Events Calendar – Nov. 2

WedNov2

Salmon Preschool Story Hour
• 10 a.m. Homer Public Library

Jammin’ Salmon Discovery Lab
• 3-5 p.m., Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Check out live juvenile salmon, watch the dissection of an adult salmon and learn about the things salmon need at this month’s Discovery Lab.  For more info, contact Catie Bursch at 226-4661.

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

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

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

Dolphin Tale Rated PG
• 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Homer Theatre. Based on a true story, this film tells the story of Winter, a dolphin whose life is saved by the determination of a young boy.

Dreamhouse Rated PG13
• 8:30 p.m. Homer Theatre. A successful publisher quits a job in New York City to relocate his wife, and two girls to a quaint New England town. A frightfully scary haunted house movie for Halloween week!

ThurNov3

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

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre sworn into office
• 4 p.m. at the Assembly Chambers in the George A. Navarre Borough Administration Building in Soldotna

Homer Chamber Car and ATV Raffle
• 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Best Western Bidarka Inn

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.

Celebrating the Anchor River: A Special Presentation
• 7 p.m. Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor Center. Scientific and local nonprofit community experts review this year’s discoveries and efforts to protect prime areas of the Anchor River. Contact Megan at 226-4653 for more info.
 
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.

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

Mike Hayes
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

FriNov4

“Pieces of …” a new collection of watercolor/collages by Paula Dickey
• 5-7 p.m. opening reception Picture Alaska Art Gallery, 448 Pioneer, 235-2300

MAPP Quarterly Meeting
• 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.. Quarterly meeting for MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula. Hear updates on the Community Health Improvement Plan and participate in planning for the coming year. Lunch will be provided. Upstairs at the Kachemak Bay Campus. Contact: Sharon Whytal, project coordinator, at 399-4027.

Annual Scandinavian Dinner
• 6 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church. Lutefisk, fresh Lefse, Swedish Meatballs, pickled herring and more. Call 235-7600 to reserve a ticket.

Here to Play!
• Contemporary rock, ska and reggae in their first performance in Homer. The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

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

Johnny’s Friday Matinee/ Hillary Arwen Solo (10 p.m.)
• 5-7 p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer, 235-1455.

Iron Mermaid
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Moneyball Rated PG 13
Based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Beane’s unconventional style turned the baseball world upside down as the A’s marched toward an American League title. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Robin Wright. (2hr,24min)
• 6 pm show benefits Homer Little League. Please come show your support. No movie passes please.

50/50 Rated R
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 tells of friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.
(1hr, 50min)
• 8:45pm Homer Theatre

SatNov5

Ancient Ritz: A Night on the Nile
• 6 p.m. Pratt Museum

Don Jose’s
• Wings and pizza special offer! One large pie and half a dozen wings, $25, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., 127 W. Pioneer Ave.

Mabrey Brothers
• The Alibi, 435 E. Pioneer Ave. 235-9199.

Here 2 Play!
• 9 p.m., AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Kevin Worell
• Down East Saloon, 3.5 Mile East End Road

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

Moneyball Rated PG 13
Based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Beane’s unconventional style turned the baseball world upside down as the A’s marched toward an American League title. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Robin Wright. (2hr,24min)
• 3:15 p.m. and 6 p.m., Homer Theatre

50/50 Rated R
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 tells of friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.
(1hr, 50min)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre

Don’t forget to turn back your clock one hour for Daylight Savings

SunNov6

NFL and NHL Tickets
• Come in for a chance to win a cruise! Tavern open at 9 a.m. Kids eat free with adult purchase of entree. AJ’s Oldtown Steakhouse & Tavern, 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235-9949.

Don Jose’s
• Half-price appetizers

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

Billy Strain Duo
• 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

Art Lessons
• Noon at Homer Council on the Arts. Call Sharlan Watson at 399-0059 for more info.

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

Moneyball Rated PG 13
Based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Beane’s unconventional style turned the baseball world upside down as the A’s marched toward an American League title. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Robin Wright. (2hr,24min)
• 3:15 and 6 p.m. Homer Theatre

50/50 Rated R
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 tells of friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.
(1hr, 50min)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre

MonNov7

Zumba
• 5:15- 6:15 p.m. Community School Green Room, Maria
• 6:15-7:15 p.m., Bay Club, Jena

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

Art Lessons
• Noon at Homer Council on the Arts. Call Sharlan Watson at 399-0059 for more info.

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

Moneyball Rated PG 13
Based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Beane’s unconventional style turned the baseball world upside down as the A’s marched toward an American League title. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Robin Wright. (2hr,24min) No movie passes please.
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre

50/50 Rated R
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 tells of friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.
(1hr, 50min)
• 8:45 p.m. Homer Theatre

Annual fall Public Lecture Series
• 6:30 p.m. at Pioneer Hall. Sponsored by Kachemak Bay Campus, this is the first in the series: Brian Partridge talks on “The Science of Attachment.” He will discuss what current science can tell us about how the bond between a child and caregiver begins and grows through childhood. Also explored will be what it looks like when attachment doesn’t go quite as planned, and what can be done about it. 

TueNov8

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

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.

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.

Moneyball Rated PG 13
Based on the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the 2002 Oakland A’s. Beane’s unconventional style turned the baseball world upside down as the A’s marched toward an American League title. Also starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill and Robin Wright. (2hr,24min)
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre

50/50 Rated R
Inspired by a true story, 50/50 tells of friendship, love, survival and finding humor in unlikely places. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen star as best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis.
(1hr, 50min)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre

Upcoming

Arts and Crafts Fair
• 10am-4 p.m.. Nov. 12 and 13. The Homer Emblem Club fair will be held in the bottom of the Homer Elks Lodge. Open to the public, and an excellent way to get some early Christmas shopping done.

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.

National Toy Store Day
• Nov. 12 at Timeless Toys. Watch for party plans to be announced. This a chance to celebrate your hometown toy store.

Rotary Health Fair
• 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12 at Homer High School. Free health screenings for cardiovascular, vision, blood pressure, hearing and more. Also, low cost blood tests, and over-65 booths. To make an advance appointment, go to www.sphosp.org or call the information hotline at 399-4039.

4th-Annual Hospice of Homer: Preparing for the Holidays Fundraiser
• 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 19 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.

2nd-Annual Holiday Fair at the Kachemak Community Center
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 25-26 at Kachemak Community Center. Some 13 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.

Stay Tan Benefit for Homer Food Pantry
• Two tans for 10 cans and 10 percent off any package Nov. 11 thru 23. Stay Tan, 3726 Lake Street. Call 235-2tan for more information.

Rocket Mass Heater Workshop
• 10-6 p.m. Nov. 12-13 at Nomads Yurt Village. The second weekend workshop for those already experienced with mass bench construction. For more information, contact Lasse Holmes 235-1355

Annual fall Public Lecture Series
• 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 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. 

Ongoing

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.

Pratt Museum

Winter Hours
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 12 noon-5 pm. Closed Mondays
 
Fish Feedings
Every Tuesday and Friday at 4 pm, at the marine gallery. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish-feeding is fun, free and all are welcome.

 
Kachemak Bay: An Exploration of People and Place
This innovative, permanent 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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