Events Calendar – Oct. 12

WedOct12

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

Wednesday 2 for 1 Appetizers
• The Homestead Restaurant

Latin Dance Therapy Workout Class with Jeannette Aragones
• 7:30 p.m. at the Community School Green Room. 299-1127

Chamber Luncheon: GCI COMMUNITY UPDATE
• 12-1 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern. Presentation about GCI, Telecommunication Developments and future happenings throughout Alaska. Open to the public. Lunch is $12, $14 for non-members. RSVP for optional lunch by contacting 235-7740 or membership@homeralaska.org

Dr. Lyn Freeman – CEO Mind Matters Research
• 6 p.m. South Peninsula Hospital Training Center, 203 W. Pioneer Ave., Free and open to the pubic.

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

Tim Heimbold 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

Contagion (PG13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre.

Midnight in Paris (PG13)
• 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre.

ThurOct13

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

Open Studio
• 6-8 p.m. Every Thursday night. Homer Art & Frame Co. 4001 Lake St.3, Jessica Schallock will be available for mentorship and feedback. Still life subjects provided. Bring your own supplies; all media welcome.

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

Danny Lee
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern

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

Caressa Starshine
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Homemade Pasta Thursdays!
• The Homestead Restaurant

Introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) & The North Pacific Fishery Management Council Process
• Join Sea Grant and NOAA staff along with members of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) Advisory Panel to discuss the basics of NEPA, the NPFMC process, and how to effectively participate in decisions that affect your fisheries, livelihoods, and communities. 5-7p.m. Homer United Methodist Church- 770 East End Road

FriOct14

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

The Homestead Restaurant
• Prime@5 Prime Rib dinner during the 5o’clock hour for $19

The Homestead Restaurant
• Wine Class “Tour of Italy” Try 3 wines & Appetizers for $25 at 6:00pm

Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week!
• Two talks by Dutch Harbor’s Reid Brewer; Sea Life of the Aleutians with booksigning 7p.m. Island and Ocean

Holy Santos Gang and Lucius Oliver Fundraiser • 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.

Lulu Small and Trish Ham
• 10 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Live music with 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

LION KING 3D Rated G
• 6 p.m. The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music.

DRIVE Rated R
• 8: 15 p.m. Ryan Gosling channels the young Steve McQueen in this contemporary story of an L.A. movie stunt driver whose skill leads him into a violent criminal world.

SatOct15

National Wildlife Refuge Week: Octopuses Run Wild!
• 2-3 p.m. Islands & Ocean Visitor Center. Celebrate Wildlife Refuge Week with Unalaska’s Reid Brewer. Learn about the latest research on the creepy, crawly denizens of the deep. He will present his PhD research on the north Pacific giant octopus.

The Homestead Restaurant
• Prime@5 Prime Rib dinner during the 5o’clock hour for $19

Mariners vs. Kardinals
• 7:30 p.m. State Championship game at Tom Huffer Stadium/ Chugiak High School.

National Fossil Day Celebration
• Noon—3 p.m, Lower Level Gallery
Celebrate National Fossil Day and Earth Science Week at the Pratt with local experts Geoff Coble and Lee Post. Bring your fossils for identification or just to share with the community.

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

Elders on Fire
• 9 p.m., AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Team Danger
• 10 p.m., Kharacters

Homer Ocean Boogie
• 7 p.m. 5th-annual benefit for The Alaska Marine Conservation Council. Alice’s Champagne Palace, buy ticket at the door. Live and silent auction, cash raffle.

Holy Santos Gang and Lucius Oliver Fundraiser
• 9 p.m., Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

LION KING 3D Rated G
• 3:45 p.m. & 6 p.m. The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music.

DRIVE Rated R
• 8: 15 p.m. Ryan Gosling channels the young Steve McQueen in this contemporary story of an L.A. movie stunt driver whose skill leads him into a violent criminal world.

SunOct16

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

Football Fever! We’ve got your team and $1 Draft Molson!
• Tavern open at 9 a.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.

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

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

LION KING 3D Rated G
• 3:45 p.m. & 6 p.m. The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music, featuring light, rhythmic songs.

DRIVE Rated R
• 8: 15 p.m. Ryan Gosling channels the young Steve McQueen in this contemporary story of an L.A. movie stunt driver whose skill leads him into a violent criminal world.

MonOct17

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

Prime Rib Dinner $21; 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

LION KING 3D Rated G
• 6 p.m. The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music.

DRIVE Rated R
• 8: 15 p.m. Ryan Gosling channels the young Steve McQueen in this contemporary story of an L.A. movie stunt driver whose skill leads him into a violent criminal world.
TueOct18

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

Advanced Drawing with Jessica Schallock
• 10 a.m.-noon. Oct. 18 – Nov. 22. Homer Art & Frame Co. Learn tips and techniques for creating realistic drawings in pencil, charcoal, full color pastel. Color theory, organization of complex subjects and more will be covered. $150 for the six-week course or $35 per session.

Fred Sturman- Candidate for Borough Mayor: Volunteer and Fundraising Event 6:30-8:30p.m. Land’s End Resort

Pratt Museum’s Alaska Day celebration: family free day and fish feeding at 4 p.m.
• Noon-5 p.m. Pratt Museum invites the community to celebrate Alaska Day by visiting the museum free of charge on Oct. 18. Feed live intertidal creatures, including the octopus, in our aquaria at 4 p.m. that day.

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

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

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

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

LION KING 3D Rated G
• 6 p.m. The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music.

DRIVE Rated R
• 8:15 p.m. Ryan Gosling channels the young Steve McQueen in this contemporary story of an L.A. movie stunt driver whose skill leads him into a violent criminal world.

Upcoming

Free Community Meal
• Homer Methodist Church. 770 East End Road. Oct. 27, 5:30-7. This meal is free and open to the public. Everyone welcome. We are located at the bottom of the road that leads to the High School.

Harvest Dinner and Dance at Homer Senior Citizens
• 6-9 p.m. $15 single, $25 couple for members, nonmembers $20 and $35. Roast beef, fresh local vegetables and live entertainment. 3935 Svedlund, 235-7655. Buy tickets by Oct. 24 to be eligible for door prize.

Girl’s Night Out with Chippendales
• 8 p.m. Oct. 20 Alice’s Champagne Palace.

“Greenfire, Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time”
• 7-8:15 p.m. Oct. 27 Islands & Ocean Visitor Center. The first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Admission is free.

“ArtQuest”
• Thursdays from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 6 through Dec.  1. Art classes for children in grades 3-8, taught by certified art teacher Marie Alexson. Fee for the series of 8 classes is $80. Homer Council on the Arts, 355 West Pioneer Ave. For information call 235-4288

Other

Pioneer Clubs
• Wednesday nights 6:30 – 8:20 p.m., Christian Community Church. This midweek club for kids ages 4 years – 6th grade is held October through April at Christian Community Church, 3838 Bartlett St. 235-8291.

Homer Connections Program  226-1880
• Kenai Peninsula College Fair will be held at the Kenai Shopping Center on 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25. More than 50 college representatives will be in attendance to give students information and answer questions. Connections Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend.

School portrait retakes will be taken by Lifetouch Photography for Connections students and siblings at Paul Banks Elementary on 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Oct. 25.

Analytical Writing Assessment will be given to Connections students in grades 5, 7, and 9 on Oct. 25, 26, and 27, 9-10:30 a.m.  The test offers students and teachers specific information about strengths and weaknesses of their writing skills. Please call Homer Connections office to register for testing.

PRATT MUSEUM
Winter Hours
Open Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays

 Fish feedings
• Every Tuesday & Friday at 4 pm, Marine Gallery. Help feed intertidal creatures in the aquaria.  Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!
 
Tickets on sale for Ancient Ritz: A night on the Nile
• Tickets available through Nov. 5, or while they last. To purchase tickets, please call or stop by the Museum or the Homer Bookstore. This year’s theme is Ancient Ritz: A Night on the Nile.  Proceeds help support the exhibits and education programs at Pratt Museum.
 
Ritz Art Preview Exhibit     
• This exhibit will be on display through Nov. 3 and allows visitors to preview the art to be auctioned at the Pratt’s annual Ritz fundraiser. 
 
Treasure or Trinket
• Oct. 21, 5-7 pm, Lower Level Gallery. Bring your small metal object for an informal elemental analysis and discover the true metal makeup of the object.
 
Trick or treat at the Homestead Cabin
• Oct. 31, 4-6pm, Historic Harrington Homestead Cabin. The Pratt invites families to put on their Halloween costumes and trick or treat the homestead  cabin.  All ages are welcome, especially children in Kindergarten through grade 6.
 
CURRENT EXHIBITS – Pratt Museum
Kachemak Bay: An Exploration of People and Place
• 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.

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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