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October 23

Wednesday October 23
CLASSES
Body Conditioning
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic third floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 6-7 p.m., $5/members, $6.50/non-members. Aerobics with a touch of Zumba, appropriate for all levels including beginners. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Healthy Pregnancy Class
Ohana Room at Castle Medical Center, Kailua, 6-7 p.m., free. Ideal for couples. Learn valuable and important information such as prenatal nutrition and exercises that will help keep you healthy and at low-risk during pregnancy. (263-5400)

Neck, Face and Scalp Self-Help
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $9. Practice techniques on yourself: trigger points, acu-points, cranial work, Shiatsu and Jin Shin. Chi Kung’s movement, breath and imagery serve the whole body. (235-7433)

Qi Gong Golden 8
Sun Village, Village Hall D – rec room, Wednesdays through November, 10-11 a.m., free. A beginning qi gong class that promotes balancing the body for greater health, increasing vitality and radiating more energy. (qikauai@gmail.com)

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)

Zumba
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic fifth floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/class for members, $6.50/class for non-members. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Zumba
Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic second floor waiting area, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 9, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/class for members, $6.50/class for non-members. Routines feature aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

13th Biennial HAwaii SBIR/STTR Conference
Hawaii Convention Center, Oct. 23-24, contact for times, $75/students, $175/general admission. Small businesses with new, innovative products can learn how to apply for and win federal and state grants. The event includes speaking sessions and one-on-one meetings with industry experts and federal agency representatives. Register online. (htdc.org/sbir-2013-conferece)

Film: “Seeds of Hope”
Thurston Memorial Chapel at Punahou School, 6:30 p.m., free. Punahou School and the Hawaii Rural Development Council host a screening of “Seeds of Hope: Na Kupu Mana‘olana,” a documentary that spotlights Hawaii farmers, educators and scientists who are re-establishing local agriculture. (punahou.edu/foodforthought, 945-1352)

Free Public Lecture
University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Building Auditorium, 7-9 p.m., free. Hillary Chute provides a free lecture about “Hiroshima and Auschwitz: the Post-War Comics Field and Documentary Form.” Chute examines various hand-drawn visual traditions stemming from WWII. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)

COMMUNITY
Hawaii Design Showcase
Design Week Headquarters (445 Cooke St.), 6-9 p.m., contact for cost. A showcase in conjunction with Design Week. Get the first-ever sneak peak of all the entries for this years “Hawaii’s 5-O” design competition, prior to the winners being announced at an awards show. (aigahonolulu.org)

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)

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)

Bento Rakugo Performs
Liliha Public Library, 10:15 a.m., free. Bento Rakugo performs in the traditional Rakugo (“fallen words”) storytelling style with a modern twist to the Japanese comedy. All stories spoken in English. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (587-7577)

Eek! Ghostly Ghastly Stories
Mililani Public Library, 6 p.m., free. Chicago storyteller Anne Shimojima features skeletons, spooks, creatures, ghosts and things that go bump in the night. The program is suitable for children ages 7 and older. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (627-7470)

THE ARTS
The Evolution of Fear
Sears Wing on the upper level of Windward Mall, Oct. 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)

Hawaii’s Gauguin
Manoa Public Library, through November, library hours, free. Artwork by master printmaker, etcher and artist John Melville Kelly, often referred to as “Hawaii’s Gaugin,” is on display in the library’s main lobby as well as in the library. (988-0459)

Talents and Passions
Honolulu Hale – third floor gallery, through Oct. 29, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The City and County of Honolulu presents an art show by and for artists with disabilities and limited mobility. The show aims to launch or expand the art careers of those renewing their lives with art. (cocpwdhawaii@gmail.com)

The Wild Party
University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Earl Ernst Lab Theatre, Oct. 23-26 at 8 p.m., Oct. 27 at 2 p.m., $5-$18, recommended for mature audiences over the age of 16. The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents Andrew Lippa’s musical, based on the book-length narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697)

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