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A Kachemak Bay Birders’ road trip up to the Captain Cook Recreation Area (north of Nikiski) will be Saturday, June 23. Meet at the Stormy Lake boat ramp parking area up there at 10 a.m. or at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center parking lot to car pool at 7 a.m.

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The Homer Storytellers will meet from 3-5 p.m. Saturday in the Library Conference Room, to share and listen to stories about how a social or political event impacted lives personally.

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The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 20 at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

Town Crier

The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 20 at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

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The Kachemak Bay Birders’ next trip will be Saturday, May 26 on the Bay Crest Trail for a walk in the forest to listen for and observe our local songbirds. Meet at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center at 6:45 a.m. to carpool or at the trailhead on Roger’s Loop Road at 7 a.m.

Local graduates

Leah Marie Bailey was awarded a Doctorate of Physical Therapy during commencement exercises at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia on May 5, 2018.

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Join the Homer Storytellers from 3-5 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Share and listen to stories about overcoming a setback, difficult situation, or adversity. You’ll laugh, feel emotions, be entertained, and have a good time. Questions? Email homerstorytellers@gmail.com or call (907) 235-3180.

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Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding their regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10.

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May 5 is World Labyrinth Day, when thousands of people across the world will “Walk as One at 1” for peace. This event will be celebrated locally at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 619 Sterling Highway, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include blessings, an interfaith litany for world peace, and prayer flag painting.

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The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday May 23 at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

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Homer Wilderness Leaders (HoWL) will host the annual DiRtBaG Ball from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Alice’s Champagne Palace, as the culmination of clean-up week. It is free to attend and family friendly, including live music by the Stringalongs, an all-you-can-eat sundae bar, DiRtBaG awards and door prizes.

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A Conflict Resolution Skills/Alternatives to Violence basic workshop will be held from 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28 and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at 59835 Tern Court in Homer. The workshop is presented by the Alaska Training Cooperative and Alaska Hands of Peace. This workshop presents skills to help reduce conflicts in work and everyday settings. It costs $75 to attend all three days. For more information or to register, contact Karen Cauble at 907-235-3832 or klcauble@hotmail.com, or Lisa Cauble at 907-264-6276 or lisa@alaskachd.org.

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Homer Area Nonprofit Directors will present an Advocacy, Economics and Innovation Seminar Sunday and Monday, April 8-9 at the Pratt Museum, Kachemak Bay Campus and Homer City Hall.

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The Kachemak Bay Birders will meet on Monday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in the auditorium. Following the meeting, Aaron Lang will present “Shorebird Identification.” Shorebirds are on their way and it’s always fun to learn a little more how to tell them apart. Aaron has excellent photos showing what we should look for and contrasts with confusable species. This is an excellent way to learn more and enjoy the beauty of these amazing birds. All meetings are free and everyone is invited to attend. All events are cosponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. If you have questions, contact Lani Raymond, 399-9477.

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Guitar legend Dennis Agajanian plays at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Refuge Chapel. All are welcome. This is a musician who travelled extensively with the Billy Graham ministry.

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The Kachemak Bay Birders’ next trip is to Seaside Farms, Mile 5 East End Road on Sunday, March 18. Meet at 2 p.m. in the parking area at the top of the hill to walk down the hill to birding habitat at Seaside Farms. Bring binoculars, field guide and a spotting scope if you have one. All Kachemak Bay Birding trips are cosponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. All trips are free and everyone is welcome to attend. The leader for this trip is Jim Herbert, 907-362-0020.

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The Homer Fish &Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at the KBRR building located at 2181 Kachemak Drive. Agenda will include discussion of BOF and BOG proposals (further discussion on moose, black bear and small game) to submit and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Dave Lyon at 399-2340.

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Kachemak Advocates of Recycling (KARe) will meet from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, 708 Smoky Bay Way, Homer.

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The Kachemak Bay Birders will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in the auditorium. Following the meeting, Arthur Kettle, a Biological Science Technician with the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, will present a slide presentation: Barren Islands Seabird Monitoring. Each year the Refuge studies breeding success of murres, kittiwakes, puffins, and storm-petrels on East Amatuli Island. All meetings are free and everyone is invited to attend. All events are cosponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. If you have questions, contact Lani Raymond, 399-9477.

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Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Islands &Ocean Visitor Center. “Wolves of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge; Stories and Studies” will be presented by Togiak biologist Patrick Walsh. Join for this special program or if you can’t get to the meeting download the program at https://alaskarefugefriends.org/category/meetings/ and call in to (866) 556-2149, code :8169747# to teleconference into the meeting. All are welcome.

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