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Jaimie Kim

February 27

Wednesday February 27
FAMILY FUN
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 interpreter or other special accommodations 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)

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

Sasha Yates and Michaelangelo Barques Duo
JJ’s Bistro and French Pastry, 5-8:30 p.m. The Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Baruques duo perform. (398-1339)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Golf Tourney
Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course, 10 a.m. check in, 12:30 p.m. shot gun start, call for more information. Dr. Albert H. Miyasato Memorial Golf Tournament. (532-2649)

Hawaii Heart Foundation Annual Fundraiser
Fresh Cafe, 5-9 p.m., $15-$50. Hawaii Heart Foundation presents its annual fundraiser featuring CPR certification for guests ages 12 and older, a picnic style menu, cupcake bar, raffle prizes, heARTS and crafts and more. (440-8988)

Led Zeppelin
Windward Community College’s Hokulani Imaginarium, Feb. 27, April 24 and June 26, 7 p.m., $5-$7. A show that combines classic rock music and mind-blowing graphics in full dome digital technology. Full-dome graphics bring to life Led Zeppelin’s most famous songs, including “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love” and more. (235-7433)

Med-Assist School of Hawaii Alumni Fundraiser
Dave & Buster’s, 5-8 p.m., visit website for cost. The Med-Assist School of Hawaii hosts “Reaching Out,” its first annual alumni fundraiser. This benefit for the Med-Assist School of Hawaii’s alumni and their non-profit organization, “Friends of Med-Assist,” raise proceeds essential to supporting student scholarships and alumni events and programs throughout the year. (mash.edu, info@mash.edu)

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)

THE ARTS
2013 Gift Printing
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Feb. 21 to March 15, gallery hours and cost. This local exhibition of prints by artists from all over the state is juried by Hiroki Morinoue, renown local print artist from the Big Island. Artist reception Feb. 20. (honoluluprintmakers.com)

A Celebration
Pegge Hopper Gallery, runs until March 2, Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. A show that celebrates artist Susan McGovney Hansen who passed away in 2011. A reception takes place on Feb. 20 5:30-7 p.m. (peggehopper.com)

A Rainy Day in Midtown
Gallery at Ward center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring gallery artist Roger Whitlock showing his recent watercolors. A reception is on March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. to meet the artist. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)

AETHER
Andrew Rose Gallery, 1003 Bishop 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 artists 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)

Fire Polish
Gallery at Ward Center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring fused glass by guest artists. A reception to meet the glass fusions artists is at March 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (gwcfineart.com, info@gwcfineart.com)

Hawaii Meth Project Hosts “Take a Stand Against Meth” Teen Art Display
Hawaii State Capitol – Chamber level, 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)

Nature’s Gifts
Gallery at Ward Centre, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring watercolor guest artists Yasuko Abeshima. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)

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)

CLASSES
Aging With Grace: Trusting Transition/Letting Go of Fear
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, third floor conference room, 10:15-11:45 a.m., $70-$75. This course is designed to support individuals through various stages of aging, sickness and dying. (532-2260)

Staying Ahead of the Curve in 2013
Outback Steakhouse Hawaii Kai, noon-1:30 p.m., $17/members, $22/non-members, additional $5 at the door. “Making Technology Work For Your Business,” presented by Attila Seress and Ray Kakuda. First 10 members to sign up receive a free gift and the opportunity to present a 30-second pitch to the crowd, introduce your business and tell the community what you do. RSVP online. (hiikaicoc.com)

”Transportation in Hawaii: How are we getting around these days?”
The Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, 11:30 a.m., $20-$45. Attend for an update and discussion on transportation in Hawaii, how we are getting around these days, what works and what doesn’t, and issues in play. Senator Kalani English, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee makes opening remarks. (hvca.org)

Windward Business Mixer
Le Jardin Academy, Wang Auditorium, 5-8 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring live jazz music, food, drinks and fun. Free parking. Contact Kailua Chamber of Commerce to register. (261-7997, kcoc@kailuachamber.com)

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