April 13

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Thursday April 13
Arthritis and You
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., free. Learn what arthritis is, what its symptoms are, what are the most commons types, how it can affect you and how to treat it. Pre-registration required. (261-0808)

Birdwatching and Researching in Hawaii
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, theater, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. David Hyrenbach discusses, “You are what you eat: studying the diet and plastic ingestion of Hawaiian seabirds.” (397-5840)

Courtyard Yoga
Ward Village Courtyard, IBM Building, 5:30-6:30 p.m., free. Corepower Yoga leads a special class. (wardvillage.com)

Diving Deeper into Information Systems and Technology
University of Phoenix Honolulu Campus, 745 Fort Street, Room 101/102, 5-9 p.m., free. Learn about the role of information systems and compliance in the healthcare industry. Pre-registration required. (uopxithealthcare.eventbrite.com, 524-9848)

Herb Garden Workshop From Small Pots to Raised Beds
Geobunga Salt Lake, 2-3 p.m., free. Learn how to successfully plant your very own herb garden, as well as how to properly take care of it. Earn gratification from DIY work and always have fresh herbs for cooking. Pre-registration required. (geobunga.com/workshops, 422-4567)

In Sickness & In Health Seminar: Good Bacteria: The Story of Our Missing Genes and Why You Should Care
Castle Medical Center, Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Learn how your lifestyle choices affect what types of bacteria thrive in your body, and how their story ultimately becomes our story of health or disease. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Sunset Yoga and Sound Healing
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, Penthouse Lanai, 6-8 p.m., $20. Noelani Love demonstrates the power of awakening the spirit through movement, followed by beautiful sound healing with crystal bowls. Pre-registration required. (noelanihawaii.com/pages/events)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Honolulu Community College, Conference Center, Room 201, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Just For You, Neighbor
Waikele Premium Outlets, Tuesdays and Thursdays through Dec. 31, 3-9 p.m., free. Pick up a complimentary Savings Passport and get great deals. Must show Hawaii ID to pick up passport. (premiumoutlets.com/outlet/waikele)

Kapolei Rotary Club
Kapolei High School, 7 a.m. breakfast, 7:30 a.m. speaker, $8/breakfast. Nick Bossy, a three-year student of Hawaii Literarcy Adult Program, speaks to the club. (rckrotary@gmail.com)

Easter Egg-stravaganza
WIndward Mall, Center Court, 4-7 p.m., free. Enjoy an Easter celebration at the mall, sponsored by Kaneohe Department of Parks & Recreation. (235-1143)

Sit. Stay. Read!
Waianae Public Library, 3-4 p.m., free. Read to Gian the Cairn Terrier, a registered therapy dog! He’ll help kids practice reading aloud without judgment. Call to reserve a time slot. (697-7868)

‘Black Faggot and Puzzy’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, March 30-April 30, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $25-$5. Two clever and rancorous comedies explore Pacific Islanders experiencing non-heterosexuality. (kumukahua.org, 536-4441)

‘Comedy of Errors’
Leeward Community College, Leeward Theatre Alternative Space, April 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m., April 15 and 22 at 4 p.m., $15-$10. This Shakespearian farce finds new life in a series of mistaken identity, lost deliveries and misunderstandings. (455-0380, ltheatre@hawaii.edu)

‘Les Misrables, School Edition’
Punahou School, Dillingham Hall, 1601 Punahou St., April 13-15, 7:30 p.m., $15. Punahou students present Les Misrables, based on Victor Hugos classic novel set in 19th century-France. (943-3295)

Surfer Stories
The Modern Honolulu, 7 p.m., free. Surf photographer Zak Noyle and surfers Koa Rothman, Mark Healey, Jamie O’Brien and Eli Olson talk about the historic winter season. (888-970-4161)