Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 2:32 PM on Wednesday, April 25, 2012


The Kachemak Bay Birders next regular meeting will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center auditorum. Following the brief meeting, Aaron Lang will present Identification of Shorebirds. Lang is a world traveler and birding guide who lives in Homer.Everyone is welcome; there is no charge.For more information, call Betty Siegel at 235-1598 or Lani Raymond at 235-9477.

Please report sandhill crane observations to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. For more information, visit www.cranewatch.org.

The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centers annual Cleanup Day will be May 5. Locations for bag pick up are the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, Fritz Creek General Store and Homer Brewing Company. Trash drop off will be May 5 at the chamber parking lot. Please bring recycling in separate bags. For more information, call 235-7740 or email info@homeralaska.org.

The fifth annual Cowboy Cabaret will be at Alices Champagne Palace on Saturday, starting with a chuck wagon supper at 6 p.m. followed by Poetry and Songs at 6:30 p.m. A dessert auction and silent auction will go on throughout the evening. Tickets are available at the Homer Bookstore and also will be sold at the door for $25 for adults and $10 for children. There will be an auction and T-shirt sale. All proceeds benefit the Kachemak Bay Equestrian Society and Cottonwood Horse Park. To make reservations, call Jackie at 299-1851.

Get to Know Homer offers free training for all customer service staff about activities, events and adventures in Homer from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center auditorium. Snacks and drinks provided. Contact the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center at 235-7740 for more information.