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Jaimie Kim

July 24

Wednesday July 24
CLASSES
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)

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Ohana Room at Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-7 p.m., free. A class for couples that will help prepare for a healthy pregnancy. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will help keep you healthy and at low risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Hula/Tahitian Dance Instruction
Kamehameha Community Park Rec Center, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., free. Open to beginners ages 5 and older. Call to pre-register. (291-9768)

OSY Introduction to Yoga II
Open Space Yoga Fort Street Mall Studio, July 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)

Secrets of Successful Teen Parents
Airport Honolulu Hotel, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. Gain new perspective on this issue and practically, innovative ways to make a difference. Register online. (123signup.com/register?id=bntvj)

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)

COMMUNITY
Back-To-School Supply Drive
Donate online or at any University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus locations, through July 30, contact for times. University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus has joined Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii to collect school supplies through online donations and on-site locations. Some much-needed items include backpacks, pencils, pens, notebook paper, crayons, markers and highlighters. (ivy.won@phoenix.edu, phoenix.edu)

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)

China Ready
Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $35-$40. The Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii holds a seminar and luncheon in conjunction with Affinity China and American Express. (chinaready.eventbrite.com)

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)

Healthy Community, Healthy Island, Healthy World
Case Middle School’s Twigg-Smith Pavilion at Punahou School, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. A public forum that focuses on food through the lenses of access, culture, and safety and security that features an opening presentation followed by breakout sessions. Community experts include Amy Brinker, president of Hawaii Food Policy Council; Bronson Chang, co-founder of Uncle Clay’s House of Pure Aloha, and more. (punahou.edu/sgli)

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)

YWCA Oahu Benefit Clothing Sale
Laniakea YWCA lobby, July 24-25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The sale features amazing bargains on new and used women’s clothing and accessories. Your shopping helps support economically disadvantaged women re-entering the work force. (538-7061)

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)

MUSIC
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 ARTS
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 Wonder of Learning
University of Hawaii West Oahu Campus, until Aug. 25 Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from Aug. 2-Dec. 7 Mon.-Fri. from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., free. The Wonder of Learning – The Hundred Languages of Children is an exhibition of the infant-toddler centers and preschools of the Institzione – Municipality of Reggio-Emilia, Italy. (441-3803)

Zoonami
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)

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