April 22

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Monday April 22
CenTer Stage: Characters, Timing, Style”
Kahala Korner Studio, 4614 Kilauea Ave., meets for eight weeks until May 13, Mondays, 7-9 p.m., $160/eight weeks, $25/drop-in. CenTer Stage (CTS) offers students a chance to hone improve and acting skills, while focusing on unique and individual styles. (630-4392, play4lifehawaii.com)

iCAN – Basic Skills Course
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 114, meets Mon.-Fri. until May 9, 9-noon, free, open enrollment. Receive workplace-contextualized courses in applied mathematics, reading for information and more. Call to register. (235-7381)

iCAN – Math
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 114, meets Mon.-Fri. until May 9, 1-2 p.m., free, open enrollment. Increase your COMPASS placement score for a pre-algebra brush-up, algebra brush-up and iCAN Math placement class. call to register. (235-7381)

Kilauea Dance Class For Adults
Kilauea Neighborhood Center, 5-week series until May 20, beginning Cha Cha from 7 to 8 p.m. and continuing West Coast Swing from 8 to 9 p.m., $20/one class for series, $35/two classes for series, $5/per drop-in class. (kauaidancing@gmail.com)

Ti Leaf Lei
Foster Botanical Garden, 9:30-11 a.m., $5 plus garden admission. Learn how to prepare ti leaves several ways and how to create a variety of lei and ti roses. (522-7064)

Earth Day
Manoa Public Library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Participants who walk or bicycle to the library receive a free DVD rental and a lucky drawing ticket. (988-0459)

Going Green
Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., first box is free, second and third box is $10 each (limit of three boxes). Shred-It Hawaii offers shredding of documents. Drop off items to recycle, and canned goods for the Hawaii Food Bank. (renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

POPs, Plastic and Hawaii’s Marine Life
University of Hawaii at Manoa Architecture Auditorium, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaii hosts “POPs, Plastic and Hawaii’s Marine Life,” a series of lectures throughout the month of April.This lecture features Dr. Brenda Jensen discussing “POPs and Marine Debris in Hawaii’s Whales and Dolphins.” (b-e-a-c-h.org/lectureseries.html)

The Castle Legacy
Wang Auditorium, Le Jardin Academy, 7-9 p.m., free. The Kailua Historical Society presents “The Castle Legacy: Fifty Years of Philanthropy” asking questions such as how and why the foundation came into existence and more. A panel discussion with Terry George, Mitch D’Olier and Randy Moore address these and other questions. (262-7316)

Walk With Ease
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until May 1, 10-11:30 a.m., $25. Walk With Ease – Arthritis Walking Program is designed to help people with arthritis better manage their symptoms. (247-6211 ext. 1107)

Worms Work!
Mililani Public Library 6:30-7:15 p.m., free. Learn about the use and benefits of composting worms and their compost product. Sustainable Living Educator Ralph Rhoads describes the human food supply and explains how earthworms, microbes, decomposition and the soil food web work. Q&A follows presentation. Contact the library ASAP if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. (627-7470)

Vancouver Takeover
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, contact for time, free. A visiting high school jazz band from Vancouver BC takes over Jazz Minds for one night, hosted by some resident local players. (945-0800)

Celebrate Administrative Professionals Week at The Willows
The Willows, April 22-26, lunch buffet served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., $11.95-$23.95. The Willows invites you to celebrate Administrative Professionals Week with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet created by executive chef Craig Yasaka. A Manuheali‘i fashion show takes place on April 25 at 11:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. (952-9200)

Forever Living Products Global Rally
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu Suite, April 22-26, 6-7 p.m., free. Forever Living Products International, LLC holds its first Global Rally, featuring free pubic workshops in the company, its products and business opportunities. (foreverliving.com)

Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation Gold Tournament
Kapolei Golf Course, 12 p.m., $1350 for a team of three. Proceeds from this golf tournament will benefit the culinary nonprofit dedicated to culinary education in Hawaii. Sponsored by Young’s Market Company of Hawaii and American Express. (hawaiiculinaryfoundation.org, 941-9088)

James Beard Foundation Scholarship Opens
Visit website for more information, deadline to apply is May 15. Continuing or newly enrolling students for the 2013-14 school year at Kapiolani Community College’s Culinary Arts program may apply for a newly establishes $5,000 scholarship sponsored by The Kahala Hotel and Resort, through the James Beard Foundation. (jamesbeard.org/scholarships)

Celebrating Nature Through Art
Gallery at the Visitor’s Center, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, runs until April 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, free. “Celebrating Nature Through Art,” the 8th annual show by local artists, featuring watercolor, oil, pastel and mixed media. (489-0421)

Contemporary Hawaiian Landscape Painting
Andrew Rose Gallery, runs through June 28, Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment, contact for cost. An exhibition by gallery artists Linda Kane, Noreen Naughton and Andrew Rose with invited artists Nick Black, Dennis Escat, Arther Johnson, Mark Kadota, Russell Lowrey, Sharon Sussman, Roger Whitlock and Debbie Young. (andrewrosegallery.com)

Gallery of Hawaii Artists, until April 22, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., call for cost. Honolulu-based artist Emily Sewell challenges her viewers to contemplate to contemplate how through a simple shift of perspective, materials can be seen as metaphors and processes as daily interactions. “Embodied” is comprised of selections from several bodies of work that deal with such concepts as corporeality, memory, emotion and tactility. (447-8908)

Hawaii Shakes – Auditions For “Final” Season
Lab Theatre, Leeward Community College, 6-9 p.m. The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival holds open auditions for its twelfth season which features “Troilus and Cressida,” “Timon of Athens” and “As You Like It.”With this season, Hawaii Shakespeare Festival completes the canon – all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays in 12 years. (256-6657, hawaiishakes.org)

Xpress Urself!
Honolulu Country Club, through May 18, visit website for cost. An art exhibit by the Honolulu National League of American Pen Women Arts and Letters members, juried by David Belke of the Koa Gallery. A reception takes place on April 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. (nlapwhonolulu.org)

Iolani Palace Docent Training Course
Iolani Palace, Mondays until May 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $20. Docent training begins with guardian service, followed by successful completion of the Royal History Course. The nine-week Docent Training Course will add to your knowledge of the Palace and monarchy era history, develop your public speaking skills and prepare you to share the Iolani Palace with friends, family and visitors from around the world. (522-0841, educator@iolanipalace.org)