Events Calendar – June 22

WedJune22

Working with the Subconscious Mind
•7-9 p.m. Beluga Professional Center, suite three. In this free class you will gain an understanding of: the various levels of consciousness; the power of the subconscious mind; the hypnotherapeutic process. 435-0400

Zumba!
• 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Midtown Cafe on Pioneer Avenue.

Look for charter boat Wednesdays!
• Alice’s Champagne Palace

Mike Fairman, Gong show-style
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon

Wing-It Wednesdays – $5 specials
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Singer/Songwriter Hobo Jim Show ($5 cover)
• 9 p.m. A.J’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Tim Heimbold Solo
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Win Win (R)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Paul Giamatti plays a beleaguered attorney and part-time wrestling coach who schemes to keep his practice from going under by acting as the legal caretaker of an elderly client.

Bridesmaids (R)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. SNL veteran Kristin Wiig leads the ensemble cast in this raunchy and funny story from producer Judd Apatow about the travails of a bridesmaid who has no clue.

Meadow Drive Market
• noon – 6 p.m. Open air Farmer/Flea Market. Three miles East End Road at 5023 Meadow Drive, 299-0731.

Emblem Bingo
• 6:30 p.m. Elks Lodge 215 W. Jenny Way. Hosted by the Homer Emblem Club #350. (907) 399-4939

Twisted Karaoke
• Alibi

ThurJune23

Next Thursday Flashback concert The Grateful Dead
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Karaoke with Dax
• 10 p.m. Down East Saloon

Live music by Billy Strain
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Ribeye Thursday! $16
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Johnny’s Substandard Variety Show
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Milo Matthews
• Alibi

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

South Pacific sing-along
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Benefits KBC Mary Epperson Campus Suport and Scholarship Fund.

Meadow Drive Market
• noon – 6 p.m. Open air Farmer/Flea Market. Three miles East End Road at 5023 Meadow Drive, 299-0731.

FriJune24

Homer Yacht Club
• Homer Yacht Club Land’s End Regatta  Friday evening seminars, Saturday and Sunday races start at 1:30 pm  For more information visit www.homeryachtclub.org

We are Not Amused
• 7 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit.

Jazz Piano Icefield Adventure
• 7:30 p.m. at Bunnell Streets Arts Center

Kevin Worrell Rockin the Palace!
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Grits & Gravy
• 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Johnny’s Friday Matinee Show
• 5-7 p.m. Kharacters

Uplift! Homegrown Reggae (non-smoking show)
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

International Super Star!! Pato Banton!!
• Alibi. Tickets on sale $15 in advance.

Disney’s African Cats & Adopt a Cat Week (G)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth.

Thor (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. Thor, God of Thunder, has been cast to Earth by his outraged father, Oden (Anthony Hopkins).

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Fantastic Fridays
• 6-8 pm  A special FREE family friendly activity or presentation. Wynn Nature Center 1.5 mile East Skyline Dr. Call 235-5266 for more information. Continues through August.

Meadow Drive Market
• noon – 6 p.m. Open air Farmer/Flea Market. Three miles East End Road at 5023 Meadow Drive, 299-0731.

SatJune25

Bayview Park Work Party
• 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bayview Park. Join Families First, city parks and rec dept and volunteers at the Bayview. Park Work Party on Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring your rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows, and buckets! Fun for the whole family!! Child Care is available.

We are Not Amused
• 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit.

Homer Yacht Club
• Homer Yacht Club Land’s End Regatta  Friday evening seminars, Saturday and Sunday races start at 1:30 pm  For more information visit www.homeryachtclub.org

DJ Construct
• Alibi

Jazz in the Cove
• 6 p.m. Quiet Place Lodge, benefit for “The Horn Section” at the Homer Foundation. $130 per ticket/$250 per couple. Tickets at the Homer Bookstore or Homer Foundation, 235-0541.

Homer 10K Spit Run
• 10 a.m. at the Homer High School and ending at Land’s End at the tip of the Homer Spit.  The event is a fund raiser for the Homer High School running programs.  For more information contact Mike Ilg at 235-6090. Preregister at www.sphosp.org.

Kevin Worrell Rockin the Palace!
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

MoMo Blues
• 10 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Jack River Kings (non-smoking show)
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon

Live music
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Disney’s African Cats & Adopt a Cat Week (G)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth.
Thor (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 8:15p.m. Homer Theatre. Thor, God of Thunder, has been cast to Earth by his outraged father, Oden (Anthony Hopkins).

Meadow Drive Market
• noon – 6 p.m. Open air Farmer/Flea Market. Three miles East End Road at 5023 Meadow Drive, 299-0731.

SunJune26

Homer Yacht Club
• 1. p.m. Homer Yacht Club Land’s End Regatta  Friday evening seminars, Saturday and Sunday races start at 1:30 pm  For more information visit www.homeryachtclub.org

Sunday supper specials
• Alice’s Champagne Palace

Piano Jukebox with Tyler Munns
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon

Billy Strain
• 6-9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Billy Strain Duo
• Alibi

Disney’s African Cats & Adopt a Cat Week (G)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth.

Thor (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. Thor, God of Thunder, has been cast to Earth by his outraged father, Oden (Anthony Hopkins).

MonJune27

Wing Night!
• Alice’s Champagne Palace

Texas Hold’em Poker Nite
• 6 p.m.-midnight AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Karaoke with Dax
• Alibi

Game night with Jeff – free games, pool
• Down East Saloon

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Disney’s African Cats & Adopt a Cat Week (G)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth.

Thor (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. Thor, God of Thunder, has been cast to Earth by his outraged father, Oden (Anthony Hopkins).

TueJune28

Zumba!
• 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Midtown Cafe on Pioneer Avenue.

$10 burger and brew
• 5 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Seaside Farmers
• Alibi

Official State Balladeer
Hobo Jim Frontier Dinner Show! ($5 cover)
• 6:30-9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Salmon/Chicken Bake $14 specials
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Craft night with music by Tyler Munns
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit

Disney’s African Cats & Adopt a Cat Week (G)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth.

Thor (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. Thor, God of Thunder, has been cast to Earth by his outraged father, Oden (Anthony Hopkins).

Other

A blood drive will take place in the LIFEmobile on June 23 and 24 in the Homer Safeway parking lot, sponsored by South Peninsula Hospital.  Donors are reminded to eat well and drink plenty of fluids before donating.  Please bring photo I.D. which includes birthdate or social security number.  Appointments are encouraged – call the SPH lab at 235-0338 to make your appointment.  Hours are June 23 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and June 24 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration for the 2011 Spit Run is now open at www.sphosp.org  or in person at the Community Recreation office at the high school from noon – 8 p.m.  The 10K run is set for Saturday, June 25, starting at 10 p.m. at the Homer High School and ending at Lands End at the tip of the Homer Spit.  The event is a fund raiser for the Homer High School running programs.  For more information contact Mike Ilg at 235-6090.

Open House
• 5-7 p.m. July 1. Lucy Mahan, LPC, of Transitional Counseling, and her office partners, Vivan C. Finlay MFT and Sharon McKemie Bauer MS, will be hosting an informational open house. Please stop by for appetizers. We will be answering questions and listening to your input on the mental health concerns in the Homer community. 3691 Ben Walters Ln., Suite 3, Office # 8. 240-1465.

Save the Date! Bayview Park Work Party
• Join Families First and volunteers at the Bayview Park Work Party on Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring your rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and buckets! Fun for the whole family!! Child care is available.

Families First and parent volunteers have joined with the city’s parks and rec department to improve Bayview Park and address issues of safety, install new equipment, and make the park more toddler friendly.

Families First: A Best Beginnings Partnership has received grant funds from Alaska’s Best Beginnings to purchase a new slide and boulders for the park. Parent volunteers, through their own sweat and donations from local businesses, will also be installing two wood bridges, log balance beams, stepping logs, and an alder fort.

Parents are also working to raise funds to purchase two new toddler swings, one of which would be adaptive for a child with disabilities.

Bikes Rock Homer “Fix ‘Em” Party
• 6-9 p.m. July 1. 3585 East Road, East End Mini Storage, behind Cycle Logical. Join volunteer bike mechanics from Bikes Rock Homer and Homer Cycling Club to fix up donated bikes to be distributed to kids and adults who need a bike. Bring bikes to donate to the cause or stop by if you need a bike. Hot dogs and beverages will be provided.

Pratt Museum
SUMMER HOURS
Open Every Day 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

FISH FEEDINGS
Every Tuesday and Friday at 4 pm, Marine Gallery. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria.  Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!

SEABIRD CAM
All day, Every day this summer, Marine Gallery
Live video broadcast of nesting seabirds from Gull Island.  Visitors control the camera for close ups of common murres, kittiwakes, puffins, cormorants, glaucous-winged gulls and their young.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
HISTORIC HARBOR WALKING TOURS
Fridays and Saturdays, May 27 through August 20 at 3 p.m. Meet on the Spit at the Pratt Wheelhouse near the Salty Dawg, $5 per person. Join a museum docent to walk the historic docks of the Homer Harbor while hearing stories of local history, a memorable array of local characters and boats of all types.

FOREST ECOLOGY TRAIL WALKS
Thursday evenings, June 16 through August 11, at 6 p.m. Meet at trailhead behind the Museum. Join a Pratt Museum docent at the Forest Ecology Trailhead behind the Museum for an hour of interesting and informative forest ecology discovery.  There is no fee to participate.

Various education programs are taking place throughout the year at the Pratt.  Check out our website for more details, www.prattmuseum.org and click on our calendar of events.

Upcoming Events

PUBLIC PRESENTATION ON BOREAL BIRCH: ART AND SCIENCE IN THE NORTHERN FOREST
• Thursday June 30, 7 p.m. Exhibition partners Margo Klass, Kimberley Maher, and Kesler Woodward will make a public presentation in the Pratt Museum’s lower-level gallery about their work and the current exhibition. The presentation on Alaska Birch as image, symbol, and natural element will be in the form of an illustrated conversation. The two artists will show images of their artwork and that of their late partner Barry McWayne, and along with the scientist, will discuss the genesis of the project and the concepts which evolved over the course of the more than two years they worked together on this exhibition. The one-hour presentation event will include time for questions and will be followed by the opportunity to preview the exhibition, which opens the following evening.

CURRENT EXHIBITS
BRISTOL BAY SCULPTURES AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY MAYGEN JANNETTA AND SCOTT DICKERSON
April 15- June 26, Special Exhibits Gallery
In this exhibit, Maygen and Scott collaborate to explore the dynamic sentiments of Bristol Bay.  This engaging show will steep its viewers in the beauty and complexity of the region.

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