Published Events – April 9

WedApril9

Slideshow and Discussion: Trading GDP for Gross National Happiness
• 6:30-8 p.m. Dr. Catherine H. Knott, anthropologist, and Kyra Wagner, both returned Peace Corps Volunteers, address issues of global and local sustainable economic measures with a talk, slideshow, and discussion. Come share your ideas! Kachemak Bay Campus. 533 E.Pioneer Ave. 399-1759.
Homer Cycling Club Monthly Meeting
• 6:30-8 p.m. Cook Inletkeeper building
3734 Ben Walters Lane.
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 percent 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.
Wild Wednesday 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.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG13)
• 5:30 (3D) & 8:30 Living quietly in Washington D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world, Steve Rogers, AKA Captain America (Chris Evans), becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Captain America struggles to expose the widening conspiracy but soon finds himself up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier. (2hr, 28min)

ThursApril10

Igniting Knowledge of Coastal and Marine Research in Kachemak Bay
• 2-5 p.m. From glaciers to sea-level change, and seabirds to salmon- come join an afternoon of short talks by local scientist conducting coastal and marine research in our area. This event is FREE and open the public. For presenters interested in sharing their research, please register at http://kbrr-training.eventbrite.com. Homer Elks Lodge. 215 Jenny Way. (907) 226-4653.
Community Presentation with Dr. Ross Tanner
• 6 p.m. Islands and Ocean Seminar Room. Diabetes and Lipid Clinic of Alaska. Learn tips to manage diabetes and pre-diabetes with diet, exercise and medications, and learn how to prevent serious health complications related to diabetes. 235-0310.
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.
Johnny’s Substandard Variety Show
• 10 p.m.Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
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.
Gardening Series – Part One (Of Three)
• 6-8 p.m. with Kyra Wagner and Jessica Ryan. First, we’ll focus on garden site selection and preparation. We’ll review optimal locations, plant-hardiness zones, discuss the use of different kinds of containers and explore the role of high tunnels or hoop houses in a home garden. 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.
To Market to Market to Buy a Fat Pig
• 7 p.m. Homer Theatre. Presented by the Homer Farmers Market. Door prizes from market vendors. Donations accepted.

FriApril11

Homeric Traders is open!
• Regular business hours.10 a.m.- 6 p.m. 1130 Ocean Drive (across from the Farmers Market)
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
• 8 a.m. for $75. 235-0258.
HeartSaver CPR/AED training for the public
• 1 p.m. for $75. 235-0258.
Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
Luke Smith
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
Certified USDA Prime Rib Specials
• AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4p.m.
Barroom Roses
• 9p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.
DJs and Dancing!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG 13)
• 5:30 (3D) & 8:30. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 28min)

SatApril12

Celebration of Lifelong Learning
• 7p.m. Homer Public Library. Tickets $30.
Spring Fling Carnival at Paul Banks
• 10a.m.- 4p.m. Hosted by Paul Banks PTA. Free egg hunt at 11 am bring the kids special visit from the Easter bunny! Live music at 1 p.m. Loads of door prizes. All your favorite vendors and food! 1340 E End Rd.
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. 399-4599.
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.
Cowboy Cabaret
• 5p.m. Homer Elks Lodge. $25 per adult and $10 per child. Tickets at Homer Bookstore 299-2780
Dinner Music by Nikos Kilcher
• 7 p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 4 p.m.
Emma Hill and Bryan Daste
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
White party and costume contest. Wear white from head to toe!!!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.
Hillary Arwen
• 9 p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG 13)
• 4 p.m. 3D& 7 p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 28min)

SunApril13

Homer Rope Tow on Ohlson Mountain Road
• 11a.m.- 4p.m. Weather dependent. Free snowboarding lessons will be offered for youth; call 399-6255. Check Facebook or call 235-SNOW for the latest conditions.
Brunch at Land’s End!
• 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.,Chart Room Restaurant at Land’s End. Homer Spit
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.
Margaritas, Daquaris, and more!
• Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End
Rd. 235- 6002.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG 13)
• 4 p.m. 3D& 7 p.m. (2hr, 28min)

MonApril14

Jubilee Performing Arts Show Applications due
• by 5 p.m. Hard copy applications are available anytime outside HCOA above our mailbox, or download at www.homerart.org
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.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG 13)
• 5:30 & 8:30 (3D). Homer Theatre. (2hr, 28min)

TuesApril15

Happy Healthy Hour: Free Tasting and Info for Take Shape for Life
• 6-9 p.m. Homer Chamber of Commerce. 399-8772.
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.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG 13)
• 5:30 & 8:30 (3D). Homer Theatre. (2hr, 28min)

Upcoming/Ongoing

Homer Eye Care Center Trunk Show
• April 16. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Presenting new styles from cutting edge designers that focus on a blend of Alaskan durability and logical elegance. New styles, lenses, and frames. 3726 Lake St. 235-7745.
Building Soil Good Enough to Eat
• April 17. 6-8 p.m. with Kyra Wagner and Jessica Ryan. Examine composting and soil amending, including soil testing, when to rototill (and when not to) micronutrients and how to warm the soil. SVT Wellness Center. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.
Easter Egg Hunt at Timeless Toys!
• April 19. 3657 Main St.
Broadway Babies- Musical Theatre Cabaret
• April 18 & 19. 7 p.m. at Wasabi’s Fusion. Directed by Jessica Anne Williams and featuring some of your favorite female artists from the Homer stage. $50 front row “interactive” seating. $240 second row table for 6/ $35 general. Price includes show, scrumptious appetizers, and dessert. Tickets at homerart.org and at HCOA.
Improvisation Workshop
• April 19. 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. with a 1 hour lunch break. Art Barn (behind 1060 East End Rd.) Call Martty at 907- 235-6589 or 509-294-0451. Class size limited.

What Grows Here and When to Grow It
• April 17. 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.
Week of the Young Child
• April 20-27. Sponsored by Best Beginnings
Jubilee Youth Performing Art Show
• April 25. 7 p.m.
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.
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.

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.

2nd Annual Almost Spring Fling Bazaar
• 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3 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.

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