July 2

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Thursday July 2
College Planning Program
Ewa Beach Public & School Library, 91-950 North Road, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Learn more about how to prepare for your children’s education. (864-4093, vernon.loo@hife-usa.org)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, four Thursday classes starting July 2, 6-8 p.m., $45/person, $80/couple. Learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Makua Alii Ballroom Dancers
Makua Alii Center Ballroom, 1541 Kalakaua Ave., eight Wednesdays starting July 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Lessons in beginning and intermediate ballroom dance quick step. (988-3461)

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, 3288 Moanalua Road, Mondays and Thursdays from July 2-Aug. 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $56-$91. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international dance themes blended with body-sculpting movements and easy-to-follow dance steps. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Blood Bank of Hawaii Blood Drive
Pearlridge Center Downtown, parking lot in front of Chili’s, 2:15-8 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. (203-2366)

Fourth of July Family Celebration
Hukilau Marketplace at Polynesian Cultural Center, July 2-4, check website for schedule, free. Hukilau Marketplace celebrates the Fourth of July with a sidewalk sale, free movie screenings, a talent show, a BBQ cook-off contest, eating contests and more. (hukilaumarketplace.com, 293-3333)

Screen on the Green
Waimea Valley, 7:30 p.m., free but donations welcome. Enjoy a screening of “George in the Jungle” on the lawn after the farmer’s market. (638-7766, waimeavalley.net)

Feast of the Full Moon
Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 5:30-10 p.m., $50. Enjoy a four-course culinary experience featuring bounty from land and sea. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

Shannon Webb
Waikiki Parc Hotel, July 2-Sept. 25, daily hotel hours, free. Check out ceramic art from Shannon Webb, an imminent graduate of UH-Manoa’s BFA program. (956-8364, gallery@hawaii.edu)