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Out & About — Feb. 21, 2013


“Duck Hunter” runs through March 2

Port City Players presents a second weekend of “Duck Hunter Shoots Angel,” by Mitch Albom, at 7 p.m. from Thursday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Seward High School Theatre. The show closes the following weekend with performances at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28, Mar. 1 and Mar. 2. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for SAC members, students and military. Advanced tickets are available at Hotel Seward, 224-8001, Seward Resort, 224-2659 and One Shot Photography, 224-3117.

Senior Center hosts winter art show

Seward Senior Center invites all quilters, photographers, painters, sketchers, basket weavers and textile artists to participate in this winter’s art show, Tuesday, Feb. 26 to Friday, March 1. Those wanting to join in can sign up in the office. Setup will take place at 1 p.m Monday, Feb. 25, followed by the artist reception on 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26. Volunteers are needed to display art, provide refreshements and music. Call 224-5604 for information.

Writing circle meets twice a month

Stefini Adkins and Julie Rosier facilitate a community writing circle on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Seward Community Library Museum. Participation in the group is free of charge and open to anyone interested in creative writing. All genres, such as memoir, fiction, playwriting or personal journaling, are welcome. During each session facilitators make time for silent individual writing and also offer each writer the option to read new work aloud and receive feedback from the group. The next circle session will be Feb. 27. Email or for information.

Nurse Practitioner visits

Deb Bailey, ANP, will visit the Seward Public Health Center from Wednesday, March 6 to Friday, March 8. Visits will be by appointment only and services include pap smears and contraceptives for women in the childbearing years. There is a sliding scale fee and those with an inability to pay will not be denied services. The Seward Public Health Center is at 201 Third, Suite 202. For information call 224-5567.

Swim Club prepares for annual fund raiser

The Seward Tsunami Swim Club will hold its annual fundraiser, The Swim-a-Thon, on Friday, March 29. The club will begin canvassing the community for support, either in the form of a pledge per length, or a donation on Thursday, Feb. 28. Seward Tsunami Swim Club (STSC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation run by an all-volunteer board with the help of many parent volunteers and the support of high school pool and staff. The STSC is funded through monthly club dues, meet fees and the Swim-a-Thon. Those wishing to donate can make tax deductible checks out to Seward Tsunami Swim Club. For information visit, email or call Peggy Hamner at 362-6034.

KBEA Scholarships available

The Kenai Borough Employees Association scholarship committee is accepting applications for four scholarships of $500 each until March 29. The scholarships are available to all 2013 graduates public schools, private schools and home schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough high school counselors office or on the borough’s web site at Applications can be mailed or dropped off at the Kenai Peninsula Borough, KBEA Scholarship Committee, 144 North Binkley Street, Soldotna, AK 99669.

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