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Homer Area Nonprofit Directors will present an Advocacy, Economics and Innovation Seminar Sunday and Monday, April 8-9 at the Pratt Museum, Kachemak Bay Campus and Homer City Hall.

It will focus on the nonprofit economic impact and the role of advocacy.

Please contact Catriona Reynolds for further information at catrionareynoldshomer@gmail.com or (907) 299-3410.

Kachemak Crane Watch asks that residents report Sandhill Crane sightings to the organization at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org.

Date, time, location, behavior, and number of cranes is helpful. Leave a name and number in case the group need more details.

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12. 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. For more information call the station at 235-9811.

The Homer Fish &Game Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the KBRR building located at 2181 Kachemak Drive. The agenda will include discussion of joint Board and Game proposals to submit, and any other business that may properly come before the committee. For more information contact Dave Lyon at 399-2340.

Scholarship opportunity: Friends of the Homer Public Library sponsors one applicant to attend the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference. The scholarship will cover the $395 registration fee only. For complete guidelines go to: friendshomerlibrary.org/scholarship/ or stop by the library for an application. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. April 16.

The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday April 18 at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700.

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 beef; Friday, seafood linguini; Monday, spinach lasagna; Tuesday, rosemary Cornish game hens; Wednesday, beef stroganoff; and next Thursday, roast pork.

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.

Curator’s Closet: 50 Years of Collecting at the Pratt Museum is on in the Special Exhibits Gallery through April 28.

Behind the Scenes Collections Tours are 2 p.m. Thursdays. The tours cost $5 per person.

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

Kachemak Bay Campus

Upcoming classes: Quickbooks (April 7, $25), and Plein Air Painting (April 21, $90). Registration is open at https://kbcnoncredit.asapconnected.com//

Maritime technology classes are USCG 100 Ton/OUPV 80 Hour License and Exam with Joe Talbot (April 6-29), and Outboard Engine Repair with Danny Cole (April 20-22, $95). For information and to register: https://kbcnoncredit.asapconnected.com/ or call 235-1622.

An Open House for high school students to learn about KBC dual credit classes is 4:30-6 p.m. April 12.

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

South Peninsula Hospital

South Peninsula Hospital is accepting applications for its Board of Directors. Call 235-0237 or visit www.sphosp.org and click on “About SPH” for more information.

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