Soccer enthusiasts are known for being passionate about their sport, and Homer’s soccer following is no exception. When climate change and competition with other sports converged to limit field-time options during the school year, the Homer Soccer Association decided to fix the problem by building their own indoor sports field, called SPARC, for South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center.
No, wait — it’s sunny and 40 something.
Feeling a little disoriented with Homer’s wavering weather? Now’s your chance to make the full-on commitment to spring.
Don your best fishing gear, sharpen your hooks and get ready to hit the water for Homer Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd-Annual Winter King Salmon Tournament.
Individuals from all walks of life and ages, with all manner of physical injuries and pain, from knee, back and shoulder issues, to sciatica and headaches seek balance and pain relief locally through a therapy called ConTact C.A.R.E Flinchlock Release Therapy.
Lindianne Sarno, director of the Kachemak Cannabis Coalition says that Homer City Councilwoman Catriona Reynolds asked the Homer Cannabis Club to consider shutting down until the city holds its vote on cannabis in the city.
“I’m not sure where that impression came from,” said Reynolds in an email. “I had a productive phone call with Lindianne about the current cannabis conversations and issues in town. Lindianne mentioned there was a meeting that evening, as I couldn’t be there I popped in during the day.”
While a rainy afternoon moved most people inside the Pratt Museum for “Celebrating Woodard Creek” last Wednesday, a dedicated grill master braved the elements to keep the more than 60 attendees well-fed during the event.
Inside, Pratt Museum Director Diane Converse told of an anonymous land donation that allows for Pioneer Avenue frontage for the museum.
“Yoga is meant to meet people right where they are,” said yoga teacher Anna Raupp. “Even those with physical limitations can cultivate breath and awareness. Yoga brings us into oneness by simply tuning into one’s self, rather than looking outside.”
For many people, summertime is all about hitting the water, soaking up some sunshine and catching a big fish — or two.
For performance artist Mary Langham, summers are for circuses and circus camps. And every three or four years, she graces the “stage” and shares her art with the community. This is one of those years.
A proposal to put legalizing commercial marijuana operations back before Homer city voters drew significant public testimony again this week, most in favor of legalization, but in a tie vote, the council introduced an ordinance that would bring the issue back to voters this spring.
A marathon meeting by the Homer City Council may have been dominated by marijuana regulation (see story above), but it was also the end of a debate that has stretched back beyond last summer on the issue of how to regulate automobile use on Homer’s beaches.
If Sunday’s powder-pounding wasn’t enough to satisfy your relentless craving for snow, you’re in luck.
As part of their Artist in Residency program, Bunnell Street Arts Center will host a “Snow Ball” at 8 p.m. Feb. 26, featuring live music by the Super Saturated Sugar Strings.