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Yep, next week, we enter SEPTEMBER! Did the summer go by fast or what?!!
TRAILS goes berry picking across the bay next Friday, August 31. That trip is full, but join us for a TRAILS potluck and toasty fire Friday evening, August 31, at the Bishop’s Beach pavilion starting around 4:30. You can visit with friends from Seward who’ve come for berry picking!
And look at all the other things you can do this week! Here's the calendar: weekly events Aug 25-Sept 1.pdf
School classes begin this coming week, so keep an eye out for kids heading to and from school. And for other things to catch your eye and spark your interest, check out this week’s calendar right here: weekly events Aug 18-25.pdf.
As the weather cools down, remember to check out activities held regularly in the toasty Homer library. They include knitting, storytelling, and getting feedback on your latest novel, short story, or poem. The library’s calendar can be found at: https://www.cityofhomer-ak.gov/calendar/month/2018-08?field_microsite_tid=86.
And if you're signed up for the TRAILS berry picking trip to Little Tutka Bay, remember that trip is on Friday, August 31; it looks like there might still be an opening or two. If you're interested or have any questions, call Tela at 399-9854.
This week's highlight is Thursday's TRAILS annual summer picnic and potluck at Soldotna Creek Park. Be sure to let TRAILS know ASAP if you want a ride, we're organizing carpooling now.
School's approaching, and activities are winding down a bit. And these glorious sunny days won't last forever, so check out this week's calendar right here: weekly events August 11-18.pdf, there are still plenty of ways to get out and enjoy yourself.
Lots of fun stuff happening this week. Check out the calendar right here: weekly events Aug 4-11.pdf
A big highlight is Friday’s first annual Alaska Wild Salmon Day Holiday. Free music, free BBQ salmon, free games--all at Karen Hornaday Park.
And here’s a great activity THIS Saturday—August 4—that will repeat EVERY MONTH on the first Saturday: FREE TECH HELP at the library! Drop in from 10 to noon with your ailing Mac, PC, tablet, or whatever and get help with fixing it.
Other fun activities include this week’s events at Farmers Market (NEXT Saturday is the zucchini festival), and Tuesday’s free Navy Winds concert at the library. And if you’re out by McNeil Elementary, join Sunday’s hunt for the elephant lousewort!
There are so many outdoor activities this week. Check out the calendar right here: weekly events July 28-Aug 4.pdf and enjoy getting out and about as summer zips by!
And the goodies at the Farmers Market just keep getting more and more delightful, delicious, and diverse! Plus, don't forget it's First Friday this week!
Tomorrow (Saturday) TRAILS heads north for the Soldotna Disability Pride Celebration. Our van is full, but you can head to Soldotna Creek Park on your own for this fun and FREE celebration. See the flyer after the calendar for more info.
Sunday’s MUD Games will be hilarious fun. Head over to Cottonwood Horse Park for this free annual hoop-dee-doo. And if you love gardens and gardening, check out Homer Garden Club’s annual Gardeners’ Weekend next Saturday and Sunday—including interesting talks and self-guided tours. Information about tickets and schedules can be found at http://www.homeralaska.org/gardeners-weekend.html.
And those are just a couple of ideas for fun things to do, check out the calendar for more right here: weekly events July 21-28.pdf
As usual, there's plenty of fun stuff going on this week, including THIS Saturday’s garage sale at the Methodist Church. Here's the calendar: weekly events July 14-21.pdf
Join TRAILS for the Soldotna Disability Pride Celebration next Saturday, July 21. It’s FREE, and the van leaves the Homer ILC parking lot at 11:00. For more info, call ILC at 235-7911 or Devony at 299-3244. The flyer is the second page of this week's calendar.
Also, TRAILS is having a Bishop’s Beach Pizza Picnic and bonfire (well, really a nice campfire). It’s FREE, so head over to Bishop’s Beach at noon on Friday, July 20, to enjoy food, friends, and fireside warmth.
Lots more fun activities this week, so check out the calendar and try something NEW!
There's SO MUCH FUN STUFF TOMORROW!
This has got to be one of the busiest Saturdays of Summer. You can start bright and early at Wynn Nature Center on a guided bird walk, then have a munch at the Farmers Market and enjoy Kids Vending Day, next head over to Karen Hornaday Park for the Scottish Highland Games, and finally, toodle over to Islands and Ocean Visitor Center to help “Save the Vaquita.”
Lots more fun activities all week, so check out this week’s calendar right here: weekly events July 7-14.pdf
The Highland Games kick off on Saturday, July 7, at 9 am at Karen Hornaday Park, but if you want to catch early preparations and get in shape, join TRAILS's own Risa Jackinsky's fun, free “Fitness with a View” class at the Hornaday Park Pavilion on Friday at 12:30.
For more info on the Highland Games, go to www.kachemakbayscottishclub.org.
This Saturday, June 23 at 11 am, you'll find ILC joining friends and family at WKFL Park for the PRIDE march to show support for inclusion of EveryBODY. And what a perfect week to register for the international compassion course at http://www.compassioncourse.org/, registration is open until June 27.
Other highlights this week include two fun TRAILS activities: a bit of relaxing “horsetime” on Tuesday at Devony's Bay Ridge Ranch and Friday's lunch around a campfire at the Bishop's Beach Pavilion. Squeeze in all the outdoor fun you can as we near the end of June. So here's the calendar with this week's ways to get outdoors: weekly events June 23-30.pdf