December 23

Monday December 23
General Newborn Care
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $30/two people. Learn how to tell if your baby is sick, how to take your baby’s temperature, why babies cry, how to calm a crying baby and how to bathe your baby. Registration is required. (263-5400,

Hawaii Healthy Monday Wellness Activities
Pearlridge Center Uptown, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Experience purifying and flower therapies, as well as the Japanese Bontemae tea ceremony. (, 488-0981)

Pearlridge Express
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court, through Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Christmas and New Year’s Eve, $3. Hawaii’s only scale-model and fully-functioning train. (

Santa’s Beach House
Ward Centers, Nov. 23-Dec. 24, noon-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun., photo packages start at $19.99. Located on level three near the Ward 16 Theater. The Santa visitation area features a Hawaii-inspired design, interactive keiki activities and photo opportunities. (

Ashley Huang
Parc Promenade Gallery at Waikiki Parc Hotel Lobby, through Feb. 28, 2014, contact for time, free admission. Ashley Huang’s ceramic sculptures are highlighted in a new gallery as part of an expanded arts partnership with UH Manoa, the Halekulani and its sister hotel, Waikiki Parc. (921-7272)

Matchbox Plus IX
Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, through Jan. 5, Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. The ninth annual miniature art show featuring over 90 local artists working in all media, showing their small-scale size original, two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks. (