Town Crier

Kachemak Bay Water Trail and Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park celebrate the completion of its new pavilion from noon- 3 p.m. Saturday in the lot next to the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon. Enjoy food and music.

The Homer Storytellers, sponsored by Friends of Homer Library, meet every third Saturday in the Library Conference Room. Its next story circle is 3-5 p.m. Saturday. Storytellers, new or experienced, tell stories, learn techniques, and expand their knowledge in two hours of laughter and sharing. Anyone from age 12 up is welcome. For more information, call 229-0187.

The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

A Fish Taco Fundraiser to benefit the Homer Community Food Pantry is 5-7 p.m. June 23 at Grace Ridge Brewing Co. A suggested donation of $10 can be made at the door.

Special Olympics holds a Community Yard Sale to benefit Special Olympics from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at 3665 Ben Walters Lane. Booth space is a $20 suggested donation. Special Olympics also seeks bocce ball partners for Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. Call Carol 399-2500 to reserve a booth or for more information.

The Homer Chess Club meets 4:45-5:45 p.m. every Monday (except holidays) at the Homer Public Library. Everyone of all ages are welcome. The current club was started by brothers Bryce and Sybastian Rindlisbacher who asked their mother to start a chess club. For more information, contact Wes Schact at 299-7470.

Sandhill crane chicks have started hatching. Report sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Provide date, time, location and number of cranes. Leave a name and number in case they need more details.

Anchor Point Senior Citizens

The Anchor Point Senior Center on Milo Fritz Road is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Friday. The center serves Thursday night dinners starting at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bingo is at 6:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. on Friday nights. The Helping Hands Thrift Store is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exercise sessions are at 10 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. For information, call 235-7786.

Friendship Center

Friendship Center Adult Day Services is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday with extended hours for special situations. Programs are offered daily, including story time, crafts and musical performances. Call 235-4556.

Homer Senior Citizens

The Caregiver Support Group meets 2-3:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday in the senior center conference room. Call Pam Hooker at 299-7198 or Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and guests and is served noon-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: today, baked ham and scalloped potatoes; Friday, fish of the day; Monday, chicken cordon bleu; Tuesday, barbecue beef brisket; Wednesday, seafood enchiladas; next Thursday, roast pork loin.

Strong Women classes are 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Homer Senior Center. The cost is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers per class.

Zumba Gold classes with Maria are 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Homer Senior Center. The cost per class is $4 for members, $6 for nonmembers.

Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Tai chi classes are Thursdays at 3 p.m. The cost per class is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers. Call Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Registration for fall classes is open for general public and degree-seeking students. Classes include Mushrooms of Kachemak Bay (Sept. 15-16), Ceramics, Computer Science, Geology, Calculus, Russian History, History of Alaska, Introduction to Creative Writing, Welding, Yoga, Conservation Biology and Global Climate Change. Sign-up early. Appointments are available with an advisor throughout the summer. See the schedule for most classes at www.kpc.alaska.edu/academics/schedule.

Pratt Museum

The museum gallery is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Historic Harbor Walking Tours are held starting at the Pratt wheelhouse at the Salty Dawg on the Spit. From 3-4:30 p.m. every Monday and Thursday through Sept. 4, a museum docent leads a tour of the historic Homer Harbor docks, with information about boats, fishing and some of the characters who shaped Homer’s maritime history. Admission is $10 a person or $8 when purchased with museum admission.

Artist David Rosenthal’s show, “Art and Science on the Katmai Coast,” is on exhibit through July 30.

Road Construction

A pavement preservation project is now underway from Mile 5.5-12.6 East End Road from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Expect delays of about 10 minutes. Work being done includes lining with rock and cleaning ditches, replacing about 40 culverts, regrading some curves, putting down a subbase and new pavement, installing guard rails, striping and sign replacement. The anticipated completion date is Oct. 31.

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