Announcements

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Homer Flotilla, offers Sailing and Boating Skills and Seamanship classes 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 27-March 26, at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment offices in the Homer Mercantile Building next to NOMAR on Pioneer Avenue. The fee is $45. To register, call 299-0232.

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and guests and is served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: today, country style pork roast; Friday, battered cod; Monday, chicken cordon bleu; Tuesday, barbecue beef brisket; Wednesday, chicken Parmesan.

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.

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.

Duplicate Bridge meets Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Caregiver Support Group meets 2-3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday in the senior center conference room. Call Pam Hooker at 299-7198 or Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Register now for winter classes. To earn your GED or improve reading, writing and math skills, call 235-1606.

Kachemak Bay Family Planning

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic offers free help signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Certified application counselors are at the Homer Food Pantry from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday.  Call 235-3436 to make an appointment.

Pratt Museum

The museum is closed for January. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

South Peninsula Hospital

South Peninsula Hospital offers free help with certified application counselors for people wanting to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Dates for assistance are Jan. 24, Feb. 7 and Feb. 14. Call 235-8101 to make an appointment.

SVT Health & Wellness

SVT Health & Wellness offers classes covering all aspects of wellness every Thursday at 6 p.m. Today’s class is “Kick Those Sugar Blues, Part One” with Hillery Daily, naturopathic doctor, and Amy Rattenbury, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. 

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