December 1

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Friday December 1
Advance Care Planning
First Insurance Center, 1100 Ward Ave., 8:30-11 a.m., free. Learn about how to talk about your wishes with family, friends and healthcare providers. (532-6380,

Beginner’s Lauhala Weaving
Na Kupuna Makamae Center, 1:30-2:30 p.m., $12. RSVP requested. (773-7047)

Beginning Balkan Line Dancing
Lihue Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono St., Nov. 24-Feb. 9, 5-7 p.m., free. Come for dances, songs, culture, history, and more. (, 320-8487)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Farrington High School, Bloodmobile, 6:45 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Oahu Veterans Center, Bloodmobile, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770,

Wahiawa Santa Parade
Kaala Elementary School to Wahiawa Town Center, contact for time and cost. Enjoy live entertainment by Persuasion, fun rides, craft booths and photos with Santa. (221-2774)

Concerts on the Beach and Late Night Live Music
Duke’s Waikiki, daily through December 30, 4-6 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. Celebrate the holiday season with live music from some of Hawaii’s most talented artists. (922-2268,

DJ Tittahbyte & Crew
The Laylow, Autograph Collection, Fridays and Saturdays through November, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. (

Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove Stage, Fridays through November, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy Kellen Paik and Luhau Hannahs Paik’s sweet, rich voices. (

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. (

Art Show & Auction
Haleiwa Beach House Restaurant, Dec. 1-2, contact for time and cost. Attend the first public showing of new and original paintings and sculptures. (637-3435)

Hawaii’s Creatives Artist Reception
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., 6-9 p.m., contact for cost. See artwork by Spencer Chang, Imai Kalahele and Jimmy Tablante. (521-1812,

Hypersquad 4 Life
Ala Moana Centerstage, 7 p.m., free. (

PechaKucha: Abstract
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 7-9 p.m., free. This quarterly speed presentation takes on the theme of abstract. (

‘The Nutcracker’
Kaimuki High School Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1-2, 2 p.m. Dec. 2, 3 p.m. Dec. 3, $18-$30. Attend Hawaii Ballet Theatre’s 37th annual production of this full-length ballet. Principal roles are played by Rie Ichikawa, John Lam, Mark Otloski, Andrea Blankstein, Justin Koertgen, Kristin Aune and more. This is a one-weekend-only performance. (456-8100,

Winter Swell Opening Reception
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 South Hotel St., 5:30-9 p.m., free. HiSAM’s second floor museum will be open with the exhibitions “Change And Continuity,” “Emphasized,” and “Accession.” There will be entertainment by Skylark and Aloha Got Soul. Food will be available from Artizen by MW. (