November 19

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Saturday November 19
Acrylic Mixed Media Art Class
CW Art Studio, Art Loft in the Mendonca Building, 1109 Maunakea St. #215, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $75. Stimulate your creativity with exploration into abstract expression. All art materials provided, along with lunch and refreshments. Pre-registration encouraged. (293-7055,

Animal Hero Class
Hawaiian Humane Society, 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. Students who want to help animals in their community and need service learning hours are invited to take this class to learn more about where to start. (356-2223,

Autism Family & Professional Talk with Dr. Timothy Buie
University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Sullivan Room, 10 a.m., free. Dr. Timothy Buie discusses autism and the impact of the intestinal microbiome, (371-1083,

Before You Say I Do
International City of Refuge Christian Church, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $25. The church presents its first annual singles conference. Pre-registration required. (, 677-5677)

Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. Learn more about how to start building your own home, including how to select a builder, what to watch out for, residential design and more. Pre-registration required. (593-2808,

Dig Less; Yield More: Garden with Hugelkultur Garden Beds
The Green House Hawaii, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $25. Learn how to build a superior garden bed. (524-8427,

Economical Aquaponics
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members. Learn about water conservation and how to produce organic food in your own backyard or lanai using aquaponics. Pre-registration required. (748-5315,

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Nov. 19 and 20, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $300. Learn to become an American Red Cross instructor. Pre-registration required. (858-717-3718)

Mala Making
Island Bungalow Hawaii, 2-5:30 p.m., $125. Lauren George hosts a DIY mala making workshop utilizing the skills of silk stretching, bead selection, knotting and tassel making. (

Public Access Room: What’s It All About?
Waianae Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Learn more about the legislative process, delivering effective testimony, using the legislature’s website and more. (697-7868)

Smarter Living Seminar
RevoluSun Smart Home Innovation Center, 210 Ward Ave., 10-11 a.m., free. RevoluSun Smart Home staff discusses how to achieve energy independence with a self-supply PV system and customized home energy storage system. Pre-registration required. (748-8888,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kapolei Community, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH-Manoa, Athletic Department Classrooms, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Fall Pop-up and Shop for a Cause
Kapalama Elementary School, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Give to a good cause and check out your favorite pop-up shops Chloe+Isabel Jewelry, Lularoe, Doterra Essential Oils, Rodan+Fields Skin Care and Yournique. (228-7539)

Friends of Mililani Public Library Booksale
Mililani Public Library, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Find bargains on a wide variety of books, CDs and DVDs. (627-7470)

Girls on the Run of Hawaii Fall 5K
Ala Moana Beach Park, 6:15 a.m. pre-race activities, 7 a.m. race, $35-$40. Girls on the Run Hawaii host their annual 5K run. (

Ko Olina’s 18th Annual Thanksgiving Outreach
Various locations and times across Oahu, free. The Ko Olina Family and area residents unite to prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals to more than 14 area churches and veterans organizations on the leeward coast. (

Leilehua Project Grad 2017 Craft Fair
Leilehua High School cafeteria, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy local grinds, vendors, a silent auction, creative crafts and much more. Proceeds go to Leilehua’s Project Grad 2017. (518-9545)

Mayor’s Craft and Country Fair
Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Browse craft booths, homemade baked goods, a white elephant sale, informational displays and entertainment. Bring canned goods and unwanted eyeglasses to donate. (973-7258)

MDA Hawaii Muscle Walk
Ward Warehouse, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Walk to support kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. (, 593-4454)

Pictures with Santa Paws
Hawaiian Humane Society, Nov. 19-20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $30. You and your pets can take holidays photos with Santa and Mrs. Paws. (356-2247,

Pre-Holiday Craft Fair and Toy Collection Drive
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Get in the holiday spirit and get an early start on your shopping with accessories, bags, gift items, home goods, jewelry and more. (

Rice Rally for the Hungry
Safeway at Hawaii Kai Shopping Center, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Rotary Club of Kahala Sunrise hosts a rice rally to collect monetary donations and bags of rice for Hawaii Foodbank. (255-6269,

Softball Fundraiser
95-294 Kailiula Loop, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Shop from baked goods, clothing, small electronics and more in support of Hawaiian Heat 12U softball team. (398-6444,

Wilson School Fun Fair
Wilson Elementary School, 4945 Kilauea Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Enjoy local food, plus Keiki ID, a Scholastic book fair, silent auction, vendor tables and more. Entertainment is Royal Hawaiian Band, Chinagu Eisa Hawaii, Art Kalahiki, Kaimuki Middle School band and Kalani High School band. (429-6034,

Yauatcha Waikiki
The Moana Surfrider Hotel ballroom, Nov. 19-21, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., free. Yauatcha Waikiki, soon to open at International Market Place, hosts a job fair to hire more than 100 employees. (

Air Plants: Ocean Craft Day Workshops
Living Art Marine Center, 10 a.m., $20. Relax, get in a zen mood and enjoy making your own ocean-themed peace garden with air plants. Pre-registration required. (

Family Story Times
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Families with children in pre-kindergarten to first grade are welcome to join in for free stories, songs and crafts, themed “STEAM Storytime Apples.” (697-7868)

Honouliuli Wetland Adventure
USFWS Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Honouliuli Unit, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10. Explore and discover Hawaii’s endangered wetland environment. Suitable for children age 6 and older. Pre-reigstration required. (955-0100 ext. 118)

Opae Ula: Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Island Scoops, 4:30 p.m., $25. Learn more about the amazing Hawaiian shrimp, then make your own customized pet shrimp environment. Pre-registration required. (

Santa’s Arrival
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Santa arrives at the mall with giveaways, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon making, photos and more. (235-1143)

Medicinal Plant Tour
Foster Botanical Garden, 1 p.m., free. Learn about the plants and trees that were utilized as natural remedies before modern medicine. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Brother Noland
Hawaii Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $65-$95. Brother Noland performs as part of The Hawaiian Classics concert series. (

Mana Mele EP Release Benefit Concert
Gordon Biersch at Aloha Tower, 5-11:45 p.m., $15-$75. Mana Mele Music & Multimedia Academy showcases its pro artist mentors and Mana Mele students from six partner schools. (295-6262,

Tohm & Jerri
Mahina & Sun’s at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 7-11 p.m., free. (

Raise the Roof
The ARTS at Marks Garage, 6-10 p.m., $64-$80. The ARTS at Marks Garage celebrates its 15th anniversary with a fundraiser that promises spoken word, improv, live painting and interactive experiences, local art, food and drinks, and much more. (

Robert August Wine Dinner
Paakai at Turtle Bay Resort, 6-8 p.m., $95. Enjoy a special wine dinner with Robert August and his Endless Harvest Collection of wines. (293-6000)

Te Ori Tahiti Here
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 5 p.m., free. (

‘Things Seen’ Signing
Barnes & Noble Ala Moana, 3-4 p.m., free. Joseph Stanton signs “Things Seen,” his fifth book of poems. The first 100 attendees also receive single, autographed copies of individual poems. (956-4050)

X Static Dance Studio
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Quarterly Cleanup
Hanauma Bay, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Quarterly cleanup of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, organized by the Friends of Hanauma Bay in partnership with Malama Maunalua. Tools, gloves, trash bags and snacks provided. (

Heeia Estuary Restoration
RSVP for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Koolaupoko restore the stream by removing invasive mangrove and replanting native species. (,