October 12

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A Stroke of Insight: Prevention Strategies
Adventist Health Castle, Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Hear Dr. Jason Viereck, discuss the latest strategies for stroke lifestyle prevention, and why managing your blood pressure is critically important. Light, healthy refreshments will be served. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Hawaii Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 9 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Oct. 12, 14, 20, 23, 27, 29, $113. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Courtyard Yoga
Ward Village Courtyard, IBM Building, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Corepower Yoga leads a special class. (wardvillage.com)

Lei Making
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, call for times, $12. Learn various lei making techniques in haku, hili, humupapa, kui, kipuu and wili. Bring your own materials (flowers, ti, ferns, etc.).RSVP requested. (773-7047)

Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention
Windward YMCA, 1200 Kailua Road, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Learn the causes of osteoporosis, how to prevent and treat it, and the importance of nutrition and physical activity for better balance and bone health. (261-0808)

Sunset Yoga and Sound Healing with Noelani Love
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 6-8 p.m., free. Experience the power of awakening your spirit through movement, followed by a beautiful sound healing with crystal bowls. Mats are provided by Lululemon Honolulu. (surfjack.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
HECO Ward, Bloodmobile, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Waianae Mall, Bloodmobile behind Starbucks, 6:45 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council Meeting
NOAA Fisheries, 1139 N. Nimitz Hwy., 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., free. The Reserve Advisory Council for NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve will hold a meeting that is open to the public. The council will discuss and receive updates on Monument activities and hear briefings on related efforts, including agency updates. (725-5818)

Market on the Plaza
Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza, 4-8 p.m., contact for cost. (waikikibeachwalk.com)

Newcomers Club of Honolulu
Contact for location, 10-11:30 a.m., free. If you’re new to Hawaii, Newcomers Club of Honolulu invites you to meet up at its monthly Aloha Coffee time and learn about its many programs. (newcomersclubofhonolulu@yahoo.com)

Burt Bacharach
Blue Note Hawaii, 8 p.m. Oct. 12-15, $95-$150. Burt Bacharach will appear with a 12-piece band, including two singers. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Burt Bacharach
Blue Note Hawaii, Oct. 12-15, 8 p.m., $95-$150. (bluenotehawaii.com)

ID Band Latin Ensemble
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

The Laylow, Autograph Collection, 7-10 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Royal Hawaiian Center, Thursdays at 6 p.m. through October, free. Come listen to this critically acclaimed musical trio s unique sounds. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)