Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 4:24 PM on Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Kachemak Bay Campus

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.

Tonight 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 the Campus Commons at 6 p.m. on April 4.

Brian Partridge will be conducting a public lecture called How Adolescents Learn, about new research from neuropsychologists. The lecture will be held April 10 at 6:30 p.m.

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, is showing We feed the World tonight at 7:15 p.m. 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.