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Jaimie Kim

June 29

Saturday June 29
CLASSES
4th of July Tie Dye Workshop
371 Ilimalia Lp., Kailua, 10-11:30 a.m. and 3-4:30 p.m., $20. Stir Crazy Hawaii offers its wearable art 4th of July tie Dye workshop. Bring your own garments; shirts also available for purchase. (stircrazy@hawaii.rr.com)

Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., June 21, 24 and 29, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. or June 17 from 3 t o 9:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies. Receive an American Red Cross certificate upon completion, valid for two years. Register online or call. (redcross.org, 1-800-733-2767)

Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. Graham Builders host a seminar to provide homeowners with valuable information on what families need for a multi-generation home project and more. Space is limited and reservations are required. (593-2808, grahambuilders.com)

Creating Your Own “Hawaii Pictures” With Art
Ilima at Leihano in Kapolei, 9 a.m.-noon, $10/person, $15/family of three. Honolulu Museum of Art intern Andrea Charuk teaches basic techniques in using oil, pastel and watercolor to create your landscape. Bring a photograph or vivid memory of your special place, and be prepared to share your stories with the class. Registration is required. (malamalearningcenter.org)

Getting Started on Your Own Non-Fiction Book
Kapiolani Community College, June 29 and July 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $159. By the end of the two sessions, every participant creates a working table of contents and first five pages of their book, and receive verbal and written feedback on their writing by the instructor and other participants. (942-4783)

Homebuyer and Homeowner Fair
Ala Moana Hotel, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. The Homebuyer and Homeowner Fair provides prospective homebuyers with the resources to make their homeownership dreams a reality. Workshops begin at 9 a.m. and cover topics such as mortgage options and homebuying basics. (hihombuyerfair.org)

Knowledge is Power Workshop
Captial One 306 Internet Cafe – ground level, 9 a.m.-noon, $5 in advance. The first course covers taxes and gives you the knowledge that you need to avoid a tax bill next year. Learn more about the following topics: 1099-misc, general excise taxes amending tax returns, tax credits, self-employment tax, claiming expenses, independents contractor taxes and more. (stamanaha@hacbed.org, 381-0881)

Organic Gardening Workshop
Waihuena Farm, 59-414 Kamehameha Hwy., 9-11 a.m., $25. Learn to prepare a garden bend, plant seeds and ten your garden organically with garden expert, Tia Meer. (638-0570, meleanasfarm@gmail.com)

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)

Yoga Nidra Connecting to Bliss
Open Space Yoga, Fort Street Mall Studio, 2-4 p.m., $25. Yoga Nidra is the meditative practice of yogic sleep. Yoga Nidra not only rejuvenates the body and mind, it allows us to access the deep peace that resides in us all. (232-8851)

COMMUNITY
Acupuncture and Your Health
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Licensed acupuncturist Mei-Lin Maunakea discusses how acupuncture and other treatment modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can improve your health. This session includes a question-and-answer session. Suitable for ages 12 and older. Contact the library ASAP if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (397-5833)

Battle of Gettysburg 150th Anniversary
Meet at Oahu Cemetery Chapel, 9 a.m.-noon, admission and parking is free. Oahu Cemetery and the Hawaii Civil War Round Table host a program that features a talk by Nanette Napoleon, Dr. Justin Vance, and a visit to the Grand Army of the Republic group plot. After, participants can mingle with re-enactors from the Hawaii Civil War Round Table. (nanetten@hawaii.rr.com)

Free E-waste Disposal
DOE – Auxiliary Service Branch, 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)

Homebuyer and Homeowner Fair
Ala Moana Hotel, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. A one-stop-shop of resources for first-time buyers. Assistance for homeowners having problems with their mortgage payment also available. (523-9500)

Kunia Live
Kunia Shopping Center, 3-5 p.m., visit website for cost. Kunia Live returns to Kunia Shopping center to again find the best vocal talent f rom Kunia and beyond. All first, second and third place winners qualify for a spot in the grand finale. (shopkunia.com)

O-Bon Festival
Honda Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin, 6:30-10:30 p.m., free admission. In addition to traditional minyo dances, the festival features a mix of live music by the Honolulu Fukushima Bon Dance Club, Iwakuni Bon Dance Club and the Hawaii Eisa Shinyukai. A concessions stand with chili, waffle hot dogs and more also available. (hhhb.org)

Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose
Pearlridge Uptown Center Court near The Butterfly Pavilion, June 29 and July 6, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Donate two shopping bags of new or gently used apparel, shoes, handbags or accessories for Goodwill Industries of Hawaii and receive a “Grow Guy” desktop planter or two butterfly magnets of your choice. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Sidewalk Sale
725 Kapiolani Blvd., June 29-30, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Items for sale include art, furniture, designer clothing, jewelry, household items, games and more. (sidewalksale@gophawaii.com)

FAMILY FUN
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)

Free Summer Sample Class
Ohana Music Together at Sounds of Success Preschool, Aiea, 10 a.m., free. Music Together is the first early childhood music program designed to fully recognize and honor the natural musicality of children ages birth to 5-years. (732-7464, ohanamt.com)

Magic Show
Manoa Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Kelvin chun performs his award-winning magic show as part of the 2013 Summer Reading Program. (988-0460)

Meet Aidan James
Hawaii State Library lobby, 11:30 a.m., free. Meet 11-year-old ukulele sensation Aidan James Laprete Powell, who started taking ukulele lessons at the age of 4, has performed with Train and was the opening act for Jake Shimabukuro and Jack Johnson. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

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)

HIKES & TOURS
Legends of Koolau Tour
Heeia Pier, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., $10/keiki, $20/adults. Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club offers a chance to hear stories about Kaneohe Bay aboard the Coral Queen. Advance registration is required. (235-8111, malamapono744@aol.com)

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

El Ten Eleven
The Republik, lounge doors open at 6 p.m. for those ages 21 and older, show starts at 8 p.m. for all ages, $17.50-$22. (groovetickets.com, bampproject.com)

Honolulu Handbell Ensemble Concert
Hawaii State Library lobby, 1 p.m., free. The ensemble performs Broadway, classical and movie music using English handbells and chimes. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (586-3500)

Mark and Kevin’s Birthday Bash
On Stage, 802 Kapahulu Ave., 8-11:30 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring Mark Prados and His Enablers, and Kevin Coleman and The Flat Five performing roots blues music. (738-0004)

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)

Swinging on a Star
Mystical Rose Oratory, Chaminade University, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. and June 30 at 4 p.m., $10-$35. Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble perform with Jordan Segundo. (hawaiivocalarts.org)

The Johnny Rock Society Band
Tiki Town, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. The Johnny Rock Society Band performs rock music. (780-7266)

Motion Music Festival
80 S. Pauahi St., 9 p.m.-3 a.m., visit website for cost, ages 21 and older. Motion Music Festival 2013 presents the grand opening of The Fix and The Underground featuring DJs Kepik, Jimmy Taco, 720, G-Spot, Tide, Qizz, DJ Untz, Massfunk, Evan Daniels, Rob Chiong and more. (oospot.com)

An Evening of Hope… All For 1
Sheraton Waikiki, 6-10 p.m., contact for cost. A night of gourmet cuisine, fine wines, entertainment and an auction featuring Chef Sam Talbot from “Top Chef” and chefs from the Sheraton Waikiki. Portion of the proceeds support research for curing, better treating and prevention type 1 diabetes. (988-1000, hawaiievents@jdrf.org)

ESPN 1420 Sports Festival
Neil Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission. Kaiser Permanente presents the third annual ESPN 1420 Sports Festival featuring exhibitor sports, health and fitness booths, activities and demonstrations from local sports club and athletic organizers. (espn1420am.com)

ESPN 1420 Third Annual Sports Festival
Neal Blasidell Center Exhibition Hall, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The third annual ESPN 1420 Sports Festival presented by Kaiser Permanente features sports clinics, activities for kids, autograph signings, a sports expo, games, heal and nutrition information, giveaways and more. (espn1420sportsfestival.com)

Rock and Roll Night
Dot’s Wahiawa, 7-10 p.m., $30. The Rotary Club of Wahiawa-Waialua presents Rock and Roll Night with LS 34. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and community programs. (591-1822, kenuyeno@gmail.com)

Sharing the Spirit of Aloha
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballroom, 6 p.m., $250, sponsor tables available for $2,500-$25,000. The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii honors Jennifer Goto Sabas, Kurt Osaki, Alvin Okami and the Okami Family, Pacific Guardian Life and John Okutani. (945-7633 ext. 27)

Tour de France Special
Brasserie Du Vin, contact for time, $20. The 100th Tour de France begins on June 29 and runs through July 21. Du Vin celebrates with its annual Tour de France special: Trois Fromage et Duex Vin (Three Cheeses and Two Wines). Enjoy a Camembert, Comte and Roquefort with a glass of French red and white wine. (545-1115)

Freedom With A Bang
Ong King Arts Center, doors open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., $5-$7. Celebrate pre-independence Day with In Yo Face Improv and friends, featuring games, free-wheeling and focused forms and more. (facebook.com/iyfifyi)

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)

Island Oasis Ensemble Performs
Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Island Oasis Ensemble performs classic Egyptian, Turkish, Armenian and modern “tribal fusion.” (955-8821)

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)

T-Shirt Splash
Waikiki Aquarium, June 22, June 29 and July 6, 10 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. Renowned artist Peter Ching leads a T-shirt splash and mural painting. (martinandmacarthur.com)

Watercolor Exhibit and Sale
Waikiki Aquarium, 9 a.m.-noon, $6/kamaaina, $4/students and seniors, $2/juniors, children under 4-years are free. The Hawaii Watercolor Society’s “Ocean” art exhibit helps the Waikiki Aquarium celebrate World Oceans Month with a morning of watercolor demonstrations, art exhibit and sale. (waquarium.org)

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