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October 9

Wednesday October 9
CLASSES
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED for Nurse Aide Training
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $90. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Aikido For Seniors
Soto Mission of Aiea, Mondays and Fridays, 7:30-9 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring ki relaxation via self-defense exercises. Men, women and beginners welcome. (671-1422)

Ear Points for Whole Body Health
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115, 9:45-11:45 a.m., $9. Learn accupressure points on your hands and wrists for headaches and nausea. (235-7433, windwardcce.org)

Free Career Night
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (970 North Kalaheo Ave.), 6-7:30 p.m., free. Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties’ New Agent Training Office (NATO) hosts a free career night. Learn how NATO can help real estate agents accelerate their business. Also for those interested in a career in real estate. RSVP. (748-3410)

Nurse Assistant Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., day session: Oct.9-Nov. 22, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., evening session: Oct. 16-Jan. 23, Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays, 5-9 p.m., $1340 (includes two years, CPR/FA/AED certification). Learn to provide high quality care for residents in long-term care settings, home care and hospitals. (739-8122, georgette.demello@redcross.org)

PR Coaching
ZenBanx (685 Auahi St.), payment for class must be mailed by Oct. 9, classes take place Oct. 15 or 24, 6-9 pm., $50/person. An informal day during which participants review the PR basics, and have their concerns addressed. Email to RSVP. Mail check payments to P.O. BOX 186 Kaneohe, HI 96744. Make checks payable to “Tracy Larrua aka Poi Planet.” (tracy@poiplanet.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)

Dining For Kids
Chef Chai at Pacifica, Oct. 3-9, 4-11 p.m., contact for cost. PARENTS, Inc. invites you to dine out during Hawaii’s Children and Youth Month in Oct. to help prevent child abuse and neglect across the state. A portion of each check goes to PARENTS, Inc. Print a “Dining for Kids” flyer or show it on your mobile device. (hawaiiparents.org)

Hawaii Future Dentists Symposium
The Pauahi Tower suite 340, 8 a.m. registration, 8:309 a.m. program, free. The event features a panel of dentists discussing their chosen field. Interested students may enter a 200 word essay on why they would like to be a dentist for scholarship consideration (essays must be submitted before Oct. 9). (537-2880, lyn@hawaiiansmile.com)

COMMUNITY
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)

Join The Circle Dining Experience
Participating restaurants include: Kalapawai Cafe, Bella Bistro, Cactus, Uahi Island Grill and Zia’s Cafe, through Nov. 30, contact for times, $80/four redeemable food vouchers. Support The Outdoor Circle. Each food voucher may be used for a delicious appetizer from participating restaurants. $40 of the ticket purchase is tax deductible. (outdoorcircle.org)

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)

Shifting U.S.-China Balance
University of Hawaii at Manoa East-West Center, 4 p.m., free. Former U.S. State Department of Chinese Affairs, ambassador Charles W. Freeman, gives a lecture on the topic of his latest book, “Interesting Times: China, America, and the Shifting Balance of Prestige.” Reservations are requested as seating is limited. (944-7111, ewcinfo@eastwestcenter.org)

The Cat Trap Depot Conference
Ward Warehouse Conference Center, registration ends Oct. 9, event takes place Nov. 9, 8 am.-5 p.m., $10 (includes breakfast and lunch). Hawaiian Humane Society partners with Petco Foundation to present The Cat Trap Depot Conference. Learn how to care for feral cats. (hawaiianhumane.org)

FAMILY FUN
Fall Break Workshop: Recycled Animals
Art Explorium, 10-11:30 a.m., $15/person, ages 3 and older (children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Make fun fall and Halloween creatures from recycled materials. Also design a fun background for them to live in. Registration is required. (artexplorium.org)

MUSIC
Mango Season Trio
Lulu’s Surf Club, Wednesdays through Oct., 6-9 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs. (mangoseasonmusic.com)

THE ARTS
Mark Feijao Milligan II
Kaimuki Pop-up Culture Gallery at the Black Cat Salon, until Oct. 12, contact for days and times, free. Featuring paintings and drawings by Mark Feijao Milligan II. (267-1385)

PCC 50th Anniversary Historical Photo Exhibit
Honolulu Hale Courtyard, Mon.-Fri. until Oct. 10, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. A historical photo exhibit commemorates the first 50 years of the Polynesian Cultural Center’s history and legacy. (polynesia.com)

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