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May 27

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Wednesday May 27
Breastfeeding Class
Castle Medical Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $25. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Play in Clay
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 216, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 12 meetings starting May 27, 6-8 p.m., $160 plus $40 lab fee. An open ceramic studio for community people. Lab assistants will help teach the basics of preparing clay, the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques. Pre-registration required. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/art.htm)

Riding the Global Wave
Foreign Trade Zone #9, Suite M401, Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center, 521 Ala Moana Blvd., 9 a.m.-noon, free. Small business owners can learn more on export financing, marketing, counseling and more, plus go one-on-one with experts. (541-2990 ext. 211, mary.dale@sba.gov, sba.gov/hi)

Small Business Specialists – Construction
HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union, Diamond Head Community Room, 1226 College Walk, 9-11 a.m., free. Meet with Small Business Professionals from the Navy and Army to learn tips on how to be a successful government contractor. (hiptac.org, 596-8990 ext. 1008)

Speaking of Health: What You Should Know About Stroke
Queen’s Medical Center – Punchbowl, Queen’s Conference Center, 6-7 p.m., free. Learn more about stroke before it strikes you or someone you love, including prevention, treatment and more, from Dr. Rony Salem. (691-7117, queens.org)

Using Spreadsheets to Manage Your Life
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 114, 45-720 Keaahala Road, 6-8:30 p.m., $69, Learn different ways to use Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets to help simplify and accomplish tasks. Pre-registration required. (235-7433, windwardcce.org/free-computers-tech.htm)

Mars Comedy Club
The Studio at Hawaiian Brian’s, 8 p.m., $5, age 21 and up. Think Fast Improv headlines Mars Comedy Club with openers Anthony Silano and Mindy Lipton. (thinkfastimprov.com)

Cancer Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office, Plumeria Room, 2828 Paa St., 5:30-7 p.m., free. Meet with others who have had similar experiences living with cancer. Share challenges, talk about your concerns and learn how others have dealt with the same problems you may be facing. (432-8538)

Senior Health & Fitness Day
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Celebrate health and fitness, and encourage older adults to do something to maintain or improve their health. Featuring local vendors, educational seminars, games, raffles and more. (737-5544, kaimukiymca.org)

Dinosaurs Unleashed
Bishop Museum’s Castle Memorial Building, Feb. 28-Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. A dozen lifelike animatronic dinosaurs with interactive stations and activities explaining how these animals flourished in their respective environments. (847-3511, bishopmuseum.org)

Jarry Park Ensemble
Jazz Minds Art and Cafe, 1661 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m., $5. (945-0800)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Waikiki Community Center, 2 p.m., free. (922-5331)

YWCA of Oahu LeaderLuncheon
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel’s Hawaii Ballroom, noon-1:30 p.m., see website for cost. YWCA of Oahu honors four inspirational women leaders at its 38th annual LeaderLuncheon: Mary Moragne Cooke, Kathryn Inouye, Laura Smith and Candy Suiso. (695-2620, ywcaoahu.org/leaderluncheon2015)

A Common Thread: Textiles from the Permanent Collection
UH-Manoa’s East-West Gallery, 1601 East-West Road, May 24-Sept. 20, weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit features a selection of textiles rarely seen by the general public, including batik from Indonesia and Malaysia, embroidered clothes from China and much more. (944-7177, arts.eastwestcenter.org)

Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XXXI
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, Visitors Center Gallery, 45-680 Luluku Road, May 4-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Check out art by local artists, curated by Sarah E. Bremser. (alohahoomaluhia.com)

‘Defending the Caveman’
Hawaii Theatre, May 27-31, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., $32. “Defending the Caveman” is a hilariously insightful play about the ways men and women relate. (528-0506, hawaiitheatre.com)

Pegge Hopper Gallery, 1164 Nuuanu Ave., May 21-June 20, Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Featuring art from Darius Homayounpour, Timothy P. Ojile, Roy Venters and Fae Yamaguchi. (524-1160, peggehopper.com)

‘Jurassic Park’
Kaneohe Public Library, 45-829 Kamehameha Hwy., 5:30 p.m., free. Enjoy a free screening of “Jurassic Park” before “Jurassic World” comes out. (233-5676)

The ARTS at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave., April 28-May 30, Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free. MAMo hosts its 10th annual exhibit featuring art from 2015 MAMo awardees Kauanoe Chang and Sol Apio and other established and emerging native Hawaiian artists. (521-2903)

Nani I Ka Hala; Weaving Hawaii
Bishop Museum, March 28-July 27, open daily except Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $8.95-$19.95. Nani I Ka Hala: Weaving Hawaii is an original exhibition that will explore the rich ulana (weaving) heritage linking Pacific islanders, carried forward in modern Hawai‘i by a thriving community of contemporary lau hala artists. (bishopmuseum.org, 487-3511)

National Memories: U.S.-China Collaboration During WWII
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Hangar 79, 319 Lexington Blvd., March 14-July 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $12-$25. This traveling exhibit demonstrates the unusual and little-known camaraderie that existed between Chinese and U.S. soldiers during WWII. (pacificaviationmusem.org, 441-1007)

‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’
Manoa Valley Theatre, May 14-31, Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m., $39. MVT presents the award-winning “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” (manoavalleytheatre.com)

OOPPS Club Oil Painting Exhibit
Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St., May 26-June 15, weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., free. Original Oil Painting Pals and “New Beginnings” oil paintings will be on display. Reception is May 27 from 4-6 p.m. (973-7258)

Honolulu Museum of Art School Mezzanine Gallery, 1111 Victoria St., May 8-29, weekdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., weekends 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. First- and second-year graduate students at UH-Manoa display their work. (uhmfas@gmail.com)

Tokyo Midtown Awards
Waikiki Parc Hotel’s Parc Promenade Gallery, 2233 Helumoa Road, April 2-June 26, daily hotel hours, free. An exhibit of award-winning works from Tokyo Midtown design competitions. (956-8364)

Tropical Trade Winds
Honolulu Country Club Gallery, 1620 Ala Puumalu St., show runs May 18-June 27, regular club hours, free. Featuring oil, watercolor, pastel and multimedia paintings from local artists in the Association of Hawaii Artists. Opening reception June 7 from 5-7 p.m. (286-5675)