October 16

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Wednesday October 16
Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Oct. 16-17, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Contact to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Parent Workshop
Kahaluu Elementary School cafeteria, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Presented by Kathy Bentley, Kaneohe’s own “super nanny” and nationally recognized parent educator, speaking about how boys and girls learn differently. Contact to register. Bring non-perishable food for the upcoming Baskets of Blessings. (235-7747, kcfc@pacthawaii.org)

Permitting Workshop for Hawaii’s Green Industry
Japanese Cultural Center – Manoa Grand Ballroom, 8 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. private one-on-one sessions, free. The State of Office of Planning sponsors a Green Industry Permitting Workshop to familiarize green industry project proponents with the ins-and-ours of county and state land use and the environmental permit processes. Registration is required; seating is limited. (planning.hawaii.gov.spb/green-industry-permitting-workshop)

Tai Chi (Yang Style)
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, Mondays and Wednesdays until Oct. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:30 p.m. advanced, $25 plus a $15 lab fee. LEarn this venerable Chinese martial art to improve your mental and physical health. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

The Parent Project
Kailua High School – Counseling Room F-10, Oct. 16-Dec. 18, Wednesdays, 5:30-8:30 -.m., $24. For parents with children ages 11-22. Learn and practice specific prevention and intervention strategies for destructive behaviors. (233-5727 ext. 247, parentproject.com)

Advance Directives
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic conference room 2E, 10-11:30 a.m., free. Learn how to understand forms so that your loved ones know exactly what you want in the event you’re unable to care for yourself or express your wishes. A valid picture ID must be presented. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Boy Scouts Recruitment Event
Windward Mall Center Court, 6-8 p.m., visit website for cost. Find out everything you need to know about becoming a Boy Scout. The Boy Scouts of american answer questions you may have about joining the organization. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Building Efficiency
Windward Community College Hale Imiloa 111, 1-2 p.m., free. The second part of a community forum in chemistry, focusing on energy efficiency and stem cell breakthroughs. Jim Notman, PE, speaks about “Building Efficiency – Helping People Achieve.” (235-7374, windward.hawaii.edu)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic second floor Maile Room, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Open to all patients with cancer and their friends and family. (432-8538)

Holiday Pet Toy Drive
Contact for various collection centers, accepted through Nov. 1. Hawaiian Human Society spreads cheer with its annual Holiday Pet Toy Drive. The toys will be given to families with every pet adoption. Suitable toys for dogs include Kong toys, Nylabones and sterilized beef bones. Suitable toys for cats include anything without string. (356-2247)

Join The Circle Dining Experience
Participating restaurants include: Kalapawai Cafe, Bella Bistro, Cactus, Uahi Island Grill and Zia’s Cafe, through Nov. 30, contact for times, $80/four redeemable food vouchers. Support The Outdoor Circle. Each food voucher may be used for a delicious appetizer from participating restaurants. $40 of the ticket purchase is tax deductible. (outdoorcircle.org)

Kokua for Kupuna
Nuuanu YMCA, 9-10 a.m., free. Kaiser Permanente presents its senior summit learning series. Identify vulnerable adults, discuss the different types of neglect/abuse, how to prevent neglect/abuse, possible indicators and how to report suspected neglect/abuse, and where to get help. Pre-registration is required. (541-5256)

Medicare Outreach
Kalihi Library, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The Sage PLUS, a Medicare counseling program, with the Executive Office on Aging offers unbiased help with counselors for 2014. (586-7299, hawaiiship.org)

Moonlight Dinner
Kalama Beach Club, RSVP by Oct. 16, dinner takes place Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m., $30/person. A night of pupus, dinner, dessert, a full moon, beachside dining and Oktoberfest fun. (kalamabeachclub.com)

Premium Outlets Pink Event
Waikele Premium Outlets, until Oct. 30, $10 donations. During the month, shoppers can visit the Information Center and make a donation toSusan G. Komen. For each donation of $10 or more, receive a special savings card with offers from participating stores. (premiumoutlets.com)

The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Waiane Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free, ages 12 and older. Learn about the enduring legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani at “He Lei, He Aloha: This is a Lei of Love, The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani.” Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (697-7868)

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Community Gallery, runs through Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-4 .m. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., free. MEDIUM 3 is a showcase of three Japanese American contemporary artists representing three generations: Seikichi “Chick” Takara, Yukio Ozaki and David Kiyabu. (945-7633, info@jcch.com)