Published Events – April 23

WedApril23

Celebrate Week of the Young Child
• April 20- 27. Fun activities for families and young children. See full schedule in ad on page 2.

2-for-1 Appetizers
• The Homestead Restaurant. 235-8723. Reservations appreciated

Mindfulness Meeting
• 5:30-7 p.m. Every Wednesday. A group for cultivating wisdom, gratitude and serenity through skills and practice. Free and open to the public. 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 3. Sponsored by Haven House. Call Sharon at 235-7712.

Homer Emblem Club Bingo every Wednesday
• 6:30-10 p.m. Homer Elks Lodge, 215 Jenny Way.

Local’s Night- 30% off
• 5 p.m. – 9 p.m The Chart Room at Land’s End, Homer Spit.

Game Night — 3 Ball and Dart Tournament, Board Games, Cash and prizes
• 6 p.m. Kharacters. 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Tim Heimbold
• 10p.m. Kharacters. 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Wild Wednesday Karaoke with Dax
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.

Open Mic with Mikey’s Chair
• 8 p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Dinner Music by Local Balladeer English John
• 6:30 p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4 p.m.

Disney Nature’s Bears (G)
• 6 & 8p.m. Homer Theatre. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, a bear family’s journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. As the season changes from spring to summer, the brown bears must work hard to find food-ultimately feasting at a plentiful salmon run-while staying safe from rival male bears and predators, including an ever-present wolf pack. “Bears” captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet’s last great wildernesses-Alaska! (1hr, 27min)

ThursApril24

Spring Treasure Hunt
• April 24- May 11. Picture Alaska. 448 E. Pioneer. 235- 2300.

Zumba with Katie Jo- Free!
• 7 p.m. – Followed by Lite Dinner and Drink special every week. The Alibi, 453 E. Pioneer Ave.

Free Pool All Day
• Down East Saloon, 3 mile East End Rd.

Local’s Prime Rib Night
• AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4 p.m

Burger and Brew
• Beluga Bar and Grill. 204 Ocean Dr. Loop. 235-5995.

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

Gourmet Burger Night
• The Homestead Restaurant. 235-8723. Reservations appreciated

Prime Rib Night at Land’s End
• 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.,The Chart Room at Land’s End. Homer Spit

Yoga for Round and Aging Bodies
• 5:30- 6:45 p.m. Many Rivers 1044 East End Rd. 299-4073. Visit manyriversalaska.com for class descriptions. Many Rivers, 1044 East End Rd.

What Grows Here and When to Grow It
• 6-8 p.m. with Kyra Wagner and Jessica Ryan. We’ll explore different plant varieties, their hardiness and seedling care and discuss the best times to plant, both indoors and out. SVT Wellness Center. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.

Free Community Meal
• 5:30 – 7 p.m. Free Meal. All invited. 235-8528, Homer United Methodist Church, 770 East End Rd.

Tai Chi
• 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., $3 HSC Members and $6 for Non Members. 907-235-7655, Homer Senior Center, 3935 Svedlund St.

Zumba Gold
• 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., $4 for HSC Members and $6 for Non Members, A low impact, move at your own pace, dance exercise for older adults. 1-907-235-7655, Homer Senior Center, 3935 Svedlund St.

The Met Opera presents Puccini’s “La Boheme”
• 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. $15.00 General, $10.00 Senior, $5 Child/Student.

FriApril25

Free Craft Activity at Timeless Toys
• 1-2p.m. Ages 4-8. Part of “Week of the Young Child.” 3657 Main St.

Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Pillage People Duo
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Paul Banks Math and Science Night and Summer Activities Fair
• 5-6:30p.m. Learn about and sign up for sports, dance, art, science, and everything in between ! Parents should bring their children’s birth certificates, as they are ofter required for athletics. 226- 1801.

Jubilee Youth Performing Art Show
• 7 p.m. Mariner Theatre. Youth $5, HCOA Members $10, General Admission $15. Tickets online at homerart.org, at the door, and The Homer Bookstore.

Certified USDA Prime Rib Specials
• AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4p.m.

Smoked Prime Rib Dinner
• Beluga Bar and Grill. 204 Ocean Dr. Loop. 235-5995.

AK Musician Harrison B.- Rock/Soul
• 9p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.

DJs and Dancing!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.

Friday Wine Class: “Int’l Wines You Should Know”
• 6p.m. The Homestead Restaurant. 235-8723

Prime Night
• The Homestead Restaurant. 235-8723

Disney Nature’s “Bears” (G)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. Sweet, beautifully filmed, and admirably short on sugarcoating, Bears continues Disneynature’s winning streak. It captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet’s last great wildernesses-Alaska! And, eighty percent of the movie was filmed at Hallo Bay Bear Camp. Don’t forget to enter the drawing to win a bear viewing day trip courtesy of Hallo Bay Bear Camp! (1hr, 27min)

Divergent (PG13)
• 8p.m. Homer Theatre. This thrilling action-adventure film is set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader (Kate Winslet) to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four (Theo James) and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late. (2hr, 30min)

SatApril26

Homer Electronics Recycling Event
• 10a.m.- 3p.m. Spenard Builders Supply on Lake Street. To schedule an appointment or to find our about volunteer opportunities, contact Cook InletKeeper at 235-4068×34.

Open House- Scentsy, Grace Adele, and Velata
• 10a.m.- 2p.m. 1312 Beluga Ct. 235- 4878.

Alaska Fiber and Arts Festival
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26-27. The Kenai Peninsula Fair will be hosting the 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival at the fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. This festival was started to bring awareness to a dying art, natural fibers of our state and education of that art. There will be informative
booths, hands on experiences and demonstrations as well as crafts persons booths. Booth space is still available if anyone is interested. Classes are being made available this year and the class schedule is
on the website: www.kenaipeninsulafair.com along with the registration form.

Celebrate Earth Day on Kachemak Bay
• Celebration noon – 9p.m. See advertisement on page 15 for schedule of events.

Narcotics Anonymous
9:30-10:30a.m. Refuge. 397 E Pioneer. Rear entrance, off Klondike. Last Saturday of the month is closed (addicts only): all other meetings are open. First Saturday of the month is a Basic Text study, followed by the group’s business meeting.

Brunch at Land’s End
• 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Chart Room Restaurant at Land’s End, The Chart Room at Land’s End, Homer Spit.

Dinner Music by Jay C. Smith
• 7 p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4 p.m.

Harrison B Band
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Prime Night
• The Homestead Restaurant. 235-8723

Big Lebowski costume party. Cash prizes!!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.

Rob Justice Band
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.

Divergent (PG13)
• 3 & 8p.m. Homer Theatre (2hr, 30min)

Disney Nature’s “Bears” (G)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre (1hr, 27min)

SunApril27

Clean Up Week Begins!
• April 27- May 3rd. Trash drop off is 11a.m.- 3p.m. Saturday, May 3rd at the Homer Chamber of Commerce parking lot. See ad on page 15 for more details.

Last Sunday Bloody Mary Bar!
• The Salty Dawg on the Homer Spit.

Pier One Theatre Audition: ‘Les Miserables’
• April 27, 2 p.m.; May 3, 4 p.m.; May 4, 2 p.m. Performances in October. Auditions held at HHS Mariner Theatre. 299-2453.

Homer Garden Club Meeting
• 2p.m. The Homer Garden Club meets the 4th Sunday of each month (October thru May). Visitors are always welcome. Check our website, www.homergardenclub.org to see who our Speaker will be. Bidarka Inn (downstairs).

Brunch at Land’s End
• 10a.m.- 2p.m., Chart Room Restaurant at Land’s End. Homer Spit. Reservations recommended. 235-0406.

Piano Music by Lindianne
• 6 p.m. Kids eat free every Sunday! One child per adult entree. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4p.m.

Hillary Arwen
• 8 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Blender Drink Specials!
• Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.

Divergent (PG13)
• 3 & 8p.m. Homer Theatre (2hr, 30min)

Disney Nature’s “Bears” (G)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 27min)

MonApril28

Absolutely Beginning Yoga with Ramona
• 5:30- 6:45 p.m. Many Rivers 1044 East End Rd. 299-4073. Visit manyriversalaska.com for class descriptions. Many Rivers, 1044 East End Rd.

Military Mondays- Let us thank you with 10 percent off!
• Every Monday. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949

Game Night and Free Pool
• Down East Saloon, 3 mile East End Rd.

Disney Nature’s “Bears” (G)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre (1hr, 27min)

Divergent (PG13)
• 8p.m. Homer Theatre (2hr, 30min)

TuesApril29

Zumba Gold
• 11 a.m. – Noon, $4 for HSC Members and $6 for Non Members. 235-7655, Homer Senior Center, 3935 Svedlund St.

Kraft Night
• 7p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Disney Nature’s “Bears” (G)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre (1hr, 27min)

Divergent (PG13)
• 8p.m. Homer Theatre (2hr, 30min)

Upcoming/Ongoing

HEA Nikiski plant dedication ceremony, facility tours, and meeting of members
• May 1. 10a.m.- 6p.m. See ad on page 5 for full schedule.

West Homer Elementary First Friday Event
• May 2. 5-7 p.m. Student art exhibit and comments from local artist. There will be tables with art activities and art trading cards. 995 Soundview Ave. 235-5750.

Aromatherapy for Massage and Health
• May 1. 6-8p.m. with Melody Barrett, Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Spiritual Healer. Come learn some basics about essential oils and their uses in healing. We will talk about processes of extraction, quality of the oils as well as the healing qualities they posses, how to combine oils and sources of purchase. SVT Wellness Center. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.

11th Annual “On the Wing”
• May 8. 7p.m. Local poets and musicians. Shorebird Fundraiser. $10 per person. Homer Family Theatre.

2nd Annual Almost Spring Fling Bazaar
• May 3. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. benefiting Special Olympics-Homer Area. It is at the Homer United Methodist Church on East End Road. in the lower part. Vendors are still needed and they may contact Joyce Shuler at 907-398-6712 or e-mail at joyce.shuler@yahoo.com for more info. We will have a Massage Therapist there doing massages, as well as other vendors such as Home Based Businesses and Handmade items and baked goods.

“Hungry for Change” Q & A Session
• May 8. 6-8p.m. with Rob Downey, Board Certified Family Physician and Jenifer Dickson, Certified Nutritional Therapist. Join us for a viewing of the documentary, “Hungry for Change,” followed by a question and answer session. SVT Wellness Center. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.

Homer Little League Opening Day
• May 17. Noon at Karen Hornaday Park. Team Introductions and Picnic Lunch. Register online at www.homerlittleleague.org or at the Paul Banks Summer Activities Fair or Safe Kids Fair. For more information, call Kathy Beachy at 299-2774.

Shalandra Abbey, First Degree Reiki Class
• May 19 & 20. 2-8p.m. South Peninsula Hospital. Register online at www.reikihawaii.com or call Shalandra (808) 280- 7704.

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