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January 18

Friday January 18
Tony Kato & Ken Leung Live
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7:30 p.m., free. Traditional jazz music. (888-6087)

37th Annual Aloha Gymfest
Le Jardin Academy Gymnasium, Jan. 18-20, call for times, $4-15. Twenty-eight teams from around the globe will compete. (235-6866)

Global Jelly Week End Party
BoxJelly, 6-8 p.m., free. Celebrate the end of Global Jelly Week. Free coworking will also be featured. (

Marriage Conference: “Putting We Into You and Me”
Trinity Church, Jan. 18 6-9p.m. and Jan. 19 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20. Christian Counselor and Professor Dan Zink will lead participants through the ins and outs of commitment, intimacy, interdependence and every day connection. Register online. (

New Tech Meet-Up
The BoxJelly, 6-8 p.m., call for cost. Join us as we kick off a series of monthly new tech meet-ups. Network, listen to talks and share ideas with other members of the Hawaii business and technology community. (

Creative Expressions
Mindful Matters Wellness Centers, Jan. 18 and Feb. 1 and 15, 7-8:30 p.m., $15-20. Use oil pastels, movement, poetry and collage to give expression to feelings, thoughts and the unexpected. This practice is helpful when facing life transitions and defining identity. Beginners are welcome. (

Healthy Food Is Tasty Food
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Adults can learn how to prepare foods for eating such as chocolate, saimin, eggs, butter, pork, rice, and desserts in a delicious and nutritious manner. (397-5833)

Introduction to Aquaponics
Mari’s Garden in Mililani, Jan. 19, 9-11 a.m., registration required, visit website for more information. Learn about the basics of growing plans and raising fish at the same time. (

Plant-Tea Making Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Jan. 19, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., $10-15, call to register. This workshop will teach participants how to mix an assortment of organic and vitamin-rich concoctionss that will satisfy all of their plants’ nutritional needs. (748-5312)

The Big Picture: An Intro To The Web Design Process
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Krauss, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $35. General overview of the web design process. (956-8244)

The Green House Workshop
The Green House, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $25. Chef Gigi Miranda leads this in-depth lecture/cooking class focusing on whole plant-based nutrition and cooking. You will explore food relationships, lifestyle changes and how to create vegan, gluten-free meals. Advanced registration required. (

7th Annual Optimysstique “I Have a Dream” Festival
66-351 Paalaa Rd., Haleiwa, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., $15-50. This festival will include ongoing music, yoga classes, bodywork, guest speakers, food, produce, farm tours, a petting zoo and more. (

Friends, Books, Music – The Sale
Harbor Warehouse, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This mid-year sale includes books and music. The musice section will include records, CDs, sheet music and DVDs. (

Mind Body Healing Workshops
Mindful Matters Wellness Center, Jan. 5 and Feb. 2 and 16, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $25. A healing class for physical symptoms from strain, illness andi injury. Connect to the body through movement, imagery and words to help process thoughts, emotions, sensations and promote healing. (

Shred-It Fundraiser
First Assembly of God, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $3/banker or copier box. Paper only. (

Shred-it Fundraiser
First Assembly of God, Red Hill, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $3/banker, coper box. Paper only please. Funds will support school events, scholarships, equipment, etc. (

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