Published events – Aug. 13

WedAug13

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

Excavating Fungal Roots in Northern Sweden
• Noon- 1p.m. Brown bag lunch lecture by Research Reserve intern Haley Dunleavy. Feel free to bring your lunch. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

Halibut Fishing- HoWL Day Trip
• 8:30a.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

Hercules (PG13)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. Dwayne Johnson plays the first real superhero in this Brett Ratner-directed spectacle that features some impressive visual effects and an assortment of mythical creatures. Having lost his family and survived his strenuous twelve labors, Hercules is now a mercenary sought by the King of Thrace (John Hurt) to defeat an evil war lord. (1hr, 48min)

Lucy (R)
• 3:45 & 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. Scarlett Johansson gives action a few new gears with this futuristic tale from Luc Besson (Taken). Lucy is a young woman kidnapped, drugged and beaten into submission as a “mule” with a new designer drug hidden in her abdomen. When the drug begins to leak and is slowly absorbed, Lucy’s brain begins working at lightning speed. Turning the tables on her adversaries, Lucy charts a violent course of revenge. (1hrs, 40min)

ThursAug14

Hand Made Products Part One
• 6-8p.m. with Melody Barrett, Licensed Massage Therapist. Join Melody as she teaches how to make facial care products using herbs and essential oils. You’ll leave with a cleanser, a scrub, a toner and a light moisturizer. RSVP to save your spot in these popular classes! Please bring four 1/2 pint jars so you can take home what you make. A small donation of $5 is requested for class materials. 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.

Singer/Songwriter Jesse Smith
• 8-11 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.

Dinner Music by Seth Freeman Solo
• 6:30p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5p.m.

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

Stand Up Paddle Boarding HoWL Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Call HoWL to register. 399- 4695.

Hercules (PG13)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hr, 48min)

Lucy (R)
• 3:45 & 8:30p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hrs, 40min)

FriAug15

Outrageous Jazz
• 7:30p.m. Pier One Theatre. 235-7333

Kenai Peninsula Fair
• August 15,16,17. The Fair Grounds in Ninilchik. kenaipeninsulafair.com

Sea Otters: Alaska’s Other Gold Rush
• 3-3:30p.m. Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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

Hillary Arwen
• 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.

Great Elk Band from Brooklyn, N.Y.
• Show starts at 10p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Seth Freeman! Amazing blues and southern rock!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.

Get on Up (PG13)
• 3 & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. Chadwick Boseman (42) plays the lead role in director Tate Taylor’s (The Help) film biography of soul singer James Brown. Boseman gives a stunning performance aas the charismatic, troubled Brown, who overcame an impoverished childhood and tremendous hardships to rise to worldwide fames as the musical “godfather of soul.” (2hr, 29min)

The Purge: Anarchy (R)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to summer 2013′s sleeper hit that opened to No. 1 at the box-office, sees the return of writer/director James DeMonaco to craft the next terrifying chapter of dutiful citizens preparing for their country’s yearly 12 hours of anarchy.
(1hrs, 53min)

SatAug16

Kenai Peninsula Fair
• August 15,16,17. The Fair Grounds in Ninilchik. kenaipeninsulafair.com

Outrageous Jazz
• 7:30p.m. Pier One Theatre. 235-7333

Homer Hockey Association Golf Fundraiser
• 8 a.m. $50 preregistration, $60 on Aug. 16. Please join us for this annual golf tournament fundraiser. Entry includes 18 holes of golf, bbq lunch, door prizes, and a whole lot of fun! Teams will be created on the day of the tourney and the format will be a best ball scramble. Contests, including closest to pin, longest drive with a 9-iron, and putting will round out this fantastic day. The Tips golf course formerly Shorline Golf.

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

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

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

Seth Freeman! Amazing blues and southern rock!
• The Alibi. 453. East Pioneer Ave.

Great Elk from New York
• 10p.m. Kharacters, 197 E. Pioneer

English Bay Band
• 10p.m. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002. 235-8723

Get on Up (PG13)
• 3 & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 29min)

The Purge: Anarchy (R)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hrs, 53min)

SunAug17

Kenai Peninsula Fair
• August 15,16,17. The Fair Grounds in Ninilchik. kenaipeninsulafair.com

3rd Annual Wild Arts Plein Air Painting Workshop with Marian Beck
• 9a.m.- 4p.m. To register please call KHLT 907-235-5263

Jason Farnham Contemporary Piano Concert
7:30-9p.m. Bunnell Street Arts Center
106 West Bunnell Suite A..

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.

Get on Up (PG13)
• 3 & 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 29min)

The Purge: Anarchy (R)
• 8:45p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hrs, 53min)

MonAug18

Wild, Sustainable Summer: Potluck- HoWL Day Trip
• Noon- 4p.m. Call HoWL to register. 399- 4695.

Dinner Music with Mariah Stuart
• 6:30p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5 p.m

Green Dot: Get the basics of bystander intervention skills
• 5:30-6:30p.m. Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center.

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.

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

Zumba
• $6 at 6 p.m. The Bay Club

Get on Up (PG13)
• 8:15p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 29min)

America (PG13)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. Someone once observed: “America is great because she is good; if she ever ceases to be good she will cease to be great.” Today that notion of the essential goodness of America is under attack, replaced by another story in which theft and plunder are seen as the defining features of American history-from the theft of Native American and Mexican lands and the exploitation of African labor to a contemporary foreign policy said to be based on stealing oil and a capitalist system that robs people of their “fair share”. (1hrs, 53min)

Piano Music by Mariah Stuart
• 6:30p.m. AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. 120 W. Bunnell Ave. 235- 9949. Open Daily at 5 p.m

TuesAug19

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.

Inner Transformation Study Group
• 7:30-9p.m. Every Tuesday. A group that meets once a week at Many Rivers in Homer form 7:30pm to 9pm on Tuesday nights to read books by authors such as Eckhart Tolle, Stephan Bodian, Richard Moss, Ray Reitze and other authors covering the topic of Inner Transformation. Many Rivers. 1044 East End Rd.

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.

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
• 6p.m. sign up. Down East Saloon. 3 Miles East End Rd. 235- 6002.

Get on Up (PG13)
• 8:15p.m. Homer Theatre. (2hr, 29min)

America (PG13)
• 6p.m. Homer Theatre. (1hrs, 53min).

Upcoming/Ongoing

7th Annual Veterans Picnic
• Aug. 24. 12-4p.m. American Legion Post. 2.5 miles East End Rd.

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.

Plein Air Workshop in Halibut Cove with Lois Griffel
• Aug. 26- Sept. 1. www.stillpointlodge.com. 296-2283.

Marilyn Sigman and Marilyn Kirkham Writer and Artist Retreat
• August 22- 24. CACS Peterson Bay Field Station. 235-6667.

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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