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April 11

Friday April 11
CLASSES
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., April 11, 20 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 5, online blended course takes place April 10 from 12:30 to 2:45 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, and learn how to use an AED. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., full course takes place April, 11 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon, online blended learning course takes place noon-12:30 p.m. April 10, $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., full course takes place April 11, 20 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 5, online blended course takes place 12:30-2:30 p.m. April 10, $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Chef Jon Matsubara
Leeward Community College, 6-9 p.m., $70, $85/wine pairings. Students of Leeward’s Special Events Class work with Chef Jon Matsubara. Advanced reservation is required. (455-0244)

Oahu Farmers Resource Workshop
Hawaii Agriculture Resource Center, 5-9 p.m., contact for cost. Learn about the services the state and federal government can offer to offers. Earn 1.5 credits toward Restricted Use Pesticide recertification. Topics include: pesticide resistance, food safety coaching and more. Advanced registration is preferred, but not required. (973-9409, steve.russo@hawaii.gov)

Saving Rain
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $35. Learn about rain barrel catchment systems, important construction points, installation and effective maintenance techniques. Advanced registration is required; seating is limited. (748-5363, workshops@hbws.org)

FAMILY FUN
Beauty Through the Eyes of Our Children
Windward Mall, Center Court, April 11-13, mall hours. The Mokichi Okada Association celebrates its 26th annual Hawaii Children’s Painting exhibit featuring art by local keiki. An awards ceremony takes place April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with activities including ikebana, wellness presentations and more. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Family Fun Fair
Aiea High School, 4-9 p.m., free admission. Sponsored by Aiea High School PTSO, the Family Fun Fair includes food booths, a petting zoo, pony rides, entertainment and more. Xtreme wristbands are available for $20; scrips available for 50 cents each. (382-7713, ahsfff@yahoo.com)

Ocean-Themed Spring Break
Living Art Marine Center, March 14-April 28, 1 p.m., call for cost. Kids learn about the life aquatic through crafts, workshops and feeding the center’s animals (841-8080, www.livingartmarinecenter.com)

MUSIC
Easter Concert
Windward Mall, Center Court, 7-8 p.m. Pali View Baptist Choir performs. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Mango Season Trio
53 By The Sea, Fridays through April 25, 9-11:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

N.BS
Rivals Sports Bar, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs rock music. (facebook.com/nbsmusicgroup)

The Mixers
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. The Mixers perform a live mixture of party and dance music. (909-255-1005)

April Foolish
M Nightclub, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., contact for cost. Boys Bunch of Hawaii holds its signature April Foolish event in support of Make-A-Wish Hawaii featuring food from Hawaii’s best restaurants, signature drinks and more. (hawaii.wish.org/aprilfoolish)

THE ARTS
Contact
Honolulu Museum of Art School, April 11-21, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri,m 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. and Sun., free. A juried exhibit along with community programming that explores the notion of contact as it relates to the Hawaiian Islands. (honolulumuseum.org/art/exhibitions/14299-contact)

Go For Broke
University of Hawaii, West Oahu, library, through April 11, contact for days and times, free. UH West Oahu hosts traveling exhibit Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts. (uhwo.hawaii.edu)

Grinds: The Story of Food in Hawaii
Tenney Theatre, Saturdays through April 26 and May 3 and 10 at 4:30 p.m., $10-$20. Honolulu Theatre for Youth closes its 59th season with the world premiere of multi-media musical “Grinds: The Story of Food in Hawaii.” (htyweb.org, 839-9885)

Guys and Dolls
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, April 11-12 and 18-19, 7:30 p.m., $8-$15. Punahou Theatre presents its production of “Guys and Dolls.” Tickets may be purchase at Punahou’s Sullivan Administration Building Box Office and April 9-10 and 16-17 from 3 to 5 p.m. and one hour before each performance. (943-3295)

Late Night Double Feature
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, April 11-12, 10 p.m., $5/UH Manoa students with a valid ID, $8-$10. A student-friendly late-night hour featuring “Our Man” and “The Puppet Booth.” (956-7655, etickethawaii.com)

Mark Jacobsen
Pegge Hopper Gallery, through April 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., free. Mark Jacobsen’s “Painted Driftwood Assemblages” is on display. Meet the artist Feb 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. (524-1160)

Paintings by Mark Feijao Milligan II
Soul De Cuba Cafe, April 4-June 2, free. An opening reception takes place April 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. (545-2822)

Rags
Mamiya Theatre, April 11-12 at 7:30 p.m. April 6 and 13 at 4 p.m., $10-$20. Chaminade University’s performing arts department presents Tony-nominated musical “Rags.” (735-4827)

RED
TAG – The Actor’s Group (650 Iwilei Rd.), March 28-April 20, 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sundays, $12-$20. A searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting. (taghawaii.net, 722-6941)

Show Boat
Diamond Head Theatre, March 28-April 20, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sundays, Saturday matinees take place April 5 and 12 at 3 p.m., contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Show Boat,” a musical that moves from 1890s Mississippi to Chicago. (733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com)

THE ARTS
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
Kennedy Theatre, April 11-12 and 18-19 at 7:30, April 20 at 2 p.m., $5/UH Manoa students, $13-$20. A musical based on the novel by George Saunders featuring quick-changing actors and puppets. (956-7655, etickethawaii.com)

The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kennedy Theatre, April 11-12 and 18-19 at 7:30, and April 20 at 2 p.m., $5-$20. “The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip” is Kennedy Theatre’s annual TYA production, a musical written by Doug Cooney with music by David O. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

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