October 17

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Budget Basics
Royal Kunia Community Center, 94-750 Anoiki St., free. Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union s Financial Learning Place presents a free budget basics workshop. Createa budget plan to pay debt, save and put yourself in the driver s seat to a better financial future. (379-7910, mvfcu.coop/hawaii)

Financial Planning Strategies for Millennials
Villages of Kapolei Recreation Center, conference room, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Focus on developing a holistic approach to dealing with credit, debt and personal finance concerns. Pre-registration required. (674-4444, nmlewis@ft.newyorklife.com)

Hawaiian Wreath Making
Foster Botanical Garden, 10 a.m.-noon, $25. Make a wreath using dried and fresh materials to decorate your holiday door. Reservations required. (522-7066)

Ku Haaheo – Hawaiian Music and Hula
Waikiki Beach Walk, Tuesdays at 4:30-6 p.m. through October, call for cost. Registration recommended. (349-5936)

Retired or Rewired – Creating a Smooth Transition to Retirement
2226 Liliha St., Weinberg Building, Room 224, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, 31, $50. Join this workshop on Tuesday evenings for your 50,000 mile checkup. Each session is two hours. Get ready to start experiencing active aging with passion, purpose and a plan. Pre-registration required. (547-8117, njones@stfrancishawaii.org)

SBA Tips To Start Your Business
Kunia Communtiy Recreation Center, 94-750 Anoiki St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Learn about resources available from the Small Business Administration, finance assistance, certifications, business structure and more. (397-7910)

808 Craft and Gift Fairs
Villages of Kapolei, 4-8 p.m., free. Browse wares from crafters, resellers, direct sellers, wholesalers and more. (808craftandgiftfairs.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH Manoa Campus Center, Executive Dining Room, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Honolulu Housewives in the City
Dave & Buster’s Sports Lounge, 5:30-9 p.m., free. Attend this event where you can meet specially featured businesses, as well as enjoy incredible eats and drinks. The first 50 guests will receive a swag bag full of goodies. Pre-registration required. (davebusterladiesnightoutlaunch.eventbrite.com)

Prostate Cancer Support Group Open Meeting
Pali Momi Hosptial, Diamond Head Conference Room, 7-9 p.m., free. Support group Us Too is for prostate cancer survivors and those wanting to learn about it. All are welcome, including spouses and significant others. There will be validated parking. (486-9675)

Sakadas and Soldiers: Hawaii’s Filipinos in World War I
Aiea Public Library, library hours, free. This is an exhibit honoring U.S. Army and Navy service of Filipino plantation workers during World War I. (277-9538, fahsoh808@gmail.com)

Toddler Times
Waianae Public Library, Oct. 17, 24 and 31 at 9:30 a.m., free. Story time for the very small based on Every Child Ready to Read and early literacy research. Each includes stories, songs and playtime. This event is intended for children between 0 and 3 years. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Pre-School Nature Hour – Animal Faces and Masks
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Bring lunch and stay for a picnic. Walking shoes, rain gear and insect repellent are recommended. Reservations recommended. (233-7323)

Reading Awakens: This Halloween
Kahuku Public & School Library, 5:30 p.m., free. Enjoy fun “Star Wars” games, prizes, cool crafts, and yummy trooper rations. A selfie photo booth will help celebrate the event.(librarieshawaii.org)

Blayne Asing
Royal Hawaiian Center, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. through October, free. Come enjoy Asing s country-influenced ukulele stylings. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)

Honolulu Wind Ensemble
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

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

Vibra Cubana: The Music of Cal Tjader and Arthur Lyman
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $15-$35. Vibra Cubana will perform the music of Grammy award-winning vibist and drummer Cal Tjader, as well as Arthur Lyman. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Kahala Theaters, Oct. 17, 24 and 31, $10. Consolidated Theatres will showcase some of the most iconic films from Sir Alfred Hitchcock in this special celebration. The screening series will come to a shocking conclusion on Halloween, with presentations of “Psycho” at both Kahala and Olino Theatres. (consolidatedtheatres.com)