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Jaimie Kim

March 25

Monday March 25
CLASSES

Boating Skills and Seamanship
Kalaheo High School, Mondays and Wednesdays through April 10, 6-8 p.m., $45 for book and materials + $10 registration fee. The Coast Guard Auxiliary holds its Boating Skills and Seamanship course. Participants learn about handling your boat, navigation, equipment and safety. (254-7955)

CenTer Stage: Characters, Timing, Style”
Kahala Korner Studio, 4614 Kilauea Ave., meets for eight weeks until May 13, Mondays, 7-9 p.m., $160/eight weeks, $25/drop-in. CenTer Stage (CTS) offers students a chance to hone improve and acting skills, while focusing on unique and individual styles. (630-4392, play4lifehawaii.com)

Taiko Center of the Pacific Classes
Washington Middle School, until April 15, various levels at various times, $105-$182. Free parking located in the school’s King Street lot only. Contact for registration and times. (taikoclasses@gmail.com, 737-7236)

Zumba
Various Kaiser Permanente locations, until April 18, call for days and times, $5/Kaiser Permanente members per class, $6.50/non-members per class. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

COMMUNITY

Balance Test Day
Kroc Center Hawaii, 8-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., free for Kroc center Hawaii members and day pass users. Get a free balance test. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

CrossFit Fundamentals for Kids (SPED)
2320 South King St., Mondays and Wednesdays until March 27, 3-4 p.m., free. CrossFit FUNdamentals breaks down the components of CrossFit for children with special needs to combat obesity and structures in a fun setting. (394-7320, autismhi@gmail.com)

Ukrainian Egg Decorating
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $5 plus garden admission ($3-$5). Make Ukrainian Easter eggs using Pysanka method of drawing a botanical design, waxing and dying a blown egg. Reservations required. (522-7064)

Walk With Ease
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays until May 1, 10-11:30 a.m., $25. Walk With Ease – Arthritis Walking Program is designed to help people with arthritis better manage their symptoms. (247-6211 ext. 1107)

THE ARTS

“Embodied”
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)

FAMILY FUN

Spring Reading Program
Kapolei Public Library, March 18-30, free. The eight annual Kapolei Public Library Spring Reading Program. Children sixth grade and younger are invited to sign up for the Spring Reading Program, which encourages reading at least 20 minutes a day. Participants receive weekly prizes and are eligible to win bonus awards. Contact the library as soon as possible if a sign language interpreter or other accommodation is needed. (693-7050)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Congressional Gold Medal
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, March 9-April 14, visit website or call for cost and more information. The Bishop Museum has been selected as one of seven museums in the country to play host in 2013 to the Congressional Gold Medal awarded in 2011 to Japanese-American, or Nisei, World War II veterans in recognition of their extraordinary accomplishments. (847-3511, bishopmuseum.org)

Vegan Mexican Pop-Up
Taste, 667 Auahi St., three seatings: 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., visit website for cost. Enjoy vegan Mexican food by Chef Leslie Ashburn. Featuring black bean soup, pinto bean burrito with mole sauce and more. (veganmexicanpopup.eventbrite.com)

VOLUNTEERS

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, educator@iolanipalace.org)

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