Story last updated at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2002

This Week's Events
Thursday, July 25

Wynn Nature Center sponsors a local plants walk at 10 a.m. at Mile 1.5 East Skyline Dr. Call 235-6667.

Tricia King presents "Homesteading Alaskan Style" at 7 p.m. at the Wynn Nature Center.

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board meets at 7 p.m. at the borough office at 202 E. Pioneer Ave.

Vessels of Hope sponsors "The Thursday Dialogues" 7-9 p.m. at the Community Resource Center, 182 East Pioneer Ave. Susan Arndt and Debbie Poore present "The Tibetan Nuns' Project," a discussion of the project and their experiences in northern India. Call 235-6642.

Anchor Point Baptist Church presents "Wordsower Evangel Arts" at 7 p.m. today-Saturday and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Evangelist Jason Nightingale presents dramatic recitations of scripture from Romans, I Corinthians and Revelations. Call 235-1257.

Friday, July 26

Last day at Homer City Clerk's office to register to vote, change address or party affiliation for the Aug. 27 primary election.

Cook Inlet Keeper holds its fifth annual Splash Bash barbecue to show appreciation to members and volunteers from 6-10 p.m. at the Bishop's Beach pavilion. Michael and Jessica Schallock of Thistle provide music on fiddle and harp, and Lois Epstein presents the preliminary findings of her oil and gas research. Call 235-4068, ext. 23.

The Homer High School class of 1992 holds its 10-year reunion Friday-Saturday, starting with a potluck at 7 p.m. at Bishop's Beach. Call Trace Carlos at 235-4022 or e-mail Christy Govertsen at kgovert@yahoo.com.

Saturday, July 27 Wynn Nature Center sponsors a free family program, "Tracks and Scat," 10 a.m.-noon at the center.

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust hosts a tour of Daisy Lee Bitter's garden 2-4 p.m. at Mile 2.4 East Skyline Drive. An Alaska gardener with more than 47 years experience, she has been trying some new tricks in her garden. Call 235-5263.

Sunday, July 28

Last day through the State Election Office, Juneau, to register to vote, change address or party affiliation for the Aug. 27 primary election. Call 465-3021.

A spaghetti feed fund-raiser for Bryan Lowe is 1-3 p.m. at Homer United Methodist Church, East End Road. Lowe is the pastor at Kachemak Bay Christian Church and recently had surgery for brain cancer.

Tuesday, July 30

Wynn Nature Center holds a preschool program at 10:30 a.m.

Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids Coalition and Glacier Pontiac Buick GMC offer free car-seat checks 1-3 p.m. at Nikolaevsk School. Call 235-0258.

Parking Task Force meets at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Wednesday, July 31

Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids Coalition and Glacier Pontiac Buick GMC offer free car-seat checks 1-3 p.m. at the Anchor Point Fire Hall.

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic Board of Directors holds its annual meeting 5 p.m. at the clinic at 3959 Ben Walters Lane. Call 235-3436.

Beach Policy Task Force meets at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Upcoming Events

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies sponsors a Junior Naturalist Program for 9- to 12-year-olds Monday-Thursday, Aug. 5-8. The four-day science and adventure camp includes two days at the Wynn Nature Center and two days at the Peterson Bay station. The cost is $135 and includes water taxi. Call 235-6667.

Evangelist Wayne Nelson speaks at Family Vacation Bible School 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, and 6:30 p.m. nightly Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 12-14, at Anchor Point Baptist Church. Classes will be provided for ages 5 to adult, with nursery provided for younger children of attending families. Call Pastor Dick Goodwin at 235-1257.

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