May 2

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Wednesday May 2
Free Swim Lessons
Contact for location, time and cost, through May 5. (832-7184)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Adventist Health Castle, 6-8 p.m., $45-$80. This class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Adventist Health Castle. Attendees will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. This class is suggested for couples in their 3rd trimester. (263-5400,

Roy Venters Workshop
Pegge Hopper Gallery, gallery hours, contact for cost. Avant-garde artist Roy Venters creates and demonstrates how to make handmade books from found, recycled paper, cardboard and unlikely materials including screws, bolts, rusty nails and more. (

Waltz and Samba Dance Lessons
Makakilo Community Park, 92-1120 Makakilo Dr., April 2-May 21, 7-8:45 p.m., contact for cost. (

Auto Lunch Bunch
Waikiki Yacht Club, 1599 Ala Moana Blvd., noon, $20. Join the club for a lunch with Li Cobina, who will discuss the DRAGG program that helps local high school students focus on working on cars instead of being involved in gangs and graffiti. Pre-registration required. (225-2965,

Beginning and End of the Bomb Exhibition
Kapiolani Community College, library, March 5-May 11, exhibit hours, free. The goal of the exhibit is to illustrate the role of nuclear weapons since 1945 and to stimulate critical thinking about reducing the threat in the future. (

Blood Bank of Hawaii
King Kalakaua Building, Bloodmobile, 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Nanakuli High School, classroom C-113, 7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (, 847-3511)

Master Sha Tao Chang Open House
Master Sha Tao Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. (, 988-8090)

Rotary Club of Mililani Sunrise Meeting
Leilehua Golf Clubhouse, 7:30-8:30 a.m., contact for cost. Colin Brede will be this meeting’s guest speaker. (

Rotary Club of Mililani Sunrise Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament
Leilehua Golf Course, May 16, contact for time and cost. Deadline to enter is May 2. This event has afforded over 200 students of Mililani to advance to higher education opportunities. All participants go home a winner. (864-2520,

Tao Oneness Meditation
Master Sha Tao Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. (, 988-8090)

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (

Bhutan: Gross National Happiness
East-West Center Gallery, gallery hours through May 27, free. This gallery features photographs of Butan’s people in everyday life taken between 1991 and 2006 by Kauai-based photographer and filmmaker John Wehrheim. There are also textiles, Buddhist ritual items and utilitarian objects. (944-7177,

‘Black Snow’
Mid-Pacific Institute, Kawaiihao Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. May 6, $5-$10. Mid-Pacific School of the Arts presents a production of Mikhail Bulgakov’s story about a writer in the aftermath of the Russian Civil War. Reservations recommended. (973-5066,

Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 3:30 p.m., free. (

Digital Zoom 2018
1132 Bishop Street Gallery, 2nd Floor, March 3-June 2 during exhibit hours, contact for cost. See this fine art exhibit of work by the Digital Art Society of Hawaii. (254-3379)

Impressions of Paradise
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., gallery hours through May 31, contact for cost. View paintings by Dennis Daniel. (

Quarterly FOWL Meeting
Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 5:30 p.m., free. Join a quarterly meeting of the Friends of Waianae Library to learn more about who and what they do. (, 697-7868)

Shades of Spring
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., April 8-May 19, gallery hours, free. (