Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 2:25 PM on Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Kachemak Bay Campus

March 28 is the deadline to register for Quickbooks, March 31-April 28 and Garden Design with Brenda Adams, March 31-April 7. Registration has started for June workshops: Watercolor Painting with Jan Peyton, June 15-18 and Plants/Flora of Kachemak Bay with Ed Berg, June 16-July 14.

On March 29 at 7 p.m. Ross Coen, president of the Alaska Historical Society and a history instructor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will present a talk entitled, The Long View: Dispatches on Alaska History. This talk will feature essays from his long-time Ester Republic column. Coen will have copies of this new book and another new book, Breaking Ice: The Epic Voyage of the SS Manhattan Through the Northwest Passage.

Noted visiting author Steve Almond will hold a public craft talk and reading in Campus Commons at 6 p.m. on April 4.

The Hollywood Alaska film series continues at 6:30 p.m. April 11, with The Silver Horde, depicting the struggle over Alaska Salmon, based on the 1908 Rex Beach novel.

The Ripple Effect film series, which explores thought-provoking issues, begins with King Corn on March 22 at 5 p.m., followed by Big River and Weather the Storm at 7:15 p.m. We feed the World will be shown on March 29 at 7:15 p.m. and Addicted to Plastic shows on April 5 at 7:15 p.m.

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.