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December 6

Friday December 6
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (Review)
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 5-9:30 p.m., $90. Contact to register. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Brazilian Dancing
The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sports Complex – Dance Studio #3, Fridays through Dec. 6, 7 p.m., $99/10 sessions. Learn Samba, Afro-Brazilian dance and other forms from Brazil. (outreach.hawaii.edu/noncreditcourses, 956-8244)

Greek dance Workshop
Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Church Hall, 7-9 p.m., $10. A Greek dance workshop by Konstantine Avdalas of California. Free parking available. (521-7220, schgoc.hi.goarch.org)

Succulent Holiday Decor
Halawa Xeriscape Garden’s Green Lanai, registration closes at 2 p.m. Dec. 6, workshop takes place Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5-$10. Learn about the special way in which succulents are clipped for planting, care of succulents, ideas for aesthetic placement and more. All participants should bring two small wire wreath forms. Participants also may bring a column candle ribbon or other holiday decorations. (748-5363, workshops@hbws.org)

Craft Fair
265 Lunalilo Home Rd., 1:30-5:30 p.m. Hawaii Kai Church Early Learning Center Celebration Lane Craft Fair features a variety of local vendors selling a variety of items including jewelry, baked goods, plants, clothing, ornaments and more. (395-7854)

Keiki Passenger Safety
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, 3:30-6 p.m., free. Find out if your child’s car seat or booster seat is installed properly and get it checked by a child passenger safety technician certified by the National Highway Traffic Administration. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Light Up a Memory
The Sister Maureen Keleher Center (24 Puiwa Rd.), 6 p.m., donations may be made in advance for those to be remembered – indicate the person’s name you would like on a star that hangs on a Christmas tree on the grounds of the St. Francis Hospice centers in Nuuanu or Ewa. The event includes Bishop Larry Silva of the Diocese of Honolulu blessing the Christmas trees, Loran Ota Ensemble performing and more. (595-7566)

Live Nativity
Waimanalo Country Farms, Dec. 6-7 and 13-14, 5 p.m. Christmas caroling hayrides, 6:30 p.m. show starts, free. (306-4381)

Wahiawa’s Santa Claus Parade
Begins at Kaala Elementary School and proceeds up California Ave. to the shopping center, 6:30 p.m., free. The Wahiawa Community and Business Association holds its annual Santa Claus parade featuring over 20 floats and units, including the Leilehua High School Band. (348-2238)

Brunch With Santa
Kahuku Public and School Library, 2:30 p.m., free. Keiki ages three and older are invited to enjoy a delicious brunch, holiday crafts and photo-op with Santa. The event is limited to 50 participants (including parents and caregivers). Registration and day-before confirmation are required. (293-8935)

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)

”Robots in Hawaii” Art Contest
Visit website for submission address, must be received by Dec. 6. The University of Hawaii Outreach College holds an art contest for Oahu students to win tickets to “The Intergalactic Nemesis Book 2: Robot Planet Rising,” a performance on Kennedy Theatre Jan. 19. Winners will be notified by Dec. 23. (outreach.hawaii.edu/community)

Story Time with Auntie Nyla
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library 10:30 a.m., free. Story time features storyteller, librarian and professor Nyla Fujii Babb, known for her interactive storytelling style that features folklore of Hawaii, the Pacific Islands and Asia. (831-6831)

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)

48th Annual Holiday Concert
St. Patrick Church, 7 p.m., free admission. The Honolulu Chorale holds its 48th annual Holiday Concert featuring traditional seasonal songs and music from a Renaissance Christmas. Guest performers include Sacred Hearts Academy Select and Concert Choirs, Shuzo Hamada – a cellist who is a junior at Iolani school, concert harpist Shareen Lumb Taba and more. (honoluluchorale.org)

Calling All Musicians
Jerry’s Pizza in Waialua, 7-10 p.m. contact for cost. Featuring great food and great entertainment, hosted by Summer Kealoha. Contact for more information. (iamsummerkealoha@gmail.com)

Honolulu Chorale’s Holiday Concert
St. Patrick’s Church, 7 p.m., free. Honolulu Chorale holds its 48th annual Holiday Concert with music director Don Conover and featuring Sacred Hearts Academy select concert choirs. (honoluluchorale.org, 538-0196)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s at Pier 38, Dec. 6 and 20, 6-8 p.m., free. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Dancing with the Hawaii Stars
Hokulei Room, The Pomaika‘i Ballrooms at Dole Cannery, 7-10 p.m., $200. A fundraiser for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, the night features Hawaii celebrity contestants. Sit down to a first-class dinner and watch the competition. All proceeds go directly to Kapiolani. (dancinginhawaii.com, 944-0606)

Trees By The Sea
University of Hawaii Cancer Center – Sullivan Conference Center, 5:30-8:30 p.m., minimum $250 tax-deductible donation per person. Enjoy the spectacular holiday display, purchase holiday decor and bid on “Celebri-TREES” while partaking in pupus from Chef Elmer Guzman’s Island Cuisine and champagne and wines donated by Don Murphy of Murphy’s Bar and Grill. (597-1400, info@treesbythesea.org)

Convergence: Glitch_Click_Thunk
University of Hawaii at Manoa, UH Art Gallery, Oct. 6-Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sun., free admission. The series encompasses and explores the impact of internet art, digital, electronic, sound and a wide range of new, traditional and hybrid technologies. (hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)

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)

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)

Rope
Ong King Art Center, Nov. 15-Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun., $15/general admission, $10/person for groups of two or more. The events depicted were inspired by a real murder in 1924 of a 14-year-old boy by two wealthy teenagers. (facebook.com/rope.oahu)

The Nutcracker
Maimya Theatre at Saint Louis School, 6 p.m. Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7, $10. Sacred Hearts Academy presents “The Nutcracker.” (sacredhearts.org/tickets)

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