April 18

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Thursday April 18
Folk Dancing Class
Pohai Nani Retirement Community, Thursdays until April 25, 3:30 p.m., free. Learn easy American folk dances from colonial to contemporary. No experience necessary. (247-6211 ext. 1107)

Functional Training Fitness – Session 2
Kroc Center Hawaii, Thursdays through May 30, 6-7 p.m., $15/class or $72/package of all 6 classes (Kroc Center Hawaii discount available). A continuation of session two, participants master the foundational movements with increasing weights and safety. For ages 13 and older. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Junior Lifeguarding Club
Kroc Center Hawaii, April 4-28, Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $100. Learn the basics of advance lifesaving skills, how to teach basic swim skills, work with the Kroc Aquatic Team, and apply the skills learned to real-life situations. For ages 10 and older. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Quilting 101
Contact for location, April 11, 18 and 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., $75 (does not include supplies). Learn cover cutting, piecing, basting, quilting and binding the quilt. Basic sewing experience required, no quilting experience needed. Receive 15 percent off fabric, patterns and notions. (523-3330)

Dividend Investing
Hawaii State Library, Hawaii & Pacific Reading Room, 6:30 p.m., free. Financial adviser David Ching discusses “Alternative to Low Interest Rates: Dividend Investing.” Also includes a question-and-answer session. Contact the library as soon as possible if special accommodations are needed. (586-3481)

Kroc Center Hawaii, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. “DOK: Waging War/Tough Skin, Tender Heart,” is for ages 16 and older. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Fundraiser Night
Ewa Beach McDonald’s, 5-9 p.m. James Campbell High School hosts a fundraiser night featuring games for kids and performances by the JCHS band throughout the night. (685-0627)

Hanauma Bay Education Program
Theater at the Hanauma Bay Education Center, Thursdays through April 25, 6;30 p.m., free. April 11: “Meeting the Energy Needs of Hawaii Residents” by Peter Rosegg, corporate communications, Hawaii Electric Company. April 18: TBA. April 25: “Tour de Trash” by Eileen Helmstetter and Irobela Wreagh, recycling specialists, City and County of Honolulu. (397-5840, hpaynews@hawaii.edu)

North Shore Town Hall Meeting
Waialua Elementary School Cafeteria, 6:30-8 p.m., free. Representative Richard Fale and Representative Lauren Cheape host a town hall meeting for the North Shore area. (586-6380, 586-9490)

Sjorgen’s Support Group Meeting
Queens Conference Center, 5:30 p.m., contact for cost, $5/parking with validation. Guest speaker is pulmonologist Dr. Ronson Sato. RSVP via email. (alwaysbehealthynhappy@gmail.com)

Stories on Stilts and Other Tall Tales
Kaneohe Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. As part of National Library Week, the Friends of Kaneohe Library host Ben Moffat, as he presents a storytelling experience using stilts, masks, movement and puppetry. (233-5676)

YOGA + Stick Figure
The Roof Kailua, 6-11 p.m., $30 (includes yoga class from 6 to 7 p.m. and a free drink ticket). Stick Figure’s music possesses a unique style with a creative blend of upbeat roots reggae with echos of dub. Limited tickets available. (theroofkailua.com)

Dr. Jazz Trio
JJ’s Bistro and French Pastry, 5:30-8:30 p.m. (739-0993)

Lisa Haber, Violin
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, 1:30 p.m., free. Lisa Haber, a student of Ignace Hang presents a junior recital as part of the requirements for the degree bachelor of education in music. (hawaii.edu/uhmmusic)

UH Percussion Ensemble
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., free. Featuring innovative and exciting works by Carlos Chaves, Nick Hubbel, Maurice Ravel and more. (hawaii.edu/uhmmusic)

Beautiful Bar
bambuTwo Cafe + Martini Lounge, 5:30 p.m., free. A new pau hana event in partnership with Heaven on Earth Salon and Day Spa featuring mini massages or manicures, quick hair styles and eyebrow waxing; first come, first served. Spaliscous Spritz and Heavenly Ginger martinis on special. DJ Mortadelah spins groovy, chill music. (bambutwo.com)

MASH Rockin’ to HOSA NLC 2013 Fundraiser
Pau Hana Lounge (746 Kohou St.), 4-9 p.m., $10-$15. The Friends of Med-Assist School of Hawaii celebrate its second annual benefit fundraising event with entertainment, door prizes and a silent auction. Funds raised will be used for travel and conference expenses for students to go to HOSA’s 36th annual National Leadership Conference in Tennessee in June 2013. (524-3363)

Take An After Tax Break
Pearl Ultralounge, 5:30-8 p.m., $50-$60. Billy V (KINE 105.1) and Moani Hara (Miss Hawaii 2012 first runner up) host emcee. A fundraiser for HIDA. (dyslexia-hawaii.org)

All That Remains
Kumu Kahua Theatre, March 28-April 28, contact for times, $5-$20. Kumu Kahua Theatre presents the world premiere of “All That Remains,” a story of loyalty and betrayal told by ghost soldiers from the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat team. (536-4441, kumukahua.org)

Comfortable Cages: A Hip Hop Musical
Kaiser High School Black Box Theatre, April 18-20, 25-27 and May 2-3, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7. The world premier of “Comfortable Cages: A Hip Hop Musical.” See how the story of Indelible Delilah returns hope and peace to a world ruled by tyrants. With comedy, action, dancing, singing, rapping and poetry, this is a show for the whole family. (ogil@hawaiiantel.net)

Honolulu Museum of Art School Mezzanine Gallery, through May 5, Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. “Fractioned” features recent work by art graduate students from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. An opening reception takes place on April 18 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. (uhartmfas.wordpress.com)

Little Shop of Horrors
Mamiya Theatre, April 18-20, 4 p.m., $10-$20. The Performing Arts Department of Chaminade University presents “Little Shop of Horrors.” (735-4827)

Thread Hell
Kennedy Theatre, April 12-13 and 18-20 at 8 p.m., April 21 at 2 p.m., $13-$24, $5/UHM students. Thread Hell is playwright and director Kishida Rio’s masterpiece of the Japanese avant-garde, or angura, movement. (etickethawaii.com, 944-2697, hawaii.edu/kennedy)