February 13

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Wednesday February 13
Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays until March 27, 10:30 a.m., free. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Storytime will feature stories, sing-along songs and a craft. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpretor or other special accomodations are needed. (266-9911)

Preschool Storytime
Aiea Public Library, every Wednesday until March 6, 10:30 a.m., Children ages 3-5 are invited to hear stories, learn fingerplays and rhymes, and make a simple craft. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. (483-7333)

Adam Crowe Performs
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., call for cost. Adam Crowe performs. (955-7383)

Hakuoh University Handbell Concert
Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Hakuoh University Handbell Choir from Oyama City, Tochigi prefecture, Japan, featuring 20 student handbell ringers led by director Hirokata Arai perform. (235-7433)

Jazz Night In Aiea
Ige’s Restaurant and 19th Puka, Jan. 30, Feb. 13, 20 and 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. Steve Lucas and a Fellowship In Jazz perform. Musicians are welcome to jam with the band.

Celebrate the Year of the Snake at Ala Moana Center
Centertainment Stage on Mall Level 3, Nordstrom Wing, Feb. 13 and 15 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m., Feb. 16 12 p.m., free. The Center will offer three days of vibrant entertainment filled with cultural performances and lion dancing. (alamoanacenter.com)

Makahiki Challenge Registration
Kualoha Ranch, 9 a.m., $70 until Feb. 13, $80 until Feb. 25. The Makahiki Challenge is an onstable journey over three miles long that takes you through tireless hills, rough terrain, mud pits and more. Email for registration and more information. (makahikichallenge@gmail.com)

Singing Valentines
Various locations, Feb. 13 and 14, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., $60 donation. Send your sweetheart a unique Valentines performance by the Barbershop Quartet. Quartets present a card, a silk rose and two songs. Call to reserve a time. (262-7664, hawaiisingingvalentines.com)

The Wedding Cafe Wednesday Night Workshops
Ward Warehouse Conference Room, every Wednesday for 10 weeks, 6:30 p.m., free (except the Cake & Catering Trends workshop). The Wedding Cafe kicks off their bridal workshop series with its Location & Venues workshop, featuring 12 wedding venues on Oahu. Each workshop features a different theme featuring Hawaii’s top wedding vendors. RSVP online. (theweddingcafe.net/signup)

Andrew Rose Gallery, 1003 Bishohp St., Suite 120, runs through March 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment, call for cost. AETHER is Andrew Rose’s latest body of work in his continuing investigation through paint into the theme of water as a visual metaphor for how we see and know. (andrewrosegallery.com, 599-4400)

Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern Japan
East-West Center Gallery, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m., call for cost. Like many other indigenous people throughout the world, the Ainu have taken initiative to revive their traditional culture, including a project for Ainu aritsts to make replicas of Ainu artifacts owned by various museums. This exhibition features modern Ainu masterpieces and replicas of traditional artifacts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Hawaii Meth Project Hosts “Take a Stand Against Meth” Teen Art Display
Hawaii State Capitol – Chamber leve, foyer, until March 22, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed holidays, free. The “Take a Stand Against Meth” contest challenged Hawaii teens to create original works of art inspired by content from the website methproject.org. Works in any style or medium, with the exception of videos, were eligible for entry. (hawaiimethproject.org)

Hawaiian Heritage Plants Art Exhibition
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, open daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., call for cost. In honor of the Makahiki season, Hoomaluhia will be featuring an art exhibit on plants that traveled to the islands in the sailing canoes of the early voyagers who became the Hawaiians. (233-7323)

Small Kine Art Exhibit and Sale
ARTS at Marks Garage, through March 9, Tues.-Sat. noon-5 p.m., free admission. Presented by the Hawaii Watercolor Society. A reception will be held on March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. (watercolorsociety.org)

Windward Wanderers Art Show and Sale
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Art Gallery, daily through Feb. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Featuring 15 artists specializing in watercolors, acrylics, goache, oils and pastels. (254-2757, 233-7323)

Windward Winter Show
Art Gallery 315, Kailua Square, Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Enjoy original fine art including drawings, paintings and sculptures ranging from traditional to contemporary. (262-5678, artgallery315.com)

Open Enrollment for New ‘Ballet Basics’ Class
The School of Hawaii State Ballet, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m., $112 for eight weeks. The classes will cover the basic fundamentals of ballet training from the traditional barre warm-up to exercises moving across the floor. A $30 registration fee will be waived during the month of January. No previous experience necessary. (947-2755)

Osteoporosis Class: Prevention and Treatment
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., call for cost. Come to this one session class and learn the early signs of osteoporosis, risk factors, prevention and treatment strategies, and how nutrition and exercise can help strengthen your bones. (261-0808)

Marvels in DNA Research
Temple Emanu-el, 2550 Pali Hwy., 11:30 a.m., free presentation. Molecular biologist professor David S. Hamyer presents “DNA Research and Its Practical Applications.” Dr. Haymer focuses on recent breakthroughs and aspects of DNA studies. (shaloha.com)

Valentine’s Day Drag Queen Bingo
MoJoe’s Sports Bar & Grill, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15-$20. Hosted by show girl goddess Aleeycia Ashton and Vivian Roberts with special guest appearances. Proceeds support the Life Foundation in helping men, women and children of Hawaii. (234-6656)