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June 5

Thursday June 5
CLASSES
Advance Directives
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Learn how to understand forms for end-of-life decisions so that your loved ones know exactly what you want in the even you’re unable to care for yourself or express your wishes. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

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)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four sessions beginning June 5, Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Specifically geared for those giving birth at Castle Medical Center. Learn different aspects of the birth experience. This course is suggested for those in their third trimester. Advanced registration is required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente, Waipio Medical Office, Thursdays through July 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $75/member, $104.50/non-member. A combination of yoga and Pilates for a full body workout. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

COMMUNITY
Book Sale
Hawaii Kai Public Library, through June 30, 12:3004:30 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. During the month of May and June, all biographies are half price. The library will be closed May 12 through May 26. (397-0515)

It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald
Kaneohe Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. A fun-filled interactive performance featuring a creative blend of music, magic and games to reinforce the idea that reading is fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (233-5676)

The Crossover Project
On Stage Hawaii (802 Kapahulu Ave.), doors open at 7:30 p.m., event takes place 9 p.m., $20 (includes CD and a drink ticket). The Crossover Project holds a CD release party. (371-8907, gary@ghostdocta.com)

Twilight Concert
Foster Botanical Garden, 5:45-6:30 p.m., free. Listen to the evening songs of the birds and observe the shadows of the setting sun on leaves in the greenest place downtown. Bring a picnic, mat and umbrella. The U.S. Army Jazz Band provides music. (522-7066)

THE ARTS
Biennial Children’s Literacy Conference
Chaminade University, Tenney Theatre, June 5-7, contact for times, free. Children’s Literature Hawaii presents the 17th annual biennial conference on literature and Hawaii’s children title, “Beyond the Moon: Journeys Imaginary and Real.” Featured guests include Kathi Appelt and Grace Lin. Advanced registration is requested. (childrensliteraturehi.org)

Les Miserables
New Hope Oahu LEAD Center, June 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20 at 7 p.m. June 8, 15 and 22 at 4 p.m., $30. New Hope Oahu Youth Performing Arts Center presents Les Miserables. (enewhope.org/lesmis)

Timed Artist Talk
Lana Lane Studios, 5-8:30 p.m., visit website for cost. The public is invited to PRESENT’s inaugural Timed Artist Talk and preview with artist/curator Hadley Nunes, New York-based artist Swoon, arts educator Bryan Welch of Guilds, and Big Island-based artists Sally Lundburg and Keith Tallett. (presentproject.com, info@presentproject.org)

Waikiki Parc Features Nate Ditzler
Waikiki Parc Hotel Lobby, Parc Promenade Gallery, through Aug. 29, daily operational hours of the hotel, free admission. The hotel features Nat Ditzler’s ceramic sculptures. A reception takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. (hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2014/06/05/24207.html)

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