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Jaimie Kim

March 20

Wednesday March 20
CLASSES

Apple iPhone 5 Workshop
Moanalua Center, Verizon Wireless Store, March 20 and 31, 9-10 a.m., free. Learn about features of the iPhone 5. Register online. (vzworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzworkshops)

Body Conditioning
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic third floor, Mondays and Wednesdays until April 22, 6-7 p.m., $5-$6.50. Aerobics with a touch of zumba, appropriate for all levels, including beginners. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Calendar Gift Bags Workshop
Waipahu Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Local eco-crafter Evelyn Nakamura teaches participants how to turn old calendar pages into gift bags to use. Supplies provided to create up to a dozen bags. Class size limited to 20; call to register in advance. (675-0358)

Eat Well For Life: Grab and Go
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, March 28, 6-7 p.m., $10-$20. Receive tips and inspiration for quick, easy and nutritious “grab and go” foods that are budgt-friendly and perfect for a busy schedule. Payment and registration required two days in advance. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Play Yoga
Open Space Yoga Makai Studio, Thursdays, 4-5 p.m., $35/four weeks, $10/drop-in. Fun and creative yoga classes for kids ages 4 to 6. Children explore physical and mental aspects of movement in yoga. (232-8851)

The Science and Art of Meditation
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic fourth floor, March 20 and 27, 5:30-8 p.m., $39-$43. Learn the technique of meditation. This class covers three primary elements of relaxation, concentration and expansion. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Waves of Change
UH Manoa Campus, registration runs until March 22, conference is from April 4 to 6, visit website for times, free. “Waves of Change: Climate Change in the Pacific Islands and Implications for Hawaii” is an international conference that explores the environmental, social, cultural, political, economic and legal impacts of climate change in the Pacific Islands. (hawaii.edu/cpics/2013conf/index.htm)

Zumba Fitness
Windward Family Wellness Center, Mondays at 8:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 6 p.m., first class is free, $5/drop-in. (zumbawithkehau.com, 230-9369)

COMMUNITY

Achievement, Stress and Resilience
Dillingham Hall, Punahou School, 7:30-8:45 p.m., free. Psychologist and author Dr. Robert Evans presents “Achievement, Stress and Resilience: Raising Healthy, Successful Children in Challenging Times.” (943-3617)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic second floor, Maile Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. (432-8538)

Food Drive in Downtown Honolulu
Tamarind Park, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Healthcare Coalition of the Hawaii Food Bank will be sponsoring a food drive. The requested top five most wanted items are: canned meats, canned meals, canned soups, canned vegetables and canned fruits. The Hawaii Food Bank distributes food to 183,500 different people annually including 55,050 children and 11,000 seniors. (hawaiifoodbank.org)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, 970 North Kalaheo Ave., Suite C-215, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) hosts a free career night seminar. Learn how the NATO program can help real estate agents accelerate their business and for those interested in a career in real estate. Call to RSVP. (262-3160)

Haleiwa Farmers Market
Waimea Valley Pavilion, Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. Fresh, locally grown produce, live music, arts and crafts, baked goods and more. (haleiwafarmersmarket.com)

Hawaii’s Outstanding Senior Volunteers
Visit website for more information, nominations accepted through March 31. Hawaii residents are encouraged to nominate outstanding senior volunteers. (salutetoseniorservice.com)

Honolulu Boy Choir Auditions
Call for appointment through the end of March. The Honolulu Boy Choir holds open auditions for boys ages 7 to 12. No prior musical experience necessary. (596-7464)

“Just the Facts, Please” – Nutrition Facts, That Is
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente presents its Senior Summit Lecture Series. Do you know what you’re eating? Be your own detective and solve the mysteries of the food label. Featuring speakers Jennifer Davis, MS, RD, supervisor regional medical nutrition and dietary services, and registered dietician Letty Nagata. (671-6495)

Kailua High School Imu Fundraiser
Kailua High School, mail-in deadline is March 22, $20/tray of food (weight limit of 25 pounds). Kailua High School Class of 2013 Project Grad presents its imu fundraiser. Drop off trays on March 29 between 3 and 4:30 p.m. and pick it up March 20 between 8 and 9:30 a.m. Make check payable to KHSPG 2013. Mail check and self-addressed stamped envelope to Kailua High School, attn: IMU. (383-9195, 728-7389)

Mid-Session Forum
Wahiawa District Park – Hale Koa room, 6-8:30 p.m., free. Representative Marcus Oshiro holds a mid-session forum. Discuss community issues. (586-6700)

Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization
Honolulu Hale room 301, 3:30 p.m. The Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization Citizen Advisory Committee holds a meeting discussing the Honolulu transit project core systems update, and drafts of the Fall year 2014-15 overall work program. (oahumpo.org)

Open House KEY Project
47-200 Waihee Rd., 5-8:30 p.m., contact for price. KEY project holds its open house. Refreshments and light pupu served. (239-5777, keyproject.org)

Teen Lounge Movies
Liliha Public Library, 2:30 p.m., free. The Friends of the Library of Hawaii sponsor “Teen Lounge Movie Screenings” for students in grades 7 through 12, featuring “Dark Knight Rises,” rated PG-13 (parental guidance suggested. Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. (587-7577)

THE ARTS

2013 Gift Printing
Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Feb. 21 to March 15, gallery hours and cost. This local exhibition of prints by artists from all over the state is juried by Hiroki Morinoue, renown local print artist from the Big Island. Artist reception Feb. 20. (honoluluprintmakers.com)

A Rainy Day in Midtown
Gallery at Ward center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring gallery artist Roger Whitlock showin his recent watercolors. A reception is on March 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. to meet the artist. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)

Ainu Treasures: A Living Tradition in Northern Japan
East-West Center Gallery, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m., call for cost. Like many other indigenous people throughout the world, the Ainu have taken initiative to revive their traditional culture, including a project for Ainu aritsts to make replicas of Ainu artifacts owned by various museums. This exhibition features modern Ainu masterpieces and replicas of traditional artifacts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Auditions
Shreve Theater, Linkai Park Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. The Lanikai Mortgage Players hold auditions for its fall melodrama “The Silverado Kid or Never Fake It In a Gunfight.” Cast requires four women and six men. (262-5482, lanikaimortgageplayers.org)

Fire Polish
Gallery at Ward Center, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring fused glass by guest artists. A reception to meet the glass fusions artists is at March 3 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (gwcfineart.com, info@gwcfineart.com)

Hawaii Meth Project Hosts “Take a Stand Against Meth” Teen Art Display
Hawaii State Capitol – Chamber leve, foyer, until March 22, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., closed holidays, free. The “Take a Stand Against Meth” contest challenged Hawaii teens to create original works of art inspired by content from the website methproject.org. Works in any style or medium, with the exception of videos, were eligible for entry. (hawaiimethproject.org)

Nature’s Gifts
Gallery at Ward Centre, until March 28, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring watercolor guest artists Yasuko Abeshima. (gwcfineart.com, 597-8034)

Studio Sessions
Honolulu Museum of Art School, runs until April 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, free. Original paintings by various local artists. A reception takes place on March 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., prior to Art After Dark. (778-5684)

FAMILY FUN

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Library, through April 19, free. An exhibit featuring 405 of the latest science books for children. (831-6831)

Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer 2013 Registration
Contact for location and times, workshops begin on June 10, register until May 24. The Hawaii Children’s Theatre Summer Stars will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” (hawaiichildrenstheatre.com, 246-8985)

Keiki Storytime
Kailua Public Library, Wednesdays until March 27, 10:30 a.m., free. Recommended for ages 2 to 5. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Storytime will feature stories, sing-along songs and a craft. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

Paliku Academy of Performing Arts Summer Program
Kapunahala Cafeteria, 6-7:30 p.m., visit website for cost. The Paliku Academy of Performing Arts hosts a “talk story session” about its summer program. Meet some of the staff and ask questions. Early registration also being accepted at this time; regular registration takes places March 20 and 23 at same location. (whosurpapa.com)

Splendors of Ikebana
Honolulu Museum of Art – Linekona, March 20-23 10 a.m.-6 p.m., March 24 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., free admission. Hosted by Ikebana International II, Chapter 56, the Splendors of Ikebana will feature seven different styles of flower arrangements from various schools in the II organization. (tawieford@gmail.com)

MUSIC

Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Barques Duo
JJ’s Bistro and French Pastry, 5-8:30 p.m., free. Sasha Yates and Michelangelo Barques Duo perform. (739-0993)

Swing NLatin Night
Honolulu Club, Thursdays, 7-9:30 p.m., free. Featuring swing, night club, two-step, hustle, cha cha and mambo. Drinks and pupu also available. Free three-hour parking. (543-3900, 256-7556)

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Wedding Cafe Wednesday Night Workshops
Ward Warehouse Conference Room, every Wednesday for 10 weeks, 6:30 p.m., free (except the Cake & Catering Trends workshop). The Wedding Cafe kicks off their bridal workshop series with its Location & Venues workshop, featuring 12 wedding venues on Oahu. Each workshop features a different theme featuring Hawaii’s top wedding vendors. RSVP online. (theweddingcafe.net/signup)

Wine and Dine Fundraiser
Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Restaurant Row, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $100. The Oahu Visitor Industry Charity Walk holds its Wine and Dine Fundraiser. Monies raised from this event benefit communities on Oahu. Menu includes cheese and fresh fruit platter, vegetable crudite, beef carving station, musrhooms stuffed with crabmeat, osso bucco raviolo, sweet potato casserole and tiramisu. (923-0407, info@hawaiilodging.org)

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