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April 28

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Saturday April 28
AARP Retirement Workshop
Harris United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Learn to secure your financial future, social security and how to sign up for Medicare. Pre-registration required. (1-877-026-8300, aarp.org/hi)

Advance Care Planning
Kalihi-Palama Public Library, 10:30 a.m.-noon, free. Nonprofit Kokua Mau will offer a presentation to help individuals and families understand the importance of advance care planning and health care directives. (kokuamau.org)

Fertilizing Roses
Oahu Urban Garden Center, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $35-$50. Learn about the cycle of bloom and how you can achieve huge and healthy blooms by customizing your own fertilizing program. Pre-registration required. (honolulurosesociety.org)

Introduction to Iyengar Yoga
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 1 p.m., contact for cost. Certified yoga instructor Debra Lau will conduct interactive sessions on lyengar yoga. (librarieshawaii.org/event/introduction-to-iyengar-yoga/all)

Mulkern Nursery Design Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St., 10 a.m., free. Plan your dream garden with longtime landscape designer Susan Mulkern. She will focus on how to choose plants for your garden and create a cohesive, sustainable design. Bring questions, area dimensions and pictures. Pre-registration required. (396-6595)

Not Just the Slugs: Invasive Land Snails and Vectors of the Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawaii
Bishop Museum, Hawaiian Hall Atrium, 3-4:30 p.m., free with admission. Attend a presentation by Norine Yeung, malacologist, and learn which invasive land snails are in Hawaii and hosts to the nematode parasite that is attributed to rat lungworm disease. (bishopmuseum.org)

Whimsical Reusable Kitty Planter Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., $8. Create a planter from a recycled milk jug and minimize the waste that goes to a landfill. Pre-registration required by 2 p.m. April 27. (748-5315, workshops@hbws.org)

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop
Island Jiu-Jitsu, 2600 S. King St., Suite 202, $45. Learn self-defense techniques based on jiujitsu for attacks while standing and while on the ground, taught by Gracie jiujitsu black belt Jason Vigil and female coaches. All ages are welcome. (271-6279, islandjiujitsu@gmail.com)

808 Craft and Gift Fair
Momilani Community Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Peruse a wide variety of crafts and treasures. (479-5525, 808craftandgiftfairs@gmail.com)

AARP Shred Fest
Aiea Destruction Center, 98-736 Moanalua Loop, 8 a.m.-noon, free. The public is invited to bring old tax forms, bank statements and other sensitive papers for convenient and confidential onsite destruction. Participants are encouraged to also bring donations of rice and canned goods or a monetary donation for a food drive. (673-3200, aarp.cvent.com/shred4-28)

12 Coconuts, 8:30 a.m., donations accepted. Learn about the 12 step program that assists with trauma-related issues. (760-819-5363)

Build Aloha: An Evening to Benefit Honolulu Habitat for Humanity
Cooke Warehouse, 449 Cooke St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., $75-$95. This event will celebrate Honolulu Habitat for Humanity’s 30th anniversary with grazing-style celebrity chef food stations from Pig & The Lady, Moku Kitchen, Pili Group, Hank’s Haute Dogs and Herringbone Waikiki. There will also be local libations, a silent auction, live music from Oahu native and one-man band Tavana, and networking opportunities. (honoluluhabitat.org/build-aloha)

Charity Bingo
Honolulu Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2313 Nuuanu Ave., free. Take part in a game of bingo for the Windward Spouse Abuse Shelter. Bring a refreshment for the potluck (no pork or seafood) and a donation for the shelter, such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, towels, soap, bodywash, body lotion, etc. Guests will have a chance to win a $20 Long’s Drugs gift card. (469-7193)

East Honolulu Food Festival
Star of the Sea School, 4470 Aliikoa St., 5:30-9:30 p.m., $25-$80. Guests can mix and mingle with some of Hawaii’s top chefs, sample edible delighs and experience a culinary tour of international flavors. (starofthesea.org, 734-0208)

Family Financial Expo
Kapolei Public Library, 2-4 p.m., free. Join in for a fun, educational afternoon of family financial activities, games and resources. There will be presentations on budgeting, fraud and scams, major purchasing and credit, predatory lending, savings and tax changes. (693-7050)

Garage Sale
Regency Park, 3138 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. (737-0314)

Haina ka puana
Leeward Community College, Kama Imi Ike, ED 201, 96-045 Ala Ike, April 27-28, 8 p.m., $10-$15. Combinations of frequency and text become the primary catalyst in evoking memories of Queen Lili uokalani, through her songs and memoirs. Performers move about the hall generating sound from multiple directions, as frequencies drift through time and space. Attendees are asked to wear provided Mindfold masks for the duration of the installation. (lcctheatre.hawaii.edu)

Hawaiian Heat 14U Softball Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
Waipio Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Funds raised will help the team travel to Youth Softball Nationals in Reno. (hawaiianheatsoftball@gmail.com, 398-6444)

Hot Pursuit
Waterfront Plaza, 9:45 a.m., contact for cost. Help Hospice Hawaii by pledging to raise funds and compete in a race throughout Kakaako. There will also be family-friendly activities, such as a kids zone, balloon artistry, live entertainment, a mobile gaming truck, shave ice and more. Pre-registration required. (hotpursuithi.com, 791-8045)

In Bed with Yamuna
Contact for location, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $18-$45. Take some simple, effortless, effective routines to bed for healing and rejuvenation. Bring a cushy, non-skid mat. Pre-registration required by April 12. (286-9097)

In the Spirit of Wellness
Temple Emanu-El, 2500 Pali Hwy., 4-7:30 p.m., $40. Come for prize giveaways, food and drink, live entertainment, a silent auction, and presentations on stress management, essential oils and vegan lifestyles. Funds raised help YMCA of Honolulu provide financial support to families and individuals in need of help. (737-5544, cfield@ymcahonolulu.org)

Moon Walk & Dinner Buffet
Proud Peacock, 6 p.m., $10-$34.95. Enjoy dinner at Proud Peacock, followed by a moon walk at 8 and 8:30 p.m. (waimeavalley.net)

Na Lei Alohilohi 2018
Japanese Cultural Center, Manoa Grand Ballroom, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $85. Attend a luncheon celebrating Caregiver Foundation’s 10th anniversary. There will be an auction, prize drawings, food and drink, live music, special guests and more. (thecaregiverfoundation.org, 625-3782)

Spring Fest 2018
Kapolei Shopping Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. This is a fun-filled day featuring carnival games with prizes, a keiki fun zone with inflatable activities and bouncers, prize drawings, and ongoing stage entertainment hosted by Tiny Tadani , featuring Da Braddahs, Brown Bags to Stardom winners and performances by the students of Na Maka O Puuwai Aloha. (kapoleishopping.com)

Wahine of Improv Comedy Benefit Show
Jazz Mind’s Art & Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., $15-$20. Women from Oahu’s improv comedy scene will be performing to raise money for Women In Need. (tinyurl.com/wahineimprov2018)

Waikiki Spam Jam Festival
Kalakaua Ave., 4-10 p.m., free. The street will be flooded with over 20 restaurants featuring multitudes of various spam-centric dishes. There will also be contemporary and traditional Hawaiian entertainment from local musicians such as Jeff Rasmussen and Robi Kahakala, Ei Nei and Hiroshima. There will also be appearances by Miss Hawaii and Miss Chinatown, as well as traditional hula performances. (spamjamhawaii.com)

What Men Want
Eating House 1849, 2330 Kalakaua Ave., 3-6 p.m., $55. Join a soulful networking event to hear another’s perspective on what makes a relationship last by 3 male panelists. Pre-registration required by April 25. (393-5527, oneexperience.guru/girlfriends)

Windward Potters Annual Spring Sale
Kailua Elementary School, cafeteria, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Sixteen potters, each with his or her unique styles and talents, offer functional and non-functional art pieces, from stoneware to raku. (383-9487)

Leeward Music Festival
Salvation Army Kroc Center, 6:45 p.m., $5-$10. See a variety of performances featuring talents such as 19th Avenue Barbershop Quartet, Honolulu Blend Ladies Barbershop Chorus, Waiau School Chorus and more. (672-8888)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Town Center of Mililani, 5 p.m., free. (rhb-music.com)

Check website for location, times and cost. A monthly event to empower women and strengthen sisterhood for women entrepreneurs, business and community leaders. (brandikianajo.com/girlfriends)

‘Dances at an Exhibition’
Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 7 p.m. April 28 and 2 p.m. April 29, $20. See an original production featuring a child’s journey into the world of paintings that are brought to life through music and dance. (queenemmaballet.com)

#MeToo Monologues
Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant St., 8 p.m., $5. Hear stories about identity that were submitted by members of the community. Reservations recommended. (eventbrite.com/d/hi–honolulu/metoo-monologues/?q=metoo+monologues&mode=search)

‘The Wiz (Jr.)’
Tenney Theatre, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 28, and 4 p.m. April 29, $6. (tickets.honoluluboxoffice.com/e/the-wiz)