September 15

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Sunday September 15
Cat and Dog First Aid
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 1:30-5:45: p.m., $90. Learn basic information on how to recognize and care for emergencies and injuries in dogs. Included with the course is your choice of either one cat or one dog participant manual. (, 1-800-733-2767)

Container Water Gardening
Sharon’s Plants, register by Sept. 15, class takes place Sept. 21, 9-10:30 a.m., free. Learn how to design and set up a container water garden. Learn about the care of various water and bogs plants. (, 259-7137)

From Soup to Nuts
University of Hawaii at Manoa Sinclair Library basement room 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $150. Vincent Versace presents a workshop focused on the techniques to create the image that best show off your photographic vision and voice. Basic of knowledge of photoshop is required. (, 956-8400)

Making Musical Instruments and Dance Party
Art Explorium, 1-3 p.m., $15/student. Make your own percussion instruments from recycle materials. Learn about different beats and more. Registration is required. (

2013 Fall Polo Season
Mokuleia, Sundays through Oct. 27, gates open at 11 a.m., matches begin at 2 p.m., $10/open field, $25/clubhouse. The Hawaii Polo Club holds its fall season beginning with a visiting team from India. (226-0061)

African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii Film Series
Visit website for location, days time and cost. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, the National Endowment for the Humanities and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has selected African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii to host a film series. (

Comic Jam Hawaii
Pearlridge Center Downtown Center Court, 1-4 p.m., free. A social event for local artists who create collaborative cartoons, illustrations and sketches while talking story. (488-0981,

Free E-Waste Event
Central Union Church, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Accepted materials include computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers and telecom equipment. TVs, alkaline batteries and microwaves not being accepted. (, 488-8870)

Girl Scouts Information Session
Honpa Hongwanji Temple, Annex Hall, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. An information and sample activity session for all interested volunteers and girls living in the Kalihi, Liliha, Nuuanu and Makiki neighborhoods. Attendees may be returning or new members. No commitment is necessary. (, 675-5515)

Girl Scouts Information Session
St. John Vianney Parish, 2-4 p.m., free. An information and sample activity session for all interested volunteers and girls living in the Kailua to Waimanalo neighborhoods. Attendees may be new or returning members. No commitment is necessary. (, 675-5515)

Semi Annual Social Dance
Ala Wai Golf Course Palladium, 6-9 p.m., $5. The Kapiolani Ballroom Dancers of Honolulu Lions Club presents its Semi Annual Social Dance with music by Peggy Freeman. Dress in aloha attire. (372-1275, 735-6617)

The Legacies of Queen Lili‘uokalani
Pearl City Public Library, 3 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. (453-6566)

The Nanjing Massacre: Poems
Native Books – Na Mea at Ward Warehouse, 3 p.m., free. Local poet and businessman Wing Tek Lum shares about his new book, “The Nanjing Massacre: Poems” offering snapshots of human cruelty, courage and compassion. (626-1481,

Daring Decomposers
Hawaii Nature Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $10/non-member, children ages 3-5. Hunt for the unsung heroes of the forest floor – the daring decomposers! Learn why they are so important in nature as you race them, taste them and even make a special home for them. Bring a half gallon glass or clear plastic jar for making a terrarium. Reservations are required. (955-0100)

Fish Feeding Fun Tour
Living Art Marine Center, 1-2:30p.m., $9.95/adult, $12.50/child. Tag along with aquarium staff and find out what the Center’s marine animals eat. Participants get to touch animals and help to feed some. Reservations are required. (, 8410-8080)

Jack Daniel’s Birthday Bonanza
Anna O’ Brien’s, 6-10 p.m., free, ages 21 and older. Dr. J’s Blues Review – Hawaii Blues Society presents Jack Daniel’s Birthday Bonanza. (347-1323)

Mango Season Trio
The Honolulu Art Museum (Thomas Square), 1:30-2:30 p.m., free. Mango Season Trio performs as part of Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday Fun Day. (

Papana Performs
Honolulu Museum of Art, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Listen to the cool sounds of Papana, the jazz ensemble from the USAF Band of the Pacific – Hawaii. (449-1694)

Hawaii’s Woodshow, Na Laau O Hawaii
Honolulu Academy of Art School at Linekona, through Sept. 15, Tues.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free. The Hawaii Forest Industry Association Hawaii’s Woodshow was created to promote an appreciation for the variety of Hawaii-grown woods as well as talented local Hawaii woodworkers. (

Salsa Con Cuatro
The Arts at Marks Garage, 6:30-11 p.m., $15-$20, ages 21 and older. Featuring Conjunto Algre – salsa style, from California. Guest band Eddie Ortiz and the Son Caribe Band also performs. (285-0072, 521-2903)

Faculty Exhibition 2013
University of Hawaii Art Gallery (Art Building at UH Manoa), through Sept. 20. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m., donations accepted.Twenty-nine faculty members from the Department of Art and Art History at UH Manoa explore diverse aesthetic, methodological and conceptual issues in this biennial exhibition of recent work. (

Ocean Influences
Gallery on the Pali at the Fist Unitarian Church of Honolulu, through Oct. 3, 20 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun., free. Dan Carpenter, a Leeward-based artist who creates work that has been inspired by living near the beaches of Waianae, shares his work. (

The Chinese Disapora in Asia
East-West Center Gallery, 2-3 p.m., free. Cathryn H. Clayton, UH associate professor of Asian studies provides an illustrated talk, “The Chinese Disapora in Asia.” (944-7177, arts/