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April 23

Wednesday April 23
CLASSES
Android: Getting Started
Verizon Wireless, Pearlridge Mall, April 23 and 30, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn the basics of the Android device. Advanced registration is required. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Early Childhood Music
Masaki School of Music, through May 10, call for times based on child’s age, $132/eight classes. Introduce your child to music through songs, games, stories, movement activities, playing instruments and listening to composed music. (593-9395)

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Castle Medical Center, Ohana Room, 6-7 p.m., free. A class for couples to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises to keep healthy and at low risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Improv Intensive Course
Ong King Arts Center, Wednesdays through April 23, $25/class, $150 total. Play 4 Life Player-in-Chief Chris Riel offers his fun and challenging course, CenTer Stage (CTS). (630-4392, www.play4lifehawaii.com)

Shiatsu and Acupressure for Self-Help
Windward Community College, April 2-23, Wednesdays, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12/class. Apply gentle pressure on traditional acu-points for relaxation, re-balancing of ki and revitalization. (235-7433)

Tai Chi (Yang Style)
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, April 2-30, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (beginner students), 7:30-8:30 p.m. (advanced students), $30 plus a $15 lab fee. Learn this Chinese martial art to improve mental and physical health. (235-7433)

Zumba (Location 2, Session B)
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Wednesdays through April 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $4/employees, $5/members, $6.50/non-members. A fusion of Latin and international music dance themes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

SPECIAL EVENTS
30th Annual Intercultural Day
Hawaii Pacific University, Upper Fort Street Mall, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. HPU celebrates its 30th annual Intercultural Day with exhibits available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and performances taking place from 1 to 2 p.m. (hpu.edu/intercultural)

Agency Fair and Food Drive
Tamarind Park, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., donations accepted. Aloha Harvest hosts its third annual Agency Fair and Food Drive with several agencies on site providing resource information. Support Aloha Harvest and win prizes and giveaways. (alohaharvest.org, 537-6945)

Assets High School Mentorship Expo
Assets School, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. Assets High School’s Mentorship Program extends learning beyond the curriculum. The program helps students make critical connections between school-based academics and hands-on experience. Advanced registration is required. (440-3630)

COMMUNITY
Keiki Passenger Safety Check
Kamaaina Kids Preschool – Mililani Tech, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente holds a keiki passenger safety check-up to have car seats and boosters checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Sunset at the Sub
11 Arizona Memorial Dr., 6 p.m. refreshments, 6:30 p.m. program, free. Sunset at the Sub holds Adventure in History discussing “Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence.” Advanced registration is required. (bowfin.org/events)

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Lanikaea YWCA lobby, April 23-24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. YWCA of Oahu holds a benefit clothing sale featuring bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. The sale supports economically disadvantage women re-entering the work force. (538-7061)

MUSIC
Concert
Town Center of Mililani, 4-5 p.m., contact for cost. Leilehua High School and LT secondary bands perform in a joint concert. (625-0108, towncenterofmililani.com)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through April 30, 6-9 p.m., free. Mano Season performs is sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

#HopeForBesty Cancer Benefit
Nextdoor, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $10/advance, $15/door. A Cancer Benefit for Betsy Ann. Featuring live music and entertainment by some of Honolulu’s premier performers, a pin-up contest, a special food-tasting featuring cancer-fighting ingredients, an auction, a prize raffle and more! (hopeforbetsy.ticketbud.com)

THE ARTS
Between the LInes
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, April 23-26 at 8 p.m. April 27 at 2 p.m., $5-$18. The Department of Theatre and Dance at UH Manoa presents its Spring installment of the department’s “Footholds” series. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

Celebrating Nature Through Art
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, daily through April 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,contact for cost. Eight Windward artists participate in the ninth annual Celebrating Art Through Nature show. Exhibitors include: Jeanne Snell, Beth Anderson, Jane Carlile, Katherine Finch, Noel Fishman, Better Fullard-Leo, Karen Kirk and Estelle Sumimoto. A free artists’ reception takes place April 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. (watercolorsbyjeanne.com)

Laughing Gas
The Gallery at Ward Centre, runs through April 24, contact for days and times, free. The Gallery at Ward Centre presents “Laughing Gas,” sculptures by guest artist Kazu Kauinana, and “The Hawaiian Landscape,” new works by gallery artist Gregory Pai. (gwcfineart.com)

Spring Footholds
Kennedy Theatre, April 23-26 at 8 p.m., April 27 at 2 p.m., $5/UH Manoa students with a valid ID, $13-$18. The second presentation of the season’s “Footholds” series features additional work by student dancers, choreographers and designers. A free post-show chat takes place April 25. (956-7655, etickethawaii.com)

Student Art Exhibit
Morning Brew Cafe, through April, contact for days and times, free to view the art. The walls of Morning Brew Cafe display art works from Kailua High School’s general art students in a show titled “Elements.” (266-7900)

The Great East Japan Earthquake
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Haigo and Irene Shen Architecture Gallery, through June 27, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The exhibition was assembled by the Japan Foundation with the intention to showcase the diversity of approaches to post disaster architecture that was implemented by architects in the March 11 disaster zones of Japan. An opening reception takes place April 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. (303-217-0851)

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