Announcements

Homer pioneer Beryl Myhill celebrates her 90th birthday with a potluck at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Salvation Army Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to Shannon Engle at 760-518-6693 or Laura Ronnegard at 907-726-7703.

The Homer Native Plant Society holds a field trip from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge with tours of burn recovery areas. Dr. Ed Berg with the refuge will conduct the tour. Bring lunch, water, and dress for the weather, including hiking or waterproof boots. For car-pooling from Homer, meet at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies by 8:30 a.m., or drive to the Sterling Senior Center by 10:30 a.m. For more information, email jwoodring@alaska.net or call 235-9344.

The Anchor Point Fire & Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

The Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma holds its annual Back to School Supplies Project this month. Help local children in need start their school year on a positive note by purchasing school supplies and backpacks for them. Contributions can be left in the brightly colored receptacle inside Ulmer’s Drug and Hardware. Shopping lists are on the donation container. The program benefits more than 100 children.

Sandhill crane colts should start fledging soon. Report any observations of sandhill crane colts to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or email reports@cranewatch.org. Leave a name and number so Crane Watch can call for more information.

Anchor Point Senior Citizens

The Anchor Point Senior Center on Milo Fritz Road is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Friday. The center serves Thursday night dinners starting at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bingo is at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. on Friday nights. The Helping Hands Thrift Store is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exercise sessions are at 10 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. For more information, call the senior center at 235-7786.

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, country-style roast pork; Friday, cod humboldt; Monday, sweet and sour pork; Tuesday, chicken pot pie; Wednesday, pork adobo; 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 for members, $6 for nonmembers.

Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Tai chi classes are Thursdays 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

Registration for fall classes is now being held. Classes include welding, History of Alaska, Marine Biology, Painting, Introduction to Law, Music Fundamentals, Geology of Kachemak Bay, Environmental Economics and Policy, Computer Science, Poetry writing, Literature, American Government, Medical Terminology, Grant Proposal Writing, First Aid/CPR and much more. Sign up now, pay later.

Advising appointments are available for degree-seeking students. Call 235-7743. For the fall schedule, visit kpc.alaska.edu.

Pratt Museum

The museum gallery is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. seven days a week. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The Historic Harbor Tour is 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Meet at the kiosk next to the Salty Dawg on the Spit. The fee is $10. Tours are offered through Sept. 1.

SVT Health & Wellness

In this week’s Thriving Thursdays class, family nurse practitioner Christine Brubaker presents a talk on integrative health from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at SVT Health & Wellness, 880 East End Road. Bring your questions about topics related to overall health and wellness and learn through the question and answer time. Snacks are provided. For more information, call 226-2228.

 

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