January 5

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Saturday January 5
”I Can Cope” Classes: Keeping Well in Mind and Body
Kaiser Permanente – Mapunapuna Clinic, Jan. 5, 9:30-11:30 a.m., pre-registration required, free. An educational program for anyone facing cancer, including their family members and friends. (432-2260)

Taking Better Photos With Your Digital Camera
Windward Community College, Hale Alakai 102, 9 a.m. to noon, $80, $5/lab fee. Take family photos like a pro and photograph great outdoor scenery. Call to register. (235-7433)

Open House and New Year’s Celebration
On Balance Studio, Kailua, Jan. 5, 4-7 p.m., visit website for cost. Join us as we celebrate our 20-year anniversary with performances/demos, food, drinks give-aways and more. Bring womens/meds/kids clothing to donate to St. Anthony’s Kailua Outreach Program. (onbalancestudop@hawaii.rr.com)

Recycling Event
Pearl City Highlands Elementary School, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. No TVs, microwaves or alkaline batteries. (488-8872)

Talk by Gavin Abe
Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden, Jan. 5, 9:30 a.m., call for more information. The American Association of University Women, Windward Bran hosts a talk by Gavin Abe, Community Services Coordinator for Ho’opono, titled “Overview of Services to the Blind; Working With the Visually Impaired.” (254-0110)

YMCA Open House Celebration
Various locations, Jan. 5-12, operating hours, free. The public is invited to pick a day to be a member for a day to access the Y’s cardio and fitness centers and participate in free health and fitness classes. Visit website for more information. (ymcahonolulu.org)

Jesse Valor Live
3rd Cup Cafe & Venue, 7 p.m., free. Rock/contemporary music. (888-6087)

Tribute to Yngqie Malmsteem
Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom, Jan. 5., doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m,. $10. Premiere of Resurrection, Hawaii’s Yngwie Malmsteem tribute band. Special guests Missing Dave and Amarnha. (722-2533)

Volunteer Tax Preparer Training
Chaminade University and Leeward Community College, email to register and for exact location and schedule, free. Learn how to prepare taxes and volunteer your services to helping Hawaii’s eligible families claim tax benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. (info@hawaiitaxhelp.org)