What’s Up in Windward Oahu
Wednesday April 23
Castle Medical Center has classes in breastfeeding at 5:30 p.m. for new and expecting parents ($25, or free with childbirth class), Paddler Performance fitness at 5:30 p.m. ($15), Healthy Pregnancy (free) at 6 p.m., and “Fresh Herbs for Fresh Flavor” at 6 p.m. Thursday ($10). Call 263-5400 in advance to reserve seats.
Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Led Zeppelin” at 7 tonight and “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 7 p.m. Friday at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 or $5. Call 235-7433.
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden has a class in Ti Leaf Lei at 10 a.m. today for $5; and Lei Po’o at 12:30 p.m. April 29 and 10 a.m. April 30 for $15. Call 522-7066.
Thursday April 24
Kailua-Waimanalo AYSO has soccer signups from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Kailua High cafeteria, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m May 3 at Waimanalo District Park. Visit kailuaayso.org.
Kainalu Elementary School presents its garden showcase, Tasty Harvest, at 5 p.m. featuring dishes from the harvest with Cactus chef John Memering. Demonstrations, garden tours and more are planned on campus. Bring a blanket, plates and utensils (waste-free policy). Public tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for keiki. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hanauma Bay Education Center has a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. on “Waves and Currents” with UH meteorology professor Steven Businger and student Kelly Lance. Call 387-5840.
Friday April 25
Ernest Chang’s piano students perform a free public recital at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639.
Koolauloa cancer relay
Koolauloa Relay for Life runs from 7 tonight through 7 a.m. Saturday at Kahuku District Park. Call Michelle at 432-9244 or email email@example.com.
Hawaii Pacific University’s Paul and Vi Loo Theatre presents its final three shows of Heritage at 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, telling the story of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of the people closest to him. Admission is $20, $15 or $10. Call 375-1282 or visit hpu.edu/theatre.
Windward Unity Church hosts Evensong with a New Moon Circle at 7:30 p.m. at the church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 30. Call 262-6731.
Kapena entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671.
Kevin Mulkern leads a free workshop on “the secrets to beautiful bamboo” at 10 a.m. at Mulkern Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St. in Waimanalo. Call 396-6595.
An Emergency Preparedness Fair is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the public at the LDS Waimanalo Chapel, 41-972 Oluolu St. Call Frencha at 259-7222.
National Take-Back Initiative accepts unused or expired medications for safe, anonymous disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Windward Mall (near food court) and at the Marine Corps Exchange (entrance). The event is sponsored by the Diversion Control Division of the U.S Department of Justice. Call 541-1930.
Yoga Moves Hawaii has “Sweet Saturday Yoga” today at 10 a.m. in Waimanalo, focused on back bends to boost the immune system, release tension and clear the mind. Fee is $20, or $30 with lunch. Call 259-9490 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers meet to clean up Kahawai Stream from 9 to 11 a.m. in a city-sponsored Earth Month project that includes the area around Waimanalo’s Weinberg Village. Call Eric Suzuki at 259-6053.
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 to 11:45 a.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.
Ballet at Paliku
Alive Arts presents the ballet “Full Circle” at 7:30 tonight and 4 p.m. Sunday at Paliku Theatre, featuring solo performers, acrobats and pianists. Tickets cost $20 and $15. Call 277-2731.
Earth Day at Hanauma
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve celebrates Earth Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with exhibits, interactive games and volunteer recruitment. Call 397-5840.
Windward Unity Church hosts a get-acquainted breakfast at Cinnamon’s at 8:30 a.m. Call 262-6731.
Kailua Community Basketball League registers players ages 7-17 for its spring skills clinic and 2014 season from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. today and May 3 at Enchanted Lake Park. Bring birth certificate and medical insurance card. Call 216-8103 or 221-0553.
Sunday April 27
Dash and Splash
The 28th annual Kailua Canoe Club Dash & Splash starts at 7 a.m. at Kailua boat ramp, with a run around Lanikai Loop and a swim off Kailua Beach. Fee is $20 on race day. Email email@example.com.
Lee Shapiro presents “The Art of Melting Conflict” at 5:30 p.m. at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 30. Fee is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 262-6731.
Monday April 28
Hauula Community Association conducts its Ahupua’a Management meeting at 6 p.m. at Hauula Civic Center. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haiku Valley cleanup
Ko’olau Foundation’s Cultural Heritage Program seeks volunteers from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a service day cleanup in Haiku Valley. Sign up by April 26 at 221-5662 or mail email@example.com.
The Harlem Globetrotters perform at 7 p.m. at BYU-Hawaii’s Cannon Activities Center, with a pre-show “magic pass” at 5:30 p.m. when fans can interact with the team on court. Tickets cost $20 for the pre-show, and $28 and $80 for the main event. Visit harlem-globetrotters.com/hawaii.
Tuesday April 29
Kaneohe parent educator Kathy Bentley leads a parent workshop at 6 p.m. at Ben Parker Elementary cafeteria on “Setting Rules & Limits so Kids Will Behave.” Child care is provided; register at 235-7747.
Kahuku Library’s Origami Club for all ages meets at 6:30 tonight (theme of “Space”) and May 27 (theme of “Lei Origami”). Call 293-8935.
Voices of Aloha (formerly Gleemen Plus) perform a free public concert at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 234-6639. Bridge game A community bridge game begins at 1 p.m. with Daniel Reader at Windward Unity Church, 46-005 Kawa St. Suite 303. Call 266-0301.
WCC open house
WCC will have an Adult Open House from 5:30 to 8 p.m. April 30 in Hale Akoakoa so adult learners (ages 25-55) can learn about new degrees, financial aid, success stories and more. Dinner and child care are provided. Call 235-7374.
The Windward school district office will host a professional development class at noon April 30 on “You Have the Power: Affecting the Effects of Toxic Stress” in conference room 1, with lunch provided. RSVP by noon April 25. The class explains how a child’s body responds to stress in early development. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Windward United Church of Christ will accept applications through April 30 for its Holmes Academic Scholarships for area high school graduates. Call 254-3802.
Kaneohe AYSO will have team registration from 5 to 9 p.m. April 30 and 1-5 p.m. May 4 at Windward Mall, lower level by Macy’s. Call 235-2976.
HPD Det. (Ret.) Chris Duque will tell parents how to keep their child “Cyber Safe” at 7 p.m. May 1 in King school library. RSVP by April 29 to 233-5727, ext. 231.
Hawaii Education of the Arts will stage the concert version of The Music Man at 7 p.m. May 1 and 2, and 2 and 7 p.m. May 3 at Paliku Theatre. Tickets cost $20 and $10 at the door or online at showtix4u.com. Call 387-4355.
Mary Kupau Mikaele and her halau will present “Holomua,” their 15th annual Ho’okupu Aloha, from 10