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August 29

Friday August 29
Free To Be Me!
St. Christopher’s Church (93 N. Kainalu Dr.), Fridays through Aug. 29, 6-9 p.m. (no class July 4), free. An innovative approach created to compliment the healing process for abused victims who have chosen to discover the benefits of counseling. Walk-ins are welcome. (, 688-4540)

Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, Level 1
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $210. Level 1 covers key introductory Microsoft Powerpoint skills. Topics covered include themes, bulleted lists and outlines, and more. Advanced registration is required. (235-7433)

Throwing and Pitching Mechanics Clinic
Kailua High School, baseball field, Aug. 29-31, contact for times, $200. Dr. Tom House of the National Pitching Association, recently portrayed in Disney movie “Million Dollar Arm,” holds a three-day throwing and pitching clinic for those ages 8 and older. (, 306-3184)

Baseball Clinic
Kailua High School, Aug. 29-31, contact for times, $200. Baseball Academy of Hawaii holds a clinic with coach Tom House, a pitching coach who was portrayed in the film “Million Dollar Armm” for those ages 8 and older. House teaches proper throwing techniques, mechanics and arm strengthening. Advanced registration is required. (, 306-3184)

Calling All Superheroes
Waikiki Aquarium, 6-8:30 p.m., $9/FOWA members, $12/non-members, keiki ages 2 and under are free. Join Waikiki Aquarium for its family night with the Aquarium’s Fintastic Four: Quicksand, Smasher, Invisio and Fission for an evening of unique animal encounters, arts and crafts, and fun during the “animal superhero” themed event. Guests are invited to bring a picnic. Advanced registration is required. (, 440-9011)

REAL a Gastropub, 9:30-11:30 p.m., contact for cost. (596-2526)

Good Foot
Mercury Bar, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. (

Live Music
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 5-11 p.m., no cover charge. Johnny Helm performs from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by Retro 5-0. (

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-8 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (

Mini Classic Music Concert
Olive United Methodist Church, 7 p.m., free. Volunteer music therapists who share their musical talents with Alzheimer and dementia patients presents a mini concert to perform songs and instrumental music from the classic period of Western music. (

N.BS Live
Gordon Biersch, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, #1123, 8-11:30 p.m., no cover charge, $5/parking flat fee. N.BS performs rock and alternative rock. (

Paradise XS
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., contact for cost. (536-4138)

Two locations: Tropics Taphouse from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Kelly O’Neil’s from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., contact for cost. (Tropics, 955-5099; Kelly O’Neil’s, 926-1777)

Happy Birthday to the King of Pop
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Hawaiian Theater, Aug. 29-31, 6-9:30 p.m., contact for cost. Join the Rock-A-Hula! cast in celebrating the King of Pop’s legacy. All guests receive a souvenir trivia card with little known facts about the King of Pop, and get to attend a meet-and-greet with “Michael” and other tribute artists after the show. (, 629-7469)

Stand Down and Homeless Summit
McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Park, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The homeless program with the Department of Veterans Affairs conducts a Stand Down and Homeless Summit, which provides a one-stop for homeless veterans or veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless. (433-0335)

Art Night: I “Heart” HI
The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii, 6-8 p.m., free. Kroc Center Hawaii celebrates the arts with Art Night: I “Heart” HI, which features an art show showcasing Kroc art students and local artists,as well as live art demos, free art projects and live music. Attendees also can strike a pose in an Insta-photo Booth. (693-8356)

Cedar Street Galleries, Aug. 22-Sept. 21, Mondays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Cedar Street Galleries hosts an opening reception for a show featuring new work by Maui artists Jonathan Yukio Clark. (

Haiku Valley Clean-Up Service Day
Meet at top of Haiku Rd. by the new Kamehameha preschool, deadline to RSVP is Aug. 29, service day takes place Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Participants are advised to wear long pants, long sleeves, closed toe shoes, sun screen and mosquito repellent. Lunch and tools provided. (221-5662,