Story last updated at 4:49 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2002

This Week's Events
Thursday, Aug. 15

The Wynn Nature Center presents a free "Learn Your Local Plants" walk at 10 a.m. at Mile 1.5 East Skyline Drive. Call 235-6667.

A Social Security Administration representative visits the Homer Senior Center 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (800) 772-1213.

North Pacific Fisheries Association meets 1 to 5 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

The candidate filing period for Homer and Kenai Peninsula mayor, Homer City Council and Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly closes at 5:30 p.m.

Mycologist Adam Gusse presents "Magnificent Mushrooms" at 7 p.m. at the Wynn Nature Center.

Saturday, Aug. 17

"Beetle Mania and Our Spruce Trees" is 10 a.m.-noon at the Wynn Nature Center.

Monday, Aug. 19

Absentee voting in person continues at the Homer City Clerk's Office, Homer City Hall.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

KBBI's board of directors meets at 6 p.m. at the KBBI studio, 3913 Kachemak Way. Call 235-7721.

Kindness Without Borders holds a few moments of kindness 12:15-12:30 p.m. at WKFL Park.

The last of the summer's minus-tide guided natural history tours runs Tuesday through Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Peterson Bay station. Call 235-6667.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Planning Commission holds a work session at 6 p.m. followed by a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Upcoming Events

The Family Caregivers Outreach and Support Program holds a monthly caregiver program at 1 and 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23,at the Homer Senior Center. Call (907) 262-2322.