April 17

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Wednesday April 17
Artistic Adventures, Kids and Clay Ceramic Classes
Contact for location, times and cost. Register now for spring and summer sessions. Classes include fun, hands-on activities including drawing, painting, clay hand building and more. Young artists grow creatively while improving skills using a variety of mediums. (267-4484)

Body Conditioning
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic third floor, Mondays and Wednesdays until April 22, 6-7 p.m., $5-$6.50. Aerobics with a touch of zumba, appropriate for all levels, including beginners. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, April 3 or April 17, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Contact to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Computer Literacy
Kroc Center Hawaii, Wednesdays until April 24, 6-8 p.m., free. Learn and improve basic computer skills in programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and more. For ages 16 and older. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Life in Balance: Conquering Stress
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn tips and techniques to conquer stress for better overall health. Featuring speaker Sandi Brekke, BS, COTA, Healthy Living coordinator, and Ashlyn Saunders, life coach. Pre-registration required. (432-2235)

Singing Workshop
Oahu Veterans Center, 7-9 p.m., $35. William Daquioag holds a singing workshop, “The Singer’s DNA Blueprint.” (255-9081)

Tabata Bootcamp Class
Studio X (250 Ward Ave. second floor), Mon., Wed., Fri., 6 a.m., $20 drop-in fee. Tabata Bootcamp: newest fitness program to hit the nation. Train with Mater Trainer, Terri Rivero. Contact to sign-up for classes. (trainingwithterri@gmail.com, 707-206-1918)

Team Move’s Yoga Class
Ala Moana Beach Park (contact for exact location), Wednesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 7 to 8 a.m., $65/month for twice a week, $45/month for once a week. Experience yoga the way it was meant to be: outdoors surrounded by nature. Team Move takes your yoga experience outdoors twice a week, for an experience like no other. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water. First class is free. (movehi.com, 206-0367)

Ti Leaf Lei
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $5. Learn how to prepare ti leaves several ways and how to create a variety of lei and ti roses. (522-7064)

Various Kaiser Permanente locations, until April 18, call for days and times, $5/Kaiser Permanente members per class, $6.50/non-members per class. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Acupressure Facial
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 105, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $9. Practice massaging facial acupressure points which are traditionally used for eyestrain, digestion and rebalancing face muscles. (235-7433)

Biophilic Design: the Architecture of Life
Center for Architecture, seating starts at 5:30 p.m., film starts at 6 p.m., visit website for cost. AIA Honolulu presents Oahu Film Night featuring a screening of “Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life.” Limited seating, register online. (aiahonolulu.org)

Cancer Suppor Group
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, second floor Maile Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. (432-8538)

College is Family Affair
Windward Community College, 5:30-8 p.m., free. “College is a Family Affair” introduces to the whole family to the college environment and its support services. It includes free trolley campus tours, an inspirational message by local personality “Lina Girl” Langi and breakout sessions. (235-7374)

Exercise and Arthritis
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6-7 p.m., free. This seminar covers arthritis myths and facts, risk factors and more. Also learn about recommended physical activity, as well as safe physical activity and exercises for people with arthritis. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 1314 S. King St., 6-7:30 p.m., free. Learn how Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) program can help real estate agents accelerate their business. Also for those interested in a career in real estate. Contact to RSVP. (748-3410)

Free Public Library in the 21st Century
Wahiawa Public Library, 6 p.m., free. The Friends of Wahiawa Library celebrate National Public Library month with a forum led by Richard Burns, state librarian, along with Senator Donavon Dela Cruz, Representative Marcus Oshiro, Jeanne Ishikawa, Chair of the Wahiawa Neighborhood Board and Robert Lorman of the Wahiawa Historical Society. (621-0043)

Hanalani School Tour
Hanalani Schools, noon-2 p.m., contact for cost. Take a tour, observe classes in action, meet administrators and current parents, and enjoy refreshments while you consider Hanalani as your school ohana. RSVP required. (admissions@hanalani.org, 625-0737)

Home Ownership is Within Your Reach
Shidler College of Business room A101, 4:30-6 p.m., free. Prudential Advantage Realty real estate agent Joseph Castenada hosts a first time home buyers seminar, along with colleague Kim Balisacan and Lorna Chan. (josephc@pruhi.com)

Keolu Elementary School Curriculum Fair
Keolu Elementary School Cafeteria, April 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. and April 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. Keolu Elementary School presents its curriculum fair with the theme, “Keolu Honu, Win the Race!” Each grade level displays various examples of curriculum that they have been working on. (266-7818)

Mission 4/1 Earth Campaign
The Church of the Crossroads, until May 19. The Church of the Crossroads engages in the United Church of Christ Mission 4/1 Earth Campaign to accomplish three national goals: engaging in one million hours of Earth care; planting 1,000 trees national and locally and writing 1,000 letters and petitions on environmental changes. (949-2220)

Teen Movie Night
Mililani Public Library, Wednesdays through May 8, 5 p.m., free. Teens are invited to attend the movie and check out the latest young adult novels and books with movie tie-ins. April 17 – “The Hunger Games,” April 24 – “Premium Rush,” May 1 – “Pitch Perfect” and May 8 – “Red Dawn.” Contact the library as soon as possible if special accommodations are needed. (627-7470)

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Library, through April 19, free. An exhibit featuring 405 of the latest science books for children. (831-6831)

Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer 2013 Registration
Contact for location and times, workshops begin on June 10, register until May 24. The Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer Stars will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Register now to reserve your spot, registration is on a first come, first serve basis. (hawaiichildrenstheatre.com, 246-8985)

Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays through May 8, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki storytime is recommended for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. It will feature stories, sing-along songs and a craft. Contact the library two weeks in advance if special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

Take Charge of Your Future
Visit website for more information, runs until April 20. GEAR UP Hawaii sponsors the second annual “Take Charge of Your Future” commercial script writing challenge. Students in sixth through twelfth grade in Hawaii public schools are encouraged to write a script for a 30-second commercial promotion what students can do to prepare for college and a career in a fun way. (gearuphawaii.edu)

Wreck-It Ralph
Liliha Public Library, 2:45 p.m., free. The Friends of the Library of Hawaii sponsor “Teen Lounge Move Screenings” featuring “Wreck-It Ralph” rated PG-13 (parental guidance is suggested). Contact the library as soon as possible if special accommodations are needed. (587-7577)

Bai He, Soprano
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., free. Bai He, a student of Maya Hoover, presents a graduate recital as part of the requirements for the degree master of music in performance. (hawaii.edu/uhmmusic)

Nando Suan and Mike Barques Jazz Trio
Nico’s Seafood and Restaurant, Pier 38, 5-9 p.m. (234-7164)

Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Barques Duo
JJ’s Bistro and French Pastry, 6-8:30 p.m. (739-0993)

Architecture Month Film NIght
Center for Architecture, 5:30 p.m., visit website for cost. Screening “Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life.” A presentation and discussion session take place at the film’s conclusion to delve into issues the film raises. Limited seating, register online. (aiahonolulu.org)

A Small Area of Land
R&D and ii Gallery, runs until April 27, Tues.-Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Check out Sean Connelly’s temporary art sculpture made of 32,000 pounds of volcanic soil and coral sand. (interislandterminal.org)

Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern Japan
East-West Center Gallery, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m., call for cost. Like many other indigenous people throughout the world, the Ainu have taken initiative to revive their traditional culture, including a project for Ainu artists to make replicas of Ainu artifacts owned by various museums. This exhibition features modern Ainu masterpieces and replicas of traditional artifacts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Art Work Display
Wahiawa Library, thru April 20, scheduled library hours, contact for more information. The Wahiawa School for Adults-Calligraphy and Sumi-e Class of Mrs. Mary Mineko Weite displays their art work. (621-5572)