Published Events – July 2

WedJuly2

Discovery Lab- Volcanoes: Life on Fire
• 1-3p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Explore the myriad of ways people and wildlife from seabirds to salmon have adapted to living in Alaska’s volcanic landscape at this free, hands-on, fun event for all ages.
Strong Women
• 1-2p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior Citizens
Mindfulness Meeting
• 5:30-7 p.m. Every Wednesday. 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 3. Sponsored by Haven House. Call Sharon at 235-7712.
Beasts of the Ocean: Marine Mammal Adaptations
• 3-3:30p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Explore the unique adaptations of marine mammals found throughout the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge in this interactive and hands on program. Appropriate for all ages!
Zumba
• $6 at 6 p.m. The Bay Club
Chicken Fried Steak Dinner Night
• Beluga Bar and Grill. 204 Ocean Dr. Loop. 235-5995.
Game Night: 3 Ball and Dart Tourney, Board Games, Cash and prizes
• 6 p.m. Kharacters. 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
A.L.A. from Nashville
• 10 p.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.
Hobo Jim – Alaska State Balladeer
• 6:30 p.m. dinner show; 8:30 p.m. late show. $5 cover, kids free, reservations recommended. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5 p.m
Bingo
• 5:30 doors open. 6:30 p.m. Bingo begins. Proceeds go to funding scholarships for high school graduates and helping needy folks as the need arises. Sponsored by the Homer Emblem Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to serve the community. Downstairs at the Elks Lodge
Fault in Our Stars (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. (Matinee) and 6 p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 16min) Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them – and us – on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Based upon the number-one bestselling novel by John Green, the film explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love.
22 Jump Street (R)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 2min) Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) return in this sequel to the 2012 action hit about two cops going undercover to investigate a college drug ring. Jenko slips easily into jock mode with the football team while Schmidt discovers romance with an art student. Directors Christopher Miller and Phil Lord (The Lego Movie) create a nice mix of slapstick and action.

ThursJuly3

Singer/Songwriter Evan Hailstone
• 8 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3 mile East End Rd. Free pool all day.
Zumba at Harbor School of Music and Dance
• 6:30-7:30p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Bring a friend for free! Various instructors. 399-3063. 3691 Ben Walters Lane. Suite 2.
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.
Gentle Yoga
• 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.
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.
Fault in Our Stars (PG13)
• 3:15 p.m. (Matinee) and 6:00p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 16min)
22 Jump Street (R)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 2min)

FriJuly4

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!
4th of July Parade!
• 6p.m. Begins at Homer High School, goes down Pioneer Ave, and the judge’s stand at Bay Reality. Ends at Homer Veterinary. Pre registration is encouraged. Stop by HCOC for more information. Entries need to report to HHS parking lot no later than 5:15p.m.
American Legion 4th of July Carnival
• Noon- 3p.m. 50 cent and $1 games, hot dogs, burgers, basketball throw, duck shoot, dart toss, and more! 2 mi. East End Rd. 235- 8864.
4th of July Celebration at Homer Elks Lodge
• Doors open at noon. BBQ at noon. Drawing for Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Raffle at 2p.m. $15/adult, $7 ages 6-12, under 5 free.
4th of July Sidewalk Sale at Nomar
• 30, 40, and 50% off select items! 104 E. Pioneer Ave. 235- 8363.
The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. July 4,5,6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24,25,26. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.
Strong Women
• 1-2p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior Citizens
Johnny’s Friday Matinee
• 5.-7 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer
Yellow Cabin
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
Local’s USDA Prime Night
• 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.
Discovery Lab- Volcanoes: Life on Fire
• 1-3p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Explore the myriad of ways people and wildlife from seabirds to salmon have adapted to living in Alaska’s volcanic landscape at this free, hands-on, fun event for all ages.
Sea Otters: Alaska’s Other Gold Rush
• 3-3:30p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. View Alaska history through the eyes of the sea otter. From the Unungan people, to Russian fur traders, to pre-statehood Americans, the sea otter has seen it all.
Horseshoe Tournament and Long John and the Union Suits
• Horseshoes start at 5p.m. Food at 6p.m. Show starts at 10p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.
DJ and Dancing!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
• 3:30 p.m. (Matinee) Homer Theatre. (1hr, 52min). This sequel to the 2010 animated adventure catches up with young Viking, Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel), and his trusty dragon, Toothless, five years later with a rousing dragon racing competition involving the tossing of sheep into a basket. Shunning his role to succeed his father (voiced by Gerard Butler), Hiccup and Toothless travel to a new territory and encounter an evil dragon hunter named Drago (voiced by Djimon Hounsou as well as Valka (voiced by Cate Blanchett), the kind protector of a secret dragon sanctuary.
A Million Ways To Die in the West (R)
• 7:15 p.m. —Come to the movie after the parade! Homer Theatre. Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of Albert, the cowardly sheep farmer. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman (Charlize Theron) rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband (Liam Neeson), a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test. (2hrs, 6min)

SatJuly5

Pioneer Market
• Every Saturday 2-9p.m. On the Corner of Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street. Outdoor market featuring products, services, and education contributing the health and wellness of our community. Local growers, artisans, crafts/tradespeople and professionals offer a diverse and ever-changing weekend marketplace.
Attu and Beyond
• 3-4p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Experience the aftermath of war in a remote area. Learn how some of the history of WWII and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge overlap.
Dawn Horner Jewelry Show
• 1-6p.m. Art Shop Gallery. 202 W. Pioneer Ave. 235-7076.
The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. July 4,5,6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24,25,26. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.
Acoustic Oosiks
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
Zumba
• 11 a.m.- noon. The Bay Club
DJs and Dancing
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.
Annual Pig Roast and Potluck
• Food at 5p.m., 907 Band outside 6:30- 9p.m. and Mike Carboni starting at 10p.m. indoors. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002. 235-8723
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
• 3:30 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. in 3D. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 52min).
A Million Ways To Die in the West (R)
• 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 6min).

SunJuly6

HoWL Ring of Fire Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Bishops’s Beach. (Meet at Ocean Shores Motel) Join us on this day trip to learn the basics of safe and effective fire building. HoWLers will learn which fire starting techniques to use when, how to start a one-match fire, the basics of camp stoves, camp fire etiquette, and many other useful fire building technique. $45. Call 399- 4695 to register.
Wildshore Festival of New Music
• 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Returning Alaskans celebrate new classical music in Homer and Seldovia. Bunnell Street Arts Gallery. $25 suggested donation, visit www.wildshore.org for more information.
The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. July 4,5,6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24,25,26. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.
Piano Music by Lindianne
• 6:30 p.m. 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.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
• 3:30 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. in 3D. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 52min).
A Million Ways To Die in the West (R)
• 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 6min).

MonJuly7

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.
Attu and Beyond
• 3-4p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Experience the aftermath of war in a remote area. Learn how some of the history of WWII and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge overlap.
Strong Women
• 1-2p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior Citizens
Zumba
• $6 at 6 p.m. The Bay Club
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
• 3:30 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. in 3D. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 52min).
A Million Ways To Die in the West (R)
• 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 6min).

TuesJuly8

Learn your Local Plants
• 5:30-6:30 p.m. each Tuesday evening at the Wynn Nature Center at mile 1.5 East Skyline Drive. Call 235-5266 for information. Free to the public.
Johnny B.’s Rhythm of the North: A Journey in Songs, Stories, and Images
• 7:30 p.m. Pier One Theatre on the Spit. Reservations 235-7333. Tickets at The Homer Bookstore or at the door.
Alaska State Balladeer Hobo Jim
• 6:30 p.m. & 8:30p.m. Tickets $5. Kids Free. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5 p.m.
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
• 7 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.
Chicken Fried Steak Dinner Night
• Beluga Bar and Grill. 204 Ocean Dr. Loop. 235-5995.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG)
• 3:30 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. in 3D. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 52min).
A Million Ways To Die in the West (R)
• 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 6min).
Zumba at Harbor School of Music and Dance
• 6:30-7:30p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Bring a friend for free! Various instructors. 399-3063. 3691 Ben Walters Lane. Suite 2.
Wildshore and Holy Santos Band
• 8p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Upcoming/Ongoing

The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. July10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24,25,26. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.
Caregiver Support Group at Homer Seniors
• 2-3:30p.m. Every 2nd and 4th Thursday beginning July 10. Homer Seniors conference room. Call 235-4556 or 299- 7198 for more info.
Herbal Remedies from Alaskan Plants Part One
• July 10. 6-8p.m. with Nancy Lee- Evans, MA, PhD, ABMP. Learn the basic herbal teas and oils from Alaska wild medicinal plants with Nancy. SVT Wellness Center conference room. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Dock Party
• July 11. 1-6p.m. Live music, food, beach and forest exploration. Adults $50, Children 12& under $30, 3 and under free. Family of 4 $140. Includes RT transportation across Kachemak Bay. For reservations 708 Smokey Bay Way, 235-6667.
Herbal Remedies from Alaskan Plants Part Two
• July 17. 6-8p.m. with Nancy Lee- Evans, MA, PhD, ABMP. Continue learning about herbal remedies from Alaska medicinal plants by making a tincture and salve to take home! SVT Wellness Center conference room. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.
Adrenal Fatigue
• July 24. 6-8p.m. with Rob Downey, MD, Board Certified Family Physician. Learn more about adrenal function and its role in energy and vitality. SVT Wellness Center conference room. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.

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