Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 9:38 AM on Thursday, November 1, 2012

Announcements




Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday at 2 a.m. Dont forget to move your clocks back 1 hour.

The I Vote I Count Coalition reminds us that voting is our right. There are important issues affecting people with disabilities. To learn about early or absentee voting, how to vote online, or how to access your polling place, please contact the Division of Elections at 1-866-952-8683, or at their website: www.elections.alaska.gov.

Kick off the holiday shopping season at the Anchor Point Senior Center Holiday Bazaar Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday at Chapman Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be 44 booths for your Christmas shopping pleasure.

There will be a Kachemak Bay Birders trip to Seaside Farms, 4.5 miles out East End Rd., on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. There is parking at the top of the hill and good birding on the walk down. Bring binoculars and dress warmly. This trip is cosponsored by the Kachemak Bay Birders and the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The leader will be Michael Craig; for more information give him a call at 235-0631. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge.

The Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society holds its monthly paint-in on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Homer Art and Frame. Local artist Jan Peyton will present a watercolor demonstration. The remaining time will be open for painting and sharing ideas. Bring a snack to share. This event is free for KBWS members and $10 for non-members. Contact 235-7944 for more information.

Hospice of Homer will hold its annual Remembrance Gathering at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday in the Christian Science Reading room, which is located on Bartlett Street across from the Pratt Museum. Community members will have an opportunity to commemorate their departed loved one(s). They will have a chance to speak about their dear one(s) plus enjoy music and sweets as part of the celebration. For information call the Hospice office at 235-6899.

Haven Worship Center on Pioneer Avenue (across the street from ReMax) holds a prayer gathering each Wednesday from noon-2 p.m. through Nov. 6. The emphasis of this meeting is to pray for the nation following the examples in II Chronicles 7:14 and I Timothy 2:1-2. There is no political agenda. All are welcome. For more information, call Kim at 235-5363.

The annual Lutefisk and Lefse Dinner is Saturday, November 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, mile Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna. Call (907) 262-4757 for more information. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Kachemak Bay Equestrian Association is holding its annual meeting on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the West Homer Elementary School Library. Presentations will be given by Pony Club, the Phantom Riders 4-H Club, and a slideshow by Sue Robinson.

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