October 18

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Friday October 18
Brazilian Dancing
The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Sports Complex – Dance Studio #3, Fridays through Dec. 6, 7 p.m., $99/10 sessions. Learn Samba, Afro-Brazilian dance and other forms from Brazil. (outreach.hawaii.edu/noncreditcourses, 956-8244)

Augie T
Pagoda Hotel – La Salle Room, Fridays through November, 8:30 p.m., $22/general admission, $42.50/dinner package. Augie T performs with special guests weekly. General admission includes two free drinks. The dinner package includes a prime rib/crab legs dinner buffet and one free drink. Contact for reservations. (479-0576)

2013 Hawaii Healthcare Summit
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom, early bird registration ends Oct. 18, event takes place Nov. 19, 8:15 a.m.-5:15 p.m., $205/early bird registration, $225/general registration. Learn the latest information on Hawaii’s rapidly changing health care industry. The conference features more than 40 key leaders in the local and national health care industry. (hawaiihealthcareproject.org)

Kaimuki Third Friday at Art Explorium
Art Explorium, 6-9 p.m., $5. Art Explorium takes part in Third Fridays Kaimuki. Make bags, aprons and woven art, as well as other accessories from old T-shirts. (artexplorium.org)

Patti Lyons Social Justice Award
Contact for exact location in Kahala, 5 p.m., contact for cost. Everyone is invited to an evening with good wine, food and local music that benefit youth with incarcerated parents. The event celebrates Patti Lyons for her remarkable social justice lifetime work, as she is awarded with the first annual Patti Lyons Social Justice Award. (hawaiifriends.wordpress.com/events)

Skin Care Fair
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Learn about the latest products and speak with a licensed clinical aesthetician. (432-5670)

Talk Story Festival
Ala Wai Golf Course, second floor ballroom, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19, a workshop takes place Sat. from 1-4 p.m., free. The 25th annual event is Hawaii’s biggest and oldest storytelling celebration. The event features Oahu, Neighbor Island and Mainland tellers sharing their stories with dramatic lights, sign interpreters and video production on the wall. (768-3032, honoluluparks.com)

Fall Fair Fundraiser
Hokulani Elementary School, 2:30-5:30 p.m., 50 cents/scrip. Hokulani Elementary School holds its annual Fall Fair Fundraiser to support its various programs throughout the year. The event features pony rides, food, activities, games, bouncers, a bake sale, a country store and more. (733-4789)

Kamiloiki’s 16th Keiki Karnival
Kamiloki Elementary School, 1:30-6 p.m., $20/wristband, $1/ride ticket, 25 cents/scrip. Kamiloiki Elementary School’s 16th Keiki Karnival features xtreme fun rides and bounce houses, a large variety of games and food, crafts and merchandise by local businesses and individuals, a book sale and a silent auction. (397-5800 ext. 228)

Lono’s Journey
Tenney Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 27, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9, $10-$20. Hawaii Theatre for Youth presents the world premiere of Lono’s Journey, in collaboration with Bishop Museum. The story incorporates Hawaiian language, music, dance, sport and puppetry. (htyweb.org, 839-9885)

Honolulu Zoo, Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $16-$20, ages 3 to 12. Featuring both an after-hours educational tour of the Zoo and a presentation in a portable planetarium provided by the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy. (honoluluzoo.org, 1-800-979-3370)

Veterans Day Train Ride
Contact for location, RSVP requested by Oct. 18, train ride takes place Nov. 11, $8-$12. The Veterans Day Train Ride history narration covers Ewa Plains plantation and military history of MCAS Ewa Field, NAS Barbers Point, Fort Barrette and Battery Arizona. The train stops at Kahe Point, then heads to the train museum station site. (4ewa.org, 685-5585)

Senior Safari Walkabout
Honolulu Zoo, Fridays through December, 9-10 a.m., $5 donations, ages 50 and older. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sites and sounds of the Honolulu Zoo. Staff make the time fly with fun wildlife facts and animal stories. (honoluluzoo.org, 971-7195)

Alex Oasay
Park Restaurant, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. Soloist Alex Oasay performs. (791-5161)

Mango Season Duo
Cha Cha Cha Salsaria, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mango Season Duo performs. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

Zombie Island
Visit website for participating locations and times, $8/a piece for 10 tickets or more, $10/a piece for 5 tickets or more, $15 at the door. Crawl through town to find live music, exclusive drink specials and free entry into participating venues. The Barbarella’s and Go Jimmy Go perform for the finale. (www.vitalculture.com/hawaiizombiecrawl/2186)

Downtown Decadence
YWCA of Oahu Laniakea, 5-9 p.m., $40. Sip, shop and savor at a benefit for the YWCA of Oahu. The event features appetizers and cocktails from Cafe Julia, exclusive event shopping, a dry bar beauty and spa service, live art, fashion shows, a silent auction and glam gown boutique. (ywcaoahu.org)

Fall Food and New Products Show
Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 5-10 p.m. Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20, Friday night only – free admissions with donation of each canned food item for Hawaii Food Bank, $4/general admission, $2/active military (ID required, families allowed), children under 12 free with paid adult. The 49th annual Fall Food and New Products show features new, fun and ono selections of creative and innovative foods and products. Enjoy live demonstrations, a plant sale and hourly prize drawings. (facebook.com/pacificexpos)

Harvest Moon Beer Dinner
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 6-9 p.m., $80 (does not include tax and gratuity). Featuring six food stations to accompany one of six specialty ales from Kona Brewing Company. Dine al fresco while listening to the sounds of Tavana. (kahalaresort.com)

Nifty 50s/60s/70s Oldies Bash Sock Hop
Pacific Beach Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, 5 p.m.-midnight, $75/person includes a full dinner buffet. The event recreates special teenage classic golden oldies, rock ‘n’ roll, cruisin’ classic times from over 60 years ago. See old friends, make new friends and dance the night away to all the original romantic love ballads and rock ‘n’ roll dance music. (239-5360)

Sacred Hearts Scholarship Fund Gala
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel – Hawaii Ballroom, 7 p.m., $125. The annual Gala has raised $1.5 million for Sacred Hearts scholarships over the past 17 years, which benefit 30 percent of Scared Hearts students receiving financial assistance. The night also honors alumnae Suzanne Dods Chong Kee (‘62), Elizabeth Chong Ho (‘57), Momo Ka‘anoi, MD (‘87), Rita Makini Gora (‘46) and Karen Ruth Dick-Kung (‘83). (734-5058 ext. 234)

University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center’s Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, Keoni Auditorium, contact for times, $25/general admission, $20/students with a valid ID. TEDxManoa features inspirational talks by native speakers and networking opportunities for the community. Each presentation is 5-18 minutes in length. Speakers include Malia Akutagawa, William S. Richardson School of Law; Kalepa Baybayan, associate director, Imiloa Astronomy Center, and more. Seating is limited to 100 attendees. (596-8885)

The Evolution of Fear
Sears Wing on the upper level of Windward Mall, Oct. 18-20 and 23-31, 6-9 p.m. weekdays, noon-9 p.m. Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Sundays, $12-$20. The haunted house features graphic scenes, loud sounds, startle effects with creepy characters, three claustrophobia areas and lots of screams. Parental discretion is strongly advised. (scarehawaii.com, 330-1600)

Artifacts and Adornment
The Gallery at Ward Center, Sept. 28-Oct. 23, contact for times and cost. Featuring sculptures and vessels by George Woollard, fashion with function by Babs Miyano-Young and metal clay art by Gordon K. Uyehara. An opening reception takes place 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28, and an artist’s reception takes place 2-5 p.m. Oct. 13. (597-8034)

Bad Seed
The Castle Performing Arts Center, weekends through Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, $6-$10. A 1950s horror-thriller that tells the story of 9-year-old Rhoda Penmark. The play stars Saoirse Rhyn and Jordan Moore, and is directed by Karen Meyer. The play is not recommended for small children. (showtix4u.com, 233-5626)

Diamond Head Theatre, Sept. 27-Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m. Sun, Saturday matinees at 3 p.m. on Oct. 5 and 12, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre presents “Cabaret!” featuring Drew Tandal, Samantha Stoltzfus, David James Bachler, Shari Lynn and Jeff Schmidt. (733-0274, diamondheadtheatre.com)

DHT Holds Auditions for “Elf”
Diamond Head Theatre, 7 p.m. Oct. 18, 2 p.m. Oct. 19-20, contact for cost. Diamond Head Theatre holds auditions for its Dec. 6-22 production of “Elf,” the story of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakingly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Years later, he embarks on a journey to NYC to find his birth father and discover his true identity. (diamondheadtheatre.com/season/auditions.html)

The Heiress
TAG – The Actor’s Group, Dole Cannery Square (650 Iwilei Rd.), Oct. 11-Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sundays, $12-$20. When Catherine falls in love with a handsome young man, her father believes that her suitor is a fortune hunter, interested only in her inheritance. (taghawaii.net. 722-6941)