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June 21

Saturday June 21
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, June 7-July 19, contact for days, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. For those ages 6-12. Summer specials are available. (

Advanced Child Care Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $129. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to responsibly care for children and infants in and outside of the home. This includes training in leadership, child behavior and discipline, professionalism and more. Advanced registration is required. (

Asian Lion Dance
Town Center of Mililani, 9-11 a.m., free. Asian Lion Dance Team provides a class and demonstrations. (

Basic Computer Class For Senior Citizens
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. (418 Kuwili St. room 102), contact for time, free. Senior citizens are invited to sign up for a two-hour computer class to learn basic computer concepts that include e-mail, use of the interview, composing documents and more. Advanced registration is required. (291-6151)

Downsizing and Decluttering
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn ways to de-clutter your home and improve your home’s perceived value, as well as tips to S.O.R.T. your things into just four piles and questions to ask yourself during the process. (693-8888)

Grow Your Own Groceries
Contact for location, June 21 and 28, 9-11:30 a.m., $5. Topics include container gardening, common garden pests, hydroponics, growing vegetables and more. Advanced registration is required. (

Learn to Swim
Ala Moana Beach Park, Saturdays through June 28, 9-10 a.m., free. Hawaii Red Cross celebrates its 50th anniversary of free swimming lessons for keiki ages 3-12 and adults ages 13 and older (there is a $40 course fee). Advanced registration is required. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, May 3-Aug. 16 (no class May 17), Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., $75/members, $97.50/non-members. A slow-paced yoga class to promote inner peace by matching your breath with the movement of your body. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Reboot Your Life
Japanese Cultural Center, 8 a..m-noon, contact for cost. Christopher Gardner leads as keynote speaker for the half-day conference titled “Reboot Your Life: Savvy Strategies for Your Second Act.” Topics include starting your own business, how the latest online tools can reinvigorate or reinvent your life and more. (

Travel Tips
Simply Organized, Kahala Mall, 2-3 p.m., free. Learn helpful tips to get to and from your destination organized and relaxed with Travelon’s Arlene Shiratori-Wong. (739-7007)

Understanding the Evaluation Process
Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii, Kukui Center (245 N. Kukui St.), suite 205, 9-10:30 a.m., free. Learn how to utilize specific information from assessments and evaluations to determine eligibility for your child with a suspected disability. Advanced registration is required. (536-9684)

Vegan Cooking Made Easy
Kapolei High School, portable 1, 9 a.m.-noon, $15/person or $40/families of up to three people. An informative workshop on vegan cooking with Hawaii-based chef Ori Ann Li. Advanced registration is required. (

Bake Sale
Waialua Library, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Friends of Waialua Library hold its annual bake sale featuring treats at great prices. (637-7446,

Classic Car Show
Windward Mall, Macy’s parking lot, 5-9 p.m., free. East End Hot Rod Club hosts a char show featuring classic cars. (

Coin Show
Queen Kapiolani Hotel, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Hawaii Stamp and Coin Dealers Association hosts a coin show. Local dealers available to buy, sell or trade, and a limited supply of numismatic newspapers and magazines, as well as door prizes available thorough the day. (531-6252)

Kailua Goodwill Grand Opening
105 Oneawa St., 9 a.m., free. (

The Honolulu Club Grand Opening
The Honolulu Club, 7-11 p.m., $50-$85. The Honolulu Club holds a grand opening of its renovated facility. The night features live entertainment, DJs, food and speciality cocktails. VIP tickets with bottle service and reserved seating are available. (

’The Pursuit of Happyness’ Screening
Mission Memorial Auditorium, 6 p.m., free. The event also features an audience Q&A with Christopher Gardner, author of the book on which the move is based on. (

Used Book Sale and Annual Bake Sale
Waialua Public Library, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friends of Waialua Library hold a used book and annual bake sale with bargains on used books and freshly baked goods. (637-8286)

Family Health Day
Saint Louis School Athletic Complex, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. OCEAN Health and Saint Louis School presents a “family health day” as part of its Health Festival to promote health lifestyles. Advanced registration is required. (

Bishop Museum, May 10-Sept. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays), $8.95-$19.95. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World,” invites visitors to experience 5,000 square-feet of the science, sound, history and cultural impact of the guitar through both historical artifacts and hands-on displays. (

Kids World Edition
Windward Mall, Center Court, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Keiki ages 10 and younger are invited to enjoy arts and crafts, entertainment and more. (

Mad Science!
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 1 p.m., free. (831-6831)

Summer Carnival
Mililani Shopping Center, 3-5 p.m., free. The afternoon includes free carousel and swing rides, along with carnival games, merchant activities, food booths and more. (

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., garden admission (contact for cost). Learn about plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Reservations are required. (522-7066)

2014 Under the Koolau Stars
Mid-Pacific Country Club, 6-9 p.m., $125/person. Award-winning entertainer John Cruz performs at this benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse. The night also features food from Kalapawai Cafe, Buzz’s, Prima, Cactus, Crepes No Ka Oi and Mid-Pacific Country Club. (263-0555)

CD Release Party
Downbeat Lounge, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free before 10:30 p.m., $5 after, ages 21 and older. “Oceania” is the debut album from the Assemblage 23 side project Surveillance, which consists solely of Tom Shear. (

Michael Cheape
Town Center of Mililani, 7-9 p.m., free. Michael Cheape performs contemporary guitar music. (

Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series
Waimea Valley, main lawn, 1-5 p.m., $$8-$20. Waimea VAlley holds its second annual summer concert series. With the theme “hookani ke kika (play the guitar),” Jerry Santos, Brother Noland and Led Kaapana perform. (

Soul’d Out Saturdays
eleven44, doors open at 8 p.m., $5, ages 21 and older. Featuring dance hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s by James Coles of 94.9 Jamz and his United DJs. (

Honolulu Dances: Inspiration
Chaminade University, Mamiya Theatre, 6-10 p.m., $100/gala and concert, $35/concert only. The Movement Center Performing Arts School holds an annual celebration featuring food, wine and contemporary dance, followed by an award ceremony honoring musician and contemporary supporter Henry Kapono from 7:30 to 10 p.m. (735-8641,

Through Thick & Thin: Our Stories
Diamond Head Theatre, 8 p.m., tickets online. Come celebrate Honolulu Gay Pride 2014 with this one-night performance of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu. Enjoy stories of strength, friendship, and love through the power of choral music, under the artistic direction of John Lehrack. (

Ancient Soul Memories
Ginny Walden Art Gallery (41-829 Kakaina St., studio A-4), Saturdays through Sept. 6, 1-5 p.m., free. Featuring paintings, sculptures of psychic art, people and seascapes by Ginny Walden. A reception takes place June 21 from 1 to 9 p.m. (389-0579)

Pouhala Marsh Clean-Up and Restoration
Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, contact to sign up. Volunteers clean-up marsh used by Hawaii Nature Center educational programs, which is the largest of the remaining wetland habitats in Pearl Harbor. (955-0100, ext. 118,

South Shore Beach Cleanup and After Party
Meet at Point Panic in Kakaako Park, 9:30 a.m. Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii partners with Kokua Hawaii Foundation, Malama Point Panic, Surfrider Foundation Oahu Chapter and BAMP Project to host its annual South Shore Cleanup in celebration of International Surfing Day. Participants are invited to attend an after-cleanup paina with live music by Paul Izak and lunch from Hula Grill. The after party also includes games, raffles and an opportunity to wing prizes including tickets to the upcoming Jack Johnson concert. (221-7678,