November 28

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Saturday November 28
Festive Xeric Holiday Wreath Making
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5/non-members, free/FOHXG members. Learn how less-thirsty, xeriscape plants can be used to create colorful and festival holiday decorations. Pre-registration required. (748-5320,

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor (Online Blended)
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Nov. 28-29, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 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,

Intro to Energy Healing
Quantum Institute International, 776 Kailua Road, 10-11 a.m., call for cost. Introduction to the principles and definition of quantum healing, holistic health and an understanding of the dynamics of consciousness and its effect on matter. (626-5087)

Bike School Bus and Decorating Contest
RSVP for meeting place in Hawaii Kai, 9:15-11:30 a.m., free. Join Cycle on Hawaii for a bike school bus and bike decorating contest for their procession in the Hawaii Kai Lions Club Holiday Parade. Must RSVP by Nov. 27 at noon. (395-3233,

Huge Garage Sale
Mililani High School, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Mililani 10-s Kidz annual garage sale. (371-4007)

Manoa Small Business Saturday
Participating venues in Manoa, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Various Manoa merchants team up for a day of deals and specials, including Choco Le‘a, Green Mountain, Hawaii Doggie Bakery, Morning Glass Coffee, Line and Dot Painting and Three Dogs and a Girl. (

Mass Cat Sterilization Clinics
Hawaii Public Housing Admin Building, 1002 N. School St., Bldg. J, register online for appointment time, $65-$5. Spay or neuter your cat to keep them healthy and reduce the number of unwanted animals who end up in shelters. (, 226-4561)

Country Christmas & Snow Zone
Kapolei Commons, 4450 Kapolei Pkwy., 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free. Play in 30 tons of freshly fallen Hawaiian snow, take photos with Santa, browse crafts, get balloons and more. (

Duke Kahanamoku Walking Tour
Call for meeting place, Saturdays through Nov. 30, 11 a.m., $40-$30. To celebrate Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday, tour several Waikiki sites related to the Olympic swimmer, including Duke’s Canoe Club, famous Waikiki hotels and the famous Duke statue along Kalakaua Ave. Pre-registration required. (395-0674,

Macro Photography Photoshoot
Koko Crater Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Take a slow walk through Koko Crater gardens in search of insects, flowers and other close-up subjects. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Paws on the Path Hiking Club
Call for meeting place, times and cost. Hawaiian Humane Society leads a hike on Maunawili Ditch Trail for pets and people. (356-2222,

Hawaii Pops: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom, 2005 Kalia Road, 7:30 p.m., $99-$45. Hawaii Pops celebrates the songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. (, 550-8457)

Kahala Mall, 2-3 p.m., free. (

Kimo Hussey
Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St., $30-$15. Kimo Hussey highlights the ukulele and the luthiers who make them. (955-8821,

Saloon Pilots
Surfer, The Bar at Turtle Bay Resort, 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy., 9 p.m.-midnight, $10, age 21 and up. (293-6000)

Spliff Party
Hawaiian Brian’s, 1690 Kapiolani Blvd., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5, age 18 and up. Kapu System performs, with special guests Hawaiian Roots Band and Boomdraw. (946-1343)

Fetish Fashion Show
Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. The fourth annual Fetish Fashion Show features some of the hottest models on the catwalk as they define what is fetish. Presented by 80s Pop Muzik and Sensually Yours, with music by DJs Rhombus and Nocturna, and Mistress of Ceremony Lana Saldania. (

Casino Carnival Night
Waialae Country Club, 4997 Kahala Ave., 5-10 p.m., $150. Oahu SPCA hosts an evening of casino games, live music, a dinner buffet, silent and live auction and more. Proceeds benefit the organization. (754-1519,

Shop Small Saturday
Kamani Street in Ward Village, 6-10 p.m., free. More than 60 vendors will offer fashion, food, entertainment and other special offerings. Performances from KTUH, POW! WOW! School of Music, The Anime Club, Erin Smith and more are expected. (

After Dark in the Park: ‘Tora! Tora! Tora!’
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Theater, 6-9 p.m., free. Watch the director’s cut of “Tora! Tora! Tora!” and then join in a group discussion on the making of the film and its impact. (260-8815,

Urban Sketchers at Glass Arts Association of Hawaii
Glass Arts Association of Hawaii, 205 Kapaa Quarry Place #1801, 3-5 p.m., free. An informal get-together of sketching in an active glass studio. Show-and-tell session at 4:30 p.m. where we socialize, chat about our work and learn from each other. (

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh on Waipahu Depot Street, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center restore the wetlands through invasive plant removal. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118,