February 6

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Wednesday February 6
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)

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

”A Deeper Shade of Blue” Red Carpet Premiere
Hilton Hawaiian Village, doors open at 5:30 p.m., visit website for cost. Director Jack McCoy presents his film featuring underwater surfing images that have never been seen before. Prizes include two round-trip tickets courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines. (adeepershadeofblue.com)

Makahiki Challenge Registration
Kualoha Ranch, 9 a.m., $70 until Feb. 13, $80 until Feb. 25. The Makahiki Challenge is a 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)

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 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)

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)

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)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four Thursday sessions, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. This class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. You will learn different aspects of the birth experience. This class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Call or visit website to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

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)

Panel Discussion: The Inside Scoop From Current Law Schools
William S. Richardson School of Law, Moot Court Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. UHM law students share their experiences, insight and advice. Walk-ins welcome, reservations preferred. (surveymonkey.com/s/29N3WJY)

Claiming Christianity
University of Hawaii Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, 7 p.m., free. “Claiming Christianity: John Henry Wise and the Roots of Native Christian Patriotism,” an illustrated lecture presented by Ronal Williams Jr. (537-6271)

Dave Heenan
Oahu Country Club, 12-1:30 p.m., $25 for lunch. Dave Heenan, former CEO of various large Hawaii businesses will speak about his latest book, “Leaving on Top.” The book will answer the question: At what point do leaders say goodbye to their current calling and when is the right time to do so? (225-2965)