February 3

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Wednesday February 3
Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and to use an AED on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Xeriscape 101
Waianae Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. Learn the seven principles of Xeriscaping and how to identify drought-tolerant plants with Diane Moses, president of the Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden and representatives from the Board of Water Supply. (697-7868)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Wahiawa Public Library, Wednesdays through April 15, free. Get help preparing your tax returns with AARP volunteers. (622-6345)

AARP Free Tax-Aide
Waianae Public Library, Feb. 2-April 14, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. AARP volunteers help taxpayers file their taxes. (697-7868)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, 3-7 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Goodwill Hawaii Tax Filing Clinics
Check website for participating Goodwill locations and schedules, free. Goodwill Hawaii offers free tax filing clinics for low-income families. Appointments recommended. (higoodwill.org, 836-0313)

Hawaii National Bank Chinese New Year Presentations
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 104, 45-720 Keaahala Road, five meetings starting Feb. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $102. Beginners will be guided through simple exercises and solos to create the “slack key” sound. Pre-registration required (235-7331, windwardcce.org/music)

Hawaii Stitchery & Fiber Arts Guild Meeting
Honolulu Museum of Art School at Linekona, 1111 Victoria St., 6:30 p.m., free. Hawaii Stitchery & Fiber Arts Guild meets for a small bead show prior to the meeting at 7 p.m. (487-2090, hsfag.org)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown in front of SlamXHype, 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. (203-2366)

Waialua Crafters
Waialua Public Library, 4:30 p.m., free. Bring your current raft project to share! Meet other crafters while sharing tips and techniques. (637-8286)

Kindergarten Readiness Storytime
Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St., Wednesdays from Jan. 13-Feb. 24, 10 a.m., free. Keiki age 4-5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to participate in stories, songs, rhymes and hands-on activities to prepare for the start of school. (587-7577)

Whale Watching Cruises
Departs from Pier 6 at Aloha Tower Marketplace, daily through April 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m., $45-$30. Catch a glimpse of humpback whales and enjoy spectacular views of Waikiki, plus delicious food. (973-1311, atlantisadventures.com)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Surf Club, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Roberta Gambarini
Blue Note Hawaii at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Feb. 2-7, 7 and 9:30 p.m., $45-$25. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, 11 a.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

2016 MFA Thesis Exhibitions
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Jan. 17-Feb. 12, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. Three MFA candidates concurrently present their thesis works: Jack Boggs, “Re/Collecting” in ceramics; Kalani Largusa “I too am here” in painting; and Kamran Samimi, “Passage” in print media and sculpture. (956-8364)

‘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)

Cherry Blossom Films: ‘Cherry Blossoms’
Wahiawa Public Library, 820 California Ave., 5 p.m., free. (622-6346)

Gallery on the Pali, Jan. 10-Feb. 13, Tuesdays-Fridays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., weekends from 2-6 p.m., free. David Friedman displays his vivid, boldly colorful paintings. Artists reception is Jan. 16 from 6-8 p.m. (unitariansofhi.org/exhibits)

David Kuraoka: Recent Ceramics and Bronze
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Jan. 31-Feb. 29, Sunday-Friday from 1-5 p.m., free. David Kuraoka displays his ceramic and bronze work. Reception is Jan. 31 from 2-4 p.m., followed by an artist talk from 4-5 p.m. (236-9155, gallery.windward.hawaii.edu)

Erin Marquez
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Jan. 28-April 1, business hours, free. Recent UH Manoa BFA graduate Erin Marquez displays her sculptures. Opening reception is Jan. 28 from 6-8 p.m., with entertainment from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364)

‘Fresh Start’
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., Jan. 17-Feb. 28, business hours, free. Features photography, oil, acrylic and multimedia paintings from local artists. Artist reception is Jan. 24 from 5-7 p.m. (286-5675)

‘Harold and Maude’
Manoa Valley Theatre, Jan. 21-Feb. 7, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m., $39-$20. An offbeat, upbeat comedy about the friendship between a morbid 19-year-old boy and a wacky elderly woman. (manoavalleytheatre.com)

‘Mud Buds’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Jan. 11-Feb. 26, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Windward Independent Potters celebrate 40 years with an exhibit of 10 potters. Artist reception set for Feb. 5 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

‘Not One Batu’
Kumu Kahua Theatre, Jan. 21-Feb. 21, Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m., $20-$5. Hannah Ii-Epstein premieres her play about the ice epidemic in Hawaii, told through the story of drug dealer Honey Girl. (536-4441, kumukahua.org)