March 5

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Saturday March 5
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

An Evening with Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Paliku Theatre, 7:30 p.m., free. Actors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty share stories about their careers and experiences on Broadway. (

Bokashi Composting Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $15-$10. Learn how to turn food waste into compost through a mix of local microbes. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

Channeling with Grant Ito
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 3:30 p.m., $15. (741-0811)

First Aid
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m., $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767,

Foster Care Trainings
Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., 9-10 a.m., free. Hawaiian Humane Society hosts classes for those interested in fostering pets. (356-2222,

Gardening for Butterflies
Butterfly Conservatory at Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, March 5, 19 and 26 at 9:30 a.m., and March 6 and 20 at 1 and 3 p.m., $10. Learn how to turn a portion of your backyard into a butterfly oasis from Darlene Loo-McDowell. (

How to Control Diabetes
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., four-week class starting March 5, 1 p.m., $50. Learn more about cause and effect, nutrition, body movement, medicines and more. (741-0811)

Pop-Up Legal Clinic
Susana Wesley Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 1117 Kaili St., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii provides free civil legal services to those of low or moderate income who reside in Hawaii. Appointments recommended. (528-7046)

Xeriscape 101 Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members. Learn the seven steps to xeriscaping. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Downtown in front of Chili’s, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. (203-2366)

Chicken Plates
Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., $8-$12. Enjoy a Kiawe BBQ chicken plate in support of Hawaiian Civic Club of Waimanalo’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. (636-7776)

Hawaiian Heat Softball Fundraiser/Car Wash
Mililani Golf Course, 95-176 Kuahelani Ave., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. A fundraiser and bake sale to raise funds for fees and tournament travel. (, 398-6444)

Master Mind Group
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 2 p.m., free. Open discussion on any topic you may need help with. (741-0811)

Trinity Lutheran School Open House
Trinity Lutheran School, 1611 California Ave., 1-4 p.m., free. Discover the treasures of Trinity with personal campus tours, a meet-and-greet with teachers and staff, light refreshments, scholarship giveaways and more. (621-6033,

University Lab School Pa‘ina and Cultural Festival
University Laboratory School, 3-9 p.m., free. Celebrate aloha with food, entertainment, games and keiki activities, plus a country store and silent auction. Performers include Jeff Rasmussen, Everyday Aloha and ULS student groups. (956-7833)

Unlock Your Style
Kahala Mall, 5-7:30 p.m., free. Enjoy a special VIP shopping event, with exclusive deals, giveaways and prizes. (

Windward Orchids Display and Sale
Windward Mall, Food Court Entrance, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Check out an impressive display and purchase locally grown orchids and native plants. (235-1143)

Easter Bunny Arrival
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. The Easter Bunny arrives for spring at the mall, bringing craft activities, temporary tattoos, balloons and more, plus a canned drive for the Salvation Army. (235-1143)

Easter Bunny Photos
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, March 5-26, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Drop by for a visit with the Easter Bunny, photos and yummy treats while supplies last. (203-2366)

Easter Bunny Photos
Windward Mall, Center Court, March 5-26, mall hours, call for cost. Strike a pose with Peter Cottontail at the Easter Bunny photo set. (235-1143)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Stories, songs, games, and simple arts and crafts. This week’s theme is “Icky, Sticky, Stinky.” (697-7868)

YMCA Camp Erdman Community Day
YMCA Camp Erdman, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Spend a day at Camp Erdman and try out activities including archery, swimming, rock wall climbing, challenges and more. Pre-registration required. (, 637-4615)

Cross Currents
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 2411 Dole St., March 5 from 7:30-9:30 p.m., March 6 from 4-6 p.m., $20-$10. A trio of musicians from Pro Musica Nipponia perform traditional and contemporary songs with guest violinist Sean Yung-Hsiang Wang. (1-800-838-3006,

Good Foot
Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort, 9 p.m., $10/cover for non-hotel guests. (

Lee Brice & Tyler Farr
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 777 Ward Ave., 7:30 p.m., $69.50/advance. Country rockers Lee Brice and Tyler Farr perform. (

Luke Trimble
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., March 5 at 7:30 p.m., March 6 at 4 p.m., $30-$15. Guitarist Luke Trimble performs alongside an ensemble from Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. (, 955-8821)

Mango Season Trio
Nico’s Pier 38, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103,

Soul Patrol
Muddy Waters Espresso in Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 6-8 p.m., free. (778-0182)

Cherry Blossom Festival Contestant Reception
Rumours Nightclub, 5 p.m., $25. The contestants of the 64th Cherry Blossom Festival model looks from local boutiques in a fashion show. Plus, win door prizes, lucky drawing contests and more. (

Unconferenz & Code Across 2016
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Hawaii’s longest-running grassroots technical and creative “unconference” returns with spontaneous brainstorming, discussion and presentations. (

‘#iambadatthis’ Auditions
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., March 5-6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. Audition for roles in Susan Soon He Stanton’s “#iambadatthis,” about a woman struggling to separate her digital life from her real one. (536-4222,

‘Kamehameha III’ Book Signing
Na Mea Hawaii Native Books, 2:30 p.m., free. P. Christian Klieger signs his new book, “Kamehameha III.” (596-8885,

Lei Court Selection Event
McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Regional Park, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation will select its 88th annual Lei Court from the Na Makua ‘O‘o category (ages 46-60) through a brief pageant competition of speaking, lei making, hula and more. (, 768-3041)

‘Noodle Doodle Box’
Hawaii Theatre, March 5 at 2 and 7 p.m., March 6 at 2 p.m., $7-$2. Two clowns bicker over boxes and eventually learn the value of sharing. (528-0506,

‘The Tiny Tree’
Tenney Theatre at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., $10. Honolulu Theatre for Youth presents Annie Cusick Wood’s play for tots about space, family and fantasy. (, 839-9885)

Stream Cleanup
Liliuokalani Botanical Garden, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Supplies provided, but bring walking shoes, insect repellant, and rain and sun gear. Pre-registration required. (628-1190)