September 5

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Wednesday September 5
Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Adventist Health Castle, 6-8 p.m., $45-$80. This class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Adventist Health Castle. Participants will learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for the baby. Recommended for couples in their third trimester. (263-5400,

The ALPHA Course
Hawaii Voice KTV & Lounge, 808 Sheridan St., Wednesdays through Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., contact for cost. Take a practical introduction to the Christian faith that allows attendees to explore questions about God and faith in a relaxed and nonjudgmental setting. (532-1111,

Hawaii Watercolor Society 2018 Open Show
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, 45-680 Luluku Road, daily through Sept. 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. View the works of talented artists such as Barbara Littenberg and Kris Preslan. (

Kupuna Independent Life Series
Iwilei Senior Residence, 888 Iwilei Road, Wednesdays through Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Seniors age 55 and older can receive health and wellness workshops, exercise, support groups, free and nutritious breakfast and lunch, and more. (732-7755)

Lea Lea Little Planet
Waikiki Aquarium, daily through Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $8-$15. Keiki and their parents are invited to enjoy fun and educational activities, including a mysterious coloring that draws fish in a digital museum, a futuristic augmented reality sand castle and much more. (

Karl Maruyama
Basalt, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy a performance of classic and contemporary music. (

Mango Season
Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar, 6-9 p.m., free. Enjoy a solo musical performance by acoustic singer-songwriter Curtis Kamiya. (

Mele Pakolu Series
Royal Hawaiian Center, Sept. 5-6, 6-7 p.m., free. Enjoy steel guitar, slack key and Hawaiian piano performances. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, 11 a.m., free. (

Sing For Your Life
Kilauea District Park, 4109 Kilauea Ave., 10:30 a.m., $5. Join a day of fun, upbeat singalong entertainment for the elderly. No one is turned away. (425-3348)

Digital Prism
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., gallery hours through Oct. 21, free. See conceptual art, portraiture, the natural world, abstract work and graphic design by artists Veronica Carmona, Derrick Elfalan, Carren Han, Deborah Lee and Christine Ohtani-Chang. Membership forms will be available for interested artists. (349-7584,

Manoa Valley Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 26, $22-$35. Manoa Valley Theatre kicks off its 50th anniversary with an off-Broadway musical comedy consisting of a female beauty pageant performed by an all-male cast. (

Little Picture Show
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Tuesdays-Fridays through Sept. 29, noon-5 p.m., fee. View a number of miniature water-based paintings. (

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’
Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 3:30-5 p.m., free. Families are invited to join a special movie screening. (697-7868)

Portfolio 2018 Exhibit
HiSAM Gallery Shop X MORI by Art+Flea, 250 S. Hotel St., gallery hours through Oct. 27, free. View an exhibition of 30 works by globally acclaimed local artists Ashley Bickerton, Kaili Chun, Yvonne Cheng, Paul Pfeiffer, Garnett Puett and Lawrence Seward. (