Published Events – July 23

WedJuly23

Strong Women
• 1-2p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior Citizens

Discovery Lab- Sport Fishing in Kachemak Bay: Halibut, Salmon & Rockfish
• 1-3p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Learn about halibut and the variety of salmon and rockfish found in Alaska, their role in ocean food webs, and how they’re important to and caught by people at this fun, hands-on lab for all ages.

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!

Building Bridges- HoWL Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Call HoWL to register. 399- 4695.

Mindfulness Meeting
• 5:30-7 p.m. Every Wednesday. 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 3. Sponsored by Haven House. Call Sharon at 235-7712.

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.

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

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

Open Mic with Mike Fairman
• 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

Earth to Echo (PG)
• 3:45 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. Three teenage boys discover an alien in this “found footage” sci-fi story. One of the boys, named Tuck (Brian Bradley), records everything with a camera and much of the film plays out from that perspective. The alien creature, dubbed “Echo,” can only communicate through beeps, but the boys still figure out they must somehow get Echo home. (1hr, 39min).

Tammy (R)
• 8:15p.m. Melissa McCarthy (The Heat) has the title role in this road trip comedy about a fast-food worker who gets fired, finds her husband cheating with her neighbor and then decides to hit the road with her boozy grandmother Pearl, (Susan Sarandon). Blending raunchy humor, slapstick and a lot of wisecracks, the script by McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone (who also directed the film) packs the movie with outrageous situations. The strong supporting cast includes Kathy Bates, Alison Janney and Dan Akroyd. (1hrs,47min)

ThursJuly24

Adrenal Fatigue
• 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.

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.

Free Community Meal- All Welcome
• 5:30-7p.m. Homer Uniter Methodist Church.

Free Public Lecture: “Studying Super Earths”
• 7-8p.m. by Dr. Kelly Cline. Homer United Methodist Church Sun Room.

Singer/Songwriter Mike Fairman
• 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.

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.

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

Public Brown Bag Lunch- Carbon: The Lifeblood of Estuaries-Effects of a Warming World
• Noon- 1p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Estuary researcher Colby Tucker will discuss how the chemistry of the Kachemak Bay estuary may be changing as local glaciers recede.

Sailing to Gull Island HoWL Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Call HoWL to register. 399- 4695.

Earth to Echo (PG)
• 3:45 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre (1hr, 39min).

Tammy (R)
• 8:15p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hr,47min)

FriJuly25

The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. July 25,26. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.

Discovery Lab- Sport Fishing in Kachemak Bay: Halibut, Salmon & Rockfish
• 1-3p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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.

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

Strong Women
• 1-2p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior Citizens

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

Dead Horse Highway- from Portland
• 10 p.m., Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer Ave.

Certified USDA Prime Rib and Fresh Seafood Specials
• AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5p.m.

Troubadour North
• Show starts at 10p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

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

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG13)
• 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. This sequel to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes continues the story of Caesar, the leader of the ape revolution. Played by actor Andy Serkis using sophisticated motion-capture technology, Caesar is a commanding and complex character brought vividly to life. Set 10 years after the virus outbreak that almost destroyed the human race, the action finds a group of survivors led by Dreyfus (Gary Oldman) trying to re-establish their society. (2hr, 20min)

Jersey Boys (R )
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. Director Clint Eastwood transfers the Tony Award-winning musical to the big screen with the help of a talented but unknown cast culled from various stage productions of the Broadway hit. The film traces the rise of the singing group “The Four Seasons,” four young men from a tough New Jersey neighborhood as they face challenges inside and outside the group. Christopher Walken has a key role as an underworld figure who helps lead singer Frankie Valli find fame.
(2hrs, 24min)

SatJuly26

Park Day Event: Walk the Spit, Remember the Past
• 2p.m. Coal Point Park- End of Fish Dock Rd. on the Homer Spit.

Pioneer Market
• Every Saturday 2-9p.m. On the Corner of Pioneer Avenue and Bartlett Street.

Discovery Lab- Sport Fishing in Kachemak Bay: Halibut, Salmon & Rockfish
• 1-3p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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.

The Odd Couple – Pier One Theatre
• 7:30 p.m. $14 general admission, tickets at Homer Bookstore or at the door. Reservations 235-7333. Pier One Theatre located on the Homer Spit.

Dinner Music by Jay C. Smith and Certified USDA Prime Rib and Fresh Seafood Specials
• 6:30p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5 p.m

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

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

Dylan Lee Johnson
• 10p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002. 235-8723

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG13)
• 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 20min)

Jersey Boys (R )
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 24min)

SunJuly27

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Summer Music Festival
• July 27- August 9. See complete schedule on page 8 or visit kpoalaska.org.

Calvin & Coyle Trail, Lichens and Moss with Ed Berg
• 1p.m. Take East End Road out to Marine Dr. (about 1.5 M), and turn left on Mariner Dr. Sign post on East End Road points to the trail. Limited parking, no vehicle turnaround. Not handicap accessible. This short 1-M walk through spruce and alder forest and wetlands contains a variety of interesting lichens and moss. Free.

Ring of Fire HoWL Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Call HoWL to register. 399- 4695.

Attu and Beyond
• 3-4p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

Piano Music by Lindianne
• AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5p.m.

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

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG13)
• 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 20min)

Jersey Boys (R )
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 24min)

MonJuly28

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

Free Pool all Day
• Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG13)
• 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 20min)

Jersey Boys (R )
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 24min)

TuesJuly29

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.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG13)
• 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 20min)

Jersey Boys (R )
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hrs, 24min)

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.

Horseshoe Tournament
• Sign up at 5:30, Tournament begins at 6p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Upcoming/Ongoing

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Summer Music Festival
• July 27- August 9. See complete schedule on page 8 or visit kpoalaska.org.

Photography Workshop: Letting Go to See the Unseen
• July 31- Aug. 3. Halibut Cove workshop with Roy Corral. www.stillpointlodge.com. 907-296- 2283.

20th Annual Homer Breast Cancer Beach Run and Ride
• August 10. Mariner Park. 8a.m. registration, 9a.m. start. Register or donate at kbfpc.org

Know your Garden, Know your Pests
• August 7. 6-8p.m. with Janice Chumley, Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Extension Service. Janice will provide information on garden pests, including how to identify and control them, so they don’t harm your flowers and vegetables. SVT Wellness Center conference room. 880 East End Rd. 226-2228.

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.

Daily Guided Walks at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center
• 11am- noon. Join an interpretive guide to walk nearby trails and take a closer look at local flora and fauna. Meet in the Islands & Ocean lobby for these daily walks.

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