January 2

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Wednesday January 2
Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Jan. 2 and 16, 6-8:30 p.m., $25. (263-5400)

Exercise Class
Leeward YMCA, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Learn the why, what, how and “WOW!” that exercise can bring to your life. Understand how some simple guidelines can help you succeed. (671-6459)

State-Approved Nurse Aide Training
Event Jan. 4-Feb. 13 at American Red Cross, register online, call for times, $1,340. Get the training and skills that enable students to provide high quality care for residents in long-term care settings. (redcross.org/take-a-class, 739-8146)

Tai Chi Yang Style
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, Jan. 2 and 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $25, $15/lab fee. Learn this venerable Chinese martial arts to improve your mental and physical health. Call to register. (235-7433)

Xtreme BUGS
Bishop Museum, Dec. 8-March, visit website for schedule and cost. Along the exhibit, there will be interactive signs and graphics illustrating amazing facts about some of the smallest creatures. (847-3511)

Japanese Buddhist Temples In Hawaii Exhibit
Japanese Cultural Center, Community Gallery, Dec. 1-Feb. 22, Mondays to Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m., call for more information. These objects, as well as the architectural elements of the temple itself, have meanings that are often hidden in ancient symbolisms. (945-7633)

43rd Annual Contemporary Show
Pauahi Tower, 1001 Bishop St., Honolulu, until Feb. 23, opening reception Jan. 24 from 5-7 p.m., free. (551-1956, lizyork@hawaii.rr.com)

Art Showcase
The Gallery at Ward Center, until Jan. 24, free. Cycles featuring Stephanie Ross and Hugh Jenkins and Flowers + Plants featuring Franco Salmoiraghi. (597-8034)

Call To Artists
Pauahi Tower, until Feb. 23. Announcing The Association of Hawaii Artists’ 43rd Annual Contemporary Show. Visit website for prospectus. (associationhawaiiartists.com)

Dancing The Spirit
East-West Center Gallery, until Jan. 6, free. Korean masked dance and drama takes various forms and names in different parts of the Korean peninsula, but the characters and the performance patterns recur in comic scenes performed at festivals and open-air markets. (eastwestcenter.org)

David Behlke
HPU Art Gallery, until Jan. 11, free. The majority of this exhibit consists of works on paper, watercolors – some with pen and ink, gold leaf or other light refractive surfances. (hpu.edu)

HI Fashion: The Legacy of Alfred Shaheen
Bishop Museum, Nov. 9 to Feb. 4, visit website or call for admission. The ground-breaking aloha wear designs of Alfred Shaheen are returning to their birthplace of Honolulu for an exhibit at Bishop Museum. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

Historic Boat Photo Exhibit
The Royal Hawaiian Resort’s Coronet Lounge, until Jan. 31, free. This rare collection of photographs features the S.S. Lurline, Hula Boat Day greeting of passengers arriving at Aloha Tower, The Royal Hawaiian Band playing music at Aloha Tower, original Royal Hawaiian luggage tags and more. (starwoodhotels.com)

’Home’ Exhibit
Second Floor at Cedar Street Galleries, until Jan. 13, free. Featuring Lynn Liverton, Katherine Love and Kirsten Rae Simonsen. (589-1580)

Internacional: The Art Of Kat Reeder
The Manifest Hawaii, Dec. 14-Jan. 13, free. Known for her beautiful illustrations of local girls, Reeder will be presenting a series of images depicting different girls from around the world. (katreeder.com)

Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall, Nov. 22-Jan. 12, tickets available online. WICKED, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. (1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com/wicked)