What’s Up in Windward Oahu
Paliku Theatre presents Ten Years of Bright Lights, a musical revue, at 7:30 tonight (added show), 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at WCC. For tickets, call 235-7310 or go to etickethawaii.com.
Martial art reads
Friends of Kaneohe Library has martial arts books at low prices while supplies last — in the basement shop during book-sale hours. Call 247-4819.
Volunteer Master Gardeners are on hand from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Windward Mall’s farmers market to share seeds and answer questions about plants. Call 235-1143.
Chi Kung class
The WCC class, “Chi in your Hands,” begins at 9:45 a.m. today (with related topics Oct. 10 and 17) in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $9 per class. Register in advance at 235-7433.
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 11:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Castle Medical Center. Call 848-4770.
Slam poetry on air
Kaneohe writer Connie DeDona’s LOL Poetry Slam, Chicken Scratch: Bridging the Gap, a Poultry Poetry Slam, airs at 11:30 a.m. today and 8 a.m. Thursday on ‘Olelo channel 49, and 3:30 p.m. Friday on channel 52, with special guests Jonathan Clarke Sypert and Marcia Zina Mager. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Windward Unity Church hosts “Ka Makana Ola Healing Service” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Next up is “Course in Miracles” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday and “Thriving in Turbulent Times” Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Call 262-6731 or email email@example.com.
Castle Medical Center presents “Food and Your Mood” at 11:30 a.m. today, and “French Country Cooking” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Wellness Center auditorium, as part of its Eat Well for Life series. For fees and reservations (two days ahead), call 263-5400.
Kailua board meets
Kailua Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Call 768- 3710.
Instructor Yona Chock leads folkdancing classes at 3 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 4- Nov. 8, in Pohai Nani auditorium. The six-week series is free to the public. Call 234-5262 or 235-6211, ext. 1107, to sign up.
Haunted lagoon art Deadline is today at 5 p.m. to enter PCC’s Haunted Lagoon Art Contest for students in grades K-6. Call 293-3333. For rules, visit hauntedlagoon.com.
Friends of Waimanalo Library have a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 259-2610.
Volunteers are welcome to help fill and wrap shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Hope Chapel Kaneohe Bay, 45-815 Po‘okela St. Wrapping paper, shoeboxes, tape, glue sticks and scissors are welcome. Call 561-4994.
Honolulu Habitat for Humanity hosts a home- ownership information meet- ing at 9:30 a.m. at Waiahole Elementary School and Oct. 13 and 27 at Waimanalo District Park. Call 538- 7070.
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji has its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 45-520 Keaahala Road to sup- port capital improvements. Call 247-2661.
Kualoa Ranch hosts its Ohana Country Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. with an all-day rodeo and huge lineup of entertainment, a beer and wine garden, dinner and screening of Edgy Lee’s Paniolo O Hawaii, Cowboys of the Far West. Fair admis- sion is $2; film is $5 and $2; and full dinner is $20 and $6 per child. Call 237-7321.
Waimanalo Country Farms offers its third annual Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Patch open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday and every weekend of the month at 41-225 Lupe St. Call 306-4381.
Elks food drive
Kailua Elks Lodge #2230 accepts nonperishable food items from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Aikahi Park Shopping Center during the classic car show and Radio Remote event. Monetary donations also are welcome, and all proceeds will help Hawaii Foodbank provide a good Thanksgiving for Oahu’s hungry. Call 262-0355.
Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi and Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club sponsor a “Geology of the Kailua Ahupua‘a” tour, on foot and via car pool, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee is a $10 donation. Call 263-8008.
Police Activities League (PAL) has basketball signups for children ages 6 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Sunday (and each weekend through Oct. 28) at Kaneohe District Park for the December-February sea- son. Fee is $20. Call Auntie Alice at 722-2426.
AARP Hawaii hosts a free conference on “Caring for Family, Caring for Yourself” from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Faith Baptist Church in Kailua. Register at 1-877- 926-8300 toll-free.
Honolulu Polo Club hosts the Naturally Hawaiian Honu League, starting at 3 p.m. on the Waimanalo polo field. Gates open at 1 p.m. and admission is $3. Call 396- 0494.
iRun International’s 25K run begins at 5:30 a.m. at Kailua Beach Park, with entries accepted up until race day ($50). Visit 808racehawaii.com.
Waimanalo board meets
Waimanalo Neighborhood Board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Waimanalo Library. Call 768-3710.
Rehab house hearing
The city Department of Planning and Permitting conducts a hearing at 1:30 p.m. at the Mission Memorial conference room on a permit to allow a group living facility (clean and sober house) with up to 12 residents at 47-211 Iuiu St. in Kahaluu. Call 768-8024.
Castle High School presents NCAA Night at 6:30 p.m. in the library for students and their parents, offering what they need to know about playing sports in college. Call 233-5600.