Homer Alaska - Announcements

Story last updated at 5:55 PM on Wednesday, November 16, 2011


The Homer Boys & Girls Club holds an Open House from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the club in the old Homer Intermediate School building. Get a tour of the club, listen to a musical performance and watch skits, and buy baked goods. Free refreshments. For more information, call Kelly Jackman, unit director, at 235-2772.

The Alcoholics Anonymous 9 a.m. breakfast club meeting is every Saturday at New Life Tabernacle Church, the blue church uphill from Fritz Creek Store on East End Road. Bring something to eat. For information, call Clint, 235-7120.

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. If you'd like to help with awareness at the local level in November, please contact Kelly Cooper at 226-2110. Also, if pancreatic cancer has touched you or someone you love and you would like more information, call the same number for informational material.

Entries for the 20th Annual Writers Contest must be registered on www.homerart.org and delivered to HCOA by Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. Homer Council on the Arts is recruiting board members, committee members and volunteers to be involved with supporting the arts in Homer. Please call 235-4288.

The Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett St., will hold a Thanksgiving Day service at 11 a.m. Nov. 24. Hymns, prayer and readings from the King James Bible and correlative passages from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures written by Mary Baker Eddy comprise the service. Time will be set aside for sharing testimonies and expressions of gratitude. All are welcome to this hour-long service.

There will be a Christmas Bazaar held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Social Hall (behind Fat Olives) on Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Toys, arts and crafts, baked goods and grab bags will be available for purchase at reasonable prices. Dough boys and coffee, tea etc. will be served.

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies is running a snowshoe rental program. This program is free to members, or rent five and get the sixth rental free for all others. Call 235-6667 for more information.

Alaska Fishin' Chix will have a chapter meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Soldotna Elks Lodge. The group has several members from Homer and is trying to recruit more. In addition, the group will have a table at the first What Women Want A Shopping Expo and Fall Fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Soldotna High School. The group will have gear for sale and will be able to answer questions about memberships.