August 20

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Tuesday August 20
Babysitter’s Training
Wayland Baptist University, Aug. 20 and 21, 9:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., $85. Designed to teach youth ages 11 and older about the responsibilities of a babysitter. Students learn accident prevention, diapering, feeding and emergency first aid as well as how to choose age appropriate games and toys. American Red Cross certification upon completion. (, 1-800-733-2767)

The Versatile Bromeliad
Sharon’s Plants, Waimanalo, register by Aug. 20, class takes place Aug. 24, 9-10:30 a.m., free. Collector, grower and bromeliad enthusiast Sharon Peterson teaches ow to care and handle bromeliads, potting techniques and more. (, 259-7137)

Buddhist Chanting with Taiko
Palolo Hongwanji, 2 p.m., free. Palolo Hongwanji features Buddhist chanting with Taiko, Japanese classical music, and a lecture and demonstration. (732-1491)

connect!kids Tuesday
Pearlridge Center, Upton, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Featuring a wide variety of activities to keep children engaged and enriched. (, 488-0981)

Homemade Playdough
Art Explorium, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $15/student, open to all ages (children ages 5 and under must be accompanied by an adult). Children get to make their own playdough to take home, learn about colors added and add different scents and sparkles to their playdough. Register online. (

True Tone Tuesdays
Downbeat Lounge, Tuesdays through Aug., 8-10 p.m., no cover charge, ages 21 and older. True Tuesdays is a singer-songwriter showcase featuring Hawaii’s top acoustics musicians. Aug. 20 features Louise Taylor and Stef Muzik; Aug. 27, From the Hip V. 5. (533-2328)