October 16

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Tuesday October 16
AARP Driver Safety Program
Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., call to register and for cost. Designed for motorists 50 years and older. (235-7433)

Nonviolent Communication Workshop
The First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Hwy., Honolulu, Tuesdays until Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m., $120. The 12 workshops will focus on compassionate communication and deep listening. (595-4047)

Parent Project Classes
KROC Center, Kapolei, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6-8:30 p.m., $25/textbook. Mahalo to the Salvation Army’s Family Services Branch for sponsoring this program. Open to the community. (256-5933)

Parent Project Hawaii
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Nov. 6, 6:30-8 p.m., $25/workbook. Learn concrete, no-nonsense solutions in a straight forward, step-by-step intervention action plan. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

The Best Kept Secret In Kaneohe Bay
Coconut Island, Tuesdays until Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to noo, $100. This program will introduce you to the exciting research and rich history of Moku o Lo‘e, Coconut Island, and the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology based there. Call to register. (235-7433, cwiener@hawaii.edu)

Youth Art: Cartooning
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, Sept. 11 to Nov. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m., $175. In this exciting, fun class for children who enjoy cartoon art, students learn how to develop their own original characters through lessons in facial expression, action poses, costumes and storytelling. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Kaiser Permanente Mapunpuna Clinic, Tuesday/Thursday until Dec. 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $6.50/nonmembers, $5/members. Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music dance themes. Call to register. (432-2260)

Blood Drives
Downtown Community, 1001 Bishop St., 6:30-10:30 a.m.; Kapiolani Community College, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; HPU, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. (bbh.org)

Hearing Loss Seminar
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Call to register. The goal of these free informational group sessions are to educate, enhance and improve the quality of life for patients and their families. (432-2155)

Youth Volleyball Clinics
Kroc Center Hawaii, Tuesdays, until Nov. 20, 4-5 p.m. beginners, 5-6:15 p.m. intermediate and advanced, $80. Participants will learn and/or build on fundamental volleyball skills and competitive play. Will be placed into teams for scrimmages. Ages 6–17. 6 Sessions. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Preschool Nature Hour
Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Activities include stories, a nature craft and a garden walk. Walking shoes, rain gear and insect repellent recommended. Call for reservations. (233-7323)

Preschool Storytime
Mililani Public Library, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., free. Keiki ages 2 to 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, learn finger plays, and sing songs. (627-7470)

Spotlight on Taiwan: THE SOUL OF BREAD
Dole Cannery, 6 p.m. Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Oct. 18, visit website for tickets. At a small bakery shop owned by her father, Chiu Hsiao-ping urges her boyfriend, pastry chef Kao Ping-hung, to enter a baking contest in France, as she has always wanted to get out of Taiwan and see the wider world. (program.hiff.org/films/detail/soul_of_bread_the_2012)

Spotlight on Taiwan: WESTGATE TANGO
Dole Cannery, 4 p.m., visit website for tickets. Heartbroken Jin believes he will never fall in love again. (program.hiff.org/films/detail/westgate_tango_2012)