October 24

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Saturday October 24
Fancy Funnels Mini Garden
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $20-$15. Create a functionally artful planter from recycled wood and funnels. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Oct. 24-25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $250. Being a Red Cross instructor is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. This course will prepare you to lead First Aid, CPR and AED courses. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Hata Ra
Register for location in Waialae, 1-2 p.m., $15/donation. Speaker Kalehua averages one meal every five to six days by harnessing energy directly from the sun, which automatically and effortlessly minimizes the amount of food intake. Pre-registration required. (kalehua.net/healinghatara.html)

Making Herbal Salves
Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Pkwy., 9 a.m.-noon, $15/person, $40/family of three. Learn how to make your own herbal salve for cold and flu season from Meghan Leialoha Au. Pre-registration required. (malamalearningcenter.org, 483-0678)

Parenting Through Personality Styles
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, Conference Room 1A, 1010 Pensacola St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $106-$116/individual, $152-$162/couples. Give your parenting skills a boost! Analyze a series of common problems that confront parents and children with different attributes, learn strategies for dealing with them, and consider the difference between discipline and punishment. Learn effective strategies for raising your child at any age. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Portraits, Pets & Models Workshop
Lili‘uokalani Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Bring a DSLR or macro-mode camera and learn photographic techniques and settings for portraits, pets and models. Lighting and flash techniques will be discussed and practiced. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Pruning Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 10 a.m., free. Learn more about the art of pruning, including strategies for specific varieties and more. (mulkernlandscaping.com, 396-6595)

Rain Barrel Catchment Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $35/non-members, $5/lecture only for non-members. Learn how collecting rain water reduces the amount of drinking water used for irrigating landscapes. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Recovering Natural Health
Honolulu Body & Brain, 401 Kamakee St., 1-3 p.m., free. Learn more about breast cancer and recovering health. Pre-registration required. (596-9642, honolulu@bodynbrain.com)

Scansion Dynamics, Persuasion and Dialects
UH-Manoa’s Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, noon-3 p.m., free. Gary Logan, director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting, gives a seminar on the craft. (956-2602)

Yamuna Body Rolling
MOA Wellness Center, Ohana Room, 600 Queen St. C-2, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $18. Learn to “save your back” with Carolyn Ho. Bring an exercise mat. Balls provided. Pre-registration required. (223-3856)

Aging in Place Fair
Kahala Mall near Longs, 4211 Waialae Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. ALTRES Medical and other local businesses offer information about services available for seniors to live comfortably and safely in their own homes during their golden years. (591-4930)

Bye-Bye Bullies Hawaii
Iolani School, Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Learn how to prevent bullying in Hawaii with Girl Scouts including Caroline Kodama. Kutmaster Spaz speaks at noon. (cakodama@iolani.org)

Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (hicatfriends.org, 226-4561)

Craft Fair & Bake Sale
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Pohai Nani hosts its 15th annual craft fair and bake sale, with a silent auction, white elephant sale and much more. Proceeds benefit the senior community. (236-7805)

Footsteps to Transition Fair 2015
Kapolei High School, 8 a.m.-noon, free. Middle and high school students with disabilities and their families can plan for their transition out of the DOE and into the community. Keynote speaker is Leolinda Parlin of Hilopa‘a Family to Family Health Information Center. Pre-registration recommended. (586-8126, tinyurl.com/footsteps-to-transition-2015)

Grand Guinea Pig Adoption Event
Two Petco locations: 1134 Kuala St. in Pearl City and 1121 S. Beretania St. in Honolulu, call for times, $15/adoption fee. Hundreds of guinea pigs are available for adoption through Poi Dogs & Popoki. (facebook.com/poidogsandpopoki, alicia@poidogsandpopoki.org)

H3 Triathlon: Race to the Base
Race runs from Ala Moana Beach Park to Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii via the H3, 6:15 a.m., $200-$300. Begin with a 1,000-meter swim at Ala Moana Beach Park, then bike 27 miles to Kaneohe via the H3 tunnel, then finish with a 10K run at KMCBH. Enjoy a post-race meal from Sam Choy. (racetothebaseh3t.com)

Hawaiian Heat 12U Softball Fundraiser
95-294 Kailiula Loop, 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Hawaiian Heat 12U Softball hosts a fundraiser and garage sale to raise funds for fees and tournament travel with baked goods, clothing, small electronics, toys and more. (hawaiianheatsoftball@gmail.com, 398-6444)

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Hawaii
Richardson Field, 57 Arizona Memorial Drive, 7 a.m., free. Take part in and raise funds for the seventh annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. (makingstrideswalk.org/hawaii)

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (hicatfriends.org, 226-4561)

Mililani Emergency Preparedness Fair
Mililani High School cafeteria, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Learn more about how to prepare for a possible natural or manmade disaster from government agencies. (768-5009)

Precision Parkour Zombie Survival Event
Precision Parkour at Crossfit Oahu, 556 Reed Lane, 7-9 p.m., $15/participants, $2/spectators. Enjoy scary fun for all with challenges and parkour to escape the zombie hordes. (precisionparkour.com)

Thrill the World 2015
Kahala Mall, Center Court, 4211 Waialae Ave., 11:15 a.m. practice, noon dancing, free. Come dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” in your zombie best. (741-6397)

Trick or Treat for Dogs
Hawaii Doggie Bakery, 2961C East Manoa Road, noon-4 p.m., free. Hawaii Doggie Bakery offers special treats for dogs this Halloween. (hawaiidoggiebakery.org, 783-7390)

Kapolei Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Dr. Gerard Fryer of NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and Manny Mattos discuss the new, extended tsunami evacuation zones and how it affects residents. (693-7050)

Wahiawa Community and Food Drive
Wahiawa Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Wahiawa Lions Club hosts a clothing and canned food drive to benefit needy area families. Monetary donations also accepted. (jbkampfer@aol.com)

Bewitching Halloween
Salt Lake Shopping Center, 848 Ala Lilikoi St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Keiki can enjoy a costume contest, trick-or-treating, crafts, games, giveaways and more. (saltlakeshoppingcenter.com)

Bellows Air Force Station, Bldg. 220, 5-9 p.m., free. Military personnel and their families, plus retirees, reservists, National Guard and DoD civilian employees can enjoy a costume contest, trunk-or-treat, a movie under the stars, balloons, a carnival and more. (253-1508, bellowsafs.com)

Children’s Storytime
Kaimuki Public Library, 1041 Koko Head Ave., Saturdays from Oct. 11-Dec. 6, 10:30-11 a.m., free. Listen to stories, participate in finger plays and rhymes, and make-and-take a simple craft. (733-8422)

Fall Harvest
Waimanalo Country Farms, Saturdays and Sundays in October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Lots of country fun for the whole family, including games, rides, animals, pumpkin picking, fresh produce and lots of ono food. (306-4379)

Halloween Fun Fest
Wahiawa Shopping Center and Wahiawa Town Center, 923 California Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Enjoy trackless train rides, keiki kopters, a mad magic science show at 10:30 a.m., games, crafts, costume contests and more. (221-2774)

Halloween Spook-tacular
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 5-8 p.m., $1/three rides. Enjoy a pirate-themed event that includes rides, a costume contest, photos, crafts, trick-or-treating and much more. (hawaiikaitownecenter.com)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Na Mea Hawaii, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd. #1000, 4:30 p.m., $20. Learn more about opae ula (shrimp), decorate your own aquarium, touch tide pool creatures and more. This month’s decorations are dinosaur-themed. (livingartmarinecenter.com)

Pumpkin Carving Festival
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $35-$65/family kit. Carve your own pumpkin, or watch master carver Ed Moody at work. The KULA Carving Youth Challenge also features high school teams competing with “Hawaii Sports Legends.” (235-1143)

Saturday Story Time
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. This week’s theme is “sweet tooth.” (697-7868)

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Nov. 30, 11 a.m., $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674, filmguy54@hotmail.com)

Backwards Shaka
Pagoda Hotel, La Salle Room, 1525 Rycroft St., 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $10. (221-4749)

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy., 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3-$2. Enjoy music from Shari Lynn, Joshua Kaye, Alika Lyman and Mihoko M. (239-9844)

Kanikapila in Kailua
Kailua Parking Garage behind Longs/CVS, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Enjoy authentic Hawaiian music from Kamaka Kukona. (abkailua.com)

Most High & Lion-I
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5 or free with a college ID, age 18 and up. Live reggae music. (946-1343)

Soprano Sumi Jo
Blaisdell Concert Hall, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 25 at 4 p.m., $34-$92. Soprano superstar Sumi Jo makes her Hawaii Symphony Orchestra debut alongside Maestro Jorge Mester. (hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org)

Kalani High School Class of 1973 Reunion
Waialae Country Club, 4997 Waialae Ave., 5-10 p.m., call for cost. No-host cocktails, buffet dinner, music, dancing and surprises! (597-1025, kalanihigh73@gmail.com, facebook.com/kalani73)

Greek Night
Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Pacific, 930 Lunalilo St., 6:30-10 p.m., $15-$8/at the door, $13-$6/advance. Aloha Youth Choir hosts a fundraiser with Greek food, music and dancing, plus a performance from the choir and a tour of the cathedral. (aycgreeknight10242015.eventbrite.com)

Halloween Bingo Costume Contest
A Cup of Tea, 6 p.m., call for cost. Play bingo, enter a costume contest and enjoy teatime delicacies at A Cup of Tea. Reservations required. (230-8832, acupoftea.com)

META-Health Conference
Hilton Waikiki Beach, Oct. 24-28, check website for schedule and cost. Transform yourself with the art and science of self-healing, including topics like the root cause of disease, quantum and energy medicine, the eight milestones of self-healing and more. (metahealthconference.com/local)

Pa‘akai Gala
The Royal Hawaiian, Monarch Ballroom, 5-10 p.m., $150. Na Kama Kai holds its annual benefit gala with food, a silent auction, entertainment from Jeff Rasmussen and more. (nakamakai.org)

PINKTOBER Art for a Cause Charity Luncheon
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 280 Beachwalk Ave., 1 p.m., $25. Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu hosts a luncheon and art auction to benefit Kapiolani Women’s Center. (hardrock.com/honolulu)

Rock and Mineral Show
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, 2335 Kalakaua Ave., Oct. 24-25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. The Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii displays rocks, minerals and fossils at their 14th annual show. (239-5958)

Rock N’ Roll 2015
Dot’s, 130 Mango St., 6:30-10 p.m., $30-$40. Rotary Club of Wahiawa-Waialua host their annual fundraiser, featuring music by LS 34, emcee Pipi from KCCN FM 100, pupu, a costume contest, door prizes and more. (384-8637, 368-4775, 753-2266)

‘Dream It. See It. Be It.’ Book Launch
Honolulu Club, 6-9 p.m., $25/signed copy. Heather Howells celebrates the debut of her newest book, “Dream It. See It. Be It.” about her journey of self-discovery through hiking and running. (203-4107, heatherhowells.com)

Tenney Theatre at The Cathedral of St. Andrew, Oct. 24, 31 and Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m., $20-$10. Learn more about the life of Hawaii’s greatest athlete, Duke Kahanamoku, in this one-man show starring Moses Goods. (htyweb.org, 839-9885)

Kuhio Beach Hula Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound, near Duke Kahanamoku statue in Waikiki, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Lilinoe Lindsey and Ka Pa Nani O Lilinoe perform. (843-8002)

Who Was Jane Austen?
Hawaii State Library, 1 p.m., free. Claire Bellanti, scholar and president of the Jane Austen Society of North America, discusses the life and times of Austen, the renowned English author, and the ways her novels were influenced by 19th-century English life. (586-3499)

‘Wolf Tails’
Kaimuki High School, 2705 Kaimuki Ave., Oct. 24 at 7 p.m., Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at 3 p.m., $10-$5. Rethink traditional fairy tales in these reinterpretations that see the Big Bad Wolf as the target of bullying. (khspac.org, 733-4913)

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration
RSVP for meeting location, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko restore Hakipu‘u Stream by removing invasive species and replanting native seedlings. (huihawaii.org)

Kawa Adopt-A-Stream
Castle High School, 45-386 Kaneohe Bay Drive, 9 a.m.-noon, free. The City and College for Every Student Club at James B. Castle High School will be hosting an Adopt-A-Stream cleanup at Kawa Stream. (233-5600 ext. 2279)