August 21

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Wednesday August 21
Babysitter’s Training
Wayland Baptist University, 9:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., $85. Designed to teach youth ages 11 and older about the responsibilities of a babysitter. Students learn accident prevention, diapering, feeding and emergency first aid as well as how to choose age appropriate games and toys. American Red Cross certification upon completion. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-8:30 p.m., $25, free with any Castle childbirth class. Call or register online. (263-5400,

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Learn how Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties New Agent Training Office (NATO) program can help real estate agents accelerate their business, and for those interested in a career in real estate. Call to RVSP. (748-3410)

Proposal and Bid Writing
Capital One 360 Cafe, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., contact for cost. Learn the guidelines and critical steps for writing convincing, successful contract proposals and bids. Workshop topics include obtaining the solicitation package, bid or no bid, and more. (

SBA Resource Day
Central Pacific Bank, Kaneohe Branch, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Receive a 30-minute confidential consultation with small business specialists from SBA to address critical issues like access to capital and credit. Call to schedule an appointment. (541-2990 ext. 210)

The Wedding Cafe Workshops
The Ward Warehouse Conference Room above The Wedding Cafe, Wednesdays through Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., most workshops free. Topics include wedding venues, photography and decor, and more. Visit website for full schedule and to RSVP. (

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

Ready. Set. Thrive.
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente holds its Senior Summit Learning Series with “Ready. Set. Thrive. Online Tools to Help You Live a Healthy Life.” The speakers are Kathy Young, MPH consultant, clinical operations and Sandi Brekke, BS, COTA, Senior Summit and Health Living coordinator. (Pre-registration is required. (432-2235)

Students’ Artwork Display
Wahiawa Public Library, through Aug. 31, contact for days and times, free. Award-winning artwork by Leilehua High School students features pencil drawings and other mixed medium art. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

Fundraiser for Kyle Ludgate
Boardriders, Kailua, 6-11 p.m., free admission. The night includes music, artwork and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Kyle Ludgate, a shark attack victim to assist with his out-of-pocket medical expenses, as well as other needs while he is unable to return to work until Feb. 2014. (286-0319)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

Live Music
Gordon Biersch Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., no cover charge. Featuring Benny Chonhg, Byron Yasui, Robert Shinoda and friends. (282-4582)

Mango Season
The Wedding Cafe, 6-8 p.m., free performance. The Mango Season Duo performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz at The Wedding Cafe’s free wedding workshop – Invitations, Favors and Special Touches. (

Advance 2 Spaces To The Arts
Lama Library Gallery, Kapiolani Community College, through Sept. 6, contact for days, time and cost. Hawaii Gifted Assn presents “Advance 2 Spaces To The Arts” – an open exhibit to fund HGA scholarships. (877-582-5650 ext.1)

Changing Places: Interpreting Locality
Mezzanine Gallery at Honolulu Museum of Art School, Aug. 12-25, contact for times and cost. Twelve artists from Hawaii and 12 artists from Minnesota explores the unique characteristics of his/her native place using a variety of interpretations of topography: terrestrial and marine, realistic and imaginary. (532-8700)

The Wonder of Learning
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus, until Aug. 25 Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from Aug. 2-Dec. 7 Mon.-Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. The Wonder of Learning – The Hundred Languages of Children is an exhibition of the infant-toddler centers and preschools of the Institzione – Municipality of Reggio-Emilia, Italy. (441-3803)