January 28

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Saturday January 28
CLASSES
Confident Parenting Classes
PARENTS, Inc., 45-955 Kamehameha Hwy. #403, Kaneohe, until March 10, 9-11 a.m., $40/materials and book, free class. Learn how to positively discipline effectively, encourage your child’s self-esteem, engage cooperation from your child and more. Call to register. (223-3264)

Dance Workshop
Mix Performing Arts Center, 98-025 Hekaha St., #221A, Aiea, 4-5 p.m. hip hop beginner to intermediate, 5-6 p.m. hip hop intermediate to advanced. $28/both at the door, $25/both presale, $17/per class at door, $15/per class presale. Workshop with internationally acclaimed hip hop instructor Dennis Danehy. (484-1155)

Doggie Skin Care Class
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 1-2 p.m., call for cost. Learn how important it is to care for the skin, the largest organ of your canine’s body. (592-3647)

COMMUNITY
Eat Healthy For The Week
Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, 10 a.m. to noon, $25/families of up to three people, $10/person. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare a variety of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, dressings, and vegetarian mains to ensure a week’s worth of healthy eating. Register online. (malamalearningcenter.org)

Elder Law In Hawaii
Mililani Public Library, 95-450 Makaimoimo St., Mililani, 11 a.m. to noon, free. This presentation will cover: 1) powers of attorney and health care directives, 2) the differences between wills and trusts, and 3) options for financing long-term care, including insurance and Medicaid. (627-7470)

Get Golf Ready Clinic
Ko Olina Golf Club, 92-1220 Aliinui Drive, Kapolei, noon to 4 p.m., free. Sign up online. Includes instruction on putting, chipping/putting, iron shots and more. (ggrclinic-esearch.eventbrite.com/?srnk=1, 676-5300)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Grooming Tips 101
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., call for cost. Learn how to keep your dog in shape between grooms. (592-3647)

Japanese Flower Arranging Class
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Kaneohe, Saturdays, Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $48. Use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing their most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different order, and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. Students are required to purchase or provide their own supplies. Optional text for purchase. Call to register. (235-7374)

Learn How To Home-Cook Meals For Your Canine
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 2:30-3:30 p.m., call for cost. Home-cooked meals and nutritional herbs for canines. (592-3647)

Mental Health Education Program
Honolulu, call for exact location, Saturday afternoons, call for times. 12-week sessions for family and friends of persons affected or diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Call to register. (591-1297, namihawaii.org)

Practical Prosperity Seminar
St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, 1052 Ilima Drive, Honolulu, 9 a.m. to noon, $25. The event will feature easy tips, tricks and tactics to help you save money simply and easily. (447-9489, lytefoundation.org)

Preventing Dementia
Kapolei Public Library, 1020 Manawai St., Kapolei, 10:30 a.m., free. The importance of brain stimulation and other key factors. (693-7050)

THE ARTS
The Art Of Being Human
Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center, Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #205, Kailua, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 28, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 29, $65. Open our eyes, hearts and minds to our own basic goodness and the sacredness of life. Register on website. (kailua.shambhala.org, 342-6298)

Vitamin Care For Your Canine
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 12:45-1 p.m., call for cost. Learn about vitamin care for your pet. (592-3647)

Carwash for Mahalo, UP! Endowment Fund
Blazin Steaks parking lot, 1314 N. King St., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., $10/presale. Last of a series of fundraisers to establish a UPAA Endowment Fund for faculty development in University of the Philippines Alumni Association. (782-0605, 349-7688)

Learn About Antioxidant Coffee
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 12:30-12:45 p.m., call for cost. Learn more about Antioxidant Coffee Asantae Java Coffee beans, which are naturally rich in antioxidants. (592-3647)

Oneness Blessing
Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spaw, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 10-11 a.m., free. This is a meditation with your dog, or by yourself, to have the blessings of the divine energy of tlove blessed on to you for the transition process of higher consciousness. (592-3647)

Rummage Sale
Wilson Elementary School, 4945 Kilauea Ave., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. Wilson School’s 4th Grade Big Island trip fundraiser. (733-4740)

St. Ann’s Church & Model Schools Celebrate Catholic Schools Week
Windward Mall, 46-056 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, 12:30-2 p.m., center court, free. Windward Catholic schools unite at Windward Mall to celebrate Catholic Schools Week through a variety of displays and performances. (235-1143)

Burns Music Night
Oahu Country Club, 150 Country Club Road, Honolulu, 5:30 p.m., call for tickets. There will be piping, singing, dancing and tributes to Robert Burns. (591-9398)

Irish Music Concert
The Irish Rose Saloon, 479 Ena Road, Honolulu, 8 p.m., $20/general, $15/military and student. Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones perform. A toe-tapping Irish concert to help fund the Honolulu’s 45th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. (fosphawaii.ning.com/events, 223-3997)

Live Music At Anna O’Briens
Anna O’Briens, 2440 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 7 p.m. to midnight, $8/door, $5/presale. Ages 21 and older. Kevin Seconds, Coral Stabz, Pharaohs, Rosco and Siblings perform. (808shows.com, groovetickets.com)

The Whiskey Avengers Live
BoardRiders, 201 Hamakua Drive #A, Kailua, 9:30 p.m., free. (258-2205)

Fairy Tale Fashion Show
Bar 35, 35. N. Hotel St., Honolulu, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $5, 21 and older. 80s Pop Muzik presents Fairy Tale Fashion Show by Sensually Yours. (djnocturna.com, sensuallyyours.com)

Keep It Uppp
thirtyninehotel, 39 Hotel St., Honolulu, 8 p.m., $15/door, $10/presale. DJ Tim Sweeney of NYC. (741-9299)

The Smooth Operators
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., call for cover cost. Check out the funky and soulfulband playing all the best grooves from Sade. (945-0800)

Battleship Missouri Anniversaries
Battleship Misosuri Memorial, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., free. Battleship Missouri’s 68th launching anniversary and 13th anniversary as a memorial. (455-1600)

Book Signing
Barnes & Nobles, 4211 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, 11 a.m. to noon, free. Hawai‘i writers Christine Thomas, J. Freen, Victoria Kneubuhl, Marion Lyman-Mersereau and J. Arthur Rath III, authors of “Don’t Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New” will be signing copies. (dawns@aiohawaii.com)

Casino Night
Leilehua High School cafeteria, 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa, 6-10 p.m., $30/door, $25/advance. Casino, silent auction, door prizes, live music and dinner. Support the school’s band booster association. (244-4080)

Casino Night
Leilehua High School cafeteria, 1515 California Ave., Wahiawa, 6-10 p.m., $30/door, $25/advance. Ono food will be served, live music, silent auction and just-like-Vegas casino.Please no children. (244-4080)

Double Film Screening
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., Honolulu, 7 p.m., $10. Original documentaries “I Just Love to Paddle” and “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea.” (397-7678)

Math Power For Girls Workshop
Call for location, 8-10 a.m., free. The workshop is open to girls ages 4 to fourth grade. The goal of the workshop is to empower girls at an early age for math success and to inspire parents on how best to help their daughters succeed. Call to register. (734-5058 ext. 262, sacredhearts.org)

”Mighty” Anniversaries
USS Missouri, 63 Cowpens St., Honolulu, call for times and events, free. In celebration of the 68th anniversary of the USS Missouri’s (BB-63) launching and 13th anniversary of the ship’s opening as a memorial in Pearl Harbor the Battleship Missouri Memorial. (973-2494)

Understand God, Sex And The Universal Longing
Mamiya Theatre, 3142 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, 6:30-10 p.m., free. Register online. Through art, live performance and spoken presentation, come to know the “whys” behind the “what” of the Catholic understanding of human sexuality. (filltheseheartshawaii.eventbrite.com)

NIGHTLIFE
Waikiki Pro Bowl Block Party
Kalakaua Avenue, 6-10 p.m., $5/parking. The Royal Hawaiian Center is fielding an all-star team of Hawaiian entertainment, dining, shopping, and convenient parking, quarterbacked by the only Beer & Wine Garden in Waik k at the Official NFL Pro Bowl Block Party. (922-2299, RoyalHawaiianCenter.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Zumbathon Fundraiser
Kailua Elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road, Kailua, 9-11 a.m., $15/door, $10/presale. This fundraiser is for the U-16 AYSO girls team to attend the AYSO National Games Tournament in Tennessee July 2012. (478-8444)

Scribe And Alisa Rose Return To Hawaii
In4mation at Pearlridge Center, 98-10056 Moanalua Road #823, Aiea, 6-9 p.m., free. Scribe is known for his artistic work painting murals, designing designer vinyl toys, illustrating children’s books, and being an awesome father. His wife Alisa is well known for creating original handmade custom plush toys and collectables. (222-9284, lightsleepers.net)

VOLUNTEERS
2012 Sanctuary Ocean Count
Volunteers count the number of humpback whales, which can be seen around the islands over a four-hour period and record their behavior. Visit website or call for more information. Jan. 28, Feb. 25 and March 31 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov, sanctuaryoceancount.org, 397-2651 ext. 253)

Kaha Garden Volunteer Day
Kawainui Neighborhood Park, 750 Kaha St., Kailua, Jan. 28, March 24, May 26, July 28, 8:30 a.m. to noon, call to RSVP. Maintain the native plant landscape, weed invasive plants and more. (nalani@huihawaii.org, 381-7202)

Volunteer Training Day
Shriners Children’s Hospital conference room, 1310 Punahou St., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., free. Training will include an orientation. (komen@komenhawaii.org, 754-6659)

Volunteer Training Session
2226, Liliha St., Weinberg Outpatient Building #226, Honolulu, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., call to register. All volunteers must participate in a mandatory 20-hour training program, consisting of 16 hours of classroom instruction and four hours in which volunteers accompany a licensed patient care provider. (547-8134)


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