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December 23

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Wednesday December 23
Android Getting Started
Verizon Wireless at Pacific Guardian Tower, 2-3 p.m., free. Attend this workshop and learn the basics of your new Android Device. We will review hardware functions, show you how to set up email, add your social network accounts, master device features, how to customize your device, and much more! Pre-registration required. (vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Maile Room, 2828 Paa St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Share challenges, talk about your concerns and learn how others have dealt with the same problems you may be facing. (432-8538)

Free Seedlings
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, Wednesdays and Saturdays in December, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Get free Pregnant Onion seeds from the garden. (748-5320)

Honolulu City Lights
Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St., Dec. 6-31, 8 a.m.-11 p.m., free. Enjoy the traditional decorations and lights around downtown Honolulu for the holidays. (honolulucitylights.org)

Kapolei City Lights
Kapolei Hale, 1000 Uluohia St., Dec. 13-30, 8 a.m.-11 p.m., free. Enjoy the holiday decorations around Kapolei. Opening night is Dec. 12 from 3-9 p.m., featuring free keiki games, live entertainment, food and a holiday lights parade at 6 p.m. (768-6666)

Ward Village Ice Rink
Ward Village Information Center, Nov. 27-Jan. 10, Fridays-Sundays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Mondays-Thursdays from 4-9 p.m., $15/90 minutes. Go ice skating at Ward Village in the open air. (wardvillageshops.com/icerink)

Free Photo with Santa
Honolulu Hale, 7-9 p.m., free. (768-6622)

Pearlridge Express Holiday Locomotive
Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court, Nov. 20-Jan. 10, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3.50/ride, $29/10 rides. Ride Hawaii’s only scale-model, fully functioning train around the mall. (203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com)

Photos with Santa
Kahala Mall, Nov. 27-Dec. 24, check website for times, $20. Take photos with Santa at Santa’s Candyland. (kahalamallcenter.com)

Photos with Santa
Pearlridge Center, Downtown, Nov. 27-Dec. 24, see website for times, $25. Take photos with Santa and tell him what’s on your wish lists. (pearlridgeonline.com, 203-2366)

Storytime with Meadow Gold Dairies’ Lani Moo and Calci
Aina Haina Public Library, 11:30 a.m., free. Lani Moo and Calci read stories about farm animals and healthy eating, with a meet-and-greet to follow. (377-2456)

Toys Works Santa Photo Set
Windward Mall, Center Court, Nov. 14-Dec. 24, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $25. Take a photo with Santa and his elves. (windwardmall.com)

Winter Break MakerSpace
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd., Dec. 21-Jan. 4, library hours, free. Children of all ages are invited to build, create, make and play at the library with different daily opportunities. (831-6831)

Christmas Cruise with Atlantis Cruise
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Dec. 6-25, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $104-$159/adults, $56-$98/keiki. Share a special holiday evening aboard Atlantis Cruises with Santa and a delicious dinner of prime rib, roast pork and more. Plus, enjoy live entertainment and more. (973-1311, atlantisadventures.com)

Bossa Nova Nights
Nico’s Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 6-8 p.m., free. Legendary guitarists Mike Barquez and Nando Suan form Jazz Monsters playing a range of instrumental jazz, Bossa Nova, and Hawaiian. (540-1377)

7 Days Until Christmas: Kamalu and The Hula Maidens
Waikiki Beach Walk, 227 Lewers St., 6-7 p.m., free. (waikikibeachwalk.com)

‘Beep Beep, Is That You?’
Brue Bar, 119 Merchant St., Dec. 16-Feb. 10, weekdays from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Hannah Craft displays her newest body of work, focusing on humanity’s attempts to harness nature, illustrated through a lost pigeon named Beep Beep. (441-4470)

Gallery on the Pali, 2500 Pali Hwy., Dec. 6-Jan. 7, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays-Sundays from 2-6 p.m., free. Suzanne Barnes, Cynthia Schubert, Wendy Roberts and Dawn Yoshimura collaborate on an art exhibit with individual answers to the same questions. Reception is Dec. 11 from 6-8 p.m. (595-4047)

Dance Central at Leeward YMCA
Ala Moana Center, 5 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Halau Hula mai ka Pu‘uwai a ka Mana‘o
Ala Moana Center, 7 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Jonathan Holshue
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Oct. 1-Jan. 8, free. Recent UH graduate Jonathan Holshue displays his glass sculptures. Reception is Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m., featuring a performance from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364, tasakas@hawaii.edu)

Laser Holidays
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Nov. 27-Jan. 3, 11:30 a.m., 2:30 and 7 p.m., $3-$10 plus museum admission. Enjoy a vivid laser show set to Christmas classics. (bishopmuseum.org)

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

‘Matchbox Plus XI’
Second Floor at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., Nov. 20-Jan. 3, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. This miniature art show features dozens of local artists. (cedarstreetgalleries.com)

Parsi: Silk & Muslin from Iran, India and China
UH-Manoa’s East-West Center Gallery, John A. Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road, Oct. 11-Jan. 24, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. View Parsi textiles, highlighting aspects of the long and varied development of the South Asian community. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Spirit of Giving
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Nov. 23-Jan. 9, business hours, free. Features photography, oil, watercolor, acrylic and multimedia paintings from local artists in the Association of Hawaii Artists. (286-5675)

Toyota Hawaii’s 2015 Dream Car Art Contest Finalists
Kahala Mall, Nov. 23-Jan. 4, Mondays-Saturdays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sundays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Toyota Hawaii displays the art of local finalists in its 2015 Dream Car Art Contest. (toyotahawaii.com)

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (bishopmusem.org, 847-3511)