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Central Oahu Highlights

Send Central Oahu event items by fax to 585-6324 or email cchang@midweek.com. The next edition is May 8, and the deadline is April 24.

* WORMS Sustainable living educator Ralph Rhoads discusses composting worms and how they benefit the human food supply at 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Mililani Library, followed by a Q & A session. Call 627-7470.

* NEIGHBORS North Shore Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. April 23 at Haleiwa Elementary cafeteria, and MililaniWaipio-Melemanu meets at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at Mililani Rec Center III. Call 768-3710.

* MOVIE NIGHTS Mililani Library hosts Teen Movie Night at 5 p.m. April 24 featuring Premium Rush, May 1 Pitch Perfect and May 8 Red Dawn (all rated PG-13), and browse the library for young adult novels and books with movie tie-ins. Call 627-7470.

* MAKING LEIS Sunset Beach Recreation Center hosts a workshop on lei-making from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 24, with a nominal fee for materials (638-7213); Waialua District Park sponsors a similar workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 25 and an open lei-making session from 9 a.m. to noon April 30 (637-9721).

* NIGHT TALES Wahiawa Library has launched a Thursday night storytime for keiki ages 3 to 5, meeting at 7 p.m. April 25 (and each Thursday through the summer) with Mr. Matt to hear stories and enjoy family activities. Parents must accompany their keiki. Call 622-6345.

* MOON WALK Waimea Valley presents its monthly Moon Walk at 7:30 p.m. April 26, from the ticket both to the waterfall and back. Fee is $5 per person. Call 638-7766.

* ZUMBA A free demonstration class in Zumba Fitness is offered at 6:30 p.m. April 26 at Mililani Town Center. Call 625-0108.

* MUSICAL Central Theatre Arts Academy presents The Sound of Music at 7:30 p.m. April 26, 27, May 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. April 28 at Mililani High School cafeteria. Tickets cost $10 and $5. Call 627-4356.

* MEETING DOGS Hawaii Dog Foundation has a “meet and greet” session for their adoptable dogs from noon to 2 p.m. April 27 at Mililani Mauka Dog Park. Call 782-8387.

* MOVIE NIGHT Lahaina Gospel Fellowship screens The Grace Card at 6 p.m. April 27 in Kipapa Elementary cafeteria, including refreshments, fun and fellowship. Email imua90@yahoo.com.

* DRUG TAKE-BACK The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative accepts unwanted or unused medications for safe, anonymous disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at Mililani Town Center. Call 541-1930.

* BEACH CLEANUP Save the Sea Turtles International and Adopt a Beach and Highway plan a beach cleanup at 10 a.m. April 27 at 61-529 Kamehameha Hwy. Call 637-2211 or 542-0226.

* BIKE RACE The John Kelley Haleiwa Metric Century Ride is set for 7:30 a.m. April 28 from Kaiaka Beach Park, and entry deadline is April 27. Call Hawaii Bicycling League at 735-5756 or visit hbl.org.

* POLO Hawaii Polo Club presents an Army v. Navy match at 2 p.m. April 28, and Maui vs. Oahu May 5 on the Mokuleia polo field. Admission is $25, $10 and $8, with children 12 and under admitted free. Gates open at 11 a.m. Call 226-0061.

* CURRICULUM Ki-papa Elementary School’s curriculum fair showcases student learning and achievements from 3 to 8 p.m. May 1 in the library, and also from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2, 3, 6 and 7. Call 627-7318.

* HO’ALA LUAU The Family and Friends of Ho’ala School sponsor a luau from 5 to 9 p.m. May 4 in the school auditorium, 1067A California Ave. with a Hawaiian dinner catered from Alonzo’s at Mililani Golf Course, a bake sale, entertainment, silent auction, door prizes, keiki activities and more. Tickets cost $30 and $20 after April 19. Call 621-1898.

* PARK CLASSES Registration for Waialua complex summer programs (including Summer Fun) runs from 9 a.m. to noon May 4, and from 2 to 5 p.m. May 6 and 7 at Waialua District Park, Sunset Beach Rec Center, and Haleiwa and Alii beach parks. Waialua seeks adults for classes in basket weaving, sewing and recycled art. Call 637-9721.

* SPRING TEA Wahiawa United Methodist Church plans a Spring Tea at 6 p.m. May 4 and 11:30 a.m. May 5 in its social hall with a delicious meal, tea and relaxing atmosphere. Donation is $17, and proceeds support church missions. Reservation deadline is April 30. Call 429-8315, 349-5674 or 622-4361.

* BANDSTAND Waialua Bandstand plans entertainment by the Waialua High and Intermediate School Band at 4 p.m. May 5, sponsored by Surf N Sea. Call 637-9721.

* CENTRAL HIKES The Hawaiian Trail & Mountain Club leads a 6-mile intermediate hike to the Wahiawa Hills at 7:30 a.m. May 5, and a 4-mile Waimea Valley hike at 8:30 a.m. May 11. Visit htmclub.org.

* CAREGIVERS The Central Oahu Caregivers conduct a support group at 7 p.m. May 9 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Everyone is welcome. Call 623-6707.

* ORCHIDS Mililani Orchid Club has a Mother’s Day plant sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 at Mililani Mauka Elementary School. Call 623-5870.

* FOOTBALL Mililani Football Association seeks a volunteer head coach now for the Junior PeeWee division of Pop Warner Football. The season starts Aug. 1. Call Tony at 756-3334.

* SOCCER The Mililani-based Fusion Soccer Club is practicing now for the HYSA season starting Sept. 1. The club seeks interested players born between Aug. 1, 2004 and July 31, 2005 (boys, 927-4351), between Aug. 1, 2001 and July 31, 2002 (girls, 864-2194) and between Aug. 1, 2000 and July 31, 2001 (864-9965).


* LANGUAGES Language Wonderland conducts Saturday morning classes for keiki age 12 and younger in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese in Mililani. Coming soon are French, Spanish and Russian. Fee is $165 for 10 classes. Call 1-760-477-3310 or visit language-wonderland.com. The new session starts May 4.

* JAZZERCISE Kate Moore leads low-impact, one-hour Jazzercise classes at 6 and 7 p.m. Mondays at Mililani District Park; beginners welcome. She also has Jazzercise at 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Mililani Rec Center 5. Call 621-2482. * COMPUTERS A free tutoring service on computer basics is offered at Wahiawa Library for anyone seeking help on using their personal computer. To arrange a time during library hours, call Clark at 622-2784 or email him at clarkinhawaii@ymail.com.

* NORTH MARKET North Shore Country Market runs from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Sunset Beach Elementary School, selling isle-made items exclusively. Vendors are welcome. Call 673-3296.

* WAIALUA CO-OP Waialua Farmers Co-op Market sells local produce, plants and more from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at Waialua Sugar Mill. Call 637-4439.

* WAHIAWA MART A farmers market is open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission parking lot at 1067 California Ave. (wahiawacdbo.org)

* HALEIWA MART Haleiwa Farmers Market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. each Thursday in the Pikake Pavilion and main lawn at Waimea Valley. Call 388-9696.

* WAIPIO MARKET Kaiser Waipio Clinic hosts a “fresh day” market of healthy food and produce from 9 a.m. to noon each Wednesday at 94-1480 Moaniani St. Call 432-2270.

* MILILANI MART Mililani High School hosts a Farmers Market from 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays in the gym parking lot. Call 848-2074.

* CITY MARKETS The People’s Open Market sells produce on Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Wahiawa District Park and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mililani District Park. Call 522-7088.