Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 1:37 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2012


The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is running a snowshoe rental program. This program is free to members, or rent five and get the sixth rental free for all others. For information, call 235-6667.

Ukulele musicians of all abilities are invited to join other ukulele musicians for an hour of sharing music at Friendship Terrace, 250 Herndon Dr., at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays

"Like There's No Tomorrow," the newest ski and snowboard film by Warren Miller, will be shown at the Homer Theatre at 7 p.m. tonight. The show benefits the Kachemak Ski Club Ohlson Mountain rope tow. General admission is $15; students and children are $10.

The annual Homer Farmers' Market meeting will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Kachemak Community Center. This is a potluck event.

The Kachemak Ski for Women event takes place Feb. 5. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and the event starts at 1 p.m. This short, fun women's cross-country ski race to benefit Haven House will be held at the Lookout Mountain trails on Ohlson Mountain road. A $15 donation is requested and there will be prizes for costumes. Please contact: Kris at 399-4413, for more information.

The Kachemak Bay Birders' next monthly meeting will be Jan. 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in the Seminar Room. Anyone who is interested in birding, birds and their habitats, citizen science or would just like to know more about our organization is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lani Raymond (235-9477) or Betty Siegel (235-1598).

Deadlines to apply for the disabled veteran and senior citizen exemptions for Kenai Peninsula Borough homeowners are Feb. 15. All exemption forms can be found online at www.borough.kenai.ak.us or at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Homer Annex located at 106 E. Pioneer Ave., Suite 1. For additional information call the Homer office at 235-9837 or the Soldotna office at (800) 478-4441.

Janice Rowland is hoping to put together a book for her family about her grandfather, Leo Rollins, and his life in Alaska. She is requesting stories from anyone who knew him personally, professionally or has knowledge of anything he did in Homer, Seldovia, Ninilchik, etc. She will accept stories anonymously or with credit; typewritten, hand-written or voice recorded. To contribute, please mail to Janice Rowland, P.O. Box 2825, Big Bear City, CA 92314 or JAWRowland@gmail.com.