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June 27

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Saturday June 27
Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. Homeowners interested in building a new home or large home addition can learn where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch for and more. Pre-registration required. (593-2808, grahambuilders.com)

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, June 27-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $250. Being a Red Cross instructor is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. This course will prepare you to lead First Aid, CPR and AED courses. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Growing Orchids 101
Kapolei High School, 91-5007 Kapolei Pkwy., 9 a.m.-noon, $15/person, $40/families of three. Learn the basics of orchid growing and spend hands-on time in the nursery. Pre-registration required. (malamalearningcenter.org, 483-0678)

Japanese Flower Arranging – Ikebana Sogetsu
Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Road, Hale Kuhina 115, 9:30-11:30 a.m., $65. In six meetings, use your aesthetic awareness to assemble materials, choosing their most beautiful aspects, assemble them in a different order, and endow them with a value transcending that which they had in nature. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/art.htm)

Show Your Best PIctures
Wahiawa Botanical Gardens, 1396 California Ave., 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Show and discuss your pictures, with a Q&A session to follow. DSLR or camera with macro mode required. (220-4529)

Understanding Dementia
Pali Momi Medical Center, Conference Center, 8:30-10:30 a.m., free. Dr. Huidy Shu presents as part of Pali Momi’s neurology speaker series. Pre-registration required. (535-7733, palimomi.org)

Water Lilies, Lotus and Marginals
Geobunga Salt Lake, 4404 Malaai St., 9-10 a.m., free. Learn the simple art of growing water lilies, lotus and marginal plants. Pre-registration required. (geobunga.com/workshops)

Wild Bird Care Workshop
Manoa District Park classroom, 3101 Manoa Road, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $20. Learn how to care for wild birds should you come across an orphaned chick or injured bird in need of help. Topics include assessment and crisis care, bird proofing your home and more. Pre-registration required. (384-6004, wildbirdcareworkshop2015.eventbrite.com)

Comedy BrewHaha!
Ong King Arts Center, 184 N. King St., 7:30 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. showtime, $10, age 18 and up. A night of unscripted theater hilarity featuring Think Fast Improv and performers from around the island. (thinkfastimprov.com)

A Faith-Full Feast
Nuuanu Congregational Church, 2651 Pali Hwy., Saturdays through July 5, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Learn to deepen your relationship with God and others through Bible studies, faith, food and fun. (595-3935)

Auto Parts Swap Meet
Aiea High School, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Ohana Cruz Nights presents the 27th Auto Parts Swap Meet. (autopartsswapmeet@twc.com)

Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cat check-in, 9:30 feral cat check-in, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (catfriends@hawaii.rr.com)

Chinatown Action Summit
Golden Palace Restaurant, 111 N. King St., 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Get involved in planning specific improvement concepts for Chinatown. Areas include safety, historic preservation, pedestrian access and more. Pre-registration required. (chinatownsummit.eventbrite.com)

Emergency Preparedness Fair and Drill
Nanakuli High School, 89-980 Nanakuli Ave., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Experience what it would be like if there was a need to use the access roads in case of an emergency evacuation or what you would need to survive at home on stored supplies. Expect food vendors, entertainment, prizes and more. (586-8465)

Get Wet Tour
T&C Surf Ward Centre, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., 12:30-2:30 p.m., free. Check out the newest line of Catch Surf apparel and surfboards, plus games, signings, prizes, board stamping and more. A surf demo follows at 3 p.m. at Kewalos. (facebook.com/tcsurf.fans)

Have a Crate Day
Poamoho Research Station, 65-620 Kaukonahua Road, 10 a.m.-noon, free. Join Dr. Koon Hui Wang and members of CRATE for an educational update on their field research projects. (637-4735)

Ka Huli Ao LSAT Prep Program Diagnostic Test
William S. Richardson School of Law, Classroom 2, 8:30 a.m., free. The Ka Huli Ao LSAT Preparation Program is designed to provide LSAT preparation and application counseling support for potential applicants to the William S. Richardson School of Law. Take a simulated LSAT and receive feedback on your performance. (surveymonkey.com/s/3SSCWB6)

Kaneohe Aikido Club Demonstration
Windward Mall, center court, 1-2 p.m., free. Kaneohe Aikido Club demonstrates its skills. (235-1143)

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, 9 a.m. pet cats, 9:30 feral cats, $15-$65. Spaying or neutering your cat keeps them healthy and reduces the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. Pre-registration required. (226-4561, hicatfriends.org)

National Stuttering Association Hawaii Chapter Meeting
UH-Manoa Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, 677 Ala Moana Blvd. #625, 10 a.m.-noon, free. National Stuttering Association Hawaii Chapter offers a safe and friendly place for persons who stutter or have an interest in stuttering. (nsahawaiichapter@gmail.com)

Get in the Sanctuary Day
Waikiki Aquarium, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Learn more about National Marine Sanctuaries Pacific Region – Hawaii Island Humpback Whale Sanctuary, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and America Samoa’s National Marine Sanctuary, plus make whale hats and gyotaku, and meet maritime archeologists and staff. (923-9741, waikikiaquarium.org)

Greywolf’s Heroes of the Classic Era
Aiea Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Greywolf shares stories of heroes, arms and armor. (483-7333)

Keiki Day at Queen Emma Summer Palace
Queen Emma Summer Palace, 2913 Pali Hwy., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Daughters of Hawaii celebrate Prince Albert’s birthday with a display of his personal belongings, keiki activities, popcorn and candy, plus photo ops with a firetruck. (595-3167)

LEGO Play Day
Waipahu Public Library, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. LEGO Enthusiasts Association of Hawaii bring LEGO for keiki young and old to play with, as well as examples of art and prizes for a contest. (675-0358)

Super Hero Academy
Liliha Public Library, 1:30 p.m., free. Keiki can discover the superheroes within themselves through a Hardware Science program with demonstrations, experiments, crafts and more. (587-7577)

Na Wahi Pana O Kaneohe
Meet in Kaneohe Burger King parking lot, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $10-$20/recommended donation. Carpool huaka‘i to see five cultural sites and hear mo‘olelo about these areas, with some hiking. Pre-registration required. (235-8111, legendsofkoolau@aol.com)

Hawaii Jazz Exchange Gala Concert
Iolani School, Seto Hall, 4 p.m., free. Students participating in the Hawaii Jazz Exchange perform a final gala concert. (iolani.org)

Jazz Peace Concert
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 47-200 Kahekili Hwy., 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3/adults. Enjoy Rocky Holmes on flute/sax, Steve Jones on bass, Grant Carvalho on keyboard, Allan Ward on drums and Mihoko M’s vocals. (239-9844)

Portland Symphonic Girl Choir
St. John’s-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 47-074 Lihikai Drive, 6:30 p.m., $5/suggested donation. A girl’s choir from Portland, Ore., performs in Kaneohe to benefit the church. (concerst@acfea.com)

Rick Smith and the Trailer Park Romeos
Hawaii Pacific Radio, Atherton Performing Arts Studio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $30/general. Slide guitarist and vocalist Rick Smith performs a blue pilgrimage with Trailer Park Romeos. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

Sing Your Body
Bodhi Tree Meditation Center, 654 Judd St., 7 p.m., $20/donation. Enjoy healing and transformational music. (425-3348)

ESPN 1420 Sports Festival
Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Over 100 exhibitor booths showcase the latest in sports, health and fitness industry products and services, with activities, demonstrations, the Keiki Combine and more. (espn1420am.com)

f.808 Photo Hawaii
Halekulani Hotel, second-floor ballroom, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., $75. f.808 Photo Hawaii brings together some of the best photographers in Hawaii for an exchange of ideas, expertise and resources, including seminars, guest speakers and more (f808photohawaii.com, 956-8400)

Halau Ka Waikahe Lani Malie
Ala Moana Center, 5 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Kuhio Beach Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound near Duke Kahanamoku statue in Waikiki, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Lilinoe Lindsey and Ka Pa Nani O Lilinoe. (843-8002)

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration Workday
Location provided with registration, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Koolaupoko restore Hakipu‘u Stream. Pre-registration required. (huihawaii.org/hok-rsvp-form.html)

Magic Island & Ala Wai Boat Harbor Cleanup
Meet at Magic Island Beach Park, 9:30 a.m. check in, 10 a.m.-noon cleanup, free. Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and others host a cleanup of Magic Island and Ala Wai Boat Harbor. (sustainablecoastlineshawaii.org)

Wetland Restoration
Pouhala Marsh in Waipahu, meeting place provided with signup, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center restore the wetlands in West Oahu. (955-0100 ext. 118, volunteer@hawaiinaturecenter.org)