Announcements

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic holds its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. June 22 at the Community Health Outreach Office on the second floor of the R.E.C. Room building at 3957 Nielsen Circle, next door to the clinic. The meeting is open to the public.. For more information, contact Heather at 235-3436 or Heather@kbfpc.org.

The Homer Native Plant Society sponsors a trip to Grewingk Glacier. Led by Ed Berg, the trip leaves Homer at 8 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The trip follows the trail to Grewingk Glacier to explore plant succession from the forest to alpine. The fee is $75 per person for the boat and is limited to 20 people. To reserve your space, call Heather Johnson at 226-2306 before noon Friday. 

Sandhill crane colts should soon be appearing. If you spot crane chicks, please report the sighting to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Include the number of colts, date and location of your sighting, as well as your name and number if more information is needed.

Friendship Center

Friendship Center Adult Day Services is open 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 beef and mashed potatoes; Friday, red salmon and garlic pasta; Monday, Cornish game hens; Tuesday, spaghetti and meatballs; Wednesday, Cuban pork; next Thursday, roast turkey 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

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

Registration for fall classes and workshops for general public and degree-seeking students is now open online at www.kpc.alaska.edu. Degree-seeking students can call for advising appointments at 235-7743.

Pratt Museum

Summer gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Watermark,” a dual exhibit by Asia Freeman and Michael Walsh, is on exhibit through Aug. 2. Freeman, who works in oil paints, and Walsh, who works in digital video, have shared a studio for several years and also share a sensual language of mark making with a focus on water as media and muse.

The Pratt is showing a series of prototype exhibits in the lower galleries. These are works in progress and opportunities to collect feedback on text, design and interactive components. There are questionnaires available to provide direct input. Currently, visitors can see a small prototype, “Community Connectors – Radios, Telephones and Pathways.”

SVT Health & Wellness

SVT Health & Wellness offers classes covering all aspects of wellness every Thursday at 6 p.m. Today’s class is “Preserving the Catch” with Linda Tannehill, University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension. Join Linda for an informative discussion and demonstration on the various ways to preserve fish, including canning, smoking, freezing and smoking for cannin

 

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