June 15

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Saturday June 15
Babysitter’s Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $85. Designed to teach youth ages 11 and older about the responsibilities of a babysitter. Learn accident prevention, diapering, feeding and emergency first aid as well as how to choose age appropriate games and toys. Receive and American Red Cross certificate upon completion. Register online or call. (redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767)

Court Interpreters: How to Prepare for Oral Exam
Contact for location, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $75/Hawaii Interpreter Action Network members, $100/non-members. Hawaii Judiciary registered interpreters Tier 1 and up are invited to attend a workshop on how to prepare for oral court interpreting exams taught by three certified court reporters. Email to register. (hawaii.interpreters@gmail.com)

FreedomRail Demonstrations
Simply Organized Kahala Mall, noon-2 p.m., free. Create the garage or closet of your dreams with FreedomRail. (739-7007)

US Citizenship Classes
FilCom Center, Saturdays through June 29, 1-3 p.m., $25 registration fee. Learn everything you need to know about the naturalization process and tips to pass the test. Call or email to register. (680-0451, filcom@filcom.org)

Watercolor Workshop
Waioli Tea Room, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $145/early bird pricing. Patrice A. Federspiel of Art of Aloha holds a watercolor workshop. Learn how to use texture and paint to create dynamic paintings. (392-9104, patrice@artofaloha.com)

Bag Your own Books
Wahiawa Library, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $5/small bag, $10/medium bag, $15/large bag. The Friends of Wahiawa Library invite you to bring your own bag to its summer book sale in the meeting room. (622-6345)

Bake and Book Sale
Waialua Library, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Friends of Waialua Library sponsor its eighth annual bake sale in conjunction with their regularly monthly used book sale. Items include delicious breads, bars, cookies, muffins and more. All proceeds benefit the library and its programs. (637-8286)

Free E-waste Disposal
Farrington High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment, all cords and cables, and wires accepted. Unable to accept TVs, microwaves and alkaline batteries. (488-8872)

Going Green
Ala Moana Beach Park, 8 a.m.-noon, bring canned goods to support the Hawaii Food Bank. Acceptable items include one TV per car, cell phones, HI-5 beverage containers and more. Shred confidential documents – fist box is free, $10 each thereafter with a limited of three. Cannot accept tires, paint, batteries, microwave ovens, scrap metal, motor oil hazardous fluids. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Ka‘oi Soccer Club Tryouts
Waiau Community Park, Pearl City, 9 a.m. registration, tryouts 10 a.m.-noon, free. Open to boys and girls ages 7-19. (864-2791)

Creations of Hawaii – Pacifica Festival
Queen Kapiolani Bandstand and Park, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., non-perishable food items accepted. Feeding Hawaii Together employs a “grocery store style” setup that enables qualifying individuals to “shop” from a wide assortment of perishable and non-perishable foods for free, (735-4510, bymela.vpweb.com)

Volunteer With Fish
3239 Ualena St., 10 a.m., free. The Living Art Marine Center is looking for volunteers to assist tour guides, interpret animals at the Discover Zone or help with maintenance. Learn more on how to be a volunteer at orientation day. RSVP online. (livingartmarinecetner.com/volunteer)

Rain Garden Installation Work Day
Kuliouou Beach Park, sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m., work takes place 9 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Rain gardens are vegetated depressions designed and built to accept storm water runoff from roads, rooftops and compacted soil. Register via phone or email. (395-5050, sarah@malamamaunalua.org)

Bento Rakugo Storytelling
Aiea Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Bento Rakugo performs in the traditional Rakugo storytelling style with a modern twist for “Dig into Reading,” the Hawaii State Public Library System Children’s Summer Reading Program. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (483-7333)

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)

Mililani Golf Club Family Day
Mililani Golf Club, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. The first 250 attendees receive free hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy. Activities include face-painting, live music, sample sales, golf clinics and more. Vendors on the driving range include Adams, Callaway, Cleveland, Taylormade and more. (623-2222)

Saturday Night Mele
Waianae Mall, Saturdays through June 29, 5-7 p.m., free. Bring the Ohana to enjoy a series of live musical entertainment. (696-2690)

Storytime: Dig Into a Garden of Stories
Hawaii State Library – Edna Allyn Room, 10:30 a.m., free. Librarian and storyteller Vicky Dworkin shares folktales from around the world that involve digging, gardens, plants, buried treasure and more, using puppets and props. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

11th Hour Live
Kelley O’Niel’s, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free, ages 21 and older. (347-1323)

Justin Young CD Release Party
Gordon Biersch at Aloha Tower Marketplace, 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m., visit website for cost. Local artist Justin Young celebrates the release of his new album “Makai,” with guest artists Anuhea, John Cruz, Kaumaka‘iwa Kanaka‘ole, Jon Yamasato, McCloud Chang and more. (facebook.com/justinyoungonline)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season performs. (mangoseasonsmusic.com)

Music at Sunset
Town Center of Mililani, Saturdays through June 29, 7-9 p.m., free. A series of live musical events featuring Ke Kani Nahe June 15 and 22, and Johnny Valentine June 29. (625-0108, towncenterofmililani.com)

Shoji Ledward Performs
Hawaii State Library, lobby, noon, free. Guitarist Shoji Ledward performs jazz, rock and ukulele music, and provide basic guitar instructions for aspiring teen musicians. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

The Bentos
Topa Financial Center, 745 Fort Street Mall, 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. The Bentos features Ethan Capone, Jason Gay, Ian O’Sullivan, Mark Tanouye and Mark Lindberg, and Jonah “bigMOX” on vocals. (342-8232)

Voice of the Beloved Concert
Still and Moving Center, 7 p.m., $20-$25. Featuring Vima Lamura, inernational recording and performance artist vocalist/chanter, composer, poet, writer and speaker. (stillandmovingcenter.com)

International Surfing Day Cleanup and Concert
Cleanup at Diamond Head Beach Park, concert is held at The Republik, 9 a.m.-noon, contact for cost of tickets required for the concert. Celebrate Surfing Day with a beach cleanup. In addition to special games and raffles, volunteers have the opportunity to win several prizes provided by BAMP – including tickets and VIP passes to The Republik Music Festival featuring Damian Marley and Santigold later that evening. (221-7678)

Motocross Athletes Demonstration
683 Auahi St., demonstration from 6 to 7 p.m., meet-and-greet follows until 8 p.m., free. Three-time X-Games gold medalist Ronnie Renner and Red Bull Moto-X athlete Wes Agee and RonnerRenner participate in a freestyle motocross demonstration as part of Honolulu Night Market.

Vendor Night Event
Simply Organized Kahala Mall, 6-9 p.m., free. Product Knowledge – Pupu cooler, Iris storage, Simple Human Closet Maid and more. (739-7007)

Call It Courage
Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and June 15 at 1:30 p.m., $15/general admission, $10/youth ages 17 and under. As part of MicroFest, Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs “Call it Courage.” (839-9885 ex. 720, htyweb.org)

Double Vision/Parallel Paths
The Gallery at Ward Centre, June 1-27, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring gallery artist Susie Anderson in her show “Double Vision/Parallel Paths” and guest ceramic artist Ryan Roberts with his show “Contoured Edges.” An artists reception takes place June 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. (gwcfineart.com)

Essence of Hawaii Dancers Audition
Loading Zone, 4:30 p.m., contact for cost. Dancers Unlimited travels to China at the end of august for a week to perform “Essence of Hawaii.” The multi-media production features live art, dance, live DJ and fashion. Looking for BBoys, contemporary and hip hop dancers. Provide headshots and a resume. Dancers must be ages 18 and older. (duhawaii.com)

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)

Ho‘olaule‘a o ka Pahhiahia
Tenney Theatre on the grounds of The Cathedral of St. Andrew, 7:30 p.m., $15/general admission, $10/youth ages 17 and under. MicroFest Honolulu celebrates performing arts featuring a cross-section of national musicians and storytellers including Guardians of the Flame, M.U.G.A.B.E.E. and more. (839-9885 ex. 720, htyweb.org)

‘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, $11.95-$19.95. 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)

Bishop Museum, runs until Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Celebrate the artistry, mastery and beauty of the Hawaiian visual arts community. Bishop Museum and PAI Foundation come together for the MAMo Exhibit. (bishopmuseum.org)