The Kachemak Bay Birders’ next regular meeting is 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Following the meeting, Betty Siegel will present “Birding India.” Betty Siegel will share photos and tales of birding in remote Northeast India’s Himalayan foothills, around Bharatpur and the Taj Mahal. Hear about “birding by elephant,” being charged by a rhino and many other unique birding adventures. Everyone is welcome, and there is no charge.
The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center seeks volunteers to help with everything from helping visitors to helping plan and execute community programs like Clean Up Day, and the Fourth of July Parade. Call Nyla at 235-7740 to figure out where the chamber can best use your talents and local knowledge.
The Kachemak Bay Celtic Club is calling for artists, musicians, poets, dancers, vendors and community members interested in joining in to help celebrate the Celtic culture. Upcoming events include St. Patrick’s Day, Tartan Day, Highland Games and more. For more information, call Shelly at 299-1557 or Nancy at (907) 748-4844.
The Homer Foundation announces that application forms for the City of Homer Grants Program are now available. The funding is for general operating support.This is a competitive grants process. Application forms are available online at or from the Homer Foundation office. For more information, call Joy Steward at 235-0541.
K-Bay Caffe offers Soup at Seven on Sundays, communal soup and bread. It is at 7 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, call 235-1551.
The Mindfulness Meeting is a group for cultivating wisdom, gratitude and serenity through skills and practice that meets weekly on Fridays. The meeting is from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the conference room of the Beluga Professional Building, 3691 Ben Walters Lane. Everyone is welcome; there is no charge. For more information, call Rachel or Sharon at 235-7712. This group is sponsored by South Peninsula Haven House.