program from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday in room 116. Lynn Senette, nursing coordinator, and David Wartinbee, nursing program adviser, will present information about the associate of applied science degree program and be available for questions. For more information, call 262-0300.

Cooper Landing meeting changed

The Cooper Landing Fish and Game Advisory Committee rescheduled its November meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday in the ambulance hall. For more information, call Karl Romig at (907) 595-1257.

Pop Warner group to meet

The Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner Organization will conduct its general meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Soldotna Middle School. Anyone interested in the league or in being part of the local board is asked to attend.

Bazaar slated at sports center

A holiday bazaar will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Dinner theater set to entertain

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

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

Club to sell See’s candy

Soroptimist International of the Kenai Peninsula will take orders for See’s candy at a table at Peninsula Center Mall on Saturday. Orders, which also may be placed with any Soroptimist member, must be in by Dec. 4.

For candy deliveries after the holidays, Soroptimist members will have a table set up Dec. 16.

Proceeds benefit Soroptimist programs. For more information, call Lyn Hodel at 262-9253.

Mental health class set

Central Peninsula Counseling Services continues its free resiliency building classes with Intervention for Suicidal Behavior from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Redoubt Room of Central Peninsula General Hospital.

The class, the last in the eight-week series, will be presented by Margene Andrus. For more information, call 260-3691.

Thanksgiving dinner planned

The Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving Day dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Center Building on Forest Drive in Kenai. The dinner is free and open to the public.

To volunteer or make a donation, call 283-4035 or 283-3879.



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