Events Calendar – June 8

WedJune8

Bluegrass Music Camp for kids
• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Glacierview Baptist Church. Tuition: $180. Contact: Mo Wilkinson 235-9355, 299-3573 mokibay@yahoo.com. For more information, faculty listing, pictures, and online registration and payment, please visit ww.bluegrasscampsforkids.com.

Beginning Acrylic Landscape Painting with Marali Sargent-Smith.
• 1-3 p.m. Six classes for $180 or single class for $35. Homer Art & Frame, 4001 Lake St. #3. 435-3999 for more information.

Zumba!
• Noon-1 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Midtown Cafe on Pioneer Avenue.

Vancouver @ Boston – Game 4
• 4 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Mike Fairman, open mic
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon

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

Tim Heimbold Solo
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

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

Rio (G)
• 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Ice Age creators put together this dazzling animated adventure.

Soul Surfer (PG)
• 8:15 Homer Theatre. This amazing story of a 13-year-old who lost her arm surfing by a tiger shark

ThurJune9

Beginning Watercolor with Marali Sargent-Smith. 
• 10 a.m.-noon. Learn the basic fundamentals of watercolor.  $180 for six weeks or $35 per class.  Homer Art & Frame.  4001 Lake St. #3  435-3999 for more information.

Teach Me Thursdays – for ages eight and up
• 1 – 3 p.m. Shanley Kerls, a certified children’s art teacher. $25 per session includes supplies.  Homer Art & Frame. 4001 Lake St. #3  435-3999 for more information.

Miami @ Dallas – Game 5
• 5 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Kachemak Emergency Services Board Meeting,
• 7p.m. McNeil Canyon Fire Hall, 53048 Ashwood Ave. The board meets the second Thursday of each month. An agenda is posted at the station and at the Kenai Peninsula Borough office on Pioneer Ave.

Denali Brewing presents Beer Money
• 10 p.m. Down East Saloon

Live music by local singer/songwriter “Caressa”
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Steak Night, $14
• 7 p.m. Duggan’s Waterfront Pub

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

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

FriJune10

Johnny B’s Fabulous Fauxchestra
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit, Johnny B composer and performer featuring Alaska’s Coolest Animals by award-winning videographer Daniel Zatz. Reservations 235-7333.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Homer
• 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. Please join the Relay to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Everyone is welcome to come join in the fun and activities at the Homer High School Track. Event is free, but donations to the American Cancer Society are encouraged. For more information contact Marilyn Parrett, the event coordinator.

Bluegrass Music Camp for kids
• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Glacierview Baptist Church. Tuition: $180. Contact: Mo Wilkinson 235-9355, 299-3573 mokibay@yahoo.com. For more information, faculty listing, pictures, and online registration and payment, please visit ww.bluegrasscampsforkids.com.

The Seaside Farmers are back
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

H3 – Alaska’s Premiere Island Reggae Band
• 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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

Matt Hopper & The Roman Candles
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Denali Brewing presents Beer Money
• 10 p.m. Down East Saloon

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at 11 a.m. on the Homer Spit
Water for Elephants (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in this film version of Sara Gruen’s bestselling Depression-era story of a young man whose veterinary studies come to an abrupt end after a family tragedy.

Fast Five (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. No time is wasted as the film opens with a high-octane break out of criminal Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker). The story jumps to Rio de Janiero where Dom sets up an incredible robbery involving a team of street-racing pros. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a federal agent determined to bring Dom and Brian to justice.

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

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Homer
• 6 p.m. – Midnight Please join the Relay to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Everyone is welcome to come join in the fun and activities at the Homer High School Track. Event is free, but donations to the American Cancer Society are encouraged. For more information contact Marilyn Parrett, the event coordinator.

SatJune11

American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Homer
• Midnight – 3 p.m. Please join the Relay to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Everyone is welcome to come join in the fun and activities at the Homer High School Track. Event is free, but donations to the American Cancer Society are encouraged. For more information contact Marilyn Parrett, the event coordinator.

Johnny B’s Fabulous Fauxchestra
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit, Johnny B composer and performer featuring Alaska’s Coolest Animals by award-winning videographer Daniel Zatz. Reservations 235-7333.

Grover Nealy ~ Progressive Acoustic Guitar & Harmonica
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Beginning bead weaving with Cindy Nelson. Learn to make a beautiful bracelet in one class.  $50.
• 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Art & Frame, 4001 Lake St. #3, 435-3999 for more information.

Punt, Pass and Kick registration event
• 4-6 p.m. June 11, West Homer Elementary Field for girls and boys ages 7-15 years old. For more information, e-mail Homer.Raiders@yahoo.com or go to www.popwarnerHomer.com.

Elders on Fire – get on the dance floor!
• 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern
Snapping Turtle Swing Band, non-smoking
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon

Hillary Arwen Solo
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

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

Water for Elephants (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in this film version of Sara Gruen’s bestselling Depression-era story of a young man whose veterinary studies come to an abrupt end after a family tragedy.

Fast Five (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. No time is wasted as the film opens with a high-octane break out of criminal Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker). The story jumps to Rio de Janiero where Dom sets up an incredible robbery involving a team of street-racing pros. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a federal agent determined to bring Dom and Brian to justice.

SunJune12

Sunday softball supper!
Possible Game 6 Dallas @ Miami
• 4 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

Writer’s Conference Readings @ 8 p.m. All Welcome.
• 8 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace

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

World Famous ShaeLaurel Family Band
Upbeat Irish Folk at its best www.ShaeLaurel.com
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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

Water for Elephants (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in this film version of Sara Gruen’s bestselling Depression-era story of a young man whose veterinary studies come to an abrupt end after a family tragedy.

Fast Five (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. No time is wasted as the film opens with a high-octane break out of criminal Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker). The story jumps to Rio de Janiero where Dom sets up an incredible robbery involving a team of street-racing pros. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a federal agent determined to bring Dom and Brian to justice.

MonJune13

Beginning Sculpey jewelry workshop
• 3 p.m. Marali Sargent-Smith will demonstrate you can create your own unique jewelry.  Students will leave with two finished pairs of earrings and a pendant necklace, $50 supplies included.

Alice’s Champagne Palace
• 5 p.m. Wing night!
• 9 p.m. COLD COUNTRY ~ OUT OF NASHVILLE, TN ($5 cover)

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

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

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

Water for Elephants (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in this film version of Sara Gruen’s bestselling Depression-era story of a young man whose veterinary studies come to an abrupt end after a family tragedy.

Fast Five (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. No time is wasted as the film opens with a high-octane break out of criminal Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker). The story jumps to Rio de Janiero where Dom sets up an incredible robbery involving a team of street-racing pros. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a federal agent determined to bring Dom and Brian to justice.

TueJune14

Drawing with Marali Sargent-Smith.
• 1 – 3 p.m. Fundamental drawing techniques.  $35/class.  Drop-in welcome.  Homer Art & Frame.  4001 Lake St. #3  435-3999 for more information.

Zumba!
• Noon-1 p.m. Midtown Cafe on Pioneer Avenue.

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

Official State Balladeer Hobo Jim Dinner Show, ($5 cover)
Salmon/Chicken Bake $14 specials
• 6-8 p.m. 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

Water for Elephants (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in this film version of Sara Gruen’s bestselling Depression-era story of a young man whose veterinary studies come to an abrupt end after a family tragedy.

Fast Five (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. No time is wasted as the film opens with a high-octane break out of criminal Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) by ex-cop Brian O’Connor (Paul Walker). The story jumps to Rio de Janiero where Dom sets up an incredible robbery involving a team of street-racing pros. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a federal agent determined to bring Dom and Brian to justice.

Upcoming

Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival
• June 16, 17, 18 and 19, www.seldoviamusicfestival.wordpress.com

The Kachemak Bay Birders’ third Saturday birding trip
• 8 a.m. June 18 to Mossy Kilcher’s Seaside Farm to observe and learn about Homer’s nesting songbirds. Seaside Farm is 4.5 miles out East End Road, just past Wasabi’s. This trip is cosponsored by the Kachemak Bay Birders and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The leader will be Betty Siegel and for more information, call 235-1598. There is no charge and everyone is welcome to attend.  There is some parking at the top of the hill.  Please don’t block driveways.

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.

Ongoing

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

FISH FEEDINGS
• Every Tuesday and Friday at 4 p.m. in the Marine Room at Pratt Museum. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome.

FACING THE ELEMENTS 2011
• Exhibit Opening Reception: June 17, 5 p.m. On display June 17 through October 1, Pratt Museum Forest Trail. The Pratt presents its annual outdoor art exhibit, Facing the Elements, located along the Museum’s forest trail. This exhibition is completely open to the elements and offers artists the natural surroundings as a unique backdrop.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
HISTORIC HARBOR WALKING TOURS
• Fridays and Saturdays, through Aug. 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.

UPCOMING EDUCATION PROGRAMS
NATURE ART SUMMER WORKSHOP
• Monday June 13 through Thursday June 16, 2-5 p.m. each day. This free week long program is open to students in grades 6, 7 and 8, pre-registration is required. Join us for a week of creative hands-on EcoArt and explore the interconnections between art, nature and the beauty of place. Participants will produce work for the Facing the Elements exhibit located on the Pratt’s forest trail. Outdoor activity, rain or shine!

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.

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.

KACHEMAK BAY: AN EXPLORATION OF PEOPLE AND PLACE
• Pratt Museum permanent exhibit. This innovative exhibit is a complete redesign of the Pratt’s main galleries, with Phase I completed in 2004. Community-based videos, photo essays, computer interactives, and visitor-controlled remote video technology take visitors beyond the museum walls to historic and contemporary life around Kachemak Bay, providing an intimate means of understanding people and place.

CALL FOR ENTRIES FACING THE ELEMENTS 2011
The Pratt Museum seeks work for its outdoor art exhibit, Facing the Elements, located along the Museum’s forest trail. This exhibition is completely open to the elements and offers artists the natural surroundings as a unique backdrop.

Monday June 6, Wednesday June 15, 10 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Registration at the Pratt Admission Desk ($10 fee), site selection and installation of art. For more details, contact the Pratt.

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