January 8

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Tuesday January 8
AARP Driver Safety Program
Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, Jan. 8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. Review the rules of the road and learn about aging affecting driving and more. Pre-registration required. (1-888-227-7669)

General Newborn Care
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, Jan. 8 and 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $25 for two people. Learn the basics of general newborn care. (263-5400)

Hawaii Ballroom Dance Association Registration
Waimalu Elementary School, Jan. 8, call for times and cost. Register to learn to dance the chacha, fox trot and bachata. (836-4579, 488-3935)

Business Toastmasters Club Meeting
State Office Tower, 235 S. Beretania St. Room 405, Honolulu, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., call for more information. Anyone interested in improving their public speaking skills for a variety of situations. (587-2676)

Vegetarian Society Presentation
Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse, 7 p.m., free. The 7-step Health Makeover: Lose Weight and Reduce Your Need for Medication, presented by Dr. Terry Shintani. (vsh.org)

Poetry Public Performance
Punahou’s Thurston Memorial Chapel, 7-8:30 p.m., free. poken word poets Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye will bring their artistry to Hawai‘i for the first time. (943-3617)