Events Calendar – Sept. 7

WedSept7

Open Forum on Therapeutic Foster Care
• 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Presented by Kenai Family Services and South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services—The Center 3948 Ben Walters Lane. 907-222-2331.

Homer Cycling Club monthly meeting
• 6:30 p.m. Room B103 Homer High School. Meet with members of the Homer cycling community to plan bike events, increase cycling awareness & safety, have fun etc.

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

HCOC Volunteer Appreciation Party
• 6 p.m. • 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.

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

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

THE SMURFS (Rated PG)
• 6 p.m. This live-action animated film follows the adventures of a group of six magical little blue creatures called Smurfs who travel through a time portal to Central Park. Pursued by an evil magician named Gargamel (Hank Azaria, in full clown mode), the Smurfs find refuge with a young couple (Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays). Full of slapstick comedy that kids will enjoy. (1hr,53min)

CAPTAIN AMERICA (Rated PG13)
• 8: 30 p.m. Homer Theatre. Chris Evans stars in the role of Steve Rogers, an Army washout who is transformed into the ultimate fighting hero Captain America: The First Avenger, in this latest comic book film adaptation from Marvel Studios. Director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, The Wolfman) does a good job of bringing this World War II adventure story to life with a solid supporting cast including Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci and Hugo Weaving as the villain Red Skull.

ThurSept8

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• 7 p.m. Sea Shanties and Tall Tales at the Salty Dawg on the Homer Spit. Call 235-2986 for information.

Feline Spay & Neuter Day
• Sept. 8, $20 feline spay and neuters, call 235-8960 for scheduling, Homer Veterinary Clinic
27th annual Kachemak Bay CoastWalk
• Workshop 4:30-5:30 p.m. kickoff and presentation 5:30-7 p.m. The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Headquarters at 708 Smokey Bay Way. The Center For Alaskan Coastal Studies is hosting our 27th annual CoastWalk. CoastWalk is our annual beach clean-up and monitoring event. This year, we are hosting a workshop on creating and using circus props made from reused materials. Come and be a part of the workshop and performance, or just watch the show. Sign up to help clean-up the beaches of Kachemak Bay and make your home a better place! Please call 907-235-6667 for more information.

Kachemak Emergency Services Board Meeting
• 7 p.m. McNeil Canyon Fire Station – 53048 Ashwood Ave. Mile 13 East End Road Public is welcome to attend. Call for more information 235-9811

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

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

Live music by Tyler Munns
• 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.

Taco Bar Football
• 9 p.m. Downeast Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

The Return of Lucas Murphy
• 5 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.

FriSept9

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• 6:30-9:30 p.m. High seas film night at the Homer Theatre, $5. Costume contest. Call 235-2986 for information.

Silver Sea Cruises
• M/S Silver Shadow  350 passenger M/S Silver Shadow cruise ship docks in Homer

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.

Dinner music by Loner D
• 5:30 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

Music by Burnt Down House
• 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.

150 Grit
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Yellow Cabin
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Mariner Football
• Vs. SoHi Stars. JV. 3 p.m., Varsity 6 p.m.

SatSept10

Community Garage Sale
• 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 10, Haven House parking lot, 3776 Lake Street. Donations accepted Sept. 9 from noon-6 p.m. 235-7712.

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

TEDxHomer 2011
• 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Mariner Theater. TED=Technology, Entertainment and Design ideas worth spreading. Wasabi’s post party/cuisine from 10 p.m. to Midnight. 18 and under $5; Adults $25. For more information or to volunteer, call 299-2363.

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• All day. Kid’s boatbuilding, marine demos, boats on display on land and harbor, free. Call 235-2986 for information.

The Kachemak Bay Birders’ birding hike
• 9 a.m. at the Calvin and Coyle Trailhead by Paul Banks School. Call 235-0631 for information. There is no charge and everyone is welcome to attend.

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

HOPP new playground kick-off party
• 11:30-3 p.m. free food, live music, fun and games. Featuring first design drawings of the new playground.

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

Lion’s Club Harley Raffle
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

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

Hoy Santos Gang
• 10 p.m., Karacters

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

Barroom Roses
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE (Rated PG13)
• 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. At forty-something, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels. Worse, in today’s single world, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).

30 MINUTES OR LESS (Rated R)
• 8:30 p.m. Jesse Eisenberg stars as a hapless pizza delivery boy in this free-wheeling comedy from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. When Nick (Eisenberg) finds himself a pawn in a wacky bank robbery scheme contrived by two even more hapless criminals (Danny McBride, Nick Swardson), he enlists the help of his roommate Chet (Aziz Ansari). Saddled with a vest loaded with explosives, Nick careens from one ridiculous situation to another, all the while spouting profanity (R-rating) and comic one-liners.

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• 6 p.m. Party at Alice’s Champagne Palace. 9 p.m. The Rogues and Wenches. Call 235-2986 for information.

SunSept11

Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival
• All day, Kid’s boatbuilding, marine demos, boats on display on land and harbor, free. Call 235-2986 for information.

Devil in a Box
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. 235-7333.

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

Weekly Football Door Prize
• 4 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

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE Rated PG13
• 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. At forty-something, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels. Worse, in today’s single world, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).

30 MINUTES OR LESS Rated R
• 8:30pm Jesse Eisenberg stars as a hapless pizza delivery boy in this free-wheeling comedy from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. When Nick (Eisenberg) finds himself a pawn in a wacky bank robbery scheme contrived by two even more hapless criminals (Danny McBride, Nick Swardson), he enlists the help of his roommate Chet (Aziz Ansari). Saddled with a vest loaded with explosives, Nick careens from one ridiculous situation to another, all the while spouting profanity (R-rating) and comic one-liners.

MonSept12

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

Prime Rib Dinner $21
• 8:30 p.m. 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

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE (Rated PG13)
• 6 p.m. At forty-something, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels. Worse, in today’s single world, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).

30 MINUTES OR LESS (Rated R)
• 8:30pm Jesse Eisenberg stars as a hapless pizza delivery boy in this free-wheeling comedy from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. When Nick (Eisenberg) finds himself a pawn in a wacky bank robbery scheme contrived by two even more hapless criminals (Danny McBride, Nick Swardson), he enlists the help of his roommate Chet (Aziz Ansari). Saddled with a vest loaded with explosives, Nick careens from one ridiculous situation to another, all the while spouting profanity (R-rating) and comic one-liners.

TueSept13

Feline Spay and Neuter day
• $20 feline spays and neuters, Call Homer Veterinary Clinic for information and scheduling, 235-8960.

Kachemak Swim Club registration
• 6 p.m. Homer High School pool. For questions email kachemakswimclub@gmail.com.

Lea’s movie night
•The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy
• AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 Bunnell Ave. 235-9949
Texas Hold’em poker
• 6 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse, 120 Bunnell Ave. 235-9949

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

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

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

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE Rated PG13
• 6 p.m. At forty-something, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly unravels. Worse, in today’s single world, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).

30 MINUTES OR LESS Rated R
• 8:30pm Jesse Eisenberg stars as a hapless pizza delivery boy in this free-wheeling comedy from Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. When Nick (Eisenberg) finds himself a pawn in a wacky bank robbery scheme contrived by two even more hapless criminals (Danny McBride, Nick Swardson), he enlists the help of his roommate Chet (Aziz Ansari). Saddled with a vest loaded with explosives, Nick careens from one ridiculous situation to another, all the while spouting profanity (R-rating) and comic one-liners.

Upcoming

Nutcracker Ballet auditions
• Call 299-3599 for information or pick up audition forms and a complete schedule at Homer Community Schools, Homer Council on the Arts or the Art Barn.

The art exhibit “Absence of Limitation” in honor of Paula Dickey will open on Friday, September 16th at Homer Art & Frame Co. This show will include artwork created by people who were influence by Paula either as a teacher, mentor, or friend.  Please bring finger food for the gathering from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.   If you have piece that you would like included in the exhibit please drop it off by September 13th at Homer Art & Frame Co. 

Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s will hold its Prevention, Response, Operations and Safety meeting on Sept. 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.

Healthy Brain topic of Forum‘
The forum will be presented by Lisa Warszonak of the Alzheimer’s Resource Agency of Alaska.  It will take place on Thursday, September 15 at 6pm at the hospital’s Training Center at 203 Pioneer Avenue.    It is free and open to everyone. Please use the entrance in the rear of the building.  In addition to the forum, Warszonak and Mary Fries, RN, community health educator for South Peninsula Hospital, will host an information table on Alzheimer’s at the Homer Safeway on Thursday, September 15  from noon-2pm.
 For more information contact the hospital’s education department at 235-0258.

Public Lands Day Celebration at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center on Friday, Sept. 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.

Business, Marketing & Technology Seminar
• 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sept. 19-20. Land’s End Resort. The KPTMC and Land’s End are proud to bring you the 3rd annual Business, Marketing & Technology Seminar. Come hear experts talk about the tools you need to be successful. 235-0440.

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 & 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 away in early September, 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.

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