April 6

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Wednesday April 6
Advanced Tango and Cha Cha
Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association Studio, 98-019 Kamehameha Hwy. #211A, eight weeks starting April 6, 6:30 p.m. registration, 7-9 p.m. class, call for cost. Learn to dance with HBDA. (753-8673)

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?: Tsunami
Koko Head District Park, Multipurpose Room C, 7 p.m., free. Learn more about how to prepare for a tsunami from Gerard Fryer. (222-1715, hawaiikaistrong@yahoo.com)

Energy Movement, Tai Chi and Ballet
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 11 a.m., $25. Hosted by psychic Raven. Pre-registration required. (397-3174, 1-559-395-5488)

HCAP Tax Preparation Services
Check website for list of locations and times between Feb. 1-April 8, free. Honolulu Community Action Program hosts free tax help for working Hawaii families with an adjusted gross income of less than $50,000. Appointments recommended. (hcapweb.org, 521-4531)

Prom Makeup Session for Teen Girls
Mililani Public Library, Quiet Room, 6-7 p.m., free, ages 13-18. Join Kevin for a workshop on prom makeup. Learn tips for the latest styles and looks. Kevin will demonstrate with a live model. (627-7470)

Yoga Pilates
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, fourth-floor waiting area, Wednesdays from April 6-June 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $55-$77. Get a full-body workout that combines yoga and pilates. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Wahiawa Public Library, Wednesdays through April 15, free. Get help preparing your tax returns with AARP volunteers. (622-6345)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Waianae Public Library, Feb. 2-April 14, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. AARP volunteers help taxpayers file their taxes. (697-7868)

Free Xeric Seed Giveaway
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays in April, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Pick a free slip of Yellow Popcorn Orchid/Dancing Lady this month at the garden. (boardofwatersupply.com)

Intuitive Acupressure
Crystal Cave & Kyanite Lounge, 3424 Waialae Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $25. For all health issues and stress release. Pre-registration required. (741-0811)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown in front of SlamXHype, 8-9 a.m., free. Anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one will appreciate the camaraderie that can be found with these supportive individuals. (203-2366)

Tax Preparation Help
Two locations: Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 1640 Lanakila Ave., Feb. 1-April 11, 8 a.m.-noon; Catholic Charities Hawaii at Clarence T.C. Ching Campus, 1822 Keeaumoku St., Feb. 13-April 9, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Catholic Charities Hawaii and AARP team up to offer free tax help to seniors by appointment. (847-1322, catholiccharitieshawaii.org)

Waialua Crafters
Waialua Public Library, 4:30 p.m., free. Bring your current craft project to share, meet other crafters, and share tips and techniques. (637-8286)

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
UH-West Oahu, 12:25 and 1:55 p.m., free. Participate in the international march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Wear women’s high-heeled shoes or decorated slippers to demonstrate support. (rouel@hawaii.edu)

Kindergarten Readiness Storytime
Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St., Wednesdays through April 13, 10-11 a.m., free. Thirty-minute storytime followed by interaction stations that connect adults and children through activities that correspond to that week’s early literacy skill practice. (587-7577)

Whale Watching Cruises
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, daily through April 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m., $45-$30. Catch a glimpse of humpback whales and enjoy spectacular views of Waikiki, plus delicious food. (973-1311, atlantisadventures.com)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103, mangoseasonmusic.com)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

The Wailers
Blue Note Hawaii, April 4-10, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $30-$50. (bluenotehawaii.com)

AVCO Tech Show
Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multipurpose Room 2, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, April 6-7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., check website for cost. Learn more about AV and IT products and services, plus enjoy pupu, prize drawings and more. Pre-registration required. (theavco.com/avcotechshow)

Our Future’s So Bright … We Gotta Get Shade!
Manoa Gardens at UH-Manoa, 2445 Campus Road, 4:30-7 p.m., $5/suggested donation. UH-Manoa Children’s Center hosts a silent auction to raise funds for permanent shade structure for three classrooms. (956-7963, hawaii.edu/childrenscenter)

Association of Hawaii Artists Annual Aloha Show
Honolulu Hale, March 21-April 15, weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. Association of Hawaii Artists hosts its 46th annual Aloha Show, with submissions in a variety of mediums. Opening reception is March 31 from 4-6 p.m. (623-6497)

Collages & Clay
Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens Gallery, April 2-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. An exhibit of original artwork from 12 Oahu artists using hand-dyed papers and clay. Reception is April 3 from 1-4 p.m. (395-4702)

Honolulu Museum of Art School, March 24-April 17, check website for schedule, free. More than 50 of Hawaii’s contemporary artists showcase over 80 works exploring the theme of “contact” as it relates to Hawaii, its people and their experiences. Artists include Bernice Akamine, Kaui Chun and more. (contacthawaii.com)

‘Different Strokes’
1132 Bishop St. Mezzanine, March 28-June 3, business hours, free. Paintings by Warren Stenberg and Lauren Okano. Artist reception is April 15 from 5-7 p.m., (230-3189)

Filipino Film Festival
Doris Duke Theatre, April 2-16, check website for schedule, $10-$8. Celebrate the Philippines’ rich, diverse cinema, exploring everything from first love to grief in the face of tragedy. (honolulumuseum.org)

‘Footprints of Life’
Ward Village, IBM Building Courtyard, March 8-May 12, daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Yayoi Kusama’s “Footprints of Life” features multi-piece sculptures — the first time she exhibits in Hawaii. (wardvillageshops.com)

‘Fragments & Empire: Cambodian Art from the Angkor Period’
John Young Museum of Art at University of Hawaii, March 6-May 6, weekdays from 1-4 p.m., free. John Young’s collection of “Golden Age” Cambodian art is on display. (956-6888)

Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, April 1-May 1, weekdays and Sundays from 1-5 p.m., free. Featuring Hawaii Glass Artists. Artist reception is April 3 from 3-5 p.m., (236-9155, gallery.windward.hawaii.edu)

‘H2O 2’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Feb. 28-April 10, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, free. 2D artwork featuring water in all its forms by local artists in oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media and photography. Opening reception is March 6 from 5-7 p.m. Artists should review prospectus before bringing water-themed works on Feb. 28 from 8:30-9 a.m.(db.tt/6UKeACD6, 286-5675)

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival Auditions
April 6 at Leeward Community College Lab Theatre, 3-6 p.m.; April 7 at Kennedy Theatre at UH-Manoa, 6-9 p.m.; April 10 at Windward Community College’s Hale Palanakila 224, 5-8 p.m.; and April 16 at The ARTS at Marks Garage, 2-5 p.m., free. Audition for roles in the Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, with roles available in “Twelfth Night,” “The Witch of Edmonton” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” (hawaiishakes.org, 256-6657)

‘Ikebana 2016: Vessels’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., March 1-April 15, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Featuring ceramic works from Ed Higa, Ken Kang, Philip Markwart, Bob McWilliams and Yukio Ozaki. Artists reception is March 4 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

‘Jackie Robinson’
Palama Settlement, 810 N. Vineyard Blvd., 6 p.m., free. Get a sneak preview of “Jackie Robinson,” a documentary about the first African-American major league baseball player. RSVP encouraged. (pbshawaii.org/jackie-robinson-event)

‘Lele O Na Manu: Hawaiian Forest Birds’
Bishop Museum, March 19-July 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Hawaii’s native birds are on display at the museum, focusing on the science and cultural significance behind these magnificent creatures. (847-3511)

‘Malay Theatre: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Islam’
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, Feb. 7-May 22, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. Explore traditional Malaysian theatre styles, including shadow puppetry and female dance drama, to glean insight into these complex theatre forms and issues currently facing traditional arts. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

‘Nostalgic Hawaii’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., March 26-April 9, Tuesdays-Fridays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Students of Vernon Rieta of the Friends of City and County of Honolulu Art Program display their work. Reception is April 9 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Photography in Hawaii
The ARTS at Marks Garage, March 29-April 9, business hours, free. The eighth annual photography exhibition features new work from Hawaii artists. Reception is April 1 from 6-8 p.m. (artsatmarks.com)

Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii SOLUTIONS + Art Gallery
RevoluSun Smart Home Innovation Center showroom, April 2-30, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Local artists showcase their ocean- and conservation-themed work in varying mediums. (748-8888, revolusun.com)

‘Sweet: A Tasty Journey’
Bishop Museum, Castle Memorial Bulding, March 12-May 30, daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $22.95-$10.95. Learn more about the history, fantasy and science behind the candy industry with interactive displays, models, games and learning stations. (bishopmuseum.org)

‘Water of Life’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church of Hawaii, March 20-April 28, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. Linda Umstead shares her watercolor pieces on water. Artist reception is April 2 from 6-8 p.m. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)