Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 4:32 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Kachemak Bay Campus

Taz Talleys digital camera techniques class begins Saturday, register by Friday. Biology of bears workshop with bear biologist Derek Stonorov begins Tuesday. Register now. Profiting and Protecting Your Intellectual Property workshop presented by Michael Haines will begin Tuesday. Advanced registration required.

Registration for February and March classes and workshops is going on now: marine fish, winter camping, telemark skiing, computer classes. Call 235-7743 for information.

A high tunnel workshop will be held Friday-Sunday with a fee of $85. Advanced registration required by Friday.

The national GED exam testing program will soon become computer-based with an increase in fees. If you have not finished your GED testing, do it now. Call Kachemak Bay Campus at 235-1602 for an appointment.

Kachemak Bay Campus has free classes for people who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing skills. Call 235-1602 to sign up.

The new weekly Freaky Film Fridays feature at 7 p.m. Friday is Night of the Living Dead. Sponsored by KBCs Student Association and open to the public.

Kachemak Bay Campus history professor Mike Hawfield will host a bi-weekly series called Hollywoods Alaska, beginning Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Every two weeks he will present a classic film or show that has Alaska as its focus. After each film, there will be opportunity for discussion. Open to the public.

The schedule will be: Feb. 8: The Spoilers (1942 with John Wayne and Marlene Dietrich, based on the Rex Beach novel of 1906); Feb. 22: White Fang (Disney film of the Jack London novel); March 7: Mystery, Alaska (rousing hockey fantasy, with Russell Crowe); March 21: Ice Palace (1960 epic of Alaska struggle for statehood, starring Richard Burton and Robert Ryan, based on the Edna Ferber novel of 1957); April 4: The Silver Horde (1930 struggle over Alaska salmon, starring Joel McCrea and Jean Arthur, based on the Rex Beach novel of 1908); April 18: Grizzly Man (Werner Herzog 2005 production of the disastrous experiment by Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard to live with brown bears). KBC also will have a special session to be announced showing episodes from the first season of Northern Exposure.