Town Crier

The Homer Storytellers will meet from 3-5 p.m. Saturday in the Library Conference Room, to share and listen to stories about how a social or political event impacted lives personally.

In addition, the group will make time to do storytelling coaching for anyone who wants help with developing a storytelling for performance. You’ll laugh, feel emotions, be entertained, and have a good time.

Questions? Email homerstorytellers@gmail.com or call 907-235-3180.

The Anchor Point Fire &Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 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 South Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (SPARC), based in Homer, held its election of officers for the new year at the meeting held on May 2. Elected President is Fred Trieselmann (N7UTV) and Vice President is Marty Kitson (KL4GU). Secretary Ken Adams (AE7ES) was reelected for a second term. SPARC membership is open to all licensed Amateur Operators with Associate memberships available to non-licensed individuals who would like to be part of the club.

For more information, contact Dennis Weidler, JD@weidcomm.com or 907-304-1057 (phone or text).

The 8th Annual Kachemak Bay Scottish Highland Games will be on Saturday, July 7 at Karen Hornaday Park. Organizers are looking for vendors, merchants, athletes, sponsors and volunteers. For more information, check out the Kachemak Bay Scottish Club website at www.kachemakbayscottishclub.org.

Central Peninsula Landfill and Transfer Facilities and Sites are open on Sundays. All facilities will be open seven days per week. For more information, call the Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste Department at 907-262-9667.

Kachemak Crane Watch asks that residents report crane sightings. Sandhill Crane colts will be hatching in the next few weeks. These colts are small and very susceptible to predation by dogs and cats. If you see crane colts, please keep your pets under control. Report observations of Sandhill Cranes colts to Kachemak Crane Watch at reports@cranewatch.org or by calling 235-6262. Include date, time, location, number of colts, and your contact information so Crane Watch members can call for more information.

There are three spaces left on the Seaweed (Microalgae) Field Trip to Seldovia with the Homer Native Plant Society on June 16. The trip is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You are allowed to collect seaweed on this field trip, so bring your large sealable bags for storage. The trip leader, Tania Spurkland, has a doctorate in microalgae. She will help the group explore the biodiversity of Seldovia’s macroalgae on a minus 5.1-foot tide. Dress in layers and wear rain pants over your highest rubber boots. Bring water, a sack lunch, scissors, sealable bags, a permanent marker, heavy duty rubber gloves, and a bucket. The cost is $59.50 plus $5 to support gas for the road transport in Seldovia. To reserve one of the three spaces left, contact jwoodring50@gmail.com.

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 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, baked ham; Friday, almond crusted salmon; Monday, baked ziti; Tuesday, barbecue beef brisket; Wednesday, roasted chicken; and next Thursday, turkey.

Strong Women classes are 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Homer Senior Center. Zumba Gold classes with Maria are 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Homer Senior Center.

Tai chi classes are Thursdays at 3 p.m. Duplicate Bridge meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Call Daniel Weisser at 235-4555.

Duplicate Bridge is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. Strong Women, Zumba and Tai Chi are $5 for members and $7 for non-members.

Pratt Museum

Galleries are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

Registration is open for special July art workshops: “Crash Course in Oils” with David Pettibone for $85 July 14 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and “Mug Making” with David Kaufmann, for $125, July 21, 22 and 28. Information and advanced registration at www.kbcnoncredit.asapconnected.com . Call 235-7743.

Registration for all fall credit courses is now open at https://www.kpc.alaska.edu/academics/schedule/ . Sign-up now, pay latter. Degree-seeking students: Call 235-7743 for an advising appointment for fall classes.

South Peninsula Hospital

Join South Peninsula Hospital and Paula Godfrey, D.O., Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, to learn how to locate and use an Automated External Defibrillator at the next Walk with a Doc.

All are welcome Saturday, June 16 from 9-10 a.m. at SPARC (600 Sterling Highway) to hear the brief presentation, then spend the rest of the hour walking at your own pace, chatting and asking any questions.

This is a free event, open to all ages and abilities. There is parking up at the SPARC and down below in the Homer Middle School Parking lot.

There will be free blood pressure screenings, prizes and refreshments. Please bring clean indoor walking shoes. Email wellness@sphosp.org, or call the Health &Wellness Department at 235-0970 with questions or for more information.

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