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Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and their guests and is served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: Thursday, baked ham with scalloped potatoes; Friday, baked spicy bacon halibut; Monday, Itlalian meatloaf; Tuesday, chicken pot pie; Wednesday, pulled barbecue pork.
Strong Women classes at Homer Senior Citizens Recreation Room are 2-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers per class.

Anchor Point Senior Center

The Anchor Point Senior Center is open at 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday for coffee. Come by and enjoy coffee and conversation. The senior center also is open 7-9 p.m. Tuesday nights for game night. Stop by and enjoy cards, chess, dominoes, cribbage, checkers and pool. Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Friday. For more information call 235-7786.

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The Backcountry Film Festival is 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. The festival is sponsored locally by the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and The Alaska Quiet Rights Coalition. All proceeds will go to support these two organizations. The festival features seven short films focusing on backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Tickets are $10 at the door. Door prizes will be awarded at intermission and tickets include a chance to win a Black Diamond backcountry ski package.

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Senate District N and O legislators hold a constituent teleconference from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Legislative Information Office, 270 W. Pioneer Ave. This is an open discussion with Kenai Peninsula legislators Sen. Peter Micciche, Sen. Cathy Geisel, Rep. Paul Seaton, Rep. Kurt Olson, and Speaker of the House Mike Chenault. For more information, call the LIO at 235-7878.

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The 10th annual Kachemak Ski for Women is at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lookout Mountain ski trails on Ohlson Mountain Road. Registration begins at noon. A short, fun women s cross-country ski race, proceeds benefit South Peninsula Haven House. The registration fee is a $15 donation. There are prizes for costumes and new games galore. A four-week Complete Health Improvement Project, or CHIP, class starts Feb. 11. People interested in taking the classes are invited to attend a free information and registration session at 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 210 East Pioneer Ave.

R.E.C. Room

The R.E.C. Room (Resource and Enrichment Co-op) is a multipurpose space for youth ages 12-18 as a safe environment to hang out with friends. Hours are 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday in the lower level of the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic outreach building on Nielsen Circle. Visit www.recroom.kbfpc.org or call Anna at 235-OPEN (6736).

 

Pratt Museum

The museum is closed January. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in January. The museum reopens Feb. 1. From 5 to 7 p.m. is the opening reception for "Encounters: Whales in Our Waters," featuring the display of the Pratt's new fully articulated gray whale skeleton.

Kachemak Bay Campus

Registration for winter/spring semester is going on for all upcoming winter and spring classes. Classes include Tai Chi, Yoga, Winter Survival Skills, Biology of Sharks, Book Arts, Fly Fishing, Film Studies, Digital Camera and Wilderness First Responder. For a list of all courses, visit www.kpc.alaska.edu/kbc. Many classes have started. Call 235-7743 for information.
At 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30, visiting fiction writer Alan Heathcock does a public reading and craft talk.

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and their guests and is served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: Thursday, roast turkey; Friday, honey Dijon baked sockeye salmon; Monday, chicken cacciatore; Tuesday, pork marsala; Wednesday, beef tacos.
Strong Women classes at Homer Senior Citizens Recreation Room are 2-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers per class.

Anchor Point Senior Center

The Anchor Point Senior Center is open at 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday for coffee. Come by and enjoy coffee and conversation. Starting Jan. 29, the senior center also is open 7-9 pm. Tuesday nights for game night. Stop by and enjoy cards, chess, dominos, cribbage, checkers and pool. Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon Friday. For more information call 235-7786.

 

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The Kachemak Bay Birders' next regular meeting is 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Following the meeting, Betty Siegel will present "Birding India." Betty Siegel will share photos and tales of birding in remote Northeast India's Himalayan foothills, around Bharatpur and the Taj Mahal. Hear about "birding by elephant," being charged by a rhino and many other unique birding adventures. Everyone is welcome, and there is no charge.

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The Small Business Administration offers low-interest federal disaster loans for residents and businesses affected by the storm that caused high winds and flooding Sept. 15-30. A Disaster Loan Outreach Center is open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the Anchor Point Fire Station, 72440 Milo Fritz Road, Anchor Point. No appointment is necessary. Loans are available to home-owners, renters, businesses of all sizes and nonprofit organizations.

R.E.C. Room


The R.E.C. Room (Resource and Enrichment Co-op) is a multipurpose space for youth ages 12-18 as a safe environment to hang out with friends. Hours are 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday in the lower level of the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic outreach building on Nielsen Circle. Visit www.recroom.kbfpc.org or call Anna at 235-OPEN (6736).

 

Pratt Museum


"History in the Making: Quilts, Quilters and Their Stories" is on display through Sunday. The museum is closed New Year's Eve and all of the month of January. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in January.

Kachemak Bay Campus


Kenai Peninsula College seeks interested community members to apply to serve on its College Council as the southern Kenai Peninsula at-large representative. The borough-wide council serves as an advisory board to the college director and advocates for the interests of the college to the community and legislature; members serve 3-year terms. People interested in serving should submit a letter of interest and resume by Jan. 18 to: College Director, Kenai Peninsula College, 156 College Road, Soldotna AK 99669. Interested individuals with questions can call (907) 262-0318.

Homer Senior Citizens


Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and their guests and is served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lunch menu for this week is: Thursday, roast beef and mashed potatoes; Friday, halibut; Monday, pasta with cheese; Tuesday, closed for New Year's Day; Wednesday, curried beef.
Strong Women classes at Homer Senior Citizens Recreation Room are 2-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $3 for members and $6 for nonmembers per class.

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The young women of PHAT (Promoting Health Among Teens), Zoe Story, Sierra Moskios and Hailey Hughes, present "Hey, Ladies -- It's All About You," from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the R.E.C. Room on Nielsen Circle. Learn about your body type, enjoy pampering from local professionals and see a film about women in the media. For women of all ages, the event promotes health and is a free and fun way to bring in the new year. There will be massages, yoga, breathing exercises, door prizes, snacks and nutritional information. Call 235-6736 for more information.

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