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April 4

Friday April 4
CLASSES
Efficient Garden Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, deadline to register is April 4, class takes place April 5, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-FOHXG members, free for FOHXG members. Learn the five simple steps of gardening. (748-5363, workshops@hbws.org)

COMMUNITY
Organic Pest Control
Leeward Community College, CE-303, 1-3:30 p.m., contact for cost and to register. Define “organic” in regard to USDA certification, whether a pesticide is organic or not, what role the Hawaii Department of Agriculture has in regulating organic operations and more. (455-0401, ocewd.org)

Book Sale
Waimanalo Public and School Library meeting room, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5. The Friends of Waimanalo Library hold a book sale. Proceeds benefit the library and its programs. (259-2610)

Skin Care Fair
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Learn about the latest products and speak with a licensed clinical aesthetician. (432-5670)

FAMILY FUN
Building the Lego’s of Autism
Palolo Recreation center, 6-8:30 p.m., free. Many children on the spectrum are able to express themselves through drawing, building and manipulation on objects and other 2D creations. The top 10 models will be on display at Lane Galleries in Honolulu Hale until April 15 or Autism Awareness Month. Advanced registration is required. (taniokaj@hibh.org)

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)

NIGHTLIFE
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)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s at Pier 38, April 4 and 18, 6-8 p.m., free. Mango Season performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Addicted To Love
The Repulik, April 4-5, 8 p.m., $30-$55 in advance, increases the day of the show plus applicable fees. Volary Aerial Burlesque presents Addicted to Love, a tribute to the 80s. VIP table and bottle serve reservations are available. (hello@jointherepublik.com, aerialburlesquehawaii.com)

Good Foot, Young Souls and DJ Mr. Nick
Mercury Bar, 9 p.m., $5, ages 21 and older. (facebook.com/goodft, facebook.com/youngsouls23, facebook.com/djmrnickhawaii)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Kawaii Kon
Hawaii Convention Center, April 4-6, 10 a.m.-midnight, $55/three-day pass, $40, two-day pass, $28-$32/individual days. Kawaii Kon is a three-day anime convention and conference that creates a broader awareness and appreciation for Japanese animation by celebrating the richness of the art form. (kawaiikon.com)

Relay for Life Leeward
Kapolei High School, April 4-5, 7 p.m.-7 a.m., $10/person. The overnight event includes entertainment, games, food, luminaries and more. Each team’s goal is to fundraise $100 per team member. The public also may attend the even free of charge and make a donation. (931-9100, hillyvonsilly808@yahoo.com)

6th Annual Art at the Capitol
Hawaii STate Capitol, program begins at 4:30 on third floor, 5-7 p.m. self-guided tours, free. The Legislature opens its doors for an evening of art, culture and history with over 500 words of public art purchased through the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts on view. Talk story with state lawmakers, mingle with artists and enjoy entertainment from Hawaii Youth Symphony. (586-6460, artatthecapitol@capitol.hawaii.gov)

”Catch Me If You Can” Auditions
Diamond Head Theatre Rehearsal Hall, 7 p.m. April 4 and 2 p.m. April 6. Diamond Head Theatre holds auditions for its May 23 to June 8 production of “Catch Me If You Can.”Those auditioning must be prepared to sing, dance and read the script. (diamondheadtheatre.com/auditions)

THE ARTS
Come and Be Soothed by the Quilting
Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 28-April 6, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., free. The Hawaii Quilt Guild holds its annual quilt show featuring members’ quilts. This year’s featured artist is Margaret Teruya of Kaneohe. (honolulumuseum.org)

Grinds: The Story of Food in Hawaii
Tenney Theatre, 7:30 p.m. April 4, 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)

Heritage
Hawaii Pacific University’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, April 4-27, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $5-$20. “Heritage” tells the story of Abraham Lincoln in a very different light. (375-1282, hpu.edu/theatre)

Late Night Double Feature
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, April 4-5 and 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 4-5 and 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)

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