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Wednesday February 5

Nutrition

Deadline is today to register for Marie Riley’s “Nutrition and Chi Kung,” set for 9:45 a.m. Feb. 12 in Hale Kuhina 106 at WCC. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Kaneohe book sale

The Friends of the Kaneohe Library offers half price on all romance books throughout February in the library basement. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. today, 1-3 p.m. Friday, 1-4 Sunday and 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Call 247-4819.

Church events

Windward Unity Church presents a Feldenkrais Method program at 6:30 tonight in the sanctuary, and hosts an AA meeting at 6:30 tonight and Thursday in the YFM room at 46-005 Kawa St. #303. The public is welcome. Call 262-6731.

Thursday February 6

Thirsty crops

Kailua Historical Society sponsors a free discussion of “Thirsty Crops: Who Gets the Water?” at 7 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church on Auloa Road. KHS president Paul Brennan will summarize testimony of witnesses in the Supreme Court’s 1895 Kailua water case. Call 262-7316.

Kailua board meets

Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 768-3710.

Friday February 7

Surf legends

Talk story with surfing legends at 7 p.m. at Surfer, The Bar, at Turtle Bay Resort, in conjunction with the Sunset Beach Pro. Call 293-6000.

Church events

Windward Unity Church hosts the spiritual gathering Evensong at 7 p.m., while Carl Bourette leads a class at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10 on “Who’s that Jesus Dude?,” both at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. The public is welcome. Call 262-6731.

Kaneohe music

Harry Koizumi entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.

Saturday February 8

Bingo night

A Cup of Tea hosts Bingo Night at 6 p.m. at 407 Ulu-niu St. #101, featuring a Lady Tiffany buffet dinner for $30.95. Call 230-8832 to reserve a seat.

Wetlands day

Ramsar World Wetlands Day runs from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kailua United Methodist Church, celebrating Kawainui marsh and other Hawaii wetlands with tours, talks, displays, exhibits, keiki activities, plants, food, art and entertainment. Advanced reservations for the bus tours are recommended at 263-8008 or email@ahahui.net.

Blood drive

Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 to 11:45 a.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Beatles tribute

The Beatles tribute band Day in the Life entertains at the Knights of Columbus Valentine’s Dance at 7 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Church hall, 148 Makawao St. Proceeds go to St. Anthony and St. John Vianney parish schools and to Courage House. Limited tickets cost $15 after all Masses. Call 261-3331 (St. Anthony) or 261-4651 (St. John Vianney).

Fishpond help

Volunteers are welcome at a community workday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at He‘eia Fishpond. Visit paepaeoheeia.org.

Docent training

Hui o Koolaupoko conducts docent training from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 8 for those who want to guide Saturday boat tours on Kaneohe Bay for Paradise Bay Resort. Call 381-7202.

PAL volleyball signups

Kaneohe Community PAL Volleyball League signs up players age 6-15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and each Saturday through Feb. 22 at Heeia Community Park. Call 247-1558.

Sunday February 9

Ho‘omaluhia art show

Windward Wanderers Plein Air Painters present their 10th annual multi-media show, “and Still Wandering …,” Feb. 2-28 at Ho‘oma-luhia Botanical Garden. A reception runs from 4 to 6 p.m. today for the 17 artists. Call 292-6351.

Likeke hike

Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club leads a cultural tour of the Likeke Trail, down the Old Pali Road, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 235-8111 for reservations and details.

Blood drive

Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to noon at Kailua Town Center. Call 848-4770.

Monday February 10

Waimanalo board meets

Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Bellows’ National Guard auditorium. Call 768-3710.

Tuesday February 11

George and friends

Pohai Nani presents a free public concert of old and new Hawaiian music by George Kaimalama and friends at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Call 234-6639.

Parenting classes

Castle Medical Center has a class on infant safety from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for new and expectant parents. Fee is $15 per person. Additional topics this month are in newborn care (5:30 p.m. Feb. 18, $30 for two) breastfeeding (5:30 p.m. Feb. 19, $25) and healthy pregnancy (6 p.m. Feb. 26, free). Call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.

Enlightenment

Benny Silverman and Robyn Busfield conduct “a transformational, enlightening and heart-opening event” from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. #303. The public is welcome. Call Robyn at 384-8890.

Upcoming

Stargazing

Hokulani Imaginarium will present “Stargazing” at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at WCC. Admission is $7 to $5. Call 235-7433.

Board meeting

Kahaluu Neighborhood Board will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at KEY Project, and Koolauloa will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at Hauula Community Center. Call 768-3710.

Valentine greetings

The Sounds of Aloha Chorus will deliver singing Valentines from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 13 and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at workplaces, homes, hospitals and more. To reserve a special greeting from the chorus, call 262-7664, or visit 262-SONG.com.

Blood drive

Hawaii Blood Bank will have a donor drive from 7:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 14 at Kailua High School in the career center. Call 848-4770.

Kahuku music

The Saloon Pilots will entertain bluegrass style at 9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Surfer, The Bar, at Turtle Bay Resort. Call 293-6000.

Valentine dinner

A Cup of Tea will host its annual Valentine Dinner Feb. 14 at 407 Uluniu St. #101, featuring prime rib or salmon entree with chocolate-dipped strawberries and Pink Rose champagne sorbet. Reservations are $55 per person. Call 230-8832.

PCC dinner

Polynesian Cultural Center will host a Valentine’s Day buffet dinner and Irie Love concert from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 14 in its Gateway Restaurant. Tickets cost $30 presale or $35 at the door. Call 293-3333.

Seeking items

Deadline is Feb. 14 to donate items to the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse for its annual benefit garage sale Feb. 15. Needed are clothing, tools, books, handbags, toys and more, and they can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 14 at the clubhouse at Kailua Intermediate School. Call 263-0555 before coming.

Grant deadline

Deadline is Feb. 15 to apply for the annual First Wind college scholarship awards for Central and Windward students. For details, visit firstwind.com/scholars.

Rummage sale

St. Mark Lutheran School will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15 in the parking lot at 45-725 Kamehameha Hwy. Proceeds from the sale of toys, clothing, household goods, furniture, etc. will support technology and special events. Call 247-5589.

Ongoing

New Zealand art

Gallery ‘Iolani showcases New Zealand tribal art in “Nga Uri o Tangaroa” now through Feb. 27 at WCC with paintings by Tai and Kaaterina Kerekere and much more. Call 235-9150.

Support groups

Marriage and family therapist Susan Ray leads a support group for newly single men and women at 5 p.m. on the second Wednesday and a women’s support group (WOW) at 5 p.m. on the third Wednesday (promoting mental wellness and health), both in her Pali Palms office. RSVP to 227-6791.

Calendar items must reach us by Feb. 5 to be considered for the Feb. 12 edition. Fax them to Windward Islander at 585-6324 or email them to cchang@midweek.com.

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