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January 29

Wednesday January 29
CLASSES
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, through March, 9-11 a.m., call for more details. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (733-5806)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, full course Jan. 29 and 31, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. (www.redcross.org/take-a-class)

Bone Carving
Windward Community College, Mondays Feb. 3-April 7, 6-8 p.m., $75, registration required. Students learn to carve bone based on their experience with access to a fully stocked studio and advanced instruction and mentoring. (235-7400)

Breathing and Chi Kung
Windward Community College, 9:45-11:45 a.m., contact for cost, registration required. Learn breathing awareness and controlled exercises to balance and benefit your body. Class taught by Marie Riley. (235-7400)

Business Cloud Solutions 101 Lunch Event
Dave & Buster’s, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., $15 includes seminar and lunch, contact to reserve a seat. Learn more about industry changing solutions and get expert answers to key questions about cloud computing. (535-9700, tandrasko@hitechsupport.net)

Clutter Free for Life
Windward Community College – Hale Kuhina 106, 6-8:30 p.m., $30. Learn the basics of how to rid yourself of clutter, break through old patterns and implement systems to organize your life, home and office. (235-7433)

Dream Journaling Workshop
St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 720 N. King St., Wednesdays, Jan. 29-March 5, 5:30-7:00 p.m., $5 donation per session. Share and explore dreams recorded during the week. (457-9753, coach@healingdreamgarden.com)

Estate Planning for Pet Care Seminar
Hawaiian Humane Society, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., free, contact to reserve a spot. Local estate planning expert Rhonda Griswold provides information on basic estate planning and how to ensure your pet is cared for when you are no longer able. (356-2213, kboudreau@hawaiianhumane.org)

Mental Attitude and Chi Kung
Windward Community College, register today, Feb. 5, call for time, $12. Use the power of imagery, thought and attitude for well-being. (235-7433)

Paper Dyeing and Collage Workshop
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., contact for cost. Dye a large quantity of tissues and newsprint in a team effort and take come dozens of multi-colored, patterned papers to use in creative ways. Learn to create a “painterly collage” with the papers from Susan Rogers-Aregger. (395-4702, sraoahu@hawaii.rr.com)

Preteen and Teen Self Improvement
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, through March, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., call for more details. Learn to build self confidence, techniques for fashion modeling and acting for TV. (733-5806)

Tai Chi for Arthritis
OrthoSport Hawaii, Mondays and Wednesdays through February, 10-11 a.m., free, RSVP. Class is certified by Nation Arthritis Association. (373-1114)

Wood Carving
Windward Community College, Tuesdays Feb. 4-April 1, 6-8 p.m., $75, registration required. New students start with a basic wood carving project, progressing to more advanced projects class time permitting. Advanced students work design concepts from planning to finish. (235-7400)

Youth Music and Theater
Kailua Church of the Nazarene, through April 19, $95-$140. Youth interested in music, theater, choir and hula can register for the upcoming 12-week semester with Hawaii Education of the Arts. (www.heartshawaii.org)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Jan. 8 or Jan 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25, free with any Castle childbirth class, contact to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

COMMUNITY
Book Sale
Kaneohe Library basement, through Jan. 31, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Fridays. During the month of January, all items at the Friends of Kaneohe Library Bookstore are half price. Volunteers to sort and shelve books are welcome. (247-4819)

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, through Feb. 28, free. Books with subjects ranging from animals to engineering are on display and available to check out. (831-6831)

Fundraiser for Molokai and Lanai High
Murphy’s Bar and Grill, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $75. The Downtown Athletic Club Hawaii hosts “Cheers for Molokai and Lanai High,” a fundraiser to support the school’s student athletes (downtownathleticclubhawaii.org)

Toyota Hawaii’s 2013 Dream Car Art Contest on Display
Honolulu Museum of Art School – first floor, till Jan. 30, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., free. Keiki 15 years old and under interested in entering in the 2014 Dream Car Art Contest are especially encouraged to check out the exhibit for inspiration. (532-8741)

SPECIAL EVENTS
Chinese Lion Dance
Ala Moana – Centerstage, Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, 6 p.m., free. Chinese lion dance on poles performance by Wah Ngai Lion Dance Association. This daring performance mixes martial arts with dance. (www.AlaMoanaCenter.com)

Chinese New Year Presentations
Hawaii National Bank – Main Branch, till Feb. 12, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, call to reserve a time. Celebrate the Year of the Green Wood Horse with presentations and award-winning window display. The display features an array of traditional crafts, food and clothing. (528-7768)

Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA, lobby, Jan. 29 and 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Sale on new and used items supports economically disadvantaged women re-entering the work force. (538-7061)

Madden NFL 25 Tournaments
Ala Moana Center – Microsoft retail store, till Feb. 1, contact for times, free. Twice weekly enjoy Madden NFL 25 tournaments/free game play and win prizes. Wear your team’s gear and get exclusive swag. (954-3800)

Networking Event
Bar 35, 5:30-8 p.m., $15-$25, registration required. The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii’s Young Professionals Program hosts meeting. (http://www.cochawaiiyp.org/events/event-registration)

Curry Lunch Buffet
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m., $30. Try a variety of delicious curries from around the world served with all the condiments every Wednesday at lunchtime. Contact for reservations. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

THE ARTS
St. Ann’s Catholic Schools Week Art Display
Windward Mall – Center Court, through Jan. 30 during mall hours. Celebrate Catholic Schools Week with artwork by talented students. (235-1143)

Despicable Me 2 Screening
Hawaii Kai Library – meeting room, 2:30 p.m., free. Seating is limited and available on a “first-come, first-serve” basis. Free snacks will be provided while supplies last. The meeting room can get cold; movie-goers are advised to bring a jacket or sweater. (397-5833)

Despicable Me 2 Screening
Kaneohe Public Library – Bookmobile Garage, 6 p.m., free. This movie is rated PG and suitable for all ages. Free popcorn, snacks and refreshments provided. (233-5676)

The Monkey King
Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center, through Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. and Sun., $8-$10. Explore the history and culture of China as you discover the superpowers and humorous mischief of Monkey, a hero in the classic Chinese story, “The Journey to the West (Xiyouji).” (524-KIDS, discoverycenterhawaii.org)

UH 2014 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
University of Hawaii Art Gallery, though Feb 14, gallery open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday noon-4 p.m., public receptions Jan. 26, 3-5 p.m., Jan 28. 4-5 p.m., Feb 13, 6-8 p.m., admissions free, donations appreciated. For the first time in more than three decades, MFA candidates from the Department of Art and Art History concurrently present their thesis works. (www.hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)

UHM’s ‘Winter Footholds’ Dance Series
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Jan. 29, 30, 31 and Feb. 1 at 8 p.m., Feb. 2 at 2 p.m., $18/general, discounts available. The first installment of this season’s “Footholds” series, showcases new choreography by graduate and undergraduate dance students. Program Includes MFA Thesis Project “Rhythm’s Expression.” (944-2697, etickethawaii.com)

’Voyages’ and ‘Diplopia (Double Vision)’
Hawaii Pacific University art gallery, Windward campus, through March 14, Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Exhibit features work by Regina Bode and Joshua Tollefson. (544-0228)

Niihau Shell Lei
Bishop Museum – J.M. Long Gallery, until April 14, Mon. and Wed.-Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. “Niihau Shell Lei: Ocean Origins, Living Traditions” is a unique exhibition that showcases the private collection of modern styled Niihau shell lei. The exhibit also includes pieces from Bishop Museum’s Niihau collections. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

MUSIC
Mango Season Trio
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Wayne Takamine & Musical Journey and Activ8 Electro Jazz
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., call for cost. (536-3775, 945-0800)

DJ Spin-Off
Ala Moana Shopping Center – Mai Tai Bar, Sundays till Feb. 2, 9 p.m., contact for cost. Join Hawaii’s top club DJ competition. (947-2900)

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