November 2

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Thursday November 2
Fraud Prevention Tips Plus Budget Basics
Royal Kunia Rec Center, 94-750 Anoiki St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Learn about resources available to help avoid identity theft, prevent fraudulent access to personal financial information. Also have budget questions answered. (379-7910)

Mobility Skills Class for Family Caregivers
Central Union Church, Women’s Building, 1660 S. Beretania St., 10-11 a.m., call for cost. Learn strategies to make caregiving safer as it relates to mobility and independence. Learn tips to avoid caregiver injuries and make your life a bit easier. RSVP required. (591-2771 ext. 8236)

Paint For Your Soul
Downbeat Lounge, 42 N. Hotel St., 5-7 p.m., free. Gwenaelle Devaux hosts a pau hana painting class. Enjoy happy hour while being inspired. This is a 21+ event. Reservations recommended. (, 492-7702)

Pua Culture
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 653 Ala Moana Blvd., 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10. Join Aunty Syl Kop and her hui as she teaches you about Hawaii horticulture, and the process behind picking flowers for lei. Reservations recommended. (773-7047)

Beer Summit
Kona Brewing Co., 5:30 p.m., free. There will be a special guest panel on homelessness, featuring Rep. Sam Kong, Charles Struwe and Mike Goodman. (586-6420)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua Town Center, Bloodmobile, Loading Bay, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Na Lama Kukui, Bloodmobile, 7:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

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

Holiday Craft and Gift Fair
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Maui and Kauai Ballrooms, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Come for jewelry, holiday crafts and decor, baked goods, food items, clothing, and much more. (931-7791,

Rotary Club of Kapolei Meeting
Kapolei High School, faculty lounge, 7 a.m., $8. Rotary Club of Kapolei will be having a club assembly. (

Hawaii Youth Symphony and Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Blaisdell Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. At this special concert, each HSO musician will sit next to a YSI musician, making for an unforgettable evening for the Youth Symphony musicians, Hawaii Symphony musicians and the audience. (946-8742,

Royal Hawaiian Band
Diamond Head Crater, 11 a.m., free. This concert will take place during an Arbor Day tree planting. (

Sounds of Aloha Guest Singer Program
Ala Wai Golf Course, clubhouse ballroom, 7 p.m., contact for cost. The Sounds of Aloha Chorus is providing an opportunity for male singers, both experienced and inexperienced, to give a cappella singing a try. (

‘She Kills Monsters’
Leeward Theatre, 8 p.m. Nov. 2-4, $10-$15. Come see this comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, directed by award-winning local director Betty Burdick. (,

‘Wild Birds’ by Eric Anderson
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St.; Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Nov. 2-Dec. 2; Sundays at 2 p.m. Nov. 5-Dec. 3; $5-$25. Kumu Kahua Theatre presents a historical drama about the Alii children and their educators. (536-4441,