February 24

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Saturday February 24
Adult Learn to Ride Workshop
Ala Wai Promenade, 1901 Kapiolani Blvd., 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. This workshop is for any adult who doesn’t know how to ride a bike. Students will meet in a safe learning space free from cars and get rolling with skilled, friendly instructors. Bring your own bike or borrow one. Reservations required. (735-5756)

Create More Financial Freedom, Personal Freedom and Happiness with a Fun Side Hustle
Happiness U, 675 Auahi St., Suite E3-205, 2-3 p.m., $25. Learn a way to make money outside a typical nine-to-five job. (yourhappiness.com)

February Lotus Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St., 10 a.m., free. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the beautiful, edible lotus plant. Attend with your lotus plant and learn the ins and outs of lotus repotting, as well. RSVP required. (396-6595)

Medicare 101
1585 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 1020, 10-11 a.m., free. If you are turning 65 or retiring, come and learn all about Medicare and how to apply. This class will make Medicare easy to understand. Park at Ala Moana Shopping Center by Macy’s. (780-7989)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
SALT, Bloodmobile, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Buffalo’s Big Board Surfing Classic
Makaha Beach, Feb. 24-25, contact for times and costs. Buffalo has dedicated the 42nd classic to Hokulea and those who helped 4,000 leeward students board the canoe at Pokai Bay in 1976 and 2017. (696-9935, buffalosurfingclassic.com)

‘Don’t Be Absurd: An Evening of Existential Drama’
Kennedy Theatre, Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, 11 p.m. Feb. 24 and 9 p.m. Feb. 25, $5-$10. Attend this double-bill featuring Samuel Beckett’s ‘Play’ and Edward Albee’s ‘The Zoo Story.’ (manoa.hawaii.edu/liveonstage)

Elderly Care
Holy Nativity Church, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Renowned author Frances Kakugawa will speak on the topic of elderly care. (375-5428)

Family Caregiver Class – Dementia-Related Behaviors
Ilima at Leihano, 739 Leihano St. Kapolei, noon-1 p.m., free. RSVP required. (591-2771 ext. 8236)

Give Kids a Smile
Waikiki Health Makahiki Clinic, 935 Makahiki Way, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. There will be free dental services, fun activities, education and giveaways for keki. (givekidsasmilehawaii.org, 593-7956)

Holokai Biathlon
Ala Moana Beach Park, 7-9 a.m., $25-$40. The biathlon will raise money for Access Surf. (holokaibiathlon@gmail.com, 228-6272)

Hoolaulea at Kamehameha
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus, Konia Field, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Enjoy student performances, food, rides, video games and crafts. (parents.ksbe.edu, 842-8680)

Kaneohe Volleyball League Registration
Heeia Playground, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $25. Registration is for keiki ages 5-12. (247-1558)

Pearlridge Farmers’ Market
Pearlridge Center, Downtown, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Over 40 vendors will be offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, plants and freshly made treats, including oven-fresh breads and baked goods. (203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com)

Prom Dream Giveaway
UFC Gym Waikele, 6-9 p.m., free. Sudents will be able to shop free for their dress of choice. There will be a fashion show, hair and makeup demo, prom etiquette and prom safety. (prom@beautiville.com, beautiville.com/charity.html)

Sierra Club of Kauai Outing
Contact for location, time and cost. Experience nature’s ability to recover from human impact as you hike along the rugged coast from Glass Beach to a secluded Wahiawa Beach. (661-373-4834)

Authentic Brazilian Carnaval 2018
Hawaiian Brian’s, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $25-$50. Brazilian Carnaval will feature music from Pierre Onassis and Jahgun, Pato Banton, and more. (www.carnavalhawaii.com)

Banana Slug String Band Live in Concert
Kaohao School, 140 Alala Road, 4-6 p.m., free. Grab the kids and join in welcoming the Banana Slug String Band back to Oahu. Outside food and drink permitted. No alcohol, pets, plastic bottles or Styrofoam. (bananaslugstringband.com)

International EBM Day
NextDoor, 43 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. Nephilim Halls Productions presents a night featuring music from pioneer electronic acts like Front 242, Einsturzende Neubauten, Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle and more. (facebook.com/NHPRD, djnocturna.com)

Rhythm Summit
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$25. See a live performance by Kenny Endo, Noel Okimoto and Dean Taba. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

Check website for location, times and cost. A monthly event to empower women and strengthen sisterhood for women entrepreneurs, business and community leaders. (brandikianajo.com/girlfriends)

‘Glory In His Soul’
Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St., Feb. 24-25, 6 p.m., donations appreciated. See a musical stage play about the life of Henry Opukahaia. (841-7022, rghongo.com)

Randy Hongo’s Musical Drama
Kalihi Union Church, 2214 N. King St., Feb. 24-25, 6 p.m., donations appreciated. See a half-hour musical drama based on the life of Henry Opukahaia. (rinne@hawaii.rr.com, 391-7735)

Day by the Bay Clean-Up
Heeia State Park, 8-11 a.m., free. Come help tackle invasive species, beautifying the park and waterfronts. Bring sunscreen, closed-toe shoes that can get wet, water bottles and clothing appropriate for yard work. Trash bags, tools, certificates, water and snacks will be provided. Pre-registration required. (tina@heeiastatepark.org, 380-8045)

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Day
Pouhala Marsh, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Volunteers will help to restore wetland areas by removing invasive species and establishing habitat areas for the endangered Hawaiian water birds. Bring work gloves, bottled water, a hat, sunscreen, clothes to get dirty and long pants. (volunteer@hawaiinaturecenter.org)