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December 3

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Wednesday December 3
AARP Community Information Sessions
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn what AARP is doing on Oahu to help caregivers, fight fraud and ensure that people live life to the fullest. (aarp.event.com/communityinfosessions)

Evening Part Time JD Program Info Session
Law School, Moot Courtroom, 2515 Dole St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Join us to learn more about the Evening Part Time JD Program and the law school admissions process. RSVP appreciated. (surveymonkey.com/s/PTDec32014)

Get Prepared
Kamiloiki Elementary Cafeteria, 7 p.m., free. Hawaii Kai Strong hosts disaster-readiness programs to help local residents prepare for emergencies. (395-5406)

Move Camp
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Mapunapuna Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Use the latest fitness tools such as resistance bands, medicine balls, ropes and more to build cardio, strength, balance and core. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Honolulu Medical Office, Mondays and Wednesdays through Dec. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m., contact for cost. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international dance themes blended with body sculpting movements and easy to follow dance steps. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Helemano Farms
Whitmore Village, Nov. 28-Dec. 22, Wednesdays-Fridays noon to sunset, Saturdays-Sundays 10 a.m. to sunset, free. Helemano Farms sells Norfolk Pine Christmas Trees, wreaths and more for the holidays. (helemanofarms.com)

HGEA Holiday Craft & Gift Fair
HGEA Building at the corner of Mililani and Queen streets, Dec. 3-4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Browse gifts, home decor, jewelry, food and more. (543-0000, auw@hgea.org)

Salvation Army Angel Tree
Kahala Mall, until Dec. 17 during regular mall hours, free. Shop at your favorite stores and bring the unwrapped gift back to the Angel Tree to help make keiki wishes come true. (kahalamallcenter.com)

Share a Holiday Feast
Foodland and Sack N Save stores, fundraiser runs until Dec. 31, donations welcome. Make donations at checkout to those less fortunate in Hawaii. Salvation Army will distribute proceeds in the form of Foodland gift certificates to the needy. (foodland.com/stores)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Uptown Center, in front of 808 Bounce, 8-9 a.m., free. Anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one will appreciate the camaraderie that can be found with these supportive individuals. Join a community that understands on the first Wednesday of each month as it walks the center. (203-2366)

Christmas Tree Ornament Contest
Ewa Beach Public & School Library, contest runs until Dec. 12, voting runs between Dec. 15-19, winners announced Dec. 22, free. Submit a Christmas ornament no larger than 4” x 4” x 4” not made from breakable materials such as glass, then vote for your favorites at the library or on its Facebook page. (689-1204)

Dear Santa Letter Writing Station
Windward Mall’s Sears wing, during mall hours until Dec. 24, free. Write Santa a letter, and bring a stamp to make sure he can send you a reply. (235-1143)

Festival of Snowflakes Contest
Aiea Public Library, last day to enter is Dec. 17, winners announced Dec. 18, free. Keiki grades six and younger are invited to create the most creative paper snowflake. (483-7333)

Pearlridge Express
Pearlridge Center Uptown Center Court, runs until Jan. 4, 2015, Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $3.50/ride, $29/10 rides. Keiki can enjoy riding the traditional Christmas train. (488-0981)

Photos with Santa
Ala Moana Center, Nordstrom Wing Level 2, Nov. 7-Dec. 23, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., free. Take photos with Santa! (603-318-4314)

Photos with Santa
Kahala Mall, Dec. 3-11 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Dec. 12-23 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Dec. 24 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., packages start at $20. Take photos with Santa for the holidays. (732-7736)

Photos with Santa
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, Nov. 29-Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Dec. 13-23 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Dec. 24 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., cost varies depending on package. Take a photo with Santa. (203-2366)

Toy Works Santa Photo
Windward Mall, during mall hours through Dec. 24, $21 and up. Take a photo with Santa and his elves, and get an activity book. (235-1143)

Afro 808
Jazz Minds, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 8 p.m., $7. (945-0800)

Alvah Scott Elementary’s Na Poki‘i O Na Ali‘i Singers
Pearlridge Downtown Center Court, 7-8 p.m., free. (203-2366)

Henry Kapono Concert and Talk Story
UH-West Oahu’s Dining Hall, 12:30-3:30 p.m., free. Eat lunch and enjoy music by one of Hawaii s premiere singer-songwriters, Henry Kapono, as he shares some of his own favorites and is joined by UHWO students performing their brand new original songs written for MUS 208, followed by a talk about music creation with Kapono and UHWO faculty. (689-2800)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. Enjoy sun-kissed island soul jazz with Mango Season Duo. (253-9099)

Mona Joy at AARP Luncheon
Hale Koa Hotel, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 12:15 p.m. meeting, 12:30-1 p.m. performance, $26 for luncheon, free for public without lunch. AARP Chapter 60 hosts Mona Joy and Ben Lum at its Cornish game hen luncheon. RSVP required. (734-1350, 593-1026)

Binding & Looping
University of Hawaii Art Gallery at UH-Manoa, exhibit runs Oct. 5-Dec. 5, gallery hours Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. “Binding & Looping: Transfer of Presence in Contemporary Pacific Art” brings together artists from Hawaii and the Pacific. (956-9043)

Colorful Stories: Indian Folk Paintings
East-West Center Gallery, UH-Manoa campus, exhibit runs through Jan. 11, 2015, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. Scroll paintings and other folk art forms from India are on display. (944-7177)

’Joker’ by Yilong Liu
UH-Manoa’s Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, 1770 East-West Road, Dec. 3-6 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 2 p.m, $8-$18. MFA candidate Yilong Liu stages his play about a man whose secrets threaten to spill over on the eve of the Marriage Equality Act being passed into law. (944-2697, hawaii.edu/kennedy)

Matchbox Plus X
Second Floor at Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., exhibit runs Nov. 21-Jan. 4, Mondays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Over 80 local artists working in all media will show their small-scale original, 2D and 3D artwork. Opening reception Nov. 21 from 5:30-8 p.m. (cedarstreetgalleries.com)

Mixed Media Miniature Show XVII
Koa Art Gallery at Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, exhibit runs until Dec. 17, Mondays-Fridays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Browse some great gifts for the holidays amidst unique works of art. (734-9374)

Polar Express Viewing Party
Waianae Public Library, 5:45 p.m., free. Watch a screening of “The Polar Express.” (697-7868)

Two Men on the Edge
Gallery on the Pali, exhibit runs until Dec. 4, Mondays-Fridays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturdays-Sundays 2-6 p.m., free. Stuart Robson and Brennan Simcock display paintings and monoprints. (595-4047)