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An organizational meeting for a Parkinson’s Support Group is 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Homer Senior Citizens Center Conference Room. For more information, call Daniel Weiser at 235-4555.

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An organizational meeting for a Parkinson’s Support Group is 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Homer Senior Citizens Center Conference Room. For more information, call Daniel Weiser at 235-4555.

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The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Homer Flotilla, offers Sailing and Boating Skills and Seamanship classes 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 27-March 26, at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment offices in the Homer Mercantile Building next to NOMAR on Pioneer Avenue. The fee is $45. To register, call 299-0232.

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The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) offers a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Workshop from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at Best Western Bidarka Inn. Instructor Chris Lopez will cover cold-water survival skills; EPIRBs, flares and maydays; man-overboard recovery and firefighting; immersion suits and PFDs, and emergency drills, helicopter rescue, life rafts and abandon ship procedures. The workshop meets the training requirements for documented commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line.

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Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its next regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048 Ashwood Ave. (Mile 12 East End Road). The agenda will be posted at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex Building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. and at the McNeil Fire Station. The public is welcome to attend.  For information, call 235-9811.  

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The Seldovia Fish and Game Advisory Committee holds an election meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 in the Susan B. English School Multi-Purpose room. The agenda also will include preparation of comments on the Southcentral Region Board of Game proposals and any other business that may properly come before the committee. The public is encouraged to attend.  For more information, contact Michael Opheim at 399-7509.  

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The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 16, offers Christmas gift wrapping from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Eve at Ulmer’s. Donations to support veterans programs are gratefully accepted. 

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The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 16, offers Christmas gift wrapping from 1-5 p.m. daily Dec. 15 through Dec. 23 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Eve at Ulmer’s. Donations to support veterans programs are gratefully accepted. 

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The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex Building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. The agenda is posted at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station and at the KPB Annex Building. Call 235-9811 for information.

The Kenai Peninsula Fair holds its 10th annual Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, Ninilchik. The event includes a Christmas Village. A professional photographer will take pictures with Santa.

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The Kachemak Bay Research Reserve Community Council invites the public to its regular quarterly meeting from noon-3 p.m. Dec. 10  at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. For more information, contact Stacey Buckelew at 226-4653.

The Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board meets from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Alaska State Parks Office, Mile 168.5 Sterling Highway. For more information, call the Homer State Parks Office, 235-7024.

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The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies holds activities at its headquarters on early school release days. From 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 26, the program will be “Birdfeeders and Garlands.” Participants will create natural garlands and feeders for our friends with feathers. For more information, call 235-6667.

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Susie Amundson teaches Self Compassion for Women: Going Beyond Coffee, Chocolate and Wine from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Many Rivers. Learn about caring for yourself in the circle of care and kindness and how self compassion can reduce anxiety and rumination. For more information, call Amundson at 509-998-1009 or email susie@wiseatwork.net. The fee is $60 for the one-day class.

Military News

U.S. Army Pvt. Nikole A. Eustice has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

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Homer Senior Citizens holds a Senior Fashion Show at 6 p.m. today at the Homer Senior Center Dining Room. The theme of the fashion show is “Glitz and Glam.”  There will be refreshments, split the pot, door prizes and a photo booth, with the show itself starting at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $5 each. Call 235-4555 for more information. 

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The Kachemak Skeeters Youth Sport Shooting Club announces registration is open for a new season. Youth in grades 3-12 are welcome to join; however, space is limited. Anyone interested in the shooting sports but who doesn’t know much about it is welcome to come out to the Kachemak Gun Club and watch practices 10 a.m.-noon every Saturday at Mile 160 Sterling Highway, Ibenson Road near Blackwater Bend. Call or text 399-2972 for more information about the Skeeters or email kachemakskeeters@gmail.com.

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The Kachemak Skeeters Youth Sport Shooting Club announces registration is open for a new season. Youth in grades 3-12 are welcome to join; however, space is limited. Anyone interested in the shooting sports but who doesn’t know much about it is welcome to come out to the Kachemak Gun Club and watch practices 10 a.m.-noon every Saturday at Mile 160 Sterling Highway, Ibenson Road near Blackwater Bend. Call or text 399-2972 for more information about the Skeeters or email kachemakskeeters@gmail.com.

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The Kachemak Skeeters Youth Sport Shooting Club announces registration is open for a new season. Youth in grades 3-12 are welcome to join; however, space is limited. Anyone interested in the shooting sports but not knowing much about it is welcome to come out to the Kachemak Gun Club and watch practices 10 a.m.-noon every Saturday at Mile 160 Sterling Highway, Ibenson Road near Blackwater Bend. Call or text 399-2972 for more information about the Skeeters or email kachemakskeeters@gmail.com.

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Kachemak Heritage Land Trust holds its 13th annual auction at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Wasabi’s. Music is by the Spit City Slickers. The first Land at Heart Award also will be given to Lynn Whitmore of Kachemak Moose Habitat Inc. Tickets are $60 and on sale at KHLT, 315 Klondike Ave., or the Homer Bookstore. For more information, call 235-5263 (235-LAND) or visit kachemaklandtrust.org.

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Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Annex building at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 235-9811.

Zumba holds Party in Pink, a Zumbathon charity event, from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Homer Middle School. Proceeds go to the Zumba global research grant for breast cancer prevention. At the event survivor gift baskets also will be given to two Homer survivors of breast cancer.

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The Homer Hockey Association holds a pie auction and spaghetti and salmon dinner from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Elks Lodge. The event is open to all and includes family-friendly fun, door prizes, food and pies. Dessert donations can be dropped off at 4 p.m. A suggested donation of $20 helps support the hockey association and the Kevin Bell Arena. For more information or to volunteer, call Ginger at 399-1392.

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