July 6

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Friday July 6
Jose Dynamite & Friends
O’Toole’s Irish Pub, Celtic Room, 902 Nuuanu Ave., 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., $10. See a comedy show featuring Esther Chen, Cameo Lawrence, Kevin Hobbs, Nehemiah Nihipali and Pepper. (391-5673)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Oahu Veterans Center, Bloodmobile, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

First Take with Science Friday
Hawaii Theatre Center, 1130 Bethel St., 7:30 p.m., $75-$100. Learn about innovative and important work being done in Hawaii by Ira Flatow and other guest scientists. (members.hawaiipublicradio.org/index.php?formid=26)

Jehova’s Witness Summer Regional Convention
Mililani Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 239 Palii St., 9:20 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 9:20 a.m.-3:50 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 7, free. This three-day program will include numerous Bible-based talks, interviews and multimedia presentations that will focus on practical ways to face present and future challenges with courage. A feature film on Sunday will demonstrate why the biblical character Jonah needed courage to fulfill his assignment and how he overcame his initial fears. (jw.org)

Vans x T&C Surf Summer Collection Launch and Film Screening
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club, 7-10 p.m., free. This event will include a talk story with World Surf League surfers Nathan Florence and Billy Kemper, a screening of “Blue Intensity” with a live soundtrack performance, music by Kapena and a live auction of T&C surfboards benefiting the North Shore Community Land Trust. (surfjack.com, 923-8882)

Chain Reaction
Kailua Town Pub and Grill, 26 Hoolai St., Suite 1100, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. Enjoy all the hits by Journey, Bon Jovi, Van Halen and more. (383-7348)

Hawaii Artists’ 2018 Portfolio Preview Show
Artizen by MW, 250 S. Hotel St., 6-9 p.m., free. View new works by globally acclaimed Hawai‘i artists Ashley Bickerton, Kaili Chun, Yvonne Cheng, Paul Pfeiffer, Garnett Puett and Lawrence Seward. (friendsofhisam.org)

Summer Family Movie Night
Polynesian Cultural Center, Hukilau Marketplace, 55-370 Kamehameha Hwy., 7:30 p.m., free. See a screening of “The Greatest Showman.” Blankets and low-back lawn chairs are permitted. (hukilaumarketplace.com)

‘The Little Mermaid’
Paliku Theatre, 7 p.m. July 6, and 2 and 7p.m. July 7, $8-$15. See a retelling of the famous Hans Christian Anderson story, directed by Swaine Kaui. (stageleft.bpt.me)