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What’s Up in Windward Oahu

April 24

Movie night
Kaneohe Library hosts family movie night at 6 p.m. with Wreck-it Ralph and popcorn. Call 233-5674.

Teen art show
Kailua High art class students display their works now through May 12 at Morning Brew. Call 262-7770.

Star struck
WCC’s Hokulani Imaginarium hosts a show with Led Zepellin classic rock music and “mind-blowing graphics” at 7 p.m. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. (235-7433).

Vision training
Public signup deadline is today for the “Acupressure for Eye Strain” class, set for 9:45 a.m. May 1 in Hale Kuhina 115 at WCC. Fee is $9. Call 235-7433.

April 25

Positive coaching
Positive Coaching Alliance offers a leaders workshop at 7 p.m. at KEY Project with tips on character building in youth sports. RSVP for free dinner to 235-7747.

Kaneohe stories
Kaneohe Library has storytime at 10:30 a.m. for ages 2 to 5. Call 233-5674.

Eileen Towata touts the merits of tasty and budget-friendly beans (three kinds) at Castle Medical Center’s Eat Well for Life cooking series on “Bountiful Beans” at 6 p.m. in the Wellness Center auditorium. Fee is $20, $15 or $10, and reservations are needed two days in advance to 263-5400.

April 26
Piano recital Ernest Chang’s piano students play a free recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 235-5025.

Lei making
Lei-making workshops are set for Enchanted Lake Community Park from 2 to 5:30 p.m. today (266-7665), Kailua District Park from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday (266-7652) and Ahuimanu Community Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m. next Monday; and April 30 at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. (239-6594).

Hokulani Imaginarium presents “Earth, Moon and Sun” at 7 p.m. at WCC. Admission is $7, $6 and $5. Call 235-7433.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kailua High library. Call 848-4770.

Kailua Mustangs
Kailua Mustangs Football and Cheer Association registers players ages 5 to 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kailua District Park (Pee-Wees, Jr. Midgets and Midgets). Fee is $350 ($175 due at registration). Bring birth certificate, health card and parents. Practice starts Aug. 1. Call 542-5704.

Fresh poi
Kako’o ‘Oiwi plans to fill orders for fresh poi from its Heeia lo’i at $5 per pound today for those who reserve by noon one day in advance at

HPU art show
Hawaii Pacific University art gallery’s Ohana Art Exhibition closes today at Hawaii Loa. Call 544-0228.

April 27

Heeia Fishpond
Paepae o Heeia has a work-day at Heeia Fishpond from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To offer help, call 236-6178.

Ka’a'awa 5K
Ka’a'awa Elementary has its annual 5K Family Fun Run/Walk at 8 a.m. at Kualoa Ranch to support its PCNC position. Fee is $25 and check-in is 7 a.m. Call 237-7757.

Fit for life
Kaneohe Community Family Center sponsors a “Fit for Life” from noon to 3 p.m. at King Intermediate gym, featuring an HPU cheerleaders session, rock climbing wall, cooking, dancing, keiki and preschool activities, a health fair and more. Sign up at 235-7747.

HPU drama
HPU’s current play, Hedda Gabler, features talks with the cast and director after tonight’s 7:30 show. The play runs through May 5 at Paul and Vi Loo Theatre at Hawaii Loa. Curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 4 p.m. Sundays. Tickets cost $20, $15 and $5. Call 375-1282.

Father-daughter ball
Huakailani School for Girls sponsors a father-daughter Butterfly Ball (with pupus, silent auction, dance lessons and more) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pali Golf Course Ballroom. Tickets cost $65 per couple (girls ages 4-13) and $25 more for each additional girl. Call 263-2020.

Lawn care
Milkern Landscaping & Nursery has a free lawn care workshop at 10 a.m. at its nursery at 41-639 Kaulukanu St. There’s a 10-percent discount on purchases. Call 396-6595.

Kailua AYSO
Kailua AYSO signs up players from 2 to 4 p.m. at Kailua District Park. Fee is $65. New players bring birth certificates. Preregister at Email

Plant sale
Kaneohe Higashi Hongwanji has a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 45-520 Keaahala Road, with flowering plants, vegetable starters, landscape and house plants. Proceeds go to capital improvements. Call 247-2661.

Blood drive
Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Writing retreat
Lillian Cunningham leads a writing retreat from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hale Akoakoa 107-109. Fee is $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Call 235-7433.

Hakipuu help
Kualoa Ranch and Hui o Koolaupoko help to restore Hakipuu Stream from 8 a.m. to noon. (381-7202).

Drug take-back
The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative accepts unwanted or unused medications for safe, anonymous disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Windward Mall, Sears wing. Call 225-1143 or 541-1930.

Boat tour
Ko’olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club has guided “Legends of Ko’olau” glass-bottom boat tours between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. from HeeiaKea boat harbor with native guides. Donation is $20 and $10. Call 235-8111 .

Fun fair
Kaelepulu Elementary has its annual fun fair and silent auction from 3 to 8 p.m. at 530 Keolu Drive, with entertainment, food, games and fun. Call 387-4268.

Kailua basketball
Kailua Community Basketball League signs up players from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Park. Bring birth certificates and health cards. Call 216-8103.

Junior basketball
Windward National Junior Basketball League signs up players from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Enchanted Lake Community Park. Call Cy at 721-5116.

April 28

Town party
The annual “I Love Kailua” town block party is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Kailua Road between Hahani and Kuulei, with tons of food, music, art, exhibits and crafts. Call 234-0404.

April 29

Anatomy night
Kimberly Koopman’s human physiology class presents “Anatomy Night” at 6 p.m. in Kalaheo High cafeteria, with skits about body parts and systems on a “Alice in Anatomyland” theme. A kalua pig dinner prior to the show supports Project Grad. Call 254-7900.

April 30

Baby stories
Kaneohe Library has storytime at 10:30 a.m. for ages 2 and younger with puppetry, finger play and more. Call 233-5674.

Belly dancing
The Shakti Dancers entertain with bellydancing at 7 p.m. in a free show at 7 p.m. at Pohai Nani. Call 235-5025.

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