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December 13

Friday December 13
CLASSES
Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $70. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Windows(R) Phone: Getting Started
Kapolei Commons, 2:45-4 p.m., free. Learn the basics of the Windows (R) phone 8 device. Topics include personalizing your phone, using people hub, navigation tips and more. Register online. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

COMEDY
Augie T
Coral Creek Golf Course, 8 p.m., $10. (479-0576)

COMMUNITY
Breathing Hui Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Medical Office 2E, 10 a.m.-noon, free. For those who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and/or Asthma. Meet with others who are dealing with their lung problems and thriving. (copd.hawaii@yahoo.com)

Holiday Pottery Sale
Windward Community College Studio, Hale Palanakila 216, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 14. The annual Ceramics Club fundraiser offers beautiful and affordable ceramics from more than 25 artists an students. Items for sale include stoneware, porcelain and more. (235-7323)

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

A Touch of Christmas
The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free. Kroc Center Hawaii rings in the holiday season with A Touch of Christmas, a night of entertainment and fun. Families can make their own gingerbread house or decorate a gingerbread man. Other activities include a live nativity, ornament projects, games, prizes and more. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Photos with Santa
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, Nov. 29-Dec. 24, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 15, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 16-Dec. 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 24, starting at $25. Santa takes a break from 2 to 3 p.m. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Season of Light
Hokulani Imaginarium at Windward Community College, 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 20, 10 a.m. Dec. 14, $5-$7. The holiday show explains why we have seasons and traces the origins of many of the world’s most enduring customs from Christmas trees to the Hanukkah Menorah and Santa to the Star of Bethlehem. Contact for reservations. (235-7433)

HIKES & TOURS
Senior Safari Walkabout
Honolulu Zoo, Fridays through December, 9-10 a.m., $5 donations, ages 50 and older. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sites and sounds of the Honolulu Zoo. Staff make the time fly with fun wildlife facts and animal stories. (honoluluzoo.org, 971-7195)

MUSIC
Concerts on the Beach
Duke’s Waikiki, Dec. 13 and 20, 4-6 p.m., free. Maunalua performs. (922-2268, dukeswaikiki.com)

Jai The Band
1718 Wilikina Dr., Wahiawa, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5, ages 21 and older. Jai The Band performs ska reggae music. (621-1835)

The Mixers Live
O’Tool’s Irish Pub, 9-1:30 p.m., free. A live mixture of classic rock, blues and party/dance music. (909-255-1009)

’Tis the Season!
St. Anthony of Padua Church, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Windward Choral Society presents ‘Tis the Season! The 6th annual holiday concert features 110 voices and seasonal songs from around the world. Donations accepted to offset the costs associated with the performance. (windwardchoral@hawaii.rr.com)

’Tis the Season!
St. Anthony of Padua Church, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Windward Choral Society presents “‘Tis the Season!” The 6th annual holiday concert features seasonal songs and 110 voices. (windwardchorale@hawaii.rr.com)

WCC Piano Program Fall Concert
Paliku Theatre at Windward Community College, 7 p.m., free. WCC’s Piano 1-4 students showcase their talents featuring Christmas, classical and popular music. Students perform in four-piano ensembles and solos. (sochong@hawaii.edu, 236-9145)

THE ARTS
Deciphering the Creative Act
Louis Pohl Gallery (1142 Bethel St.), Nov. 1-Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., contact for cost. Featuring art that pushes the boundaries of contemporary fine art by Charlie Dickson and Bob Freitas. A reception takes place Nov. 1 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. (louispohlgallery.com, 521-1812)

DHT Holds Auditions for “Stepping Out”
Diamond Head Theatre, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, 2 p.m. Dec. 15. Diamond Head Theatre holds auditions for “Stepping Out,” which runs Jan. 31-Feb. 13. Auditions consist of readings from the script, and a short and easy tap audition. Tap shoes are not required. (diamondheadtheatre.com/auditions)

Elf
Diamond Head Theatre, Dec. 6-22, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sun. and 3 p.m. Saturday matinees Dec. 14 and 21, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27, 8 p.m. Dec. 28, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Elf,” the tale of Buddy, a young orphan who crawls into Santa’s bag and is transported to the North Pole. (733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com)

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