July 3

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Wednesday July 3
4th of July Tie Dye Workshop
371 Ilimalia Lp., Kailua, 5-6:30 p.m., $20. Stir Crazy Hawaii offers its wearable art 4th of July Tie Dye workshop. Bring your own garments; shirts also available for purchase. (stircrazy@hawaii.rr.com)

Artistic Adventures in Kailua
Contact for location, Wednesdays through July, contact for times and cost. The summer art camp features classes such as “Colorful Clay Sea Life” and “Mosaic Work of Art.” (261-4484)

Atlas Energy Seminar
Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court, RSVP by July 3, seminar takes place July 6, noon, free. Seating is limited and RSVP is highly recommended. (841-1400)

Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical center, Kailua, July 3 or 17, 6-8:30 p.m., $25 or free with any Castle childbirth class. Call or register online. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Visit website for location, 9-11 a.m., $15/student ages 4 and older. Discover the process of making paper at home from scraps to create cards and works of art. Also create plantable paper with seeds to start your own garden. Artist and Honolulu Museum of Art intern Andrea Charuk guides students. (artexplorium.org)

Qi Gong
Kaiser Permanente – Moanalua Clinic, second floor waiting area, Wednesdays thru Aug. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., $60-$74. This ancient form of standing meditation activates the acupuncture meridians and cultivates body energy. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Senior Citizen Computer Classes
Carole Kai Charities, Inc. Office, 418 Kuwili St., through August 16, contact for days and times, free. Senior Citizens are invited to sign-up for free two-hour computer classes to learn basic concepts including: e-mail, use of Internet, composing documents and more. (291-6151, renemansho@hawaii.rr.com)

Tai Chi With Steve
Waikiki Community Center, Mondays, 11 a.m.-noon, $7/class. Great for seniors or anyone wanting to be re-energized. An added focus is placed on body alignment, posture and improved balance. (waikikicommunitycenter.org)

Teen to Adult Magic Class
Moanalua Valley, Wednesdays through July 3, 7 p.m., $149. Mike Chine teaches an entry-level class for participants ages 12 and older. Includes all materials. (836-1800, mikec1800@aol.com)

Youth Singing Classes
Waipahu United Church of Christ, Wednesdays through July 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ages 5 to 12), 6:30-7:30 p.m. (ages 12 to 17), $99. Hawaii Youth Chorus holds singing classes for children ages 5 to 12, and teenagers ages 12 to 17 as part of its HYCTeenGlee. (623-2411)

10 Minutes of Fame
Station Bar & Lounge, doors and sign-up open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m., $5. Improvisers are invited to get up and play in front of a live audience. Ten-minute slots open on a first-come, first-served basis. (630-4392, facebook.com/therielchris)

$10 Pet Microchips
Visit website for locations and times, $10. July is Microchip Madness month. Participating veterinarians are waiving the cost of the doctor’s visit so that dogs and cats may receive the microchip implant at the discounted price. (hawaiianhumane.org)

Capturing Aloha Video Contest
Visit website for more information, videos accepted through July 29. Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. is giving away one year’s worth of gas to the person who provides a creative definition of aloha. Video submissions must be 30-60 seconds long and must answer “What does aloha mean to you?” (facebook.com/alohagas)

Community Thrift Store
Waikiki Community Center, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Check out the grand re-opening of the refurbished Community Thrift Store featuring updated clothing and houseware items. (waikikicommunitycenter.org)

Half-Price Sale
Kaneohe Public Library, through the month of July, 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Fridays. The Friends of Kaneohe Public Library hold a half-price sale featuring books, CDs, DVDs and more. Volunteers are welcome. (247-4819)

Public Meeting
Capital One Cafe, 4 p.m., free. The Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association holds a community meeting to discuss the proposed Waikiki – Kauhale O Ho‘okipa “Home of Hospitality” Scenic Byway as part of the Hawaii Scenic Byways Program. (nahha.com)

Queen’s Open Market
Lili‘uokalani Protestant Church, Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Vendors welcome. (637-9364)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center, Uptown second level fronting Sephora, 8-9 a.m., free. Anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one can join a community that understands. (pearlridgeonline.com)

Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii – Windward Clubhouse, until July 26, Mon.-Fri., 2-6 p.m., $1 annual membership. The Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse is open for all youth ages 7 to 17. Its afternoon drop-in program includes running every hour, sports, ping pong and more. (263-0555, bgchwindward.wordpress.com)

It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald
Kailua Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Ronald McDonald offers a fun-filled interactive performance featuring a creative blend of music, magic and games. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (266-9911)

PCC Kamaaina Summer Special
Polynesian Cultural Center, until the end of August, contact for times, $15/general admission, $25/dinner and show special. PCC offers kamaaina specials. (367-7060)

Borrison Ivy
Kemo‘o Farms Pub, 9:30 p.m., contact for cost. Honolulu-based rock band Borrison Ivy rocks in Independence Day. (621-1835)

The Art of Taiko
Wahiawa Public Library, 6 p.m., free. The Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble offers a special performance featuring a lively demonstration with taiko (Japanese drums). Contact the library ASAP if special accommodations are needed. (622-6345)

FRA After Dark
891 Valkenber St. at the end of Nimitz Hwy., Fridays, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5 before 11 p.m., $8 after 11 p.m. Fleet Reserve Association opens its doors for music and dancing. (683-6440)

Cocktail and Fireworks Cruise
Hawaii catamaran departs from Kewalo Basin, 8:15-9:45 p.m., $37.55-$50. Enjoy a champagne toast, live Hawaiian music and spectacular ocean views of the fireworks at Aloha Tower. (983-7827)

HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Many small drawings are gathered here. (hpu.edu)

Musical Sounds and Native Ecologies
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library’s Bridge Gallery, through Aug. 15, weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., free. “Musical sounds and native ecologies: musical instruments and cultural sustainability,” highlights the valuable instrument collection also used as a teaching resource, housed in the Ethnomusicology Program. (museum.hawaii.edu)

Peter Antrim Kowalke Art Exhibit
The Morning Brew Cafe, runs May 15-August 15, Sun. through Thurs. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. and Sat. 6 a.m.-10 p.m., free. Featuring an exhibit of Peter Antrim Kowalke’s recent paintings. Part of the proceeds will help fund travel for young Hawaii equestrian riders who represent Hawaii in out-of-state competitions. (262-7770)

The Warren and Carolyn Stenberg Art Collection
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden Gallery, July 3-30, Mon.-Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. Warren and Carolyn Stenberg share their art collection, which began over 25 years ago. A reception takes place July 7 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (262-8306)

HPU Art Gallery, until July 12, free. Intrigued by painting as a practice of visual intervention, the artist re-stages the experience of viewing images of violence as a reflective process of engagement. (hpu.edu)

ii Gallery, 687 Auahi St., runs through July 13, Tues.-Fri. 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., contact for cost. An exhibition of works by Ignacio Uriarte. (interislandterminal.org/rd)

The ARTS at Marks Garage, until July 27, Tues.-Sat., noon-5 p.m., contact for cost. Zoonami is a themed exhibit that brings to attention the plight of wildlife here and around the world. Also on display are works from Rusty and Violent, the orangutans at the Honolulu Zoo. (521-2903, info@artsatmarks.com)