News & Updates

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Who’s welcome at the REC Room?

December 30, 2022

Hey there! You may have clicked on this blog post because you’ve found yourself asking this question and the answer is quite simple.   We are open to ALL teens (ages…


Share your thoughts about our community and win big!

November 21, 2022

Friends! Take a survey for an opportunity to gift cards and to share your input about our community. Share your thoughts on the health of our community! MAPP of the…


Lights On Afterschool Success!!

October 24, 2022

A big thank you to all the teens who submitted artwork and helped organize our third Lights On art walk! We gathered yesterday to learn about the importance of Afterschool…


Calling all Teens!

September 28, 2022

Calling all teens! We are hosting an art show and we need YOU! We need your art. Please submit a piece of original artwork (all mediums and methods welcome!) and…


Why the REC Room?

July 19, 2022

“Quality out-of-school-time programs have always supported students’ academic, social, and emotional growth, but as we recover from the pandemic, these opportunities have never mattered more. We need bold action, especially…

Nine Star event

Community Spotlight Event

June 10, 2022

Tonight! Join the Homer Youth Panel on Houselessness at Homer Council on the Arts for a Community Spotlight Event and get to know NINE STAR. Food! Live Music! Open Gallery!…


Ask our Peer Educators

Submit your anonymous questions and connect with staff and peer educators. From sexual wellness to mental health to building healthy relationships, we’re here for it and encourage questions! All submissions are anonymous and answers will be shared on our blog.