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Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2005

Seniors cooking up buffet

The Nikiski Senior Citizens Center hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $6.50; family rates are available. The cafe will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Meeting focuses on Lewises’ expedition

The Kenai Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m. today downstairs at the Kenai United Methodist Church of the New Covenant. Steve and Barbara Lewis will be the featured speakers. The topic will be the homesteading experiences of Jack and Regine Lewis. It is open to the public.

Globetrotters set to bounce into Kenai

A basketball fundraiser to benefit The Salvation Army will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Kenai Central High School. Curly Neal with the Comedy and Globetrotter Alumni Charity Basketball Team will play against the local Peninsula All-Stars.

The cost is $20 for one adult and two children under age 12. Tickets are available at Country Foods, Kaladi Brothers Coffee and Beemun’s.

Photo guild open to new view

The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Soldotna Middle School. A presentation on view cameras will be given. Members also will display recent work. The public is encouraged to bring photos or slides to share. For more information, call Marianne at 398-0649.

Performance staged for benefit

The Triumvirate Theatre will present “A Christmas Carol” on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Dec. 22 and 23. All shows are at 7 p.m. except Friday’s, which will be at 8:30.

The group will put on a special benefit sneak preview show and dessert auction on Wednesday. All profits will be donated to the Students in Transition/Homeless Students Program, to help homeless children on the peninsula.

Tickets are available at the Triumvirate Bookstore, Gallery and Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall. All tickets are $10.

Remembrance celebration set

The Hospice of the Central Peninsula and National Family Caregivers will host a celebration of life from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna, across from Mykel’s.

Community members are invited to light a candle in remembrance of those who have died or for those who are taking care of loved ones with a life-threatening disease.

Fellowship, food and live music are some of the planned activities. For more information, call 262-0543.

U.S.O. performance set to entertain

The Kenai Performers will present a New Year’s Eve U.S.O. Variety Show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31. A big-band orchestra conducted by Tammy Vollum-Matturro, dancing with All-American Dance ’N’ More and old-time radio spots are some of the planned entertainment.

Ticket prices include a prime rib dinner, midnight dessert buffet and a champagne toast. Tickets will be sold in advance at River City Books in Soldotna and Charlotte’s Restaurant in Kenai. The cost is $65 per person or $120 a couple.



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