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February 12

Wednesday February 12
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, through March, 9-11 a.m., call for more details. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (733-5806)

American Red Cross Training
American Red Cross-NMI Chapter Training Room, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $70. First aid class and Adult CPR/AED class. Call to register. (670-234-3459)

Bone Carving
Windward Community College, Mondays Feb. 3-April 7, 6-8 p.m., $75, registration required. Students learn to carve bone based on their experience with access to a fully stocked studio and advanced instruction and mentoring. (235-7400)

Dream Journaling Workshop
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Wednesdays, through March 5, 5:30-7:00 p.m., $5 donation per session. Share and explore dreams recorded during the week. (457-9753, coach@healingdreamgarden.com)

Memory Enhancement from Tai Chi (1 of 4)
Windward Community College, Feb. 19, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $12, register by today. Improve mental alertness and memory by strengthening mind/body coordination. (235-7433)

Preteen and Teen Self Improvement
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, through March, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., call for more details. Learn to build self confidence, techniques for fashion modeling and acting for TV. (733-5806)

Tai Chi for Arthritis
OrthoSport Hawaii, Mondays and Wednesdays through February, 10-11 a.m., free, RSVP. Class is certified by Nation Arthritis Association. (373-1114)

Tao of Aloha Symposium
Still and Moving Center, Feb. 12-14, call for time and cost. A series of participatory demonstrations featuring tai ji master and dancer Chungliang Al Huang. (397-7678)

Tie Dye Workshop
371 Ilimalia Loop, Kailua, 5-7 p.m., $20. Open studio time for experimenting with ombre or tie dye. (220-5691, stircrazy@hawaii.rr.coma)

Youth Music and Theater
Kailua Church of the Nazarene, through April 19, $95-$140. Youth interested in music, theater, choir and hula can register for the upcoming 12-week semester with Hawaii Education of the Arts. (www.heartshawaii.org)

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, through Feb. 28, free. Books with subjects ranging from animals to engineering are on display and available to check out. (831-6831)

Chinese New Year Presentations
Hawaii National Bank – Main Branch, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, call to reserve a time. Celebrate the Year of the Green Wood Horse with presentations and award-winning window display. The display features an array of traditional crafts, food and clothing. (528-7768)

International Architecture Conference
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Feb. 12-15, see website for more information. This year presenters investigate questions such as: why is a new transformed structure of thinking and practice emerging now? What forms should a restructured knowledge and praxis take in the re-disciplining of architecture? (http://www.arch.hawaii.edu/arcc-eaae2014)

Tax Preparation Services
Leeward Community College, Tuesdays and Thursdays through March 21, 1:30-5 p.m., Saturdays through March 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., doors close at noon, free. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program provides free, live tax preparation services. (455-0294)

Gnomeo & Juliet Screening
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 2:30 p.m., free, ages 5 and up. Watch garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet fall in love with each other. (397-5833)

Jazz Clique Performance
Jazz Minds, 9:30 p.m., $5. (945-0800)

Art Contest
Muanalua Communities Foundation, July 4, call for times, deadline to enter is today. Students K-8 grade enter artwork to be considered for 4th of July at Muanalua. (395-3233)

’Community’ Group Art Show
Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, through Feb. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., free. The artists showcased capture the essence of Hawaii’s heritage through the familiar scenes of our Islands. (589-1580)

Niihau Shell Lei
Bishop Museum, J.M. Long Gallery, through April 14, Monday and Wednesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. “Niihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” is a unique exhibition that showcases the private collection of modern styled Niihau shell lei. The exhibit also includes pieces from Bishop Museum’s Niihau collections. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Studies in Silence Exhibition
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Architecture Gallery, through March 5, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Juhani Pallasmaa, a Helsinki architect, shows creative process through “thirteen themes.” (956-7225)

UH 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
University of Hawaii, art gallery, though Feb 14, gallery open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday noon-4 p.m., public receptions Feb 13, 6-8 p.m., admission free, donations accepted. For the first time in more than three decades, MFA candidates from the Department of Art and Art History concurrently present their thesis works. (www.hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)

’Voyages’ and ‘Diplopia (Double Vision)’
Hawaii Pacific University art gallery, Windward campus, through March 14, Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Exhibit features work by Regina Bode and Joshua Tollefson. (544-0228)

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