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The Homer Fish &Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at the KBRR building located at 2181 Kachemak Drive. Agenda will include discussion of BOF and BOG proposals (further discussion on moose, black bear and small game) to submit and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Dave Lyon at 399-2340.

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8. The meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave. (Mile 12 East End Rd.). The public is welcome to attend. Call 235-9811 for more information.

A Boating Skills and Seamanship class run by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Homer Flotilla, runs through March 8. It costs $55, with all materials provided. Contact 907-299-0232 or email craig@homernet.net for information or to register.

The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board holdsits next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

The LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and queer) Teen Support and Discussion Group meets at 4 p.m. every Tuesday at the REC Room, 3957 Neilsen Circle. The private group is for ages 12-18. For more information, contact Anna Meredith at the REC Room, 235-3436, or Irene Saxton-Opatz at the Center, 235-7701.

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 menu for this week is: Thursday, roast pork; Friday, blackened cod; Monday, sweet-n-sour pork; Tuesday, tostadas; Wednesday, baked chicken; and next Thursday, roast beef.

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.

Tai chi classes are Thursdays at 3 p.m. The cost per class is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers.

Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Call Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Pratt Museum

Galleries are open Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

Upcoming events and exhibits:

Curator’s Closet: 50 Years of Collecting at the Pratt Museum: In anticipation of the Pratt Museum’s 50th Anniversary, current and former Collections staff collaborate to share some of their “favorite things.” Take a dive into the Museum’s collections, and consider: what do we value as a community? Exhibit is on display in the Special Exhibits Gallery through April 28.

Behind the Scenes Collections Tours: These will start at 2 p.m. on Thursdays, starting today. In conjunction with the Curator’s Closet exhibit, Behind the Scenes Collections Tours will be offered. Get up close to the thousands of wonderful historical objects kept in the Pratt’s Natural History and Cultural Collections. The tours cost $5 per person.

Ongoing activities: Fish Feedings have resumed from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in the Marine Gallery. Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish Feeding is fun and all are welcome.

Kachemak Bay Campus

The registration deadline is coming up soon for these upcoming classes: Marine Invertebrates with Conrad Field (March 31 - April 1); Birds of Kachemak Bay (April 5-26, and April 21, 28); and Fly-Fishing (April 7 and 14). Register in advance at: https://www.kpc.alaska.edu/academics/schedule/ or stop by Pioneer Hall.

Also available are USCG 100 Ton/OUPV 80 Hour License and Exam with Joe Talbot (April 6-29); Chinese Painting with Sharlene Cline (March 22 and 29, April 5, $90); Painting the Live Model (March 31, $55); and Quickbooks (April 7, $25). Registration is open at https://kbcnoncredit.asapconnected.com//

Maritime technology classes: USCG 100 Ton/OUPV 80 Hour License and Exam with Joe Talbot (April 6-29, $700); RSW for Vessels (March 23-25, $250), Deckhand Training (March 31 - April 14, $85); and Navigation (March 27 - April 12, $95). For information and to register: https://kbcnoncredit.asapconnected.com/ or call 235-1622.

There will be a KPC College community council meeting 6 p.m. at KBC’s Pioneer Hall today.

There will be a Public Reading and Craft Talk with visiting poet Jericho Brown at 6:30 p.m. on March 28.

KBC offers free GED, ESL, college preparation and life skills courses and individual assistance. Call 235-7743.

Campus will be closed March 16 for spring break.

South Peninsula Hospital

South Peninsula Hospital is accepting applications for its Board of Directors. Prior experience in healthcare, finance, leadership community/volunteer service is helpful. Call 235-0237 or visit www.sphosp.org and click on “About SPH” for more information.

South Peninsula Hospital will offer a Safe Sitter Class including the essentials with CPR from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 16.

Safe Sitter is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

This instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking and CPR.

The class fee is $50 (scholarships available upon request — please inquire when you register). Students should bring a lunch. Pre-registration is required by March 15.

To register, please call Maggie Wyatt at (907) 235-0970 or email wellness@sphosp.org.

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