Town Crier

Guitar legend Dennis Agajanian plays at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at the Refuge Chapel. All are welcome. This is a musician who travelled extensively with the Billy Graham ministry.

Dmitri Shein, Democratic Party candidate for U.S .Congress, visits Homer on Monday, March 26, to meet and greet the public and answer questions at the following public events: 10-11 a.m., Cook Inletkeeper; noon-1 p.m., Town Hall and question-and-answer session, Alice’s Champagne Palace; 2 to 4 p.m., discussions at K-Bay Caffe.

Scholarship opportunity: Friends of the Homer Public Library sponsors one applicant to attend the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference. The scholarship will cover the $395 registration fee only. For complete guidelines go to: or stop by the library for an application. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. April 16.

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 information, call 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

The 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.

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and guests and is served noon-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The menu for this week is: Thursday, roast turkey; Friday, spinach lasagna; Monday, Closed for Seward’s Day; Tuesday, beef lasagna; Wednesday, baked salmon; and next Thursday, baked ham.

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.

Tai chi classes are Thursdays at 3 p.m. The cost per class is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers.

Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Call Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Pratt Museum

Galleries are open Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

Curator’s Closet: 50 Years of Collecting at the Pratt Museum is on in the Special Exhibits Gallery through April 28.

Behind the Scenes Collections Tours are 2 p.m. Thursdays. The tours cost $5 per person.

Ongoing activities: Fish Feedings have resumed from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in the Marine Gallery. Fish Feeding is fun and all are welcome.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Registration deadlines are coming up soon for these upcoming classes: Marine Invertebrates with Conrad Field (March 31 – April 1); Birds of Kachemak Bay (April 5-26, and April 21, 28); and Fly-Fishing (April 7 and 14). Register at: or stop by Pioneer Hall.

Also available are Chinese Painting with Sharlene Cline (March 22 and 29, April 5, $90); Garden Design (March 24 and 31, $85); Painting the Live Model (March 31, $55); Quickbooks (April 7, $25), and Plein Air Painting (April 21, $90). Registration is open at

Maritime technology classes are USCG 100 Ton/OUPV 80 Hour License and Exam with Joe Talbott (April 6-29, $700) Register by April 1; Refrigeration Sea Water for Vessels (March 23-25, $250), Deckhand Training (March 31 – April 14, $85); Navigation (March 27 – April 12, $95); and Outboard Engine Repair (April 20-22, $95). For information and to register: or call 235-1622.

There will be a Public Reading and Craft Talk with visiting poet Jericho Brown at 6:30 p.m. on March 28.

The Homer College, Training and Job Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 and is open to the public. Meet employers hiring or training and college program advisors. There will also be resume writing.

An Open House for high school students to learn about KBC dual credit classes is 4:30-6 p.m. April 12.

KBC offers free GED, ESL, college preparation and life skills courses and individual assistance. Call 235-7743.

South Peninsula Hospital

South Peninsula Hospital is accepting applications for its Board of Directors. Call 235-0237 or visit and click on “About SPH” for more information.

Homer Medical Center holds an open house from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday March 30. Tour the newly expanded and remodeled clinic, meet new providers and meet Joe Woodin, the new CEO of South Peninsula Hospital. See the newly developed art installation by Margorie Scholl. For more information, call 235-0397 or email