July 13

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Saturday July 13
Baby’s Home… Now What?
Kroc Center, Pikake Rm., 10 a.m.-noon, free. Speaker Rosemary Mason, CCE, PCD(DONA), CLC discusses topics that include mother’s postpartum body, what father’s may experience, how a newborn affects your marriage relationship and more. Refreshments and a mommy raffle also offered. (561-1383, reclaimingmotherhood@gmail.com)

Downsizing and Decluttering
Simply Organized Kahala Mall, 1-2 p.m., free. Dan Ihara and Cynthia Arnold of Senior Move Managers and Declutter Hawaii demonstrate ways to de-clutter your home and improve its perceived value. (739-7007)

Craft, Gift and Rubberstamp Expo
Neal Blaisdell Center – Hawaii Suites, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring local vendors selling a variety of crafts, gift items and rubberstamps/scrapbooking/craft supplies. A large Crafter’s Clearance Sale also is a part of this event. (nanstar@hawaii.rr.com)

Free Computer Recycling
Macy’s parking lot at Kahala Shopping Center, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Materials accepted include computers, monitors, laptops, printers and more. Unable to accept TVs, appliances or alkaline batteries. (488-8872)

Hawaiian Plants
Mililani Public Library, 2-2:45 p.m., free. David Orr speaks on various types of Hawaiian plants using a PowerPoint presentation that features close-up photographs of Hawaiian plants. The plant categories Orr presents include natives, canoe plants and exotics. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (627-7470)

Honolulu Town”
Hawaii State Library, first floor reading room, 11:45 a.m., free. As part of the Library’s continued centennial celebrations, co-authors Laura Ruby and Ross Stephenson present “Honolulu Town: A Wholesome Town with a Raucous Night Life.” It is an encore presentation of their book “Honolulu Town.” This program is appropriate for ages 12 and older. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

IHS Founder’s Day Event
Kaaahi Service Center, check-in begins at 7 a.m., contact for cost. IHS celebrates 35 years with a volunteer work day with various projects to restore and provide much needed renovations to the three IHS service centers. Entertainment and tours of the facilities follow. (447-2842, catherineg@ihs-hawaii.org)

Legal Considerations
Waialae Country Club, 10-11:30 a.m., free. The Kahala Associates Senior Concierge Program Seminar discusses legal considerations. Attorney and gerontologist Scott C. Suzuki provides an introduction and 2013 outlook for “Elder Law” with an emphasis on preventative law, estate planning, and long-term care and tax issues. (hiseniors.com, 282-1399)

School Supply Drive
Longs Drugs, Waipahu town Center, 8 a.m.-noon. Waipahu Rep. Henry Aquino sponsors a school supply drive. Donations will be distributed to Waipahu, August Aherns and Honowai Elementary Schools. (586-6520)

The Art of Taiko
Kailua Public Library, 1 p.m., free. The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble present “The Art of Taiko,” a lecture-demonstration on the art of performing with taiko (Japanese drums). Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

Upromise Investments Information Table
Pearlridge Center, Uptown first level fronting ATMs next to elevator, July 13 and 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Get started saving early for college. Representatives from Upromise Investments available to answer your questions about H1529 – Hawaii’s College Saving Program. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Filipino for Kids
Filipino Community Center, Saturdays through July 27, 8:30 a.m.-noon, $50 for six weeks. Filipino for Kids is a summer program designed to provide elementary children of all ethnic backgrounds an opportunity to learn about the Filipino culture and heritage. Registration is limited to the first 25 students. (fil4kidsHI@gmail.com)

Flutter: A Green Experience
Pearlridge Uptown: The Butterfly Pavilion and Exploration Station, through July 14, $3, children under eight years of age are free with a paying adult. Pearlridge Center celebrates its 16th annual exhibit with “Flutter: A Green Experience.” (488-0981)

Kimono Quilts
Hawaii State Art Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free while supplies last. The Hawaii Quilt Guild participates in this month’s Second Saturday. Visit the galleries and get inspiration from Art in Public Places Collection artist Levina Gerritsen’s “Kimono Quilt.” Then try your hand at designing your own mini-version of a kimono art. (hawaii.gov/sfca)

Aloha Danny
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Saturdays through July 27, 2:30-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Aloha Danny performs rock, pop and Americana music. (780-7266)

Pepe and Brian
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. Pepe and Brian perform classic rock. (780-7266)

Addicted To Love
The Republik, lounge doors open at 6 p.m. for those ages 21 and older, show starts at 8 p.m. for those 18 and older, $35-$55 and up. Volary Aerial Burlesque brings to the stage the feeling of Vegas in Hawaii with a unique blend of sensual tease and athletic prowess. Cherry Blossom Cabaret open the show. Intervention in the Safehouse with DJs CW and MikeD continue until 2 a.m. for those 21 and older. (groovetickets.com)

Honolulu Dances
Mamiya Theatre, Chaminade University, 7 p.m., $12-$15. A night of contemporary dance hosted by The Movement Center’s adult company, Encore Dance Project with guest performances by Samadhi Hawaii and Upside Down Dance & Pilates. Guest choreographers Kelly Wadlegger and Elisabeth Kurashige present original work, as well as The Movement Center’s Carolyn Feher and Jonathan Clarke Sypert, and more. (movementcenter.org)

Lyon in Summer Gala
Lyon Arboretum, 4:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring a gourmet dinner, drinks, silent auction, music by George Kuo, Martin Pahinui and Aaron Mahi, and Arboretum tours. Process benefit Lyon Arboretum’s new micropropagation lab. (988-0454, friendsoflyon.org)

Second Saturday Courtyard Bazaar
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, second Saturdays in June, July and August, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Bargain hunters can fine unique treasures including art, antiques, toys, crafts, collectibles, household items and more. Meet

Second Saturday Courtyard Bazaar
Japanese Cultural Center, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., second Saturdays, free. Get ready for more bargains as the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i gears up for its next Courtyard Bazaar. Find unique treasures including art, antiques, toys and more. Spend $10 in the JCCH Gift Shop and receive full parking validation. (944-1123)

The Villa (second floor of Aloha Tower Marketplace), 6-11 p.m., $10-$15. RAW Artists Honolulu presents “Elevation.” The night features DJ Average Joe and emcee Sean Douglas, along with fashion designers, musicians and performance arts, an art gallery, and photography. (rawartists.org/honolulu/elevation)

Hawaii Paradise by Mika Ninagawa
DFS Galleria Waikiki first floor gallery, June 15-July 31, open daily, 10 a.m.-11 p.m., free. World renowned Japanese photographer Mika Ninagawa has produced a series of photographs themed “Paradise” for the DFS Galleria Waikiki. (ninamika.com)

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays,$8.95-$19.75. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrdade, also known as Maile. (bishopmuseum.org)

Life Through Time
Bishop Museum, runs until Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. “Life Through Time: Dinosaurs and Ice-Age Mammals” includes ten exhibits total and includes a robotic skeleton you can control, crayon rubbing tables and a dinosaur dig. (bishopmuseum.org)

Sandy Beach Cleanup
Sandy Beach, look for RevoluSun and Surfrider tents, 10 a.m.-noon, free lunch sponsored by RevoluSun. RevoluSun and Surfrider invite the public to participate in a beach cleanup. Volunteers receive lunch and a RevoluSun T-shirt. (783-8879)

Wetland Workday
Hawaii Kai Drive close to Keaohle St. (look for posted banner), orientation begins at 8:15 a.m. Hawea Heiau Complex and Keawawa Wetland Community Open House and workday 7. Help prepare the surrounding land for future native plants and wetland enhancement. Bring (what you can) work gloves and tools, and wear closed shoes. Sunscreen, a hat and long pants also are recommended. (hawaiikaihui.org)