June 14

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Saturday June 14
Acting for Kids
Kathy Muller Talent & Modeling Agency, June 7-July 19, contact for days, 9-11 a.m., contact for cost. Learn to model and act for TV and film through facial expressions, body movement, photo posing and script reading. For those ages 6-12. Summer specials are available. (modelingschoolshawaii.com)

American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., June 14, 20 and 22, 8:30 a.m.-noon, an online blended-learning course takes place 12:30-1:45 p.m. June 7, $70. Learn to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies, and to use an AED on adults. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Babysitter’s Training
American Red Cross, 4155 Diamond Head Rd., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $75. Develop leadership skills and a babysitting business, and learn how to help children behave and keep them safe. Also learn basic child care and basic first aid. Advanced registration is required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Building Your Home For Life
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free. As more people turn to large additions or building new, learn where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for and more. Advanced registration is required; space is limited. (grahambuilders.com)

Grow Your Own Groceries
Contact for location, June 14, 21 and 28, 9-11:30 a.m., $5. Topics include container gardening, common garden pests, hydroponics, growing vegetables and more. Advanced registration is required. (backyardgardening.eventbrite.com)

Learn to Swim
Ala Moana Beach Park, Saturdays through June 28, 9-10 a.m., free. Hawaii Red Cross celebrates its 50th anniversary of free swimming lessons for keiki ages 3-12 and adults ages 13 and older (there is a $40 course fee). Advanced registration is required. (redcross.org/takeaclass, 1-800-733-2767)

Meditate and Breathe
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, May 3-Aug. 16 (no class May 17), Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., $75/members, $97.50/non-members. A slow-paced yoga class to promote inner peace by matching your breath with the movement of your body. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Parenting Through Personality Styles
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu Medical Office, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., $106-$162. Analyze a series of common problems that confront parents and children with different attributes, learn strategies for dealing with them, and more. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

Psychic Development Class
Gaia Hawaii Metaphysical Center, Puck’s Alley, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $50. Develop your psychic abilities with fun, easy and effective tools and exercises. Advanced registration is required. (983-3344, gaiahawaiicenter.com)

Sarm Bao Lohan Qigong
Susannah Wesley Community Center (1117 Kaili St.), 8 a.m., $50-$60. Saam Fu Chinese Cultural Arts presents the second annual Sarm Bao Lohan Qigong, a one day introductory seminary by Master John K. Saw. All ages and levels are welcome. Advanced registration is recommended. (saamfu.org)

US Sewing & Vacuum (670 Auahi St.), 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $89.95. BERNINA of America holds a a hands-on embroidery and quilting workshop. BERNINA educator Christine Gist leads attendees through four projects. The cost of the workshop includes all supplies, lunch, door prizes and a CD complete with project instructions. Advanced registration is required. (488-8889)

The Female Comics of Hawaii
Downbeat Lounge, 8-10 p.m., $10/door, 21 and older. Performing comedy: Becky Doughty, Erika Swartzkopf, Mary Jane, Brandi and Porscha. Bon Ton Hamajang to follow comedy show. (downbeathawaii.com)

16th Annual Celebrate Fathers Event
Windward Mall, Center Court, noon-3 p.m., free. Family-friendly activities include arts and crafts, informational booths, live entertainment and a father-child look-alike contest. (windwardmall.com)

All That Matters
Kakaako Agora, 441 Cooke St., 2:30 p.m. doors, 3-9 p.m., free, all ages. An event featuring workshops geared toward youth activation through arts and culture. Featuring the Secret Record Store with snack purchases from Morning Glass Coffee. (allthatmattershnl.com)

Annual Chicken Sale
3410 Campbell Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $5/maki sushi, $10/whole chicken. Kapahulu Center holds its annual chicken sale. (737-1748)

Diamond Magic Demonstration
City Mill Hawaii Kai, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. A live demonstration on how Diamond Magic can remove water spots and stains in different areas around the home. (396-5151)

Double Feature
University of Hawaii Urban Garden Center, 9 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-noon, free for Art in the Garden, $5 for Q&A Workshop. Art in the Garden features various demonstrations and activities for adults and children. A Q&A workshop with CTAHR horticulturists takes place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (advanced registration is required). Other activities include a mini plant sale, garden tour and more. (453-6050)

Half-y Hour
Ward Centers, 5-9 p.m., various costs. Ward Centers hosts Half-y Hour with shopping deals and crafted cocktails. Receive 50 percent-off deals from 25 merchants, as well as live entertainment by Honolulu Dance Studio, Rey and Jeff, and Akala Dance Studio. (wardencenters.com)

Literary Elements: Poetry
Kapolei Public Library, 1-1:45 p.m., free. Susan Schultz, editor of TINFISH Press and an English professor at University of Hawaii at Manoa identifies elements of a poem and discusses how participants ca get the most out of the next poem they read. (693-7050)

NeverWet Demonstration
City Mill Kaimuki, 10 a.m.-2 [p.m., free. A live application demonstration of NeverWet superhydrophobic coating over concrete, wood, metal and fabric. (735-7636)

O-bon Celebration
Hawaii Plantation Village, 4 p.m. ceremony, 5 p.m. food sales begin, 6 p.m. Bon Dance beings, free admission. Featuring dancing, food and more. (677-0110)

Open House
47-754 Lamaula Rd., Kaneohe, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., contact for cost. An open house event at Tagami and Powell Gallery and Gardens features Horisohi Tagami’s limited edition reproductions and Michael Powell’s original paintings. The event also includes handcrafted ceramics, jewelry, photography and more art by local artisans. (754-7887)

Plant Sale
Thomas Square, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 16 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15, free admission. Oahu Nursery Growers Association presents a plant sale featuring thousands of beautiful plants at affordable prices. (429-5798)

Summer Craft and Collectibles Fair
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii presents its Summer Craft and Collectibles Fair. Browns through crafts, unique treasures, antiques, collectibles and special one-of-a-kind gift items. Spend $10 in the gift shop and receive full parking validation. (945-7633, info@jcch.com)

Wailua Library Writer’s Group
Waialua Public Library, 11 a.m., free. This month’s topic is “Pencils and Pens.” (637-8286)

Weber Grill Demonstration
City Mill Honolulu, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. A live demonstration on how to cook a savory and juicy turkey with Weber grills. Tasting begins at 9:30 a.m. (533-3811)

Family Fishing Day
Paepae o Heeia, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., contact for cost. Advanced registration is required. (236-6178, sales@papepaeaoheeia.org)

Bishop Museum, May 10-Sept. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Tuesdays), $8.95-$19.95. “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World,” invites visitors to experience 5,000 square-feet of the science, sound, history and cultural impact of the guitar through both historical artifacts and hands-on displays. (bishopmuseum.org)

Hardware Science
McCully-Moiliili Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Children ages 8 and older are invited to explore all things related to science and learn Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) concepts. Also learn how to think like a scientist and experience live science demonstrations using simple equipment and tools available at hardware and craft stores.(973-1099)

Interactive Summer Fun
Living Art Marine Center, June 14-18, 1-4 p.m., contact for cost. Advanced registration is required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com)

Second Saturday at HiSAM
Hawaii State Art Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. galleries, free admission. Participate in a Second Saturday exploration of S-P-A-C-E in art. Bring out your inner artist experimenting with shape, color, balance and contrast. (sfca.hawai.gov)

Summer Reef Walking
Contact for location near Ala Moana, 9 a.m. June 14 and 9:30 a.m. June 15, $8.50-$9.95. Explore Hawaii’s tide pools and shallow reefs in a safe and family-friendly way. Advanced registration is required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com)

All That Matters
Kakaako Agora, doors open at 2:30 p.m., event takes place 3-9 p.m., free. An all ages music showcase featuring The Bougies, The Tigers from Niger, Red Light Challenge, The Pow Wow School of Music, Poncho, and Queen and Bishop. The event also features The Secret Record Store, food provided by Morning Glass Coffee and drinks provided by Waiola Coconut Water. (kakaakoagora.org)

All That Matters
Kakaako Agora, doors open at 2:30 p.m., show takes place 3-9 p.m., contact for cost. Featuring The Secret Record Store and music by Poncho, The Bougies, Red Light Challenge, The Tigers From Niger, Pow Wow School of MUsic and DJ Monkey. Snack purchases available from Morning Glass Coffee. (allthatmatters@gmail.com)

Chris Vandercook Band
Hawaii Public Radio, Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Singer-guitarist Chris Vandercook and his band, augmented with a horn section, pay tribute to “The Three Kings,” blues giants B.B. King, Albert King and Freddy King. (hprtickets.org, 955-8821)

Hana Hou!
Sea Life Park, 1 p.m., contact for cost. The USAD Band of the Pacific-Hawaii performs. (bandofthepacific-hawaii.af.mil)

Kanikapila in Kailua
Ground floor of Kailua parking garage near Longs/CVS, 4-5:30 p.m., free. Co-creator of Kanikapila in Kailua Kawika Kahiapo performs. (castlefoundation.org)

Rivals Sports Bar, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover charge. N.BS performs rock and alternative rock music. (rivalslounge.com)

Slack Key Guitar Concert
Salt Lake/Moanalua Public Library, 1 p.m., free. Featuring Jeff Peterson. (831-6831)

Women That Rock Honolulu
Anna O’Brien’s, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $10/before 10:30 p.m., $15/after, 21 and older. Live music by Liquid Amber, Stef Muzic and other special guests. (ambernetevents.com, stefmuzic.com)

Burger Badge Bash
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., contact for cost. Hard Rock Cafe celebrates its birthday with a Burger Badge Bash, honoring Honolulu’s community heroes with a world-famous Hard Rock Legendary Bruger for just the flash of a badge and “71” cents to commemorate the year the cafe was founded. (hardrock.com/honolulu)

Food For Thought
Island Pacific Academy, 6-9 p.m., $78. Island Pacific Academy hosts its inaugural Food For Thought benefit to raise funds for its scholarship program and Project Graduation 2015. Tasting stations feature participating chefs Fred DeAngelo, Roy Yamaguchi, Elmer Guzman, DK Kodama, Chai Chaowasaree and Lee Anne Wong. Beer and wine also is available for purchase. The night also includes entertainment by IZIK and a silent auction. (ipafoodforthought.com)

Vet Service Fair
Project DATE (2678 Kilihau St.), 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Project DATE partners with Tripler’s Chapel and Vet to Vet Program for its service fair, which features over 16 agencies. Big Local Tita food truck provides free meals to the first 250 people who attend. (629-7933)