Story last updated at 2:06 p.m. Thursday, August 22, 2002

This Week's Events
Thursday, Aug. 22

Parks and Recreation Commission special meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Vessels of Hope presents the Thursday Dialogues from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Community Resource Center, 182 East Pioneer Ave. This week's topic is "Perspectives from a Port Graham Mask Maker," with stories about hand-carved masks and discussion of tolerance and diversity issues regarding the Homer and Native community connection.

Friday, Aug. 23

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

American Legion Post 16 holds steak night at 6 p.m. with filet steaks and shrimp cocktail at 2410 East End Road. Donation requested, with proceeds supporting legion programs.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Wynn Nature Center sponsors "Why Leaves Change Color" from 10 a.m. to noon at Mile 1.5 East Skyline Drive. Call 235-6667.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Jason Nightingale performs "Wordsower Evangel Arts," dramatic recitations of Scripture, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Anchor Point Baptist Church. He also performs at 6:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Call 235-1257.

American Legion Auxiliary holds a fried chicken dinner 2 to 6 p.m. at 2410 East End Road. Donation requested, with proceeds supporting auxiliary programs.

Monday, Aug. 26

Homer City Council Committee of the Whole meets 4 to 6 p.m. at Homer City Hall. City council meets at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

State primary election voting is 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wynn Nature Center presents the last preschool program of the summer at 10:30 a.m. The program includes a story and hike or craft.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Port/Harbor Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Beach Policy Task Force meets 7 to 9 p.m. at Homer City Hall.

Upcoming Events

Wynn Nature Center presents the last "Learn Your Local Plants" walk of the season at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 29 at Mile 1.5 East Skyline Drive. Call 235-6667.

Homer Boys and Girls Club offers several new athletic programs for the school year. Students in first and second grades can play basketball 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays, Sept. 17-Oct. 15. Basketball will be offered for grades 3-8 later in the year. Boys & Girls Club members age 6-11 can enroll in "P.E.P.," the Physical Education Program, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for children ages 6-8 and 1:30-2:45 p.m. for children ages 9-11. Coaches are also needed to help with the basketball program. Call 235-2772.

Citizens Concerned About Annexation holds a "wheeling and dealing" flea market 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at KGTL/K-WAVE radio station on Diamond Ridge Road. Buy, sell or trade anything with a wheel or motor: cars, boats, bikes, ATVs, snowmachines, etc. Entry fee is $5 per item, with proceeds benefiting CCAA. Call Eileen at 235-7526.