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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

Wednesday April 23

Hospital classes
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.

Stargazing
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.

Lei classes
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

AYSO signups
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.

Tasty harvest
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 dkpochop@gmail.com.

Hanauma talk
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

Piano recital
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 michelle.hashimoto@cancer.org.

Lincoln play
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.

Spiritual evening
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.

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

Bamboo workshop
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.

Be prepared
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.

Old drugs
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 class
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 laurie@yogamoveshawaii.com.

Kahawai Stream
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.

Blood drive
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.

Church breakfast
Windward Unity Church hosts a get-acquainted breakfast at Cinnamon’s at 8:30 a.m. Call 262-6731.

Basketball signups
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 info@kailuacanoeclub.com.

Melting conflict
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

Ahupua’a
Hauula Community Association conducts its Ahupua’a Management meeting at 6 p.m. at Hauula Civic Center. Email tessie50@gmail.com.

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 koolaufoundation@gmail.com.

Globetrotters
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

Parent workshop
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.

Origami club
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.

Chorus music
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.

Upcoming

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.

Toxic stress
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 ksthay@aap.net.

Holmes scholarships
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
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.

Cybersafe
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.

‘Music Man’
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.

Ho’okupu
Mary Kupau Mikaele and her halau will present “Holomua,” their 15th annual Ho’okupu Aloha, from 10

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