Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 4:21 PM on Wednesday, March 28, 2012


The Alaska Bible Institute holds its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday. Due to space constraints, guests are limited to high school students and older. No child care is available. The celebration will be at the ABI Campus at 1295 Mission Road.

There will be a Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the basement of the St. Johns Catholic Church at 255 Ohlson Lane.

The next Homer CHIP, Complete Health Improvement, class begins April 2. The health screening is today. Call Judith James at 235-2574 or email her at homerchip@acs-alaska.net for more information.

A Safe Drivers Program, sponsored by AARP, will be taught by Helen Watson at the Anchor Point Senior Center from 1-5 p.m. April 2 and 3. A fee of $14 per person, $12 for AARP members, covers the cost of materials. There is no test. Individuals completing the course will receive a certificate. By state law, individuals who complete the course and are 50 years of age or older will qualify for an insurance discount. For more information, contact Helen Watson, 235-0665.

The fifth annual Cowboy Cabaret will be held at Alices Champagne Palace on April 28, starting with a chuck wagon supper at 6 p.m., followed by a sharing of songs and poems at 6:30 p.m. and then a cowboy dance at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at the Homer Bookstore and also will be sold at the door at $25 for adults and $10 for children. There will be an auction and T-shirt sale. All proceeds will benefit the Kachemak Bay Equestrian Society and Cottonwood Horse Park. To make reservations call Jackie at 299-1851. To sign up as a performer call Tim at 299-2780.

Ukulele musicians are invited to join other ukulele musicians for an hour of sharing music at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Friendship Terrace, 250 Herndon Drive.

Registration starts soon for the 20th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, to be held May 10-13. The keynote speaker is George Archibald of the International Crane Foundation. Feature writer Mark Obmascik, author of The Big Year, speaks on how his book became a movie. The complete schedule and registration is available online starting Monday at www.homeralaska.org/shorebird.htm.