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Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2005

4-H club set to mush

A youth mushing club is being established. For more information, call Nancy Veal at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Services office at 262-5824.

DAV to meet

Chapter No. 5 of the Disabled American Veterans will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the bingo hall at the American Legion on Cook Street in Soldotna. The featured speaker will be First Junior Vice Commander Tom Shanrock. His topic will be an updated on the Alaska State DAV midwinter conference. All veterans are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 283-3889.

Builders banquet set

The Kenai Peninsula Builders Association will hold its annual awards banquet and installation of officers at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Mykel’s Restaurant in Soldotna. The featured speaker will be Alaska State Home Building Association President Tom Smith. The builder and associate members of the year also will be announced. Members and their guests are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 283-8071.

Community dance gets kicking

The Kenai River Folk Dancers will host a smoke- and alcohol-free community contra dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School. Live music will be provided by the Contra BanD. Robyn Lauster from Anchorage will be the guest caller. Beginners should come early, since the easiest dances start at 7 p.m. Participants should bring clean, nonmarking shoes and potluck snacks to share. Partners are not required.

Admission is $5. Children under 16 can get in for free if accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Theresa Holland at 260-4171.

KPC offers nursing advisory

Kenai Peninsula College will host a nursing advisory session for current and prospective nursing students from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28 in the commons. To register call 262-0330, e-mail iyinfo@uaa.alaska.edu or go to Campus Services to sign up.

Women’s basketball league forming

The Kenai Recreation Center is taking registration for its Women’s City League Basketball team. The season will run January through March. Player fees are $50 and team $350 for teams.

Master gardeners take root

A Master Gardner class has been scheduled for January and February for the Kenai-Soldotna area. Class topics will cover skills and techniques to successfully garden in Alaska. For more information, call the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Services office at 262-5824.



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