January 9

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Saturday January 9
Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya
JAIMS, 6660 Hawaii Kai Drive, 6-9 p.m., free. Br. Dayamrita Chaitanya shares Amma’s teachings of love, compassion and service to humanity in this spiritual talk, video, singing and meditation. (757-8331)

Create Your Own Kitty Planters
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $8-$3. Convert a recycled milk jug into a whimsical planter. Pre-registration required. (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Foster Care Trainings
Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave., 9-10 a.m., free. Hawaiian Humane Society hosts classes for those interested in fostering pets. (356-2222, kkoss@hawaiianhumane.org)

Gardening with Beneficial Microorganisms
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members. Learn about microorganisms and how they can help grow healthier plants. Pre-registration required (748-5320, workshops@hbws.org)

Getting Organized for the New Year
Aiea Public Library, 99-374 Pohai Place, 10:30 a.m., free. Hawaii Association of Professional Organizers will teach interested participants how to organize a closet, suggest where to begin cleaning, discuss common pitfalls and more. (483-7333)

Reiki Intensive Weekend
The Soul Authority School of Intuitive Arts, Jan. 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 10 from noon-5 p.m., $545-$197. Fully unlock your healing and intuitive abilities by training to become a Reiki Master healer. Pre-registration required. (soulauthority.com, pamjohnson808@gmail.com, 295-0273)

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop
Aina Haina Public Library, 5246 Kalanianaole Hwy., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20. If you are a woman considering divorce or in the early stages of divorce, this workshop will help you take the next step. Pre-registration recommended. (secondsaturdayhonolulu.eventbrite.com, 395-0200)

Yamuna Body Rolling
Call for location and cost, Saturdays from Jan. 9-30, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Learn to release/elongate muscle, prevent injury, increase range of motion, reduce stress and more. Bring exercise mat, balls provided. Pre-registration required. (223-3856)

Biggest Yard Sale 2016
Kanehili Homestead, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Over 200 homes participating, with bargains galore. (620-9169)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Hawaii Kai Ward, 7:30-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints West Stake, 1723 Beckley St., 7:30-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Discover Preschool Day
Community Learning Center at Maili, Early Learning Kauhale, 89-790 Kulauku St., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Learn more about preschool programs and resources on the Waianae coast. (670-2045, kapua@ksbe.edu)

Eat the Street — Kapolei Lofts Block Party
Kapolei Lofts, 761 Wakea St., 1-6 p.m., free. Celebrate the new year with a community block party full of food from Street Grindz trucks, face painting, balloon twisters, photo booths and more. (facebook.com/kapoleilofts)

Honbushin New Year Mochitsuki Festival 2016
Honbushin International Center, 95-030 Waihonu St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Experience the authentic Japanese tradition of mochi pounding. Give thanks to the past year and pray for your family’s health and happiness. (623-7693, hawaii@honbushin.us)

Waialua Writers’ Group
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. Topic of the month is: “A Catch Twenty-Two.” (637-8286)

Saturday Storytime
Waianae Public Library, 85-625 Farrington Hwy., 10:30 a.m., free. This week’s theme is “I’m an Artist.” (697-7868)

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus Open Enrollment
UH-Manoa’s Music Department, 2411 Dole St., 8:30 a.m. grades 3-12, 9:30 a.m. grades K-1, 10:30 a.m. grade 2, free. Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus hosts open enrollment for the spring semester for interested students. (521-2982)

Kuana Torres Kahele
HPR’s Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $30-$15. Kuana Torres Kahele sings selections from his two most recent albums. (hprtickets.org, 955-8821)

Kurt Muroki
UH-Manoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $45. Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents bassist Kurt Muroki for an evening of chamber music delights. (532-8700, honoluluchambermusicseries.org)

Sean Pimental and Lehua Kalima
Lola’s Grill and Pupu Bar, 7:30-10 p.m., free. (479-6004)

Hawaii State Art Museum, 250 S. Hotel St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Ponder the beautiful land and seascapes in our galleries, and join the fun by creating your own imaginary world through collage. (hawaii.gov/sfca, 586-9958)

Hula Halau O Kehaulani
Ala Moana Center, 5 p.m., free. (955-9517)

He‘eia Estuary Restoration
RSVP for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko and Kama‘aina Kids restore He‘eia Stream at the state park. (huihawaii.org)

North Shore Beach Cleanup
Sunset Beach Neighborhood Park, 8 a.m. check in, free. Help clean the North Shore from Haleiwa to Kahuku, then enjoy a free BBQ and live music. (mahina@dahui.com)