April 1

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Wednesday April 1
Improve Your Memory and Sense of Balance with Brain Gym
Leeward YMCA, 94-440 Mokuola St., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Explore simple moves that stimulate the brain to help reduce stress. Increase energy flow to your eyes, ears and brain, which may help to improve your memory and sense of balance. Pre-registration required. (671-6495)

Spring 2015 Ocean Rec. Program
Haleiwa Surf Center at Alii Beach Park, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 30, 2-5:30 p.m., free. Surf, SUP, tiny toto, junior guard lessons and more. (637-5051)

Wednesday Night Wedding Workshops
Ward Warehouse conference room, 6:30 p.m., free. Focus on one aspect of wedding planning with The Wedding Cafe to make the process easy, efficient and fun, finishing up with the reception timeline. RSVP required. (theweddingcafe.net)

WordPress Workshop Wednesdays
ProtoHUB, Wednesdays through April 29, 6-7:30 p.m. $25/class, $100/five classes. Learn to develop attractive, functional and sustainable websites with WordPress for their business or pastime. (protohubhonolulu.net)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
BYU Hawaii, 55-220 Kulanui St., 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointment recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaimuki High School, 2705 Kaimuki Ave., 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointment recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapilina Beach Homes, Edgewater Avenue, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointment recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Model Shipping Container House
Christ Church Uniting Kailua, 1300 Kailua Road, March 27-April 3, free. The church, in partnership with F.A.C.E., hosts a model shipping container house on its property to help showcase one option for responding to the affordable housing crisis. (ccukailua.org)

Part Time JD Program Info Session
UH-Manoa’s Law School, Moot Court Room, 2515 Dole St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Learn more about the evening, part-time JD program and the law school admissions process. RSVP appreciated. (surveymonkey.com/s/ptapr1)

Pearlridge Center Downtown Center Court, exhibit runs until April 4, Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3. See hundreds of living butterflies amidst local flora on this self-guided tour. (203-2366)

Dinosaurs Unleashed
Bishop Museum’s Castle Memorial Building, Feb. 28-Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. A dozen lifelike animatronic dinosaurs with interactive stations and activities explaining how these animals flourished in their respective environments. (847-3511, bishopmuseum.org)

Family Movie Night
Waipahu Public Library, 94-275 Mokuola St., 5:30 p.m., free. The library screens “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” (675-0358)

Afro 808
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $7. (945-0800)

Jazz at Medici’s – Sidewinders
Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace, 2754 Woodlawn Drive #7-103, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $5-$10. Medici’s is extremely pleased to offer a special “student” night on the first Wednesday of each month — featuring the ultra-talented group Sidewinders, with six talented musicians currently attending the University of Hawaii. (351-0901)

Homelessness Awareness Week
Hawaii Pacific University, check website for schedule, free. HPU hosts a street fair on homelessness, a photography exhibit, the play “Houseless in Paradise,” academic panels and more. (hpu.edu/homelessness)

Character Sculpture: Pixar Animation Studios
Kapiolani Community College, Ohia 118, 7-9 p.m., free. Pixar Animation Studios’ character sculptor Jerome Ranft presents on his work on films including “Brave,” “Cars,” “Finding Nemo” and more. (734-9382)

Hawaii Land and Sea
The Gallery at Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., March 28-April 23, Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. “Hawaii Land and Sea” consists of favorite paintings from Susie Y. Anderson in her final featured show at the gallery. (732-3144)

Mountain Minorities: The Tamang and Rai Cultures of Nepal
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, Jan. 25-May 10, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-4 p.m., free. Learn more about the Tamang and Rai peoples of Nepal, with photos, village art and more. (944-7177)

Nani I Ka Hala: Weaving Hawaii
Bishop Museum, March 28-July 27, open daily except Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. Nani I Ka Hala: Weaving Hawaii is an original exhibition that will explore the rich ulana (weaving) heritage linking Pacific islanders, carried forward in modern Hawai‘i by a thriving community of contemporary lau hala artists. (bishopmuseum.org, 487-3511)

National Memories: U.S.-China Collaboration During WWII
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hangar 79, 319 Lexington Blvd., March 14-July 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $12-$25. This traveling exhibit demonstrates the unusual and little-known camaraderie that existed between Chinese and U.S. soldiers during WWII. (pacificaviationmusem.org, 441-1007)

On Oahu: Two Views
UH-Manoa’s Art Building Gallery, March 1-April 10, Mondays-Fridays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. Artist photographers Phil Jung and Joseph Maida each present a unique view of the island of Oahu. (956-6888, gallery@hawaii.edu)

Photoscapes: Kinetic Photography IV
Gallery on the Pali at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., March 22-April 23, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays from 2-6 p.m., free. Herb Burgess displays his photographs on glass. (unitariansofhi.org/gallery)

Timeless Musings
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., March 2-April 11, normal clubhouse hours, free. The National League of American Pen Women Honolulu Branch puts on its 90th anniversary celebration exhibit, juried by Pegge Hopper and Roy Venters. (nlapwhonolulu.org, 352-4023)