Events Calendar – Sept. 21

WedSept21

Homer Candidate Forum Luncheon
• 12-1 p.m. Wasabi’s. HOMER CITY COUNCIL &KPB ASSEMBLY, DISTRICT 8 CANDIDATE FORUM
• 59217 East End road. Open to the public. To reserve lunch at the forum, RSVP to 234-7740 or membership@homeralaska.org. $12, $14 for non-members.
Wednesday, September 21, 12-1 pm at Wasabi’s

Zumba
• 6:30am Aqua Zumba- The Bay Club, Maria 
• Zumba 11am-noon, Midtown Cafe, Maria 
• 5-6p.m., Midtown Cafe, Maria 
• 6:15-7:15 p.m., The Bay Club, Jena 

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

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

Hillary Arwen Solo
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer,
235-1455.

Country Karaoke w/ Danny Lee
• 8 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
• 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre

Locals’ Night is BACK! Wednesday 2 for 1 Appetizers
• The Homestead Restaurant, 235-8723

ThurSept22

Chamber Mixer
• Thursday, September 22, 5-7 p.m. open to the public. On Easy Street, off Skyline Dr.
Follow Ageya signs to the mixer. For more information, call Alida at 235-7740

Sustainable Alaska Presents Hoop House Gardening
• 6 p.m. Homer Public Library Fireplace Lounge Area. With all this buzz about gardening in high tunnels and using plasticulture, what’s the scoop on the low-cost alternative – the hoop house? This month’s Sustainable Alaska series will feature Jeff Szarzi presenting on his experiences with hoop house gardening at the Homer Flex High School. The presentation will be in the library fireplace lounge.

Zumba
• 9 a.m. Aqua Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria 
• 5:30-6:30 p.m. Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria 
• 6:30-7:30 p.m. Zumba Toning, The Bay Club, Maria 

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

Kevin Worrell
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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

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

Berta (Ben Gerrard)
• 9 p.m. Downeast Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Homer Theatre closed Thursdays.

FriSept23

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

Jay C Smith Solo
• 8 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.

Iron Mermaid
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Milo Matthews
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

THE HELP Rated PG13
• 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

Prime Rib & Prime
• 5 p.m. The Homestead Restaurant
235-8723

Friday Wine Class “Zinfandel”
• $25 per person, 6 p.m. The Homestead Restaurant, 235-8723

Writers’ Refuge Retreat
• Three days of individual writing time, guided writing exercises, facilitated workshops, natural history instruction and exploration at the Peterson Bay Field Station on Kachemak Bay. The program is open to writers of all levels, to plumb their creativity in a serene, quiet setting where the natural world offers inspiration through its own continuing genesis. For more information please contact Homer Council on the Arts or visit www.homerart.org to register. Sponsored by HCOA Creative Communities and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

Public Lands Day Celebration at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center
• 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.
• 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.

SatSept24

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

Tyler & Mario Live
• 8 p.m. • AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Hillary Arwen Solo
• 10 p.m., Karacters

Smith Family Band
• 9 p.m., Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

THE HELP (PG13)
• 3 p.m. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

Prime Rib & Prime
• 5 p.m. The Homestead Restaurant
235-8723

Writers’ Refuge Retreat
• Three days of individual writing time, guided writing exercises, facilitated workshops, natural history instruction and exploration at the Peterson Bay Field Station on Kachemak Bay.

Community Preparedness Day Event
• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Homer Public Library in conjunction with local emergency response organizations as well as FHL, is holding a day-long forum on emergency preparedness.

SunSept25

Kids eat free all day
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

All You Can Eat Pancakes!
• 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
• 6 p.m. The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave.
235-9199.

Tyler Munns Cabaret
• 8:30 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Sunday Morning Football Breakfast.
• Open at 9am, Food at 10am
Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

THE HELP (PG13)
• 3 p.m. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

Writers’ Refuge Retreat
• Three days of individual writing time, guided writing exercises, facilitated workshops, natural history instruction and exploration at the Peterson Bay Field Station on Kachemak Bay.

MonSept26

Zumba
• 5:15- 6:15pm  Zumba, Community School’s Green Room, Maria
• 6:15-7:15, The Bay Club, Jena

Prime Rib Dinner $21
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Monday Night Football!
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

Monday Night Football and Taco bar.
• Food at half time. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

THE HELP (PG13)
• 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.ma

TueSept27

Zumba
• 9am Aqua Zumba, The Bay Club, Maria 
• 11am-noon, Midtown Cafe, Maria 
• 5-6p.m., Midtown Cafe, Maria 
• 6:15-7:15 p.m., The Bay Club, Jena 

Hillary Arwen
•The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Texas Hold’em poker w/ Jason
• 6 p.m. – midnight. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse, 120 Bunnell Ave. 235-9949

Craft night, music by Milo Matthews
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

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

THE HELP (PG13)
• 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Help stars Emma Stone as Skeeter, Viola Davis as Aibileen and Octavia Spencer as Minny-three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed-even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

Upcoming

Biota of Alaska: Birding
•Sept. 21- Oct. 12 Explores the basic elements of bird identification focusing on birds typical to the Cook Inlet region. Other interesting aspects of birds will also be discussed including migration and habitat needs as well as tools now available for birders. Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College. Wednesdays 6 – 8:40 p.m. with a field trip Oct. 8. Limit: 15.
George Matz, Instructor, Register at the KPC-KBC East Campus

Third Annual Run to the Altar Half-Marathon Run and Walk
• Oct. 1, 8:30 p.m. pre-registration, 9 a.m. walk, 10 a.m. Run. Registration and start at Homer High School parking lot. Homer’s only half-marathon run, a point-to-point race with three aid stations, ending on E. Skyline Drive. Covers road, dirt road and trail sections. Entry fee: Free.

Meetings
The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve Community Council invites you to their next regular meeting Sept. 21 from noon-3 p.m. at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. For more information, please contact Amy Alderfer at 226-4650.

Pratt Museum
SUMMER HOURS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 15
Open Every Day 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

RETURN TO WINTER HOURS SEPTEMBER 16
Beginning Friday September 16: open Tuesday – Sunday, 12 noon-5 pm, closed Mondays

FISH FEEDINGS
• Every Tuesday and 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, until the birds fly, 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.

FACING THE ELEMENTS 2011
• 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
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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