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The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies invites Alaskans to take part in the Wynn Nature Center 50-mile Challenge. The Kick-off for this challenge is at the 30th Annual Rotary Health Fair, held Saturday at Homer High School. The Challenge will run through June 7, 2014, with grand prizes awarded at the Wynn Nature Center season opening potluck on June 14. Snowshoe, ski, walk or run. Bring a friend or family member. The 140-acre Wynn Nature Center has miles of trails suited for all ages and abilities.

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An account has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank for the Afonasiev family, the family who lost their home in a fire in Nikolaevsk on Oct. 3. The family had no insurance on the house. Set up through Bridges Community Resource, a nonprofit organization, donations are tax deductible. The account number at Wells Fargo is 6402637687.

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An account has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank for the Afonasiev family, the family who lost their home in a fire in Nikolaevsk on Oct. 3. The family had no insurance on the house. Set up through Bridges Community Resource, a nonprofit organization, donations are tax deductible. The account number at Wells Fargo is 6402637687.

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The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve has proposed an amendment to its Community Council Charter and seeks public review and comments. The proposed amendment may be viewed at kbaycouncil.wordpress.com or by contacting Stacey Buckelew at 226-4653. Public comments may be emailed to stacey.buckelew@alaska.gov or mailed to Stacey Buckelew, KBRR, 95 Sterling Highway, Suite 2, Homer, AK 99603, through Friday, Nov. 29. Comments will be reviewed and considered by the Council at its Dec. 4 quarterly meeting.

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The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve has proposed an amendment to it Community Council Charter and seeks public review and comments. The proposed amendment may be viewed at kbaycouncil.wordpress.com or by contacting Stacey Buckelew at 226-4653. Public comments may be emailed to stacey.buckelew@alaska.gov or mailed to Stacey Buckelew, KBRR, 95 Sterling Highway, Suite 2, Homer, AK  99603, through Friday, Nov. 29. Comments will be reviewed and considered by the Council at its Dec. 4 quarterly meeting.

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The community is invited to Homer High School homecoming events on Friday and Saturday. A parade begins at 6 p.m. Friday, with floats leaving the school’s west entrance, turning left on Pioneer Avenue and returning to the school at the east entrance. This year’s theme is “Jazz in the 1920s.” There will be awards for most enthusiastic, i.e. loudest; most colorful; jazziest, i.e. best theme; best pride and pep, and a blue-gold award for best display of Mariner spirit.

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Martin Zeller holds an Improvisation Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Art Barn at 1060 East End Road. The 5-hour class introduces, explores and expands the skills of improv. Through exercises and games, participants will learn the elements of long- and short-form improvisational theater and comedy, including spontaneity, listening, trust, scene development and story building. The class also focuses on performance improvisation. The fee is $45. To register or for more information, call 235-6589 or 509-294-0451.

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District 30 Democrats meet at 6:30 p.m. today at the Homer Real Estate office, 1529 Ocean Drive. Call Liz Diament at 914-588-0332 for more information.

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave., Mile 12 East End Road. The public is welcome to attend.  For further information, call 235-9811.  

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Kachemak Bay Birders holds a birding trip at 2 p.m. Saturday on the Homer Spit. Meet at the parking lot on Kachemak Drive at the base of the Spit. They will be looking for returning migrants and seabirds out on the water with the incoming tide. Bring binoculars, field guide and scope if you have them. Michael Craig is the leader. For more information, call him at 235-0631.

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Kachemak Crane Watch seeks citizen scientists for sandhill crane surveys. Observers are asked to report adults, colts, or banded cranes seen by location and day for each count day on Aug. 29, Sept. 4 and Sept. 9. Please report observations to reports@cranewatch.org or kachemakcranewatch@gmail.com, or by calling 235-6262.  For more information, contact Nina Faust at 235-6262.

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Kachemak Emergency Services Board holds its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave., Mile 12 East End Road. The agenda will be posted at the fire station and at the Kenai Peninsula Borough annex building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. The public is welcome. For more information call 235-9811.

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Central Peninsula BirthNetwork will host The Big Latch On 2013 in Homer from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Karen Hornaday Park. The Latch On occurs at 10:30 a.m, so please arrive 30 minutes before so to register. The event seeks to have the most women breastfeeding simultaneously. For more information call Niki Parrish at 907-394-9166.

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The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra holds a Garden Party fundraiser and Summer Music Festival starting at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the former Fritz Creek Gardens, Mile 8.5 East End Road. Hors d’oeuvres and champagne will be served, with music by The Areté Trio. Tickets are $30 and available at the Homer Bookstore and River City Books, Soldotna.

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District 30 Democrats meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Homer Real Estate office, 1529 Ocean Drive. For more information, call  Liz Diament at 914-588-0332.

The Homer High School class of 1988 holds its 25th alumni reunion July 19-20. The reunion starts with a meet-and-greet at AJ’s Old Town Steakhouse at 7 p.m. Friday. A family picnic and pig roast is noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Karen Hornaday Park. For more information, call Lara at 299-6688 or Marta at 206-372-2459.

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Sandhill crane eggs have started to hatch. Please report any observations of sandhill crane colts (chicks) to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic Board of Directors holds its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. June 24 at the Women’s Health Outreach Office at 3957 Nielsen Circle, next door to the clinic.

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