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Nicole Kato

October 15

Monday October 15
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. (

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. (

Ballroom Classes
Kapolei Elementary cafeteria, 7 p.m. registration and class, call for cost. HBDA’s Kapolei Chapter, cha cha, fox trot 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. (

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,

CPR Certification
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-9 p.m., $70/class, $5/booklet. Teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Ages 15 & Up. (

Stork Class
Kaiser Permanente –– Moanalua Medical Center, Mondays until Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m., call for cost and to register. (432-2260)

Watercolor Workshop
Event Oct. 15-19 at the ARTS at Marks Garage, $50 non-refundable deposit required. Call or email for more information. (286-5909,

Watercolor Workshop
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 15-19, call for cost. With Robert O’Brien. Rebeca Snow, Hawaii Watercolor Society. (286-5909,

Blood Drives
State of Hawaii Hale Kalanianaole Bldg., 2:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; State of Hawaii Kakuhihewa Bldg., 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Mililani High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. (

Crohn’s Disease & Colitis Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, 7-8:30 p.m., free. Join this group to learn more about these diseases, meet others who are affected by them, share challenges, and offer mutual support in dealing with emotional and physical needs. (432-2270)

Bamboo Ridge Issue #100 Reading
Fresh Cafe, 832 Queen St., Honolulu, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. Presented by M.I.A. Art & Literary Series. (

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