February 11

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Monday February 11
Valentine’s Eve Benefit for the Animals of Farm Sanctuary
Govinda’s Vegetarian Buffet, registration is due Feb. 11, Feb. 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $20. Featuring co-found and president of Farm Sanctuary and musical guest Justin Young. Enjoy a gluten-free vegan Thai buffet. A portion of the proceeds go to Farm Sanctuary. (531-1929, mspeat@hotmail.com)

Gallery of Hawaii Artists, until April 22, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., call for cost. Honolulu-based artist Emily Sewell challenges her viewers to contemplate to contemplate how through a simple shift of perspective, materials can be seen as metaphors and processes as daily interactions. “Embodied” is comprised of selections from several bodies of work that deal with such concepts as corporeality, memory, emotion and tactility. (447-8908)

General Newborn Care
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Feb. 12 5:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 17 1-4 p.m., $25/two people. In this class, 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. Call or visit website to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Red Cross Nurse Aide Training
Contact for locations, times and cost, classes begin on Feb. 15. This course prepares students to take the Hawaii State Nurse Assistant Competency Exam. Registration deadline is today. Enroll in the CPR/First Aid class first by emailing stephanie.alfonso@redcross.org. (redcross.org, 739-8131)

31st Annual Hawaii National Bank Chinese New Year Presentations
Hawaii National Bank Main Branch, 45 N. King St., until Feb. 22, call for times and cost. Hawaii National Bank is celebrating the Year of the Snake with its annual Chinese New Year presentations and award-winning window display. The display features an array of traditional crafts, food and clothing. (528-7768)

DBEDT for Business Toastmasters Club
State Office Tower, 235 S. Beretania St., Rm. 405, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Anyone interested in improving their public speaking skills for a variety of situations is welcome. (587-2676)

Farm Sanctuary
Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Gene Baur presents “Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food.” (944-3208)

Healthy Food is Tasty Food
Kahuku Public and School Library, 6 p.m., free, ages 12 and older. Learn how to prepare foods for eating such as chocolate, saimin, eggs, pork, butter, rice and desserts. Dietician Rita Madden discusses techniques for shopping and cooking foods for weight loss and chronic disease prevention. (293-8935)

Super Quick Racing League
Podium Raceway, second and fourth Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $45 for three 14-lap races. Join the Super Quick Racing League and race against the fastest drivers. Prizes given to the top three drivers. (682-7223, superquickleague@yahoo.com)