April 18

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Wednesday April 18
The Marriage Course
First Prez Honolulu, 45-550 Kionaole Road, March 7-April 25, 6-8:30 p.m., $15. Receive practical support and tools for strengthening marriages. (532-1111, leslie@fpchawaii.org)

Beginning and End of the Bomb Exhibition
Kapiolani Community College, library, March 5-May 11, exhibit hours, free. The goal of the exhibit is to illustrate the role of nuclear weapons since 1945 and to stimulate critical thinking about reducing the threat in the future. (library.kapiolani.hawaii.edu)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Comedy U Showcase
Anna O’Brien’s Upstairs, 2440 S. Beretania, 8:30 p.m., $7-$10. Enjoy a comedy showcase hosted by Patrick Tyrrel. (josefigueras@ohanabroadcast.com)

Free Diabetes Self-Management Class
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health, 1360 S. Beretania St., Suite 501, 10 a.m.-noon, free. A doctor’s referral is not required. Pre-registration required. (545-2550, jroberts@mpqhf.org)

Free Swim Lessons
Contact for location, time and cost, through May 5. (832-7184)

Free Xeric Seed
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays through April, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Receive free coral plant seeds. (boardofwatersupply.com/conservation/xeriscape)

Hawaii Watercolor Society Members’ Show 2018
The Arts at Marks Garage, Tuesdays-Saturdays, April 3-28, noon-5 p.m., free. (hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org/juried-exhibit-information)

Hawaiian Quilt Dedication
Waianae Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Attend a dedication event for a completed quilt that was created by Sayuri “Anne” Fujiwara and her quilters. (librarieshawaii.org/event/hawaiian-quilt-dedication)

Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging
Bishop Museum, Nov. 4-June 24 during museum hours, $10.95-$22.95. Guests will be able to see immersive technology bring wayfinding to life as they explore the art and science of traditional navigation and the extraordinary story behind its resurgence. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

inFORMable Feast Virtual Silent Auction Fundraiser
1110 Nuuanu Ave., April 15-22, 6 p.m., free. There will be fabulous forms created in clay, metal, wood, glass and fiber. (hawaiicraftsmen.org)

International Conference on Environmental Future
University of Hawaii at Manoa, April 16-20, contact for time, $110. This conference will bring together islanders, researchers, managers and non-governmental organizations to focus on the connection between humans and island environments. (eastwestcommunity.org/7icef)

International Conference on Environmental Future Film Night
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Art Auditorium, 7-8:30 p.m., free. See free screenings of the short films, “Moana Rua: The Rising of the Sea,” “Yilimanu” and “My Garden, No Longer.” (956-7410, lknapman@hawaii.edu)

Shades of Spring
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., April 8-May 19, gallery hours, free. (honolulucountryclub.com)

Simple Souls
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Wednesdays through April, 7-10 p.m., free. (laylowwaikiki.com/event-directory)

Sumie Society of Hawaii 16th Annual Art Exhibition
Honolulu Hale Courtyard, 530 S. King St., weekdays through April 27, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., free. (mcconnellfour@aol.com)

Waltz and Samba Dance Lessons
Makakilo Community Park, 92-1120 Makakilo Dr., April 2-May 21, 7-8:45 p.m., contact for cost. (kapoleihbda.wordpress.com)

Westside Connection
Ko Olina Golf Club, 6-9 p.m., $88. There will be guest chefs, live entertainment and local farmers. (676-7697, royyamaguchi.com/events/westside-connection-roys-ko-olina)

Nando Suan & Kamaa Mike Barques
Nico’s Seafood, 5-8:15 p.m., free. (540-1377)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (rhb-music.com)

Streetlight Cadence
Blue Note Hawaii, contact for time, $15-$35. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Bhutan: Gross National Happiness
East-West Center Gallery, gallery hours through May 27, free. This gallery features photographs of Butan’s people in everyday life taken between 1991 and 2006 by Kauai-based photographer and filmmaker John Wehrheim. There are also textiles, Buddhist ritual items and utilitarian objects. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Changing with the Times
Punahou School, Kirsch Gallery, April 5-19, Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. View the glasswork of husband-wife team Hugh Jenkins and Stephanie Ross. (punahou.edu/the-arts/kirsch-gallery)

‘Demigods Anonymous’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., March 22-April 22, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, $5-$25. Enjoy a show about modern demigods dealing with contemporary issues. (536-4441, kumukahua.org)

Digital Zoom 2018
1132 Bishop Street Gallery, 2nd Floor, March 3-June 2 during exhibit hours, contact for cost. See this fine art exhibit of work by the Digital Art Society of Hawaii. (254-3379)

Kailua Gallery Art Show
Kailua Gallery, 270 Kuulei Road, Tuesdays-Sundays, noon-6 p.m., April 6-30, contact for cost. View an exhibition of work by 9 female artists, including K. Armstrong, Sandra Blazel, Brenda Cablayan, Kirsten Carlsen, Ellen Dieter, Ruth Sorensen, Linda Suzuki, Kate Wadsworth and Leanna Wolff. (799-2212)

Pastel Artists of Hawaii 9th Annual Members’ Show
Hawaii State Library, April 2-28, contact for time, free. All artworks displayed are creagted by members of Pastel Artists of Hawaii. (librarieshawaii.org/event/pastel-artists-of-hawaii-9th-annual-members-show)

‘The Road To Mecca’
Brad Powell Theatre, 650 Iwilei Road, Ste. 101, April 13-29, contact for times and cost. See an award-winning drama about an old Boer woman and a youth who helps her in a time of crisis. (taghawaii.net)

‘The Taming of the Shrew’
The Arts at Mark’s Garage, 7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy a performance of a Shakespearean classic set in the 1940s. (outreach.hawaii.edu/community, 956-8246)

Views of Chinatown
Louis Pohl Gallery, Feb. 24-April 14 during exhibit hours, contact for cost. View works by Hung Kwai Chan, Linda Ching and Hitoshi Hida. (louispohlgallery.com)

Sunshine School
Sunshine School, 175A Kihapai St., April 18-22, contact for times. Approximately 130 volunteers are needed to help Sunshine School get a new playground. (798-5800, islandlivinghomes.com)