Events Calendar – Nov. 16

WedNov16

Ski Swap and Ski Waxing
• 6:30– 8:30 p.m., Homer High School. Get ready for winter! The HHS ski team will be waxing skis at the Community Recreation Ski Swap. Donations welcome.

$1 Tacos! Bring the whole family!
• Beluga Bar and Grille 235 Ocean Dr.
235-5995

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
• 6-7:30 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month at Homer Senior Citizens. Call Carol at 399-3011 for more information. 

Twisted 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

Karaoke kid hour
• 6-7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave., 235-9949

Country Karaoke w/Danny Lee
• 8 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave., 235-9949

Don Jose’s
• Date night, 2 combo plates, 2 movie tickets, 1 dessert

Kwiz Night with the Kwiz Kitten
• 8 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer,
235-1455.

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Real Steel (PG 13)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Hugh Jackman stars in this father/son story set in the near future where robot boxing has become a popular sport. Charlie Kenton (Jackman) is a one-time champ turned trainer, who now leads a vagabond life traveling the country in search of bouts.

Footloose (PG 13)
• 8:45 p.m. Homer Theatre. This reboot of the 1984 dance musical stays true to the original with an appealing cast and lively choreography. Kenny Wormald plays Ren, a big-city boy relocated to a small Southern town where dancing has become outlawed.

ThurNov17

Open Studio
• 6-8 p.m. Every Thursday night. Homer Art and 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.

Video Basic – Homer Public Library
• 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, will cover the basics of working with digital video, processing and applications. First come, first serve – no registration.

Citizen Action Forum: Bringing Natural Gas to Homer
• 7-9 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Islands and Oceans Visitors Center Auditorium. Come hear Rep. Paul Seaton, Homer City Manager Walt Wrede and several others explore effective lobbying for the Homer Area Natural Gasline. Call 235-7740 for more information.

End of the Road Shootout – Hockey
• 5:30 p.m. Sohi v Bartlett
7:30 p.m. Homer v Delta Junction

Open Mic Lit Night
• Homer Public Library, 6-7:30 p.m. Poetry, prose, fiction and nonfiction. If you’d like to read your work please sign up in person at the Homer Public Library or call Teresa at 435-3165. The reading is open to all experience levels. This event is the second in Homer Public Library’s winter-long series of literary events. It’s free and open to all.

Fifty-Cent wings with homemade sauce
• 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Don Jose’s, 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

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

Danny Lee
• 7 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Avenue, 235-9949.

Fifty- cent wing night! 
• Beluga Bar and Grille 235 Ocean Dr. 235-5995

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

James McMurtry
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road. Benefit for Cook Inletkeeper ($30 cover)

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

FriNov18

Wind Energy Informational Meeting
• 7p.m. Land’s End; Tired of paying high utility bills and want to make money instead? Let Urban Green Technology buy you a beer and explain how. 399-4969

Turkey Time Invite Swim Meet
• 10 a.m. Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Come watch Homer kids compete against other Alaska Swimming teams at this all-day event. Snacks, excitement, and loads of fun.

Time Bandit Warehouse
• 20 percent off everything Nov. 18-26. Limited supply of autographed jackets, 451 Sterling Highway, #3. 226-2722.

Homer Boys & Girls Club Open House
• 5-7 p.m. Bake sale, musical performance, live skits and free refreshments.

End of the Road Shootout – Hockey
• 5:30 p.m. Soldotna v Delta Junction
7:30 p.m. Homer v Bartlett

Locals’ Night
• Prime Rib Dinner only $18.95 or 15 percent off the menu. Beluga Bar and Grille 235 Ocean Dr. 235-5995

DJ Construct
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Bar Room Roses
• 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse and Tavern, $21 prime rib special.  120 W. Bunnell Avenue, 235-9949.

Johnny’s Friday Matinee and Billy Strain solo at 10 p.m.
• 5-7 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 noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Puss in Boots (Rated PG)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.

Ides of March (Rated R)
• 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. George Clooney co-wrote, directed and co-stars in this insightful story of character manipulation set against the backdrop of a presidential campaign.

SatNov19

Faith Lutheran Holiday Bazaar
• 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church Soundview Ave. Homer. More than 20 venders including Arts &Crafts, creative gifts and decorations for the holidays. Lunch counter and bake sale.

“Twelfth Night” performed by TheaterShakes Youth program
• 7p.m. At Homer Council of the Arts. A group of students have been meeting after school for 12 weeks at Homer Council on the Arts developing theater performing art skills. They will perform Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” in the HCOA Gallery.

Occupy Homer Saturday Rally
• 2 p.m. Public Works/RV Site. Occupy Homer will be holding a rally for the next three Saturdays at 2 p.m.. If the park has been previously reserved, a decision will be made whether to do a march or switch locations. All are welcome to attend!

Fourth-Annual Hospice of Homer: Preparing for the Holidays Fundraiser
• 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Alice’s Champagne Palace. Silent auction, wine tasting, delicious four-course meal and holiday music. Check off everything on your holiday to-do list from shopping to visiting friends to helping others. Call 235-6899 for more information. Tickets went on sale Nov. 1. Cost is $35-$50 on a voluntary sliding scale.

Turkey Time Invite Swim Meet
• 10 a.m. Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center. Come watch Homer kids compete against other Alaska Swimming teams at this all-day event. Snacks, excitement, and loads of fun.

End of the Road Shootout – Hockey
• 12:30 p.m. Bartlett v Delta Junction
2:30 p.m. Homer v Soldotna

Don Jose’s Dance Party!
• 8:30 p.m. Latin and Cajun Music. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., 127 W. Pioneer Ave.

9-Spine! Great Rock!
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Holy Santos Gang FireBall Party
• 9 p.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Team Danger
• 5-7 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer,  
235-1455.

150 Grit
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Puss in Boots (Rated PG)
• 3:45 and 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.

Ides of March (Rated R)
• 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. George Clooney co-wrote, directed and co-stars in this insightful story of character manipulation set against the backdrop of a presidential campaign.

SunNov20

Localvore Potluck
• 2 p.m. Doors open, Rec. Room, 3957 Nielsen. Celebrate keeping it local. Bring a dish made from your local goods, come for a ride or just the movie.

Out of the Woodwork
• 2 p.m. at Homer Council on the Arts. Performance Review for Out of the Woodwork

Don Jose’s
• Half-price appetizers

Salty Dawg
•  Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

NFL and NHL tickets
• Opens 9 a.m. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Free pool
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

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

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

Puss in Boots (Rated PG)
• 3:45 p.m. And 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.

Ides of March (Rated R)
• 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. George Clooney co-wrote, directed and co-stars in this insightful story of character manipulation set against the backdrop of a presidential campaign.

MonNov21

Annual fall Public Lecture Series
• 6:30 p.m. at Pioneer Hall. This is the second lecture of the series with a presentation by Handle Institute Director Kathi Stingley, “Why the Label, Attention Deficit is Incorrect.” This talk is intended to provide a different perspective on attentional issues.

All You Can Eat Pasta!
• 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Don Jose’s, 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

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 noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Puss in Boots (Rated PG)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.

Ides of March (Rated R)
• 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. George Clooney co-wrote, directed and co-stars in this insightful story of character manipulation set against the backdrop of a presidential campaign.

TueNov22

Cartoon Carnival
• 6-8 p.m. Nikolaevsk School. Student Council at Nikolaevsk School is sponsoring a “Cartoon Carnival” in the school gym. There will be games of fun and skill for young and old. Great prizes. We have prizes for best costumes. Tickets are $0.25 each. Most games are 2 tickets.

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

Taco Tuesdays
• 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  $1.50 ground beef tacos at Don Jose’s at 127 W. Pioneer Avenue.

Burger and Brew 
• Beluga Bar and Grille, 235 Ocean Dr.
235-5995

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 Milo Matthews
• 10 p.m. Kharacters

Salty Dawg
• Open daily at noon to 8ish p.m. on the Homer Spit.

Puss in Boots (Rated PG)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.

Ides of March (Rated R)
• 8:15 p.m. Homer Theatre. George Clooney co-wrote, directed and co-stars in this insightful story of character manipulation set against the backdrop of a presidential campaign.

Upcoming

The Octopus Garden Gallery Thanksgiving Weekend Show
• 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Nov. 26-27, at Lynn Naden’s Studio/Gallery, 59665 Kittiwake Ct. Homer. Call 235-5966 for information.

Second-Annual Holiday Fair at the Kachemak Community Center
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25-26 at Kachemak Community Center. 16 independent consultants and local crafts people featuring quality products. Each vendor is providing a door prize to be drawn after the Fair. Bring your holiday shopping lists and avoid “Black Friday” crowds.

20th Kenai Peninsula Writer Contest
• Open to students in grades K-12 to adults; due date for entries Nov. 30.

2011 Nutcracker Faire
• Dec. 3 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Dec. 4 noon – 6 p.m., at Homer High School Commons. One Hundred vendors, various crafts, arts and food, music and festivities.

Homer Veterinary Clinic
• Feline spay and neuter day, Dec. 13, $20, call 235-8960 for an appointment.

Ongoing

Creative Communities at Homer Council of the Arts
• 1st and 3rd Mondays: Writers’ Refuge 5:30-8:30pm
• 2nd and 4th Mondays: TheaterWorks 6-9pm
• Every Tuesday: Tuesday Salon 5-9pm
• 1st and 3rd Wednesday: Art City Sings 6-7:30pm
• 2nd and 4th Wednesday: Musicians Roundtable 6-8pm

ArtQuest
• Thursdays from 4-5 p.m., 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

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

Preschool Story Hour Homer Public Library
• 10-11 a.m. Every Wednesday. For parents and children ages 3 to 5 years old in the Joy Griffin Children’s Room at the Library. Preschool Story Hour features talented readers who are passionate about children’s books. They often sing and play instruments.

Homer Public Library Knitting circle
• 2-5 p.m. Every Monday. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Lapsit – Homer Public Library
• 11:30-12 a.m. Every Thursday. For parents and children up to 24 months in age in the Joy Griffin Children’s Room at the Library. Early literacy development is the focus of the Small Fry Lapsit. This program is arranged so that each young child, under 2 years of age, sits on an adult’s lap during the reading.
Schools

Kenai Peninsula College

Fall Public Lecture Series:
•Nov. 21, 6:30pm “Why the Label, Attention Deficit is Incorrect”. Cathy Stingley, Clinical Director, HANDLE of Homer.
Registration for winter semester classes begins • Nov. 14 for degree-seeking students and 21st for the general public. Sign-up early; pay in Jan. Classes begin Jan. 17. For online searchable schedule: http://www.kpc.alaska.edu/KBC/searchable_schedule/

Pratt Museum

WINTER HOURS
• Open Tuesday-Sunday, 12 noon-5 pm. Closed Mondays. Closed Thursday November 24, Thanksgiving Day.
 
FISH FEEDINGS
• Every Tuesday & Friday at 4 pm, Marine Gallery. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
DESIGN WORKSHOP
• Monday November 14, 5-7pm
Join us for a public session with the architects. At this workshop, the architects will lead us through an exploration of the relationship of spaces within the building to each other and to the site.
 
STOCKING STUFFER PARTY
• Saturday, November 26 from 1-4pm
Children of all ages are invited to join the Pratt Museum for our annual Stocking Stuffer Party. This year’s FREE holiday celebration is a wonderful opportunity for parents to find unique and educational toys and gifts in the Museum Store while kids are busy building Graham Cracker houses, exploring seasonal art activities, decorating cookies and visiting with Santa Claus.
 
CURRENT EXHIBITS
WHO HAS LIVED HERE?
ART SCIENCE COLLABORATIVE EXHIBIT
November 11-December 30, Special Exhibits Gallery
• Who Has Lived Here? is an art and science collaboration featuring Archaeological Research on the Kenai Peninsula. This exhibit is part of a year-long initiative in support of the Pratt Museum’s upcoming permanent exhibitions and is made possible by a grant from the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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. 

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