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January 23

Thursday January 23
CLASSES
Feng Shui Bagua
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 5:30 p.m., free. Best-selling author Clear Englebert introduces the Five Elements and how they relate to furnishings and landscapes. (831-6831)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties – Kapolei Commons, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) hosts a free career night. Learn about how NATO can help real estate agents accelerate business and also for those interested in a career in real estate. Contact to RSVP. (748-3410)

Free Cooking Show and Dinner with Chef Mark Anthony
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, 6-7 p.m., free, register in advance. Celebrity Chef Mark Anthony, who appears regularly on 3ABN Worldwide, travels across the country delivering live vegetarian cooking shows with a message about plant-based nutrition. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Hanauma Bay Thursday Evening Program
Hanauma Bay Education Center Theater, 6:30 p.m., free, no parking charge after 5:30 p.m. Assistant field supervisor from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service presents about Anchialine ponds. (397-5840, hbaynews@hawaii.edu)

January Improv Classes
The Loading Zone, each Thursday in Jan., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10/class. Learn the performing art of improvisation (728 7146, mraaronpresents@gmail.com)

Hawaii Republican Assembly Pau Hana event
Waialae Country Club, contact for time and ticket cost. An event with cocktails, pupus, political conversations, plus radio host Michael Medved will share insights about the state of conservatism and the Republican Party in America today. (www.HawaiiRepublicanAssembly.com)

Native Hawaiian Scholarship Workshop
Ka Hooilina na Kuhio Halau, 6-8 p.m., free. UH partners with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, GEAR UP Hawaii, Pacific Financial Aid Association and the Native Hawaiian Education Association to present the 2013-2014 Native Hawaiian Scholarship ‘Aha. The series is open to anyone interested in learning about resources and financial aid available. (hawaii.edu/aha)

Service-Learning Fair
Windward Community College – Hale Akoakoa 101-105, noon-2 p.m., free. Over 45 non-profit organizations present information about volunteer opportunities, in particular to help Windward CC students identify groups for requisite volunteer work. (235-7374)

The Exchange Club Hosts Speakers
Oahu Country Club, noon-1:30 p.m., $25 for lunch. Abigail Algar, film curator at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre, will talk about the theatre and the festivals that are associated with the facility. (225-2965, edracers@aol.com)

COMMUNITY
Early Bird Whale Watch Cruise
Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace – Pier 8, daily through April 15, 8:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m. (closed New Year’s Day), $24.78-$30.60, child free per paid adult. Enjoy Star of Honolulu’s four walk-around decks, observation sun deck and three types of stabilizers while searching for Humpback whales, or learn from trained Naturalist crew. Whale sightings are guaranteed or receive a free return cruise ticket until a whale is spotted. Breakfast buffet upgrades available. Contact to RSVP. (983-7827, starofhonolulu.com)

Whale Watch Cruise
Departs from Aloha Tower Marketplace – Pier 8, daily through April 15, 2014 (closed New Year’s Day), noon-2:30 p.m., $36.80-$45.43, child is free per paid adult. Star of Honolulu’s premier whale watch cruise voyages to Diamond Head to view Humpback whales. Also enjoy trained Naturalist crew, an interactive keiki program and Hawaiian cultural activities.Whale sightings are guaranteed or participants receive a free return cruise ticket until a whale is spotted. Lunch buffet upgrades are available. Contact to RSVP. (983-7827, starofhonolulu.com)

MUSIC
Danny Brown
The Republik, hall doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., $25 plus applicable fees (increases on the day of the show), all ages accompanied by an adult. (bampproject.com, groovetickets.com)

The Bentos
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., call for cost. (536-3775, 945-0800)

THE ARTS
Auditions for ‘Peter Pan’
Windward Community College – Paliku Theatre, Jan. 23, 5 p.m., Jan. 25, 9 a.m., free. Hawaii Education of the ARTS holds auditions. Both principal and ensemble roles available for singers and dancers, with a minimum age of 7 to 19. Auditioners should have a Broadway song ready to perform and wear dance or comfortable clothes to move in. (383-0850, megandeboard@gmail.com)

‘Community’ Group Art Show
Second Floor @ Cedar Street Galleries, opening reception Jan. 23 from 5:30-8 p.m., show runs through Feb. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., free. The artists showcased capture the essence of Hawaii’s heritage through the familiar scenes of our Islands. (589-1580)

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