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April 12

Saturday April 12
CLASSES
Bloodborne Pathogens
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 9-11 a.m., $50. Learn how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This course helps to meet requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Bullying Within Faith Communities
Honolulu Friends Meeting, 2426 Oahu Ave., 3-5 p.m., free. (783-7577, renie.lindley@yahoo.com)

Computer Security 101
Wahiawa Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Sacred Hearts Academy teacher Deborah Kula offers simple techniques to keep your computers and electronic devices secure. Suitable for those ages 9 and older. (622-6345)

Freedom Rail Demo
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn how to create the space of your dreams. (693-8888)

Koolau Writers Workshop
Hawaii Pacific University, Hawaii Loa Campus, 10 a.m., $30-$40. The Koolau Writers Workshop offer instruction and advice to writers of all levels. Noted author Kristiana Kahakauwila provides the keynote address. (koolauwritersworkshop.com)

Ocean Safety Educational Course
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 101, April 12-13, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $139. Learn about the legal and regulatory requirements for person who participate in the sport of tow-in surfing in Hawaii, and more. (235-7433)

Organizing Your Mind, Time and Space
Simply Organized, Kahala Mall, 3-4 p.m., free. Learn concrete, specific, actionable ways to organize your life, increase your productivity and breathe easier. (739-7007)

Taking Better Photos
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, 9 a.m.-noon, $80 plus a $10 lab fee. Learn simple techniques of digital photography to take better photos with a digital camera. A 35mm digital camera is required (SLR recommended). (235-7433)

Understanding Spiritually Gifted Children
Unity Church of Hawaii, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $10/individual, $15/couple. An adult workshop with Shelley Vecchitto. Payment may be made at the door. (679-9600, love@shelleyvecchitto.com)

Wilderness Remote First Aid
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., April 12-13, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., $150. Learn first aid principles and skills to respond and give emergency care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services; includes wilderness and remote environments and in urban disasters after earthquakes or hurricanes. Two days of actual field work. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

COMEDY
Guys With Issues Comedy Showcase
Hawaiian Brian’s, The Studio, 7 p.m., $10. The show stars national touring headliner John Campanelli, hosted by James Mane and includes Hawaii-based comedians Shane Lucas Price, Adam Dooley and Eddie Cavett. Seating is limited. (guyswithissues@gmail.com, 779-5579)

COMMUNITY
Bazaar, Craft and Food fair
Waipahu Community of Christ Church, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring a rummage sale, and baked goods, plants, lunch plates and crafts. (678-0635)

BBQ Chicken Sale
Town Center of Mililani, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Kanaka Hekili M/C;s BBQ chicken sale benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters. (625-0108, towncenterofmililani.com)

Craft Fair
Manana Elementary School, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Manana Elementary School’s Parent Teacher ORganization holds its annual “Celebrate Spring” craft fair featuring over 80 vendors. (454-5305)

Easter Photobooth for Dogs
Hawaii Doggie Bakery, April 12-13 and 18-19, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Bring in a receipt from Hawaii Doggie Bakery or a ticket from Three Dogs and a Girl dated between March and April 2014, or make a monetary donation for Poi Dogs & Popoki for a free doggie photo in an Easter photobooth. (783-7390, hawaiidoggiebakery.org)

GameStop Job Fair
Windward Mall, fronting GameStop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Going Green
Leilehua High School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Acceptable items include scrap metals, bicycles, appliances, computers, printers and more. Unacceptable items include: tires, paint, microwave ovens, motor oil hazardous fluids, cardboard, paper, plastics, wood and bulky items. Canned goods to support Hawaii Food Bank also accepted. Curbside pick-up also is available. (291-6151)

Kalaheo 5K Sprint Run/Walk
Kailua Beach Park, 7:30 a.m., $25-#30. The race is a fundraiser for Kalaheo High School’s project graduation – a drug- and alcohol-free celebration for seniors. (active.com)

Kindergarten Orientation
Kanoelani Elementary School, cafeteria, 8:30 a.m. registration, 9-10:30 a.m. program, contact for cost. Kanoelani Elementary School holds a kindergarten orientation for all incoming kindergarteners (child must be age 5 by July 31). (675-0195)

Lei Day Lei Lipine Deadline
Makiki District Park, 9-10:30 a.m., free. Submit lei lipine (yarn, ribbon and fabric) fourth annual Lei Day celebration held May 1. (honoluluparks.com)

Lemonade Alley
Pearlridge Center, parking lot fronting California Pizza Kitchen and TJMaxx, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., various costs. Over 30 teams of keiki entrepreneurs show the community the real-world business skills the have prepared for during the past two weeks. Profits from each team’s lemonade sales go to the team’s charity of choice. (203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com)

Oahu Urban Garden Center Dedications
Oahu Urban Garden Center, 955 Kamehameha Hwy., 9:30 a.m.-noon, free. Oahu Urban Garden Center dedicates its new Peace Rose Garden, Heroes Rose Garden and custom-build Rose Pavilion as part of its Second Saturday at the Garden event. The day also includes a seed- and plant-sharing workshop; families are encouraged to bring a recycled container and receive a free vegetable plant. (ctahr.hawaii.edu/ougc/index.asp)

Used Book Sale
Makiki Community Library, April 12-13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free admission. (522-7076)

Butterfly Conservatory
Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court, through April 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., $3. The Butterfly Conservatory features hundreds of living butterflies. Keiki under age 8 are free with a paying adult. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Easter Bunny Photos
Windward Mall, through April 19, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, packages start at $20. Those who take a photo with the Easter Bunny also receive a free coloring book and a pair of bunny ears. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Easter Bunny Visits
Windward Mall, through April 19, mall hours, call for cost. Take photos with the bunny and enjoy other Easter festivities. (235-1143)

Easter Celebration
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Hawaii Kai Towne Center holds an Easter Celebration with visits with the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo, crafts and more. (hawaiikaitowncenter.com)

Easter Egg Hunt
Makiki Community Library, registration at Makiki District Park takes place at 9 a.m., hunt takes place 9-11 a.m., free. Open to children 12 and under. (522-7076)

Easter Family Day
Wayland Baptist University, noon-3 p.m., free. An afternoon of games, crafts, outdoor activities, bounce houses and an Easter egg hunt. Special guests include members of the Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu Fire Department, American Medical Response and Jamba Juice. (488-8570)

Easter Festivities
Market City Shopping Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Market City Shopping Center celebrates Easter with the Easter Bunny, Easter eggs, balloons, popcorn and prize giveaways. (734-0282)

LEGO Robotics
Liliha Public Library, 1:30 p.m., free. Sacred Hearts Academy teachers demonstrate who to build a LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot. Advanced registration is required. (973-1099)

LEGO Robotics
McCully-Moiliili Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Sacred Hearts Academy teachers demonstrate who to build a LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot. Advanced registration is required. (973-1099)

Make A Scene!
Hawaii State Art Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Hawaii State Art Museum’s Second Saturday features future professional animators from University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Academy for Creative Media; learn about stop motion animation. (sfca.hawaii.gov)

Spring Sp-egg-tacular
Mililani Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Visit with the Easter Bunny for a free treat, participate in pony rides and make a craft to take home. Donations of canned food and school supplies also accepted for The Salvation Army. (mililanishoppingcenter.com)

Statewide Sensory Friendly Films
Dole Cannery Theatre, 10 a.m., $7.50. ‘Sensory Friendly Films’ are where the lights are slightly raised, the sounds are a bit softer and there is an acceptance of quirky, “stimming” behaviors and an allowance of gluten-free, casein-free snacks. Advanced registration is required. (taniokaj@hibh.org)

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day
Bishop Museum, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. YMCA Honolulu celebrates its Healthy Kids Day with food, prize giveaways and more than 30 exhibitors highlighting the importance of physical activity, healthy lifestyle choices and active play through fun, engaging and creative activities. Attendees may pre-register to enter through the “express entrance.” (ymcahonolulu.org)

HIKES & TOURS
Waikiki Walking Tour
Contact for meeting location and time, free. Led by American Institute of Architects, Honolulu Chapter holds a Waikiki tour in celebration of Architecture Month. Learn about architecturally significant historic buildings and areas in Waikiki. Advanced registration required. (aiahonolulu.org)

NIGHTLIFE
Saturday Night Music with Jam Duo
Town Center of Mililani, 7-8 p.m., free. (625-0108, towncenterofmililani.com)

Smooth Jazz Concert
Hawaii Convention Center, Liliu Theater, 8 p.m., $60-$85. Rick Braun performs on trumpet with keyboardist Brian Simpson. (tix.com, 951-696-0184)

The Orb
The Republik, 9 p.m., $25/general admission, increases the day of the show plus applicable fees. Electric Palms Hawaii debuts its new Legacy Series featuring classic EDM artist, The Orb. (flavorus.com, jointherepublik.com)

West African Club and Caribbean Dance Party
The Loading Zone, 47 Hotel St., 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $10 donation, open to all ages. The event seeks to raise funds for a summer English and education program in Senegal, WEst Africa. Jamarek – Hawaii Premiere West African and Caribbean Dance Band, DJ Mo, Ninja PLZ and Sekou Camera provide entertainment. (386-6326)

SPECIAL EVENTS
15th Annual MDA Soiree
Royal Hawaiian, Monarch Ballroom and Ocean Lawn, 5:30-10 p.m., $125. Muscular Dystrophy of Hawaii holds its 15th annual Spring Soiree featuring food from chef Lance Kosaka, dancing and live music, as well as a live, silent and art auction. (mdasoiree.com)

Ceili Dancing Fundraiser
Anna O’Brien’s, 3-8 p.m., $15. Hawaii Irish Dance hosts a Ceili dancing fundraiser. Learn traditional Irish group dancing with music provided by Celtic Waves and Whiskey Starship. (946-5190)

Imi Pono
Puohala Elementary School, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $10/plate lunch, free entertainment. Ke Kula Kaiapuni O Puohala Alumni and Papa Makua present its 21st annual Imi Pono, a concert and craft fair to benefit Na Keiki O Ke Kula Kaiapuni O Puohala, the children of the Hawaiian Language Immersion School. (233-5667, 699-7736)

Junior League Of Honolulu Celebration
Sheraton Waikiki Ballrooms, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $120. Junior League of Honolulu holds its 90th anniversary celebration by giving $90,000 to Oahu nonprofits over the next three years. The 1920s-theme celebration recognizes past recipients of the annual Laura N. Dowsett Award and honors the 2014 recipient. (juniorleagueofhonolulu.org)

Mad Hatter Party
The Oahu Club, 4:30-8:30 p.m., $60/person, $70/at the door. A fundraiser to benefit a community conservation project in Eat Oahu, Livable Hawaii Kai Huia and its ongoing Keawawa wetland and Hawea Heiau Complex community project. (hawaiikaihui.org)

THE ARTS
Ginny Walden Spring Show
41-829 Kakaina St., A-4, Waimanalo, through May 21, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. View portraits of locals captured at farmers’ markets and bus stops along with drawings, paintings and sculptures. (389-0579, info@blueskyhealingarts.com)

La Bayadere
Mamiya Theatre, 6 p.m., free. Sacred Hearts Academy’s dance department presents excerpts from the classical story ballet, “La Bayadere” (“The Temple Dancer.”) The ballet features 62 students from the school ranging from grades 8-12. Seating must be reserved online. (sacredhearts.org/tickets)

Meet Doraemon
Bishop Museum, through April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, closed Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.950 . The limited-engagement exhibition is the U.S. premiere of Japan’s iconic robotic time-traveling cat. (847-3511)

VOLUNTEERS
Protect Oahu’s Native Forests
Lyon Arboretum, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Join the Oahu Invasive Species Committee to remove harmful invasive plants. Advanced registration is required. (286-4616, oisc@hawaii.edu)

Stream Help
Meet at mauka side of Niu Valley Shopping Center, April 12 and May 10, signup begins at 8:30 a.m., cleanup takes place 9-11:30 a.m. Malama Maunalua holds a stream cleanup. (395-5050)

Volunteer Workday
Contact for meeting location, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Volunteers are needed at Hawea haiau complex and Keawawa wetland to spread mulch, remove shrubs and weeds and hauling opala. (hawaiikaihui.org)

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