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Nicole Kato

October 1

Monday October 1
CLASSES
Adult Art: Drawing & Painting
Kroc Center Hawaii, Mondays, Sept. 10 to Dec. 10, 6-9 p.m., $240. Experiment with charcoal, ink, watercolor and/or acrylic while learning to use line, tone, perspective and color. Each session will focus on one type of subject matter, such as still life, landscape, or the clothed human figure. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Adult Learn-to-Swim Classes
Kroc Center Hawaii, various times, Sept. 10 to Oct. 31, $125. Two classes to choose from: Fundamental Aquatic Skills or Stroke Development. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Ballroom Classes
Kapolei Elementary cafeteria, Oct. 1, 8 and 15, 7 p.m. registration and class, call for cost. HBDA’s Kapolei Chapter, cha cha, fox trot and bachata. (781-2076)
Ballroom Dance Class Registration
Kapolei Elementary cafeteria, Oct. 1, 8 and 15, classes begin Oct. 1 and meet for eight Monday nights, call for more information. Cha Cha, Foxtrot and Bachata. (781-2076)
Ballroom Dancing
Kroc Center Hawaii, Mondays, Sept. 17 to Nov. 12, 6:45-7:45 p.m., $96, $15/session. Ballroom dancing is an art form in which one can express themselves in new and unique ways. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Coast Guard Auxillary Boating Class
Key Projects Center, Kaneohe, Mondays and Thursdays, Oct. 1 to Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $45. The course covers subjects such as handling your boat, Navigation, equipment and safety. (391-9125, kid-coral@hawaii.rr.com)
Register For Ballroom Classes
Manoa Japanese Language School, Oct. 1 and 8, 6:45 p.m., visit website for more information. Learn to dance the cha cha, foxtrot and bachata at the Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Manoa Chapter. Monday night classes start at 7 p.m. starting Oct. 1. (hbda-hawaii.org/manoa)
SAT Test Strategies Seminar
Kaimuki Public Library, young adult area, 6 p.m., free. Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, a division of Kaplan Inc., will conduct the one-hour seminar for interested high school students and their parents. (733-8422)
Standard First Aid With CPR/AED Adult
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 1, 4, 7, 11, 12, 15, 17, 25, 28 and 30, $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Call to register. (1-800-733-2767)
Tai Chi
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Mondays and Wednesdays until Oct. 31, 6:30-8:30 a.m., $48. Learn this venerable Chinese martial arts to improve your mental and physical health. Call to register. (235-7433)
Where Dancing Begins
Gus Webling Elementary cafeteria, 98-270 Paihi St., Aiea, Oct. 1-Nov. 26 register Oct. 1 7-9 p.m. for beginners; Oct. 2-Nov. 27 register Oct. 2 from 7-9 p.m. for intermediate, $20/with $15 annual memebership. (833-4346, hbda-hawaii.org)
CPR/AED Adult
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $70. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Call to register. (1-800-733-2767)
Nonviolent Communication Workshop
The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, Tuesdays until Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m., $120. The 12 workshops will focus on compassionate communication and deep listening. (595-4047)
Parent Project Hawaii
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., $25/workbook. Learn concrete, no-nonsense solutions in a straight forward, step-by-step intervention action plan. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Register For Ballroom Dance Classes
Waimalu Elementary School, register Oct. 2 and 9 at 7 p.m. Call for cost and more details. Learn to dance the merengue, tango, and the salsa at the Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association’s Pearlridge Chapter. (836-4579)
Standard First Aid
American Red Cross, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 2 and 24, $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. Call to register. (1-800-733-2767)
Youth Art: Cartooning
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Nov. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $175. In this exciting, fun class for children who enjoy cartoon art, students learn how to develop their own original characters through lessons in facial expression, action poses, costumes and storytelling. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Encore Entrepreneurs
SBA Hawaii District Office, 10-11:30 a.m., free, call to register. The event is targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50 to match these “encore entrepreneurs” with successful business owners and community leaders for advice and assistance. (541-2990 ext. 2)
COMMUNITY
Holiday Crafts
Foster Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $5 plus garden admission. Create holiday ornaments from lauhala. Call for reservations. (522-7064)
Blood Drives
Kapiolani Medical Center, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Pacific Guardian Center, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. (bbh.org)
“Anela 2: A Smile For Angels”
Angels by the Sea Hawaii at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 2552 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Waikiki fashion boutique partners with the Domestic Violence Action Center to strengthen abuse prevention efforts and outreach. (angelsbytheseahawaii.com)
Fall Day Camp Programs
Spalding Clubhouse, Oct. 1-5, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., $75. Youth will meet new friends and experience exciting field trips to: Aloun Farms, Waikiki Aquarium and the Makapuu Lighthouse Hike & Waiamanalo Beach Park. (spaldingbgch.com)
Fall Day Camps
Spalding Clubhouse, Oct. 1-5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $30. Youth will meet new friends and experience exciting field trips to: Aloun Farms, Waikiki Aquarium and the Makapuu Lighthouse Hike & Waiamanalo Beach Park. (spaldingbgch.com)
The Best Kept Secret In Kaneohe Bay
Coconut Island, Tuesdays until Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noo, $100. This program will introduce you to the exciting research and rich history of Moku o Lo‘e, Coconut Island, and the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology based there. Call to register. (235-7433, cwiener@hawaii.edu)
Blood Drives
State of Hawaii King Kalakaua Bldg., 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; UH Manoa, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; HPU Hawaii Loa Campus, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. (bbh.org)
Public Lecture/Photo Presentation
KCC Cafeteria, 5:30 p.m., free. This will be a fascinating presentation on Lord Howe Island’s ecosystems, plants, birds, marine life and other natural beauty, will have broad appeal to people on Kauai. (ntbg.org)
Simulcast Auction
Westin Moana Surfrider Hotel, Oct. 2-4, 9 a.m., visit website for cost. Healthcare providers and the general public will have an opportunity to bid on more than 3,000 items of medical equipment of the now defunct Hawaii Medical Center during a live theater-style auction. (stfrancishawaii.org)
MUSIC
Adam Crowe Live
Hard Rock Cafe, 280 Beach Walk, Honolulu, Oct. 1 and 8, 5-7 p.m., free. Acoustic Blues/ Rock and traditional delta blues. (955-7383)
FAMILY FUN
Preschool Storytime
Mililani Public Library, Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, learn finger plays, and sing songs. (627-7470)
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