Announcements

The Homer Farmers Market holds a film night fundraiser of “Seeds of Time” at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. There will be a door prize giveaway and theater concessions for purchase. Admission is by donation.

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its next regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave. (Mile 12 East End Road). The agenda will be posted at the fire station and at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex Building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. For more information, call 235-9811.

The Homer Fish and Game Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. April 14 at the NERRS building on Kachemak Drive. On the agenda is a report on the recent board meetings attended by Tom Hagberg, a discussion on submitting out-of-cycle proposals and any other resource related topics brought forth by the committee or public pertaining to resource issues. For more information, call Dave Lyon at 399-2340.

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) holds its board meeting at 9 a.m. April 17 at Cook Inlet Aquaculture, 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kenai. The public is welcome to attend. For more information or an agenda, call 800-652-7222 or 907-283-7222. Board materials will be available online just prior to the meeting.

The Kenai Peninsula Resource Conservation & Development District holds the fifth annual Kenai Peninsula Ag Forum from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik. Current and future farm producers and the general public are invited. Presentations include peninsula wine and spirits, farming off the grid, building healthy soil, managing goats, ag education, updates on peonies, rhodiola, natural fiber and more. For agenda and ticket information, go to Kenai Peninsula Fair on Facebook and select “Events.” Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door, lunch included. Vendor tables are available for $20. Contact Amy Seitz at 252-5064 for more information. Co-sponsors include Alaska Division of Agriculture, Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Central Peninsula Garden Club, Kenai Soil & Water and Kenai Peninsula Farm Bureau.

One Lord Sunday is at 11 a.m. on April 19 at the Homer High School gymnasium. A group of Homer churches will be celebrating together and everyone is welcome.

The Homer Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission sponsors a trails symposium, “Homer on the Move!,” from noon-4 p.m. April 18 in the Homer High School Commons. The symposium brings together user groups such as bicyclists, runners and parents with children for an afternoon of networking, sharing, promoting and planning for safe, accessible trails, sidewalks and roadways. Groups or people interested in participating are invited to join the discussion. Forms to participate are available on the city website at www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/recreation/trails-symposium-homer-move-saturday-a... or at the Community Recreation Office, Homer High School. For more information, call Deb Lowney at 299-0344 or email dlowney@acsalaska.net.

Anchor Point Alcoholics Anonymous offers meetings at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and at 2 p.m. Sundays above the Anchor River Inn Store. For more information, call 299-3317.

The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival seeks volunteers to help with registration during the event from 8 a.m.-7 p.m., May 6-9. Gratitude, snacks and a fun work environment provided.  Please call Robbi at 235-7740 or email shorebird@homeralaska.org

Sandhill cranes will begin arriving soon. Please report sandhill crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. The date, time, location and number of cranes seen is helpful. Leave a name and number in case more details are needed.

Friendship Center

Friendship Center Adult Day Services is open between the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday with extended hours for special situations. Programs are offered daily, including story time, crafts and musical performances. Call 235-4556.

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and guests and is served noon-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: today, roast pork loin; Friday, oven fried shrimp; Monday, beef stroganoff; Tuesday, chicken piccatta; Wednesday, seafood enchiladas; next Thursday, roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy.

Strong Women classes are 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Homer Senior Center. The cost is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers per class.

Zumba Gold classes with Maria are 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Homer Senior Center. The cost per class is $4 members, $6 nonmembers.

Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Tai Chi classes are Thursday at 3 p.m. The cost per class is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers. Call Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Caregiver Support Group meets 2-3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday in the senior center conference room. Call Jacquie Thaute at 299-2924 or Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Upcoming spring and summer classes include Watercolor Painting II workshop with Jan Peyton, April 9-11; Garden Design with Brenda Adams, April 18 and 25; Culinary Arts: Extraordinary Brunches with Kirsten Dixon, April 18 and 25; Culinary Arts: Desserts with Kirsten Dixon, May 2; Boating Safety/NASBLA with Capt. Chris Lopez, May 2-3; and Landscape Painting with Asia Freeman, May 18-19, June 8-9, July 3-14 and Aug. 3-4.

To earn your GED or improve basic reading, writing and math skills, call 235-1606.

Upcoming events are 5:30 p.m. April 17, closing photography exhibit and discussion by Joe Kashi on “Light Photography Techniques”; 6 p.m. April 20, public lecture with psychology professor Brian Partridge and others, “Heroin Hits Homer: The Science of Heroin”; 5-6:30 p.m. April 24, opening reception of student art showcase.

Pratt Museum

Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Faith Revell’s exhibit, “Bird Dance,” is now on exhibit. The annual Jubilee student art showcase is on exhibit in the lower museum gallery.

SVT Health & Wellness

SVT Health & Wellness offers classes covering all aspects of wellness every Thursday at 6 p.m. Today’s class is “Square Foot Gardening: Maximize Your Garden Space,” with Lark Ticen, certified Square Foot Gardening instructor. Learn how to grow gardens in 20 percent of the space of a conventional row garden, using less work and less water. 

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