October 7

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Sunday October 7
Financial Peace University
Kroc Center Hawaii, Sundays or Mondays, Sept. 9 to Nov. 12, $50. Understand the forces behind your financial distress, create a budget that really works, set achievable goals, and make things right for you and your family-financially, emotionally and spiritually. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Low Back Pain Seminar
Event Oct. 13 at Still & Moving Center and at Mindful Matters Wellness Center, Oct. 13 to Nov. 24, $210. Bring relief to your aching back. Register by Oct. 7. Visit website to sign up. (viniyogawaimanalo.com)
Youth Art: Drawing & Painting
Kroc Center Hawaii, Sundays, Sept. 9 to Nov. 18, noon to 2 p.m., $175. This class will experiment with a variety of techniques, using pencil, charcoal, Conte crayon, soft and oil pastels, ink, tempera, and acrylic paints. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium, Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, lesson at 6:30 p.m., open dancing until 9:15 p.m., $8/general, $5/members. In addition to swing are cha cha, waltz, night club 2-step, CW, salsa, fox trot and more. (shellmirrors23@gmail.com, 689-6236)
Hawaii Literacy Orientation-training
Waipahu Civic Center, 1-2 p.m., free. Call to sign up. The first day of a 16-hour training (divided into 4 days Oct. 7, 14, 21, and Nov. 4, from 1-5 p.m. each day) will start immediately after the Orientation. (537-6706)
Ménage à Trois Workshop
Macy’s Special Events Room, Ala Moana Center, 1-6 p.m., $127. Register online. Revitalizing & energizing “wholistic” afternoon encompassing all aspects of health in regard to food, body-mind-spirit wellness and more. (macrobiotichawaii.com)
Blessing Of The Animals
St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 909 Haumea St., Kapolei, 10 a.m., free. (685-1215)
Blood Drives
Kaimuki Christian Church, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Hawaii Kai Public Library, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. (bbh.org)
Thanksgiving Festival
215 N. Kukui St., Honolulu, 1 p.m., free. Fellowship supper, special entertainment celebration ceremonies and more. (538-7778)
Celebration Of Life
Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 9:45 a.m., free. Honoring the journey of cancer survivors through praise, hope, faith and love. (754-6659)
Body & Spirit Documentary
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., Honolulu, 6:30 p.m., Sundays until Nov. 25, $5. Films focus on provocative cutting-edge experts, scientists, thinkers, healers and spiritual leaders who offer their wisdom on health and wellness topics for body and spirit. (stillandmovingcenter.com)
Body & Spirit Documentary Film Festival
Still & Moving Center, Sundays until Nov. 25, 6:30 p.m., $5. Films focus on provocative cutting-edge experts, scientists, thinkers, healers and spiritual leaders who offer their wisdom on health and wellness topics for body and spirit. (397-7678)
Bamboo Ridge Issue #100 Reading/Reception
Native Books, Na Mea Hawaii, Ward Warehouse 3 p.m., free. Book signing and reading followed by reception. (bambooridge.com)
Framing Paradise: Photography & Waikiki
UH Art Gallery, Oct. 7 to Dec. 7, opening reception Oct. 7 from 3-5 p.m., free. Explore some of the ways in which Waik k has been recorded through the lens from the 19th to the 21st century. (hawaii.edu/art/exhibitions/art_gallery)
Places And Faces
The Gallery at Ward Centre, Sept. 29 to Oct. 25, Oct. 7 artist reception from 4-6 p.m., free. With Gregory Pai and Steve Martin. (gwcfineart.com)
Children/Youth Day
Grounds of Iolani Palace, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Bring keiki ages 7-13 to participate in a fun obstacle course. (554-1633)
Youth Day
Hawaii State Capitol, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Children, teens and families will have the chance to enjoy over three hundred interactive, educational and fun activities sponsored by community organizations. (586-6130)
Waipahu c/o 1972
Waikele Community Park Area C, 10 am. to 2 p.m., free. Bring your family, prepared food, no bbq facilities available, we furnish plantation games, water, rice, salad, friends, and fun. (joynakamura@hotmail.com)
WHS Reunion Picnic
Rainbow Bay Cabanas A&B, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $10. Tanioka’s Fried Chicken, Baked Ham, Fried Noodles, Maki Sushi. Or optional bring your own potluck meal for your family. (ocdxc01@kraftfoods.com)
Wiki Wiki One Day Vintage Collectibles & Hawaiiana Show
Blaisdell Hawaii Suites, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $4/general, $15 early admission at 9 a.m. Shop ninety two tables with over 70 vendors from Oahu, Outer Islands, and Mainland U.S. This is Hawaii’s only strictly vintage show with no pre-sales to vendors. (ukulele.com/wikiwiki.hmtl)