February 13

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Saturday February 13
Create Your Own Xeric Critter Planter
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $7-$2. Craft a two-liter plastic bottle to look like a hedgehog or other outdoor critter, plus get hints as to how to care for your container plants. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Economical Aquaponics
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members. Learn about water conservation and how to produce organic food in your own backyard or lanai by raising fish, growing plants and eating organic products. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Food, Faith and Fasting
Holy Theotokos of Iveron Orthodox Church, 845 Queen St., 8 a.m.-noon, free. Learn to use the Eastern Orthodox Christian Tradition to aid in caring for body and soul alike. (947-9093)

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop
Koko Marina Center, 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy. #G205, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20. If you are a woman considering divorce or in the early stages of divorce, learn to take the next step, no matter where you are in the process of untying the knot. Pre-registration recommended. (secondsaturdayhonolulu.com, 395-0200)

Valentine in Paradise: Cardiovascular Health from Head to Toe
Ala Moana Hotel, Hibiscus Ballroom, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Hawaii Pacific Health physicians discuss the latest in heart disease treatment and prevention. Pre-registration required. (hawaiipacifichealth.org/valentine, 522-3469)

Yamuna Body Rolling: Save Your Back Series
Call for location, Feb. 13, 20 and 27, 9:30-10:45 a.m., $45/three classes, $18/single class. Bring your own exercise mat. Balls provided. Pre-registration required. (223-3856)

Love & Laugh
FilCom Ballroom and Conference Center, 94-428 Mokuola St., 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show, $45. Enjoy an early Valentine’s prime rib buffet, then enjoy Augie T’s signature brand of local comedy. Pre-registration required. (848-8777)

Annual Plant and Rose Sale
Oahu Urban Garden Center, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Featuring premium potted roses from Honolulu Rose Society. Bring in samples from your rose garden to help us diagnose your rose care challenges. Plus, browse a mini-plant sale of ornamentals, herbs, bamboo, fruit trees and UH seeds. Other activities include a garden tour and master gardeners’ Q&A booth. (453-6050, honolulurosesociety.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua Community Church, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Chinese New Year
Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Pkwy., 4 p.m., free. Celebrate the Year of the Monkey with a lion and dragon dance and a martial arts demonstration from the Chinese Lion Dance Association. (thekapoleicommons.com)

Keiki Great Aloha Run
Neal S. Blaisdell Center, 7:30 a.m. program, 8:15 a.m. run, $20-$25. Keiki age 12 and under are invited to run a 1.5-mile course around Blaisdell Center and McKinley High School, plus receive a T-shirt, breakfast and more. Augie T and KES Dance Fitness Team lead the opening warmup program. (kahoomiki.org)

Na Keiki ‘O Manana Garage Sale Fundraiser
Manana Elementary School cafeteria, 1147 Kumano St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Over 50 families contributed bargains to this garage sale that benefits Na Keiki ‘O Manana. (455-7970)

Valentine’s Breakfast
Pearl City High School, 6:30-10:30 p.m., $6. Pearl City Lions Club hosts its annual benefit breakfast. The club will also sell baked goods, crafts, plants and orchids, plus host a robotics display and used eyeglasses collection drive. (487-5448)

Windward District Preschool Parent-Child Fair
Windward Mall, Center Court, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Hawaii families and keiki can enjoy hands-on activities while learning more about community programs and resources in Windward Oahu. (235-1143)

Opae Ula – Hawaiian Super Shrimp
Na Mea Hawaii Bookstore, 4:30 p.m., $20/aquarium. Learn about these amazing Hawaiian shrimp and make your own customized pet shrimp aquarium in this fun and educational program. Pre-registration required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com)

Historic Church Walking Tour
Meet at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, 9-11:30 a.m., $10-$15. Embark on a self-guided tour of four Honolulu churches: Cathedral of St. Andrew, Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church, Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace and Kawaiaha‘o Church. Docents will share fascinating bits of history and architecture. Pre-registration required. (historicchurchwalkingtour.eventbrite.com)

Aizuri Quartet
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $45. Hawaii-born Zoe Martin-Doike returns home with her up-and-coming chamber music group to perform for Honolulu Chamber Music Series’ first Emerging Artists concert. Pre-show talk with the artists is at 6:30.(honoluluchambermusicseries.org, 956-8246)

Eli Duo
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $30-$25. The Eli Duo — Duane Padilla and Ian O’Sullivan — perform a genre-bending mix of violin and guitar pieces. (hprtickets.org, 955-8821)

International Ukulele Contest
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 10 a.m.-1:20 p.m., free. Ukulele players of all ages and ability levels are invited to enter this amateur contest. (ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/contest)

Jazz Peace Concert
Royal Hawaiian Center, Royal Grove, 7:30-8:30 p.m., free. Mihoko M performs with Dana Land, Mark Tanouye and David Yamasaki. (922-0588)

Kapu System and Mad Valley
Hawaiian Brians, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$5, age 18 and up. Live reggae music. (946-1343)

Two Big Hawaiians
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 1108 Keeaumoku St., 7:30-10 p.m., free. (lolashawaii.com)

Cabaret, Chocolate! Wine!
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $45. Enjoy a lively evening of chocolate, wine and cabaret, plus a silent auction, live music from Jeff Kim and Leslie Horn and more. (unitariansofhi.org)

Island Pacific Academy’s Grand Expedition
Island Pacific Academy, 909 Haumea St., 5-10 p.m., $150. Start Valentine’s weekend with someone you love by enjoying great food, live entertainment from Nueva Vida and Jordan Segundo, and silent and live auctions. Emcees are Steve Uyehara and Liz Chun. (tinyurl.com/IPAgrandX, 674-3523)

Chinese Arts Wushu Cultural Center of Hawaii
Ala Moana Center, 5 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Crochet Your Heart Away
Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Get a chance to try crocheting and make your own Valentine’s memento. (586-9958, hawaii.gov/sfca)

Various locations around Chinatown and downtown area, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Celebrate art and culture around Chinatown, including a craft fair at The ARTS at Marks Garage, hanafuda lessons at Louis Pohl Gallery, sales at House of Aria and Barrio Vintage, and much more. (226-4787, louispohlgallery@gmail.com)

Mari and her Ohana, feat. Elvis
Ala Moana Center, 7 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Narcissus Exhibit 2016
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1317 Queen Emma St., Feb. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 14 from noon-3 p.m., free. Exhibit and carving demonstration of the flowering and fragrant Chinese narcissus to welcome the Year of the Monkey. (narcissus747@gmail.com)

Valentine’s Artist Trunk Show
Magnolia at Kahala Mall, noon-3 p.m., free. Trunk show featuring Valentine’s Day-themed wooden works by Nadia Fairlamb, plus island-inspired jewelry by Lenei Sousa-Naipo. (734-2200)

Waialua Writers’ Group
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Share what you have written or listen to what others have to share. This month’s theme is “Sandwich.” (637-8286)

Fill the Food Truck Drive
Safeway Kapahulu, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Bring canned foods for Aloha Harvest’s annual food drive to fill their 16-foot truck with supplies for those in need. (537-6945, alohaharvest.org)

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Quarterly Cleanup
Hanauma Bay, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Quarterly cleanup of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, organized by the Friends of Hanauma Bay in partnership with Malama Maunalua. Tools, gloves, trash bags and snacks provided. (friendsofhanaumabay.org, 222-4104, volunteer@malamamaunalua.org)

He‘eia Estuary Restoration
RSVP for meeting place, 8:30 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko and Kama‘aina Kids restore He‘eia Stream at the state park. (huihawaii.org)