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October 5

Saturday October 5
CLASSES
Acting For Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 25, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Kids learn more modeling and acting for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. (733-5806)

Advanced Aquaponics
Mari’s Gardens in Mililani, 9 a.m.-noon, $10/person, $25/families of up to three people. Explore aquaponics at a deeper level and look into the challenges and benefits of what you already have set up. (People new to aquaponics are welcome to attend, but this is not an introductory workshop.) Registration is required. (malamalearningcenter.org)

CASA Training
Ronald T.Y. Moon Judiciary Courthouse (4675 (Kapolei Pkwy.),

Declutter Solutions: Age in Place or Move
Simply Organized Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn ways to downsize and de-clutter your home, as well as things you need o know if you want to age in place or move with Cynthia Arnold of Senior Move Managers and Declutter Hawaii. (693-8888)

Introduction to Attitudinal Healing
Windward Church of Christ, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $45, $57/CEU credits. CEU credits available for teachers, therapists and social workers. Register online. (events.quetechceus.com/windwardchange)

Legal Information
Maili Elementary School, 10:30 a.m.-noon, free. Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii offers an estate planning workshop conducted by attorneys. Learn about wills, power of attorney and advance health care directives. Contact to register. (528-7046)

Teen Self Improvement Classes
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, 619 Kapahulu Ave., Sept. 14-Oct. 26, noon-2 p.m. or 3-5 p.m., $contact for cost. A class for pre-teens and teens to learn to build self esteem, model and act. (733-5806)

The Dirt on Dirt
The Green House, 10:30 a.m., $35. Explore various ways of “growing” healthy soil including composting, vermiculture, sheet mulching and bokashi with detailed handouts provided covering each technique. Advanced registration is required. (thegreenhousehawaii.com 524-8427)

US Citizenship Classes
FilCom Tech Center, Saturdays through Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-noon, $25. Learn everything you need about the naturalization process and tips to pass the test. Call or email to register. (680-0451, filcom@filcom.org)

COMMUNITY
Anime Day
Windward Mall Center Court, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., visit website for cost. A fun-filled day of anime. Shoppers may enjoy a Cosplay Runway, art activities, a Kawaii Kon booth where tickets to Kawaii Kon 2014 may be purchased and more. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

Christmas in October
Waioli Tea Room, Oct. 5 and 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., various costs. Get an early start on your Christmas shopping for one-of-a-kind Christmas items, jewelry, dry mixes, assorted fabric crafts, baked goods and more. (455-8590)

Free E-Waste Recycling
Kapolei Shopping Center (Safeway parking lot along Farrington Hwy.), 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Accepted materials include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. TVs, alkaline batters or microwaves not accepted. (ewastehawaii.com, 488-8870)

Hawaii Teen Music Festival
Wet’n’wild Hawaii, 5-11 p.m., $20-$50. A night of top 40 dance, hip hop and reggae music for teens between the ages of 13 and 18. Th event offers a safe, drug-free and alcohol-free experience of partying along with collaborating musicians, DJs and entertainers. (flavorus.com)

HECO’s Clean Energy Fair
Kahala Mall near Macy’s, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. The event kicks-off Energy Awareness Month. Featuring Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning Weldon Kekauoha, keiki hula performances, energy-related booths, games and more. (hawaiianelectric.com)

Kaneohe Little League Registration
Windward Mall, 10:39 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 5-6, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 8, visit website for cost. Get geared up for baseball season by registering for Kaneohe Little League. Requirements and paperwork may be found on the website. (kaneohelittleleague.clubspaces.com)

Keiki Car Wash/Bake Sale
Island Family Christian Church, 8 a.m.-noon, donations accepted. Fundraising proceeds help to pay for the YMCA ropes challenge team-building course. (371-8833)

October Book Sale
Kaneohe Public Library basement, through Oct. 31, 1-4 p.m. Sun., 1-3 p.m. Tues., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wed., 1-3 p.m. Fri. The Friends of Kaneohe Bookstore present a monthlong book sale. All horror books sold for half-off during the month of October. (247-4819)

The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Liliha Public Library, 1:30 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. (587-7577)

Windward Orchids Display and Sale
Windward Mall, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., various costs. Enjoy nature’s most fashionable flowers at this monthly display and sale of locally grown orchids and native plants. (windwardmall.com, 235-1143)

FAMILY FUN
4th Annual Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch
41-225 Lupe St. (across Waimanalo Beach Park), Saturdays and Sundays through Oct., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free admission, small fee for activities. Featuring pumpkin-picking, tractor-pulled hayrides, animals, games, food, a cow train ride for the keiki, a sunflower maze and fresh-squeezed Nalo-made lemonade. (306-4381, waimanalocountryfarms.com)

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, runs until Jan. 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating, or all three. (bishopmuseum.org)

LEGO: Travel Adventure
Bishop Museum, Oct. 5-Jan. 5, contact for days and times, $10.95-$19.95. Children are invited to create vehicles capable of flying, driving and floating – or all three. Children are asked to think creatively, plan and build vehicles to move through all kinds of terrain. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

HIKES & TOURS
Kailua Ahupua‘a Geology Tour
Contact for meeting location, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $10 donation. Dr. Floyd McCoy, geology professor at WCC, takes the group on a tour to the Pali Lookout, AMERON quarry and Na Pohaku of Hauwahine, by Kawainui Marsh. Bring your cameras and sun screen, and wear outdoor gear and walking shoes. Reservations are required and limited to 30 participants. (563-8008)

Pahole Natural Area Reserve Hike
Hawaii Nature Center, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $10/non-member. Enjoy the beauty of the Waianae Mountains and learn about many unique and rare species of plants. For adults and hardy hikers ages 10 and older; a moderate, 4 mile hike. Reservations are required. (955-0100)

Walk With the Dead
Contact for meeting location, Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-31, 6:30 p.m., $40, $30/military ID. Historian Steven Fredrick hosts Walk With the Dead ghost tour in downtown Honolulu. The four-hour walking tour visit haunted sites related to the dark side of historic Honolulu. Reservations are required. (395-0674, filmguy54@hotmail.com)

MUSIC
Hula O Ka Poli – Dance of the Heart
Mamiya Theatre – St. Louis Chaminade Campus, 7 p.m.,$25-$100. Lamaku Society and Halau Na Wainohia present Kamau Pono XVI, “Hula O Ka Poli – Dance of the Heart.” The night features performances by Starr Kalahiki, Kit Ebersbach, Dwight Kana‘e and more. (lamakusociety.com)

Halloween Party
NextDoor, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., free admission, ages 21 and older. Come dressed in your craziest Japanese horror-themed costumes and view music videos that celebrate the dark side of Japanese rock music. (nephilimhalls.com)

SPECIAL EVENTS
HUGS Love Gala
The Modern Honolulu, 5-10 p.m., $300/person, $3,000-$10,000/table. HUGS, a local non-profit that services Hawaii’s seriously ill children and their families holds its annual fundraiser. Guests enjoy a gourmet dinner buffet, fine wines, a special performance by Jon Yamasato and Herb Ohta Jr., and silent and live auctions. (732-4846, gala@hugslove.org)

THE ARTS
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)

At the Ballet
Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre, 2 and 7 p.m., $20-$20. Honolulu Classical Ballet holds its first theatre performance. The 2 p.m. matinee show features all students, with a focus on those ages 3-10. The evening performance showcases upper-level students ages 10-16. (honolulumuseum.org/events)

‘Ike Loloa: A Long Insightful Journey
Bishop Museum’s J.M. Long Gallery, on display through Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed on Tuesdays,$8.95-$19.75. Featuring artwork by Hali‘imaile Andrade, also known as Maile. (bishopmuseum.org)

VOLUNTEERS
CASA Training
Ronal T.Y. Moon Judiciary Courthouse, five Saturdays beginning Oct. 5, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. The Court Appointed Special Advocates hold a training sessions during which volunteers learn about courtroom procedure, how testimony is given, child abuse and neglect laws, how to conduct interviews, family preservation techniques, social service options and permanency planning. (casahawaii.org)

Foster Care Training
Hawaiian Humane Society, 1-2 p.m., contact for cost. The Hawaiian Humane Society’s foster care program helps to save thousands of treatable, orphaned animals. Volunteers must have transportation for health care appointments and have time to spend with the animals. Short- and long-term care opportunities available. (lshaughnessy@hawaiianhuman.org, 356-2229)

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