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May 2

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Thursday May 2
Functional Training Fitness – Session 2
Kroc Center Hawaii, Thursdays through May 30, 6-7 p.m., $15/class or $72/package of all 6 classes (Kroc Center Hawaii discount available). A continuation of session two, participants master the foundational movements with increasing weights and safety. For ages 13 and older. (kroccenterhawaii.org, 682-5505)

Giving Birth: The Castle Experience
Castle Medical Center, Kailua, four sessions starting May 2, 6-8 p.m., $45/person or $80/couple. This class is specifically geared for couples giving birth at Castle Medical Center. Learn different aspects of the birth experience, from preparing for the hospital to caring for you and your baby. This class is suggested for couples in their third trimester. Contact to register. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Martial Arts Cardio Circuit
Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, third floor waiting area, Thursdays through May 23, 6-7 p.m., $24-$28. Learn self-defense while getting a good cardio workout. Execute practical self-defense techniques in repetition and more. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Honolulu Clinic, conference room 1BC, Tuesdays and Thursdays thru June 13, 5-6 p.m., $70-$91. This beginning class teaches basic yoga poses. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Kaiser Permanente – Waipio Clinic, second floor waiting area, Thursdays thru Aug. 8 (no class on July 4), 5:30-6:30 p.m., $70-$98. A combination of yoga and pilates for a full body workout. Pre-registration is required. (432-2260)

Eden at Home
Kailua United Methodist Church, May 2 and 9 (commitment to both sessions must be made), 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $10. “Caring For Elders Who Live at Home” focuses on changing perceptions of elders at home and in the community. Workshop is limited to 24 participants. (263-0136, sue.pgnataro@gmail.com)

Seasons of the Sea
Waikiki Aquarium, 5:30-7 p.m., contact for cost. A sunset cultural observance that occurs only once a year. Enjoy and participate in authentic hula, mo‘olelo performances and activities explaining the observance of change and the links between our live and the responsibility for the ocean world. (440-9027, marylourfoley@waquarum.org)

Thursday Evening Storytime
Wahiawa Public Library, through the summer of 2013, 6-7 p.m., free. Keiki ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to join Mr. Matt to explore and experience seasonal themes and tales. Also includes a simple make-and-take craft and other fun activities. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed. (622-6345)

Bloody Murder
Manoa Valley Theatre, May 2-19, visit website for schedule and tickets. This twisted, fourth-wall-breaking, whodunit/spoof turns the murder-mystery genre on its head. (manoavalleytheatre.com)

Comfortable Cages: A Hip Hop Musical
Kaiser High School Black Box Theatre, May 2-3, 7:30 p.m., $5-$7. The world premier of “Comfortable Cages: A Hip Hop Musical.” See how the story of Indelible Delilah returns hope and peace to a world ruled by tyrants. With comedy, action, dancing, singing, rapping and poetry, this is a show for the whole family. (ogil@hawaiiantel.net)

Honolulu Museum of Art School Mezzanine Gallery, through May 5, Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. “Fractioned” features recent work by art graduate students from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. An opening reception takes place on April 18 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. (uhartmfas.wordpress.com)