May 12

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Friday May 12
Corks in the Garden
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 6-7:30 p.m., $5/non-members. Learn how to repurpose corks as beautiful kitchen or file cabinet magnets with tillandsia air plants which require only a few drops of water a week to maintain. Pre-registration required. (748-5315,

Seniors Rock!
East Oahu Realty, 1-2 p.m., free. Discussions on benefits of aging and living a healthy, vital life. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m. RSVP required. (396-2000)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
1132 Bishop St. #611, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Creations of Hawaii
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., free. A showcase of local artisans and products that are truly of the islands. (

Hawaii Gem and Mineral Show
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 5-8 p.m. May 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 13-14, free. Hawaii Rock and Mineral Society presents its annual show with gem identification, displays, demonstrations and more. (

Windward Orchids Mother’s Day Sale
Windward Mall, food court entrance, May 12-13, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Find the perfect flowers for Mom during this special edition of the Windward Orchids’ monthly sale. (235-1143)

Allison Adams Tucker
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. (, 955-8821)

Dion’e, Kapua and the Sounds of Dragon Beat
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

McKinley High School Jazz Ensemble
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

Melemai Kapu‘uwaimai Benefit Choral Concert
Waipahu United Church of Christ, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $15. (294-1184,

Michael Frant & Spearhead
The Republik, 8 p.m., $38/advance. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (922-5331)

Saloon Pilots
Haleiwa Joe’s Kaneohe, 8:30-10:30 p.m., free. (247-6671)

Symphony in the Park
Kailua District Park, 5 p.m., free. An annual outdoor concert featuring selections from Prokfiev’s “Romeo & Juliet Suite,” “Hawaiian Landscape” and more. (, 946-8742)

Taylor Hicks
Blue Note Hawaii, May 12-14, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $35-$25. (

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
Paul and Vi Loo Theatre, May 12 and 12 at 7:30 p.m., May 14 at 4 p.m., $15-$5. Hawaii Pacific University’s Young Actors Ensemble culminates a year of training with a beloved comedy. (, 236-7917)