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April 23

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Tuesday April 23
Being Extraordinary
Ward Warehouse third floor conference room, Tuesdays until June 4, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $125/10 sessions. Shed old habits that have kept you from remembering how extraordinary you are, re-discover the gifts of resiliency and genius and more. Register online. (landmarkinhawaii.eventbrite.com)

Ceramics – Basic
Waikiki Community Center, 10 a.m.-noon, $3/members, $5/non-members. Create and take home a ceramic piece the same day. No experience necessary. (923-1802)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association
Manana Elementary School, classes taught thru May 21, 7-8:30 p.m. contact for cost. Learn to dance the East Coast Swing and Rumba. (224-5927)

Life in Balance: Conquering Stress
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m., free. Learn tips and techniques to conquer stress for better overall health. Featuring speaker Sandi Brekke, BS, COTA, Healthy Living coordinator, and Ashlyn Saunders, life coach. Pre-registration required. (432-2235)

Bountiful Beans
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center, course takes place on April 25, 6-7 p.m., $10/seniors and students (with ID), $15/person, $20/couple. Three types of beans are featuring in simple, budget-friendly dishes. Payment and registration required two days in advance. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

DBEDT for Business Toastmasters Club
State Office Tower room 405, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Anyone interested in improving their public speaking skills for a variety of situations is welcome to join. (587-2676)

Parkinson’s Awareness Month Seminar
Moiliili Community Center room 105, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. To raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, Attention Plus Care and National Parkinsons Foundation Hawaii host “Mobility Strategies and Exercise to Live Well with Parkinson’s Disease.” Registration is required. (440-9372)

Don Conover Pop Songs
Bacon Theatre, 7 p.m., contact for cost. (247-8410, 235-5025)

Hawaii Shakes – Auditions For “Final” Season
New dance building at UH Manoa, 6-9 p.m. The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival holds open auditions for its twelfth season which features “Troilus and Cressida,” “Timon of Athens” and “As You Like It.”With this season, Hawaii Shakespeare Festival completes the canon – all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays in 12 years. (256-6657, hawaiishakes.org)

The Best in Watercolor
The ARTS at Marks Garage, through April 27, Tues.-Sat from noon to 5 p.m., free. The Hawaii Watercolor Society Members’ Exhibition presents a showcase in the best in watercolor paintings of its members. An artist reception takes place on April 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. (hawaiiwatercolorsociety.org)