Around town – Aug. 24

WedAug24

Anchor Point Community Meeting
• 6 p.m. Anchor Point Fire Station. Discussion with Mayor Carey, and Assemblyman Mako Haggerty and Brent Johnson about the deteriorating condition of the Tall Tree bridge.

Check out NFL preseason games
• Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Rockstar Karaoke
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

$5 Wing-It Wednesdays specials
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Affordable dining in a casual old-town atmosphere
• Surf & Turf: Add scallops, salmon or halibut to one of our delicious steaks. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Open mic with Mike Fairman
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Hilary Arwen Show
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

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

Mr. Popper’s Penguins (PG 13)
• 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. Jim Carrey plays a New York businessman whose life is turned upside down when he inherits six mischievous penguins.

Horrible Bosses (R)
• 8:15 p.m. This raunchy comedy features big laughs and over-the-top performances by a talented cast. Kevin Spacey (a jerk), Jennifer Aniston (a hilarious predator) and an almost unrecognizable Colin Farrell are the ‘bosses from hell, who drive their employees to the brink of murder.

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

ThurAug25

Milo Matthews
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Think Alice’s for you Holiday Events. Bookings are filling up fast.
• Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Live music by Caressa
• 7 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Johnny’s Substandard Variety Show
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Karaoke with Dax
• Downeast Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Homer Theatre closed Thursdays.

FriAug26

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Spine! Come out and dance! No cover
• 9 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Dance music
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Dinner music by Loner D
• 6 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Merrill J. Miller & the Harmonica Guy
• 9 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5-7 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Barroom Roses
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Good Daze from Fairbanks
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Cowboys & Aliens (PG13)
• 6 p.m. And 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

Fantastic Fridays at Wynn
• 6-8 p.m., every Friday through Aug. 26. Wynn Nature Center, Mile 1.5 East Skyline Dr. Free family programs .

Knee High Naturalist
• 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. every Friday through Aug. 26. Wynn Nature Center, Mile 1.5 East Skyline Dr. For ages 2 – 4, story, short hike and craft. Dress for the weather.

SatAug27

Open house celebration
• 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tour of the Orthopedics clinic and meet Brent M. Adcox, Orthopedic Surgeon at 4201 Bartlett Street, suite 201 in the Kachemak Professional Building, next to Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic. Call 235-0310 for more information.

Holland America Cruise Lines
• M/V Amsterdam 1,380 passenger M/V Amsterdam cruise ship docks in Homer

Anchor Point
• Kids’ Fishing Derby Contact Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce at 235-2600 for more information

Art Shop Gallery
• 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. A display of Soldotna Artist Ed Tussey’s Acrylics.

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Dance music
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

The Holy Santos Gang
• 8:30 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Dinner music by Loner D
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Merrill J. Miller & the Harmonica Guy
• 9 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Smith Family Band
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Yellow Cabin
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

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

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG13)
• 2:45 p.m. matinee, 7:30 p.m., Homer Theatre.

Cowboys & Aliens (PG13)
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

SunAug28

Moon Over Buffalo
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

Breakfast at Alice’s
• 9 – 11 a.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace,
195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Kids eat free with one adult entree
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Burger n’ Brew $12
• 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Billy Strain
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

Billy Strain Duo
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Tyler Munns
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Cowboys & Aliens – Rated PG13
• 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

MonAug29

Wing Night!
• Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Pizza Night. Bring the whole family
• 4 p.m.-close AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Open mic night with Milo
• 8:30 p.m.-midnight AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Karaoke with Dax
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Game Night with Jeff – free pool, Texas Hold ‘em poker and horseshoes
• 6 p.m. Down East Saloon

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

Cowboys & Aliens (PG13)
• 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

TueAug30

$10 burger and brew
• 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Alice’s Champagne Palace, 195 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-6909.

Seaside Farmers
•The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Salmon & Beef Wellington special
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

Texas Hold’em poker
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse

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

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

Cowboys & Aliens (PG 13)
• 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Director Jon Favreau (Iron Man films) blends together two classic movie genres in this slick and entertaining story of alien creatures invading the Arizona Territory in 1873.

Upcoming

Andres Condon
• Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. . Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Entrance fee $10 to $20 pay as you can at the Alaska Islands and Oceans auditiorium. Call Bunnell 235-2662 for more information or to purchase tickets.

Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s will hold its Prevention, Response, Operations and Safety meeting on September 8, in the conference room at Cook Inlet Aquaculture on K-Beach Road, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The public is welcome to attend. For more information or an agenda please call 1-800-652-7222 or 907-283-7222.

Public Lands Day Celebration at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center on Friday, September 23, 2011.
• A toast to the partners that came together to bring a private landholding in the heart of Homer into public ownership for all to enjoy.
Schedule of Events:
7-7:40 p.m. Public Program and Photo Exhibition
7:40-8:30 p.m. Walk in Beauty – Art on the Beluga Slough Trail
Call 226-4619 for more information.

Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge Day Trip Fundraiser Aug. 27
• All are welcome to join us for a relaxing day in China Poot Bay at Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge. Fresh gourmet food, great piano music by Johnny B and a small silent auction benefit the mission of Bunnell Street Arts Center.
Depart from Homer Harbor at 11 a.m., return at 5 p.m. Tickets $150 each or $250 per couple. This event is limited to 24 people. Call the Center at 235-2662 to purchase/ reserve tickets this week.

Summer Science Lecture Series
• Seldovia Public Library, Sat., Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. Seldovians for Science and the Seldovia Public Library will be hosting a series of three public science lectures in Seldovia this summer.
•Dr. Leslie Cornick, Associate Professor of Marine Biology at Alaska Pacific University will give a talk on evolution and the Creationism/Intelligent Design problem on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m.

South Peninsula Hospital is offering numerous training opportunities on August 25 and 26 as follows:
• American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED on Thursday, August 25 from 8 a.m.-12:00 noon for $50.00
• American Heart Association First Aid, Thurs., Aug. 25 from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. for $50.
•American Heart Association CPR for Healthcare Providers, Friday, August 26 from 8 a.m. -12 noon for $75.00
The trainings will be held at the SPH Training Center on Pioneer Avenue and require registration. Please call 235-0258 to register or for more information.

Pratt Museum

SUMMER HOURS
• Open Every Day 10 a.m.—6 p.m.

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

SEEBIRD CAM
• All day, Every day this summer, Marine Gallery. Courtesy of the Seldovia Native Association. 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.

UPCOMING EVENT
DESIGN WORKSHOP
Wednesday August 31, 12 noon—1 p.m.
• At this workshop we will conduct a building imaging exercise that will glean information from attendees regarding their vision for the building’s vernacular and appearance, both interior and exterior.

CURRENT EXHIBITS
FACING THE ELEMENTS 2011
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.

BOREAL BIRCH:
ART AND SCIENCE IN THE NORTHERN FOREST
July 1 through October 2, Special Exhibits Gallery
• This exhibit will feature work by three of Alaska’s best known artists—Margo Klass, Barry McWayne, and Kesler Woodward—who have worked together for two years with University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist Kimberley Maher to produce this exhibition exploring Alaska’s birch trees from a variety of perspectives. In their paintings, photographs and mixed media sculpture the three artists “talk” with one another and with their scientist partner about birches, presenting this signature feature of the boreal forest as image, symbol and natural element. The artwork will be accompanied by interpretive materials and commentary from the scientist and educational materials related to the exhibition will be available for classroom use and online.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
• 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.

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