Central Oahu Highlights
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* CAREGIVERS Central Oahu Caregivers hosts a support group at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 (and each second Thursday) at Wahiawa General Hospital. Everyone is welcome. Call 623-6707.
* BOATING SAFELY U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary volunteers lead a 10-hour Boating Safely course Nov. 13-Dec. 2, meeting at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 13, 18, 20, 25 and Dec. 2 in Leilehua High School Room 18. Fee is $45 including a “driver’s license” upon completion. As of Nov. 10, the state requires special licenses for boat operators. Call 778-5738.
* STUDENT PLAY Wahiawa Middle School drama class presents Burton Bumgarner’s Mini Loa Luau, directed by James Au, at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the school cafeteria. Call 622-6500.
* BOOK SALE Friends of Waialua Library have a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15, with 50 percent off on all children’s books. Call 637-8286.
* FAMILY DAYWaimea Valley hosts La Ohana (family) Day Nov. 16 (and every third Sunday) with half-off admission for kama’aina and military, makahiki games, demonstrations, a keiki scavenger hunt, artisans and more. Call 638-7766.
* NEIGHBORS Wahiawa-Whitmore Village Neighborhood Board meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in Wahiawa District Park’s Halekoa Building, Mililani Mauka-Launani Valley meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at Mililani Mauka Elementary, Mililani-Waipio-Melemanu meets at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Mililani Rec Center 3, and North Shore meets at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Waialua Elementary cafeteria. Call 768-3710.
* FIRST AID Wayland Baptist University hosts Hawaii Red Cross adult first aid training classes from 10 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19 at 95-1091 Ainamakua Drive in Mililani Mauka. For fees and to register, call 1-800-733-2767.
* LIONS DEN Wahiawa Lions Club meets at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 19 at Dot’s Restaurant for dinner and to hear from Lion Phil Sharp, speaking on how to make and enjoy your own home brew, with samples. Call 291-6151 or 522-5149.
* FILM NIGHT Waialua Community Association screens Nanny McPhee at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the gym. Call 637-4606.
* SUNSET CRAFTS Sunset Beach Elementary’s 19th annual Christmas craft fair runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Call 638-8777.
* SKETCHERSWaialua Library hosts a new Waialua Sketchers group, meeting at 11 a.m. Nov. 22. Bring sketchbook, pencils, pens and a object for a group still-life. The group meets every fourth Saturday. Call 637-8286.
* BLOOD DRIVE Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at Wahiawa General Hospital. Call 848-4770.
* BENEFIT SALE Mililani 10-s Kidz tennis team has its annual “huge” benefit garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at Mililani High School to support its league play. Call 371-4007.
* BEACH CLEANUP Save the Sea Turtles and Adopt a Beach Hawaii sponsor a beach cleanup at 10 a.m. Nov. 29 on the North Shore. Call 637-2211.
* READERS Waialua Library’s readers group meets at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 4 to discuss Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. The group meets every fourth Thursday. Call 637-8286.
* PARKINSON’S A Parkinson’s support group meets at 1 p.m. Dec. 6 (and each first Saturday) in Waialua United Church of Christ, 67-174 Farrington Hwy. Call Grant at 282-9864.
* BANDSTANDWaialua Bandstand presents a Bluegrass Special with entertainment by The North Shore Ramblers and Sam and the Sumo Ninjaz at 4 p.m. Dec. 7. Call 637-9721 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* HALEIWA MARCH North Shore Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Haleiwa Town Christmas Parade from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 12, moving from Weed Circle to Haleiwa Beach Park. Call 637-4558 or 772-4896.
* WAIPIO PARADE The Gentry Waipio Community Association Christmas Parade begins at 10 a.m. Dec. 13 at Waipio Shopping Center, moves through the community and back to the center, followed by live holiday entertainment from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 671-2272.
* CONSERVATION The Oahu Army Natural Resource Program welcomes volunteers for its service trips and environmental out-reach projects in November and December in the Waianae and Ko’olau mountains to control invasive weeds and more. Most workdays begin at the Wahiawa baseyard, and all tools are provided. Call Kim or Celeste at 656-7741.
* COMPUTINGWaialua Library offers free instruction in computers at 9 a.m. each Friday. Call 637-8286.
* GARDENERS Mililani Garden Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Thursday at Mililani Mauka Rec Center 6 for a program, demonstration or excursion. The public is welcome. Call 637-0488.
* WAIALUA KEIKI Waialua Library has a new Toddler Time at 10 a.m. Fridays, as well as its children’s storytime (with crafts) at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call 637-8286.
* CRESTVIEW CLUB The Crestview Seniors Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon each Friday at Crestview Community Park for planned fun activities and outings. All residents age 55 and older are welcome. Call Guy at 671-4838.
* SENIOR CLASSES Anuenue Hale Wellness Center at Helemano offers a variety of free weekday classes and activities for seniors, injured war veterans and those with disabilities. Call Yvonne at 622-3929.
* ZUMBA Debbie Rosa-rio leads ongoing Zumba classes at 6:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Mililani Waena Elementary. Fee is $5 per class or $45 per month. Call 780-5640.
* ALZHEIMER’S HELP An Alzheimer’s support group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month at The Plaza in Mililani. Call 591-2771.
* ZUMBA Mililani Town Center hosts a free Zumba demonstration class at 6:30 p.m. on the last Friday of the month at the gazebo. Call 625-0108.
* MILILANI SENIORS Mililani Golden Years seniors club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Fridays at Mililani District Park for planned activities. All residents age 55 and older are welcome. Call 623-5258.
* PUPUKEA SENIORS Pohai Na Makua o Pupukea seniors club meets monthly at 9:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday, August through May, at Sunset Beach Recreation Center. Call 638-7213.
* HALEIWA SENIORS The Haleiwa Seniors club meets from 8 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at Waialua Community Association, across from Haleiwa post office. Arts and crafts teachers also are welcome to assist. Call 637-4606.
* WAHIAWA SENIORS The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for the Wahiawa Rainbows at 8:30 a.m. Mondays at Wahiawa District Park. Call 621-5663.
* WHITMORE CLUB The city sponsors weekly programs and activities for Whitmore Seniors Club at 9 a.m. Fridays at Whitmore Community Park. Call 622-2420.
* MASTERS SWIM Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center has a U.S. Masters swimming program, meeting at 7 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday at Central Oahu Regional Park. Call 677-8849.
* TOASTMASTERS Mililani Toastmasters Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Mililani Ike Elementary School to help members improve their public speaking and leadership skills. Call 220-5093.
* KAHUKU MUSIC Turtle Bay Resort offers live local music from 6 p.m. Saturday and most weeknights. Call 689-1800.
* STORIES, FILMS Wahiawa Library sponsors a free storytime from 6 to 7:15 p.m. each Thursday and a free Movie Night at 5 p.m. each Tuesday. Call 622-6345.
* LANGUAGES Language Wonderland conducts Saturday morning classes for keiki age 12 and younger in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese as well as French, Spanish and Russian. Fee is $165 for 10 classes. Call 1-760-477-3310 or visit language-wonderland.com.
* PADDLE FITNESS Rainbow Watersports has Stand Up Paddle Fitness classes 9.30 a.m. Saturdays at Haleiwa Bay. Call 372-9304.
* HULA Kumu hula Ali’i Manu has non-competitive hula classes (auana, kahiko and the aloha spirit) for the public at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Mililani Uka Elementary School. Men and women ages 15 and up are welcome. Call 478-2400.