Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 6:09 PM on Wednesday, February 22, 2012


The Centers Pride Program holds a a key campaign rally from noon-1 p.m. today at WKFL Park. Hot soup, cocoa and cookies are served at Pride II at 1012 Lakeside Drive following the rally. Contact Pride staff at 235-7805 for more information about this event, or for information on programs, services, events and employment opportunities.

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 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays at Friendship Terrace, 250 Herndon Drive.

This months Homer Garden Clubmeeting will feature presentations on tomato grafting by Joseph Belcastro and growing peonies by Rita Jo Schultz at 2 p.m. Sunday at theBidarka Inn. For more information call 235-3650.

The Kachemak Bay Scottish Club holds its first organizational and membership meeting at 6 p.m. Friday at AlicesChampagne Palace. If you enjoy Scottish history,music and highland games, come join them. Call Robert Archibald at 299-0852 or Renee Krause at 953-6546 for more information.

The Bahai Community of Homer presents a Chinese potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Council on the Arts building. Paul Rourke presents Inner Mongolia: The Inner China, Beijing, Baotou, Yinchuan, a slide presentation of cultural connections in winter China.

The Kachemak Bay Birders next monthly meeting is at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center Auditorium. Following the meeting, Jason Sodergren will present information on raptor identification.He will also give an update on the Hawkwatch, which is held every April near Gunsight Mountain on the Glen Highway. Anyone who is interested in birding, birds and their habitats, citizen science or would just like to know more about the organization is welcome to attend. For more information, call Lani Raymond at 235-9477 or Betty Siegel at 235-1598.

The Kachemak Bay Conservation Society annual meeting features Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrims Journey, presented by Christina Whiting. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Islands and Ocean Visitors Center. For more information, call Roberta Highland at 235-8214.

The Seldovia Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet 7 p.m. March 6, at the Multi-Purpose Room to hold elections for four regular 3-year seats and up to two 1-year alternate seats.Also on the agenda will be a discussion of the anadramous streams catalog, antlerless moose reauthorization proposals for the Interior Region Board of Game meeting and any other proposals the public may wish to discuss, which may include proposals to submit for the April 10 Board of Fish deadline or the May 1 Southcentral Region Board of Game deadline. For more information, call Robert Purpura at 299-1806.