July 17

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Wednesday July 17
Artistic Adventures in Kailua
Contact for location, Wednesdays through July, contact for times and cost. The summer art camp features classes such as “Colorful Clay Sea Life” and “Mosaic Work of Art.” (261-4484)

Autism: Putting the Pieces Together
Central Union Church, registration begins at 11 a.m., workshop takes place 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $10-$25 donation requested. A panel of experts discuss how autism affects the body, mind and spirit. Pre-registration is strongly recommended; space is limited. (mentalhealth-hi.org/events)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical center, Kailua, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Call or register online. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 970 North Kalaheo Ave., 6-7:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office hosts a free career on how its program can help real estate agents accelerate their business, and for those interested in a career in real estate. Call to RSVP. (748-3410)

OSY Introduction to Yoga II
Open Space Yoga Fort Street Mall Studio, July 17, 24 and 31, 6:45-8 p.m., $45/four weeks, $35 for members. This workshops builds on Intro I and teaches more posture alignment, breath and meditation. (232-8851)

Qi Gong
Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic, second floor waiting area, Wednesdays thru Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $60-$74. This ancient form of standing meditation activates the acupuncture meridians and cultivates body energy. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Retirement Plans for Small Business
Ameriprise Financial, 354 Uluniu St., suite 108, 5:30 p.m., free. Presented by Dwight “Skip” Hill, executive plan consultant, Hicks Pension Group. The session is part of the “Power Hours” summer seminar. Call to RSVP. (540-2020)

Senior Citizen Computer Classes
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. Office, 418 Kuwili St., through August 16, contact for days and times, free. Senior Citizens are invited to sign-up for free two-hour computer classes to learn basic concepts including: e-mail, use of Internet, composing documents and more. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Youth Singing Classes
Waipahu United Church of Christ, Wednesdays through July 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 5 to 12), 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17), $99. Hawaii Youth Chorus holds singing classes for children ages 5 to 12, and teenagers ages 12 to 17 as part of its HYCTeenGlee. (623-2411)

Capturing Aloha Video Contest
Visit website for more information, videos accepted through July 29. Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. is giving away one year’s worth of gas to the person who provides a creative definition of aloha. Video submissions must be 30-60 seconds long and must answer “What does aloha mean to you?” (facebook.com/alohagas)

Half-Price Sale
Kaneohe Public Library, through the month of July, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays. The Friends of Kaneohe Public Library hold a half-price sale featuring books, CDs, DVDs and more. Volunteers are welcome. (247-4819)

How To Be Sun Smart and Skin Cancer Savvy
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii presents its senior summit lecture. Learn how to keep your skin healthy and younger-looking by protecting it from the sun. Also learn how to recognize early signs of cancer and when to see a dermatologist. Call to register. (541-5256)

Rep. Marcus Oshiro Post-Session Forum
Wahiawa District Park – Hale Koa Room, 6 p.m., free. Rep. Marcus Oshiro holds a post-session forum discussing “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” or “Paul Harvey’s Rest of the Story.” The meeting includes a free chili and rice dinner. (586-6700)

Sisters in Crime Meeting
Makiki Community Library, 6-8 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring guest speaker Robert Carvalho, a retired HPD hostage negotiator, and discussion on managing conflict to resolution. (sisters-in-crimehawaii.blogspot.com)

Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii – Windward Clubhouse, until July 26, Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., $1 annual membership. The Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse is open for all youth ages 7 to 17. Its afternoon drop-in program includes running every hour, sports, ping pong and more. (263-0555, bgchwindward.wordpress.com)

Honk! Jr.
Dillingham Hall, Punahou School, 7 p.m., free. The public is invited to a free performance of “Honk! Jr.” presented by Punahou Summer School’s musical theatre program. The cast, comprised of 40 students in grades 6-8 enrolled in the summer school musical theatre course, perform a retelling of “The Ugly Duckling.” (943-3295)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

Michael Ray
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., Wednesdays through July 31, 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. Michael Ray performs Motown. (780-7266)

Shawn Garnett
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 2:30-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays through July 31, 2:30-5:30 p.m., contact for cost. Shawn Garnett performs Hawaiian and reggae music. (780-7266)

The DeShannon Higa Quartet
Gordon Biersch Restaurant, 6:30 p.m., no cover charge. (282-4582)

Benefit for Els for Autism Foundation
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman at Ko ‘Olina Station, 4-9 p.m., contact for cost. The benefit includes rare sports championship memorabilia for sale, food and drinks, live music and giveaways. A percentage of food sales will be donated to the Els for Autism Foundation. (380-4086)

Students’ Artwork Display
Wahiawa Public Library, through Aug. 31, contact for days and times, free. Award-winning artwork by Leilehua High School students features pencil drawings and other mixed medium art. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

Musical Sounds and Native Ecologies
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Aug. 15, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. “Musical sounds and native ecologies: musical instruments and cultural sustainability,” highlights the valuable instrument collection also used as a teaching resource, housed in the Ethnomusicology Program. (museum.hawaii.edu)

Peter Antrim Kowalke Art Exhibit
The Morning Brew Cafe, runs May 15-August 15, Sun. through Thurs. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Featuring an exhibit of Peter Antrim Kowalke’s recent paintings. Part of the proceeds will help fund travel for young Hawaii equestrian riders who represent Hawaii in out-of-state competitions. (262-7770)

The Warren and Carolyn Stenberg Art Collection
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery, July 3-30, Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. Warren and Carolyn Stenberg share their art collection, which began over 25 years ago. A reception takes place July 7 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (262-8306)

The ARTS at Marks Garage, until July 27, Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m., contact for cost. Zoonami is a themed exhibit that brings to attention the plight of wildlife here and around the world. Also on display are works from Rusty and Violent, the orangutans at the Honolulu Zoo. (521-2903, info@artsatmarks.com)