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April 5

Saturday April 5
CLASSES
AARP Workshop
Leeward Community College, GT105, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., free. AARP holds three workshops to prepare its participants for what’s next. Learn financial basics for pre-retirees from 8:30 a.m. to noon, 10 steps to get read for a secure retirement from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., or understand where you are in life and what your next move could be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Participants may sign up to take all three workshops. Advanced registration is required. (1-877-926-8300)

Babysitter’s Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $85. Prepare youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. Learn basic child care and first aid. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Taking Better Photos
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 106, April 5 and 12, 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)

COMEDY
The Female Comics of Hawaii
Downbeat Lounge, 8-10 p.m., $10/person, ages 21 and over. Patrice Scott acts as host as five female comics perform: Kay Shine, Erika Swartzkopf, Aimee-Jane Baxa, Michelle Welch and Mary Jane. (swartzkopf@yahoo.com)

COMMUNITY
Annual Garage Sale
Kailua Christian Church, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (261-0125)

Easter Photobooth for Dogs
Hawaii Doggie Bakery, April 5-6, 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)

Free E-Waste
Pearl City Highlands Elementary, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops and more. Unacceptable items include: TVs, alkaline batteries, microwaves and home appliances. (ewastehawaii.com, 488-8870)

Historic Hawaii Foundation Open House
Contact for location, 4-6 p.m., $25/HHF members, $50/general admission. Historical Hawaii Foundation holds an open house event featuring a rarely viewed architectural gem. Socialize and enjoy light refreshments while touring the Vladimir Ossipoff-designed Goodsill House. (historichawaii.org, 523-2900)

Keiki Passenger Safety Check
Unibodytech, 10 a.m.-1 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)

Multi Family Garage/Yard Sale
1662 Kuahaka St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring houseware items, toys, clothes, small appliances, jewelry and more. (455-8590)

Oahu Nursery Growers Plant Sale
Thomas Square Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6. Oahu Nursery Growers Plant Sale is a fundraiser for the early detection of invasive insect pest species featuring a variety of clean plants to choose from. (259-7826, ongahawaii.com)

Paliku Arts Festival
Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, plaza and art spaces, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. The arts festival includes performances of “The Charge of the ‘Ai’ai” in the theatre at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; kanikapila with Kaala Carmack and Kaukahi from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., hands-on arts activities and more. (235-7434)

Spring Fling 2014
Kalaheo High School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., contact for cost. Kalaheo High PTSA’s Dollars for Scholars committee sponsors Spring Fling 2014 on the school’s athletic field to support its scholarship fund. Volunteers and interested crafters and food vendors may apply though April 3. (farleighandrea@gmail.com)

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

Fun Fair
Salt Lake Elementary School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Salt Lake Elementary School holds a fun fair to raise funds to implement and continue educational programs at the school. The event includes food, game booths and prizes, rides, entertainment and more. (831-7870)

Hit A Home Run With SPIN
Uh Campus Center, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., contact for cost. The Special Parent Information Network conference includes 16 workshops organized into three sessions called “innings.” Topics include assistive technologies for students with disabilities, understanding the unique needs of autism spectrum disorder and more. (586-8126, spin@doh.hawaii.gov)

Kendama Tournament
1203 Whitmore Ave., Wahiawa, 10 a.m. registration, tournament starts at noon, $4. There is no age limit to compete. (753-8314)

Kuhio Elementary’s 130th Anniversary Fair
Kuhio Elementary School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. Kuhio Elementary celebrates its 130th anniversary with games and multicultural booths, a dunk tank, the Royal Hawaiian Band, lion dancers and more. (973-0085, kuhio.k12.hi.us)

HIKES & TOURS
Native Plants of Kawainui Tour
Contact for meeting location, 8:30 a.m., $10 suggested donation. Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and Kaulua Hawaiian Civic Club conducts a native plants tour of Kawainui led by Rick Barboza of Hui Ku Maoli Ola nursery. Advanced registration is required; tour is limited to 25 people. (263-8008, email@ahahui.net)

Fourth Annual Leeward Musical Festival
Leeward Community College Theatre, 6:45 p.m. prelude, 7 p.m. program, $5-$7. The night features performances by Oahu Civic Orchestra, Pearl City Elementary School Chorus, Christopher Patlingrao on tenor, Dance Appeal Studio, Romy Collado and more. (jbrasel06@yahoo.com)

MUSIC
Honolulu Chamber Music Series
Honolulu Museum, Doris Duke Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $48. Kammerraku performs with Kyo-Shin-An Arts Ensemble and Cassatt Quartet. (honolulumseum.org, 532-8700)

Kammerraku
Honolulu Museum of Art, 7:30 p.m., $48. Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents James Nyoraku Schlefer, Yoko Reikani Kimura and Cassatt String Quartet in a performance that showcases traditional Japanese instruments and classical string quartet. (532-8700, honolulumseum.org)

Mango Season Trio
Kahala Mall, 3-5 p.m., free. Mango Season performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz during Kahala Mall’s spring sidewalk sale. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Melissa Cox
Ala Moana Beach Park, April 5-6, contact for cost. International Celtic fusion singer Melissa Cox performs as part of the 33rd annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games. (melissacoxmusic.net)

Ron Artis
Jerry’s Pizza, 6 p.m., contact for cost. (ronartisfamilyband.com, 371-3895)

Spring Concert
Leeward Community College, Leeward Theatre, 7 p.m., free. Oahu Civic Orchestra presents its spring concert with music by Bach, Alwyn, Dvorac, Krovak and Gournod. Harpist Sharene Taba performs as a guest soloist. (342-0610)

NIGHTLIFE
Aloha Sailor and Organik Clothing Fashion Show
Trump International Hotel Waikiki, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $10/cover charge, bottle service starts at $250. Ed Fernandez combines his love for all things eco-friendly and his passion for nautical clothing in two lines: Aloha Sailor and Organik Clothing. (organikclothing.com, alohasailor.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Grow Hawaiian Festival
Bishop Museum, Great Lawn, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Free. Participate in activities and Hawaiian games, get a lomilomi massage, buy native plants and local produce, and more. (hawaiianelectric.com/growhawaiian)

Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Ala Moana Beach Park, McCoy Pavilion, April 5-6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $1 admission. The 33rd annual Hawaiian Scottish Festival and Highland Games features bagpipes, a highland dance competition, athletic competitions, celtic foods and crafts for purchase, and more. (780-8810)

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)

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)

Shooting Stars Auditions
Kapiolani Community College Chapel, registration begins at 12:30 p.m., auditions begin at 1 p.m. Diamond Head Theatre holds auditions for its “Shooting Stars” youth performing troupe for boys and girls ages 7-16. Auditioning children should be prepared with sheet music; for the dance audition, children should wear close-toe shoes and be dressed for movement. (733-0277, diamondheadtheatre.com)

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