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July 5

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Friday July 5
AARP Driver Safety Course
Hawaii Kai, 428 Kawaihae St., 10:30 a.m., free. Hawaii Kai hosts Independence-themed events during the weekend. (hawaiikai1.com)

Creating Infographics for Communications
Plaza Club, register by July 5, workshop takes place July 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $25-$35. The topic for the IABC professional development luncheon is A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Creating Infographics for Communications. The panel includes Steve Petranik and Jen Tadaki Catanzariti. Registration is required. (iabchawaii.com)

Summer Etiquette Sessions
Lisa Rose Doll House and Tea, Room, July 5, 16 and 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Enhance your child’s social skills for those ages 6-10. Sessions include classroom lessons, a dress up and photo session, learning table manners with a lunch and snack, and a craft and handbook. Boys are welcome to attend. (528-4552)

Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, fifth floor waiting area, Fridays thru Aug. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $60-$74. A blend of medical qigong and martial qigong, 1000 years in development and use. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Augie’s Summer of LOL
The Landing Restaurant, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., $12. Augie T performs live. (557-6711, augiet.com)

Book Sale
Waimanalo Public and School LIbrary, July 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and July 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. The Friends of Waimanalo Library conduct a book sale with proceeds benefitting Waimanalo PUblic and School Library and its programs. (259-2610)

”God’s Word is Truth” Annual Convention
Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, July 5 and 6, 9:20 a.m.-4:55 p.m. and July 7, 9:20 a.m.-3:40 p.m., free. Benefit from helpful and reliable Bible-based counsel for every member of the family. Two dramatic plays bring Bible stories and their lessons to life. (348-6167)

Native PLant Production and Landscaping
Contact for location, registration deadline is July 5, session takes place July 11, 9 a.m.-noon, $20. Rick Barboza and Matt Schirman of Hui Ku Maoli Ola talk with participants in-depth about native plant production and landscaping as part of the 2013 Master Farm Workshops. Participants learn with a native plant. (oahurcd.org/2013-master-farmer-workshops, 622-9026)

Miss Vamp Hawaii Reality Show Launch Party
Honolulu Museum of Art, Luce Pavilion, 6-10 p.m., $20-$25. Miss Vamp Hawaii, The Reality Show broadcasts on KFVE. It is the first vampire beauty pageant reality show to be film in Hawaii and premieres July 27. Malia Delapenia and Friends perform along with DJ Nocturna, and featuring Count Dracula Hawaii 2013 contestants. (honolulumuseum.org/events/films, missvamphawaii.com)

Star-Studded Evening of Jazz and Blues
Hawaii State Art Museum, 6-8:30 p.m., free. The Hawaii State Art Museum presents the second annual Star-Studded Evening of Jazz and Blues, brought to you by the Hawaii Friends of Civil Rights Committee on the Advancement of African American Culture and the Arts. The night features Shari Lynn, Starr Kalahiki, Ginai, Al Harrington, Church James Trio and Ernest Golden. (586-9959)

Gallery Artists Exhibit
The Gallery at Ward Centre, June 28 through July 26, contact for days and times, and cost. Featuring gallery artist Jackie Mild-Lau with new sculptures in “When Blows the Wind,” and new paintings by Debbie Young in “Ka Leo O Ke Kai.” (597-8034)

The Wiz
Paliku Theatre at Windward Community College, July 5-6, 7 p.m., July 7 at 4 p.m., $15-$20. New Hope Oahu’s Youth Performing Arts Center presents “The Wiz: The Super Soul MUsical ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz.’” (842-4242)