March 11

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Monday March 11
Freesound Band Performs
Hard Rock Cafe, 9-11 p.m., free. Featuring Adam Crowe, Keith Batlin, Brian Kusko and Ryan Brandvold playing blues music. (955-7383)

Honolulu Brass
Paliku Theatre, 7:30 p.m., call for cost. (489-5038)

Gallery of Hawaii Artists, until April 22, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., call for cost. Honolulu-based artist Emily Sewell challenges her viewers to contemplate to contemplate how through a simple shift of perspective, materials can be seen as metaphors and processes as daily interactions. “Embodied” is comprised of selections from several bodies of work that deal with such concepts as corporeality, memory, emotion and tactility. (447-8908)

Iolani Palace Docent Training Course
Iolani Palace, Mondays until May 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $20. Docent training begins with guardian service, followed by successful completion of the Royal History Course. The nine-week Docent Training Course will add to your knowledge of the Palace and monarchy era history, develop your public speaking skills and prepare you to share the Iolani Palace with friends, family and visitors from around the world. (522-0841,

AARP Driver Safety Program
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $12/lab fee for members, $14 lab fee non-members (make check payable to AARP). The Driver Safety program is designed for motorists ages 50 and older. Session covers normal changes in vision, hearing and reaction time associated with aging and practical techniques to compensate for those changes. (235-7434)

Beginning Singers
St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Rd., Tuesdays through April 16, 4:15-5 p.m., $85. Hawaii Education of the Arts (HEARTS) offers a beginning singers class. Participants must be in at least kindergarten, ages 5-9. (

Being Extraordinary
Ward Warehouse third floor conference room, Tuesdays until June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $125/10 sessions. Shed old habits that have kept you from remembering how extraordinary you are, re-discover the gifts of resiliency and genius and more. Register online. (

Cat and Dog First Aid
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 5-9:15 p.m., $70. Learn basic information on how to recognize and care for emergencies and injuries in dogs. Visit website or call to register. (, 1-800-733-2767)

CPR/AED Adult and Pediatric
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use and AED. Visit website or call to register. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Drama Workshop
St. John Lutheran Church, 1004 Kailua Rd., Tuesdays through April 16, $135. Hawaii Education of the Arts (HEARTS) offers a class to hone acting skills and develop confidence on stage, taught by Annie Cusick Wood. Class is limited to 25 students. (

Infant Safety
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, March 12 and 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $15/person. Recommended for parents, grandparents, and other non-professional childcare providers. Call or visit website to register. (263-5400,

Outsmarting Investment Fraud
Japanese Cultural Center, 5:30-8 p.m., free. Learn the common tactics used by con artists and how to avoid them. Registration required. (1-877-926-8300)

Search Engine Optimization Basics for Business
PCATT Honolulu Community College, runs until March 21, 5:30-6:45 p.m., $199/four sessions. Learn the elements that impact search engine optimization, how to use keywords and more. (

Taiko Center of the Pacific Classes
Washington Middle School, until April 16, various levels at various times, $105-$182. Free parking located in the school’s King Street lot only. Contact for registration and times. (, 737-7236)

Toddler Hula
46-020 Alaloa St. suite G, Tuesdays until March 26, 9:30 a.m., $7/class. Kumu Maile Loo alternately teaches this class. (247-9400,

Youth Co-ed Football Clinic
Kroc Center Hawaii , Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 2, $60. Players learn the fundamentals of football and competitive play in a fun, Christian faith-based environment. Participants learn and develop skills and challenge themselves with position-specific drills against peer competition. Ages 8-12 and 13-17. (, 682-5505)

Cooking Demo by Ori Ann Li
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Chef Ori Ann Li hopes to bring as many people as possible on her journey to “vegan paradise.” (

Kauai Hospice Journey Through Grief
Nana’s House, Waimea, until March. 26, 4-5:30 p.m., free. A six-week bereavement care workshop for families, friends and companions who have experienced the death of an important person in their lives. Registration required. (245-7277)