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Nicole Kato

September 22

Saturday September 22
CLASSES
First Aid, CPR, AED Instructor Course
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., $640. Learn the skills necessary to respond appropriately and save a life. Register online. (redcross.org)
freedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized, Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Learn how to measure, plan and assemble a closet of your dreams, very affordably and by doing it yourself with the freedomRail® system. (cai@citymill.com)
HYC Fall Classes
Honolulu Badminton Club, Saturdays until Dec. 8, 10 a.m., 11 a.m. teen glee, $152. HYC (ages 5-12) is a non-audition youth showchorus servicing their community through music! HYCTeenGlee! (ages 12-17). (hawaiiyouthchorus@yahoo.com, 623-2411)
Making Natural Dyes
Ilima At Leihano, 891 Kamaaha Ave., Kapolei, 9 a.m. to noon, $10/person, $25/families up to three. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about Hawaiian plants used in dye making and why it is so important to preserve them. Register online. (malamalearningcenter.org)
Master Your iPad
UHM Kuykendall Room 303, 9 a.m. to noon, $50, register online. Come to this hands-on, goal-oriented workshop that will help you learn to use all your current iPad apps and show you how to download and use a few additional but essential apps. (outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm)
Photography Class
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 102, Sept. 22 and 29, 9 a.m. to noon, $85. Take family photos like a pro and photograph great outdoor scenery. Call to register. (235-7433)
River Rock Workshop
4299 Lawehana St., Honolulu, 9 a.m.; 41-829 Kakaina St., Waimanalo, 2 p.m., free. Register online. Learn how easy it is to take their outdoor space to the next level with the addition of glass or stone river rock. (geobunga.com)
The Art Of Self-Healing
Event Sept. 29 at Olomana Gardens, 41-1140 Waikupanaha St., Waimanalo, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., $125, $110/early registration by Sept. 22, call for more cost information. Discover CHI-LEL Qigong for chronic pain, illness with Ginny Walden. (389-0579, info@blueskyhealingarts.com)
Teach Reading/Writing To An Adult
Aloha United Way Building, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free. The 16-hour training (Sept. 22, and Oct. 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) will start immediately after the orientation–if you want to participate in the training. Call to RSVP. (537-6706)
COMMUNITY
Shelter Operations
Kailua United Methodist Church, 9 a.m. to noon, free. The purpose of this course is to enable participants to translate their care and compassion into community action, through a uniform message. Register online. (hawaiiredcross.org)
Shelter Simulation
Kailua United Methodist Church, 12:30-5 p.m., free. The purpose of this portion of the training is to provide participants with an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge, skills and abilities learned in Mass Care & Shelter Operations that are required to operate a successful shelter. Register online. (hawaiiredcross.org)
What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Everything we need to know about healthy relationships and how to build them based on the Word of God. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Writing Retreat
Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa 107/109, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., $8. An opportunity to meet and write in company with other experienced writers. Call to register. (235-7433)
Blood Drives
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.; Alii Beach Medical Group 8 a.m. to noon, free. (bbh.org, 848-4770)
Bon Dance
Windward Community College, campus mall fronting library, 4-9 p.m., free. DAncing around the yagura at 6 p.m. with drums, lion dances and group performers. (windward.hawaii.edu)
Car Seat Check Day
Waipio Shopping Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., free. In honor of National Car Seat Check Day and National Child Passenger Safety Week, come down for a free car seat inspection and adjustment. (983-6800)
Computer Recycling
Mililani High School, 95-1200 Meheula Parkway, parking lot by gym, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., free. Materials accepted: Computers, monitors, laptops, printers, fax machines, servers, telecom equipment. NO TVs, Alkaline batteries or microwaves. (488-8870)
Fisheries In Your Neighborhood
Windward Mall center court, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free. NOAA will hold an outreach and education community event at Windward Mall. Learn about local fisheries and how to protect Hawaii’s beautiful natural habitats and species. (windwardmall.com)
Garden Talks
Thomas Square, Sept. 22-23, visit website for schedule, free. The Oahu Nursery Growers Association will feature talks about growing plants. (ongahawaii.com)
Rev. Jeanelyse & Gathered Here: Together At Our Church
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, visit website or call for more information. Rev. Jeanelyse will join us for an afternoon workshop in which our Church is going to participate in the Unitarian Universalist Association’s program,Gathered Here. (unitariansofhi.com, 595-4047)
Honolulu Friends Meeting Quakers
Honolulu Friends Center, 2426 Oahu Ave., Honolulu, 9 a.m. to noon, free. This is a celebration of the U.N. International Peace Day, and is an interfaith event with arts and crafts, face painting, tee shirt peace painting, peace poetry, water play, and many other peace-themed activities. (renie.lindley@yahoo.com)
National Hunting and Fishing Day
Koko Head Shooting Complex, 8102 Kalanianaole Hwy., Honolulu, Sept. 22-23, frree. For each canned good or $1 donated to the Hawaii Food Bank, participants will receive one free activity coupon to participate in shooting, fishing, and archery activities. (587-0200)
FAMILY FUN
Fall Festival
Trinity Lutheran School, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Featuring live entertainment, games and activities, crafters, bake sale, food and more. (621-6033)
Kanikapila Kailua
Second floor of the parking garage behind Longs near Whole Foods Market in Kailua Town, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Weldone Kekauoha performs. (castlefoundation.org)
Mission Fair
Renton Road, Historic Ewa Villages, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free admission. Scrips will be on sale so you may make purchases of delicious food, plants, home-made baked items and hand-made crafts, shave ice, quality 2nd-hand items under the rummage-tent, collectibles, and the popular annual Mission Fair T-shirt. (ewacommchurch@gmail.com)
MUSIC
Batist Band Live
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue,7:30 p.m., free. Batist Band plays jazz and Latin music. (312-8867)
Brandon D. Foster Benefit Concert
Hawaiian Brian’s Billiards, 6 p.m. to midnight, $20/presale, $25/door, children 12 and under free. On The Line Up so far is Navid Najifi, Pou Jackson, Da Famili and Nesian 9. (facebook.com/events/511462098869790/)
Rebelution Concert
Kakaako Park, email for more information. This summer they also performed at festivals including Outside Lands, Forecastle, Summerset, Doheny Days and just wrapped up a tour with O.A.R. (jsimone@pfamedia.net)
Red Star Music Festival
Kilohana Plantation, 6 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. show starts, $35/general, tickets online. Rebelution, Collie Buddz and The Grouch. (245-5608, groovetickets.com)
Genre Shock
Anna O’Briens, 2440 S. Beretania St., Honolulu, 9 p.m., $8/cover. Featuring Josh 86 and Pressure, Tiki Taboo & Rootie’s Roots. (babatunji@gmail.com)
Koko Marina Center Band Challenge/Content
Koko Marina Center, 1-4 p.m., interested bands and soloists visit website for more details on how to enter, and for official contest rules. Aspiring musicians and singers ages 13-18 years are invited to enter the Koko Marina Center Band Challenge and Soloist Singing Contest. (kokomarinacenter.com)
SPECIAL EVENTS
Aloha Festival
Ala Moana Park along Kalakaua Avenue to Kapiolani Park, 9 p.m., free. A colorful equestrian procession of female and male pau riders, extravagant floats with cascades of Hawaiian flowers. (commpac.com)
Craft, Rubberstamp & Gift Show
Neal Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Suites, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring local vendors selling a variety of crafts, gift items and rubberstamp/scrapbooking/craft supplies. (nanstar@hawaii.rr.com)
NIGHTLIFE
Fresh Fashion Rocks
The M, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 5-9 p.m., $20. Combines the love for fashion, music and dance while giving back to the community. (942-5258)
The Night Circus
Sheraton Waikiki Helumoa Pool, 6 p.m. silent auction, 7 p.m. dinner, $250. Featuring a cast of 30, the night’s entertainment will be filled with dancers, aerialists, acrobats and other circus acts, all set to an amazing DJ mix. (iona360.com/in_the_works/ionas-2012-gala)
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