October 18

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Thursday October 18
Pearl City Public Library, Thursdays until Dec. 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m., free. Toddlers ages 1 – 3, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to play with educational board puzzles, and then sit down for an age-appropriate storytime featuring stories, sing-along songs, and fun activities. (453-6566)
Men In Grey Suits
Jimmy Buffett’s Surf Museum, 2300 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Thursdays through Nov., 7-9 p.m., free. (mykelc@earthlink.net)
The Remnants Perform
Jazz Minds, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., $7. Led by master drummer Phil Bennett, these guys are some of the most musicially mature musicians in town. Featuring Todd Yukumoto on sax. Jazz Fusion & Funk. (945-0800)
Chopsticks & Wine Event
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, 5:30-8:30 p.m., call for tickets. “Lipstick” Shrimp Tacos and Black Ink and Cognac Keahole Lobster Tuxedo Ravioli Arrabbiata two of many dishes that will delight guests at “Wine…And All That Jazz” Chopsticks & Wine event. (949-5531)
Memoirs of Henry Obookiah Dedication
Hawaiian Mission Houses, 5-8 p.m., free. Reservations by phone. Almost 195 years after it was first published, the Woman’s Board of Missions for the Pacific Islands, a 141-year-old organization formed under the Kingdom of Hawaii, is pleased to announce a dramatic book launch, dedication and book signing of the historic “Memoirs of Henry Obookiah.” (791-5647)
Spotlight on Taiwan: POOR FOLK
Dole Cannery, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18, visit website for tickets. Nominee: Halekulani Golden Orchid Award: Narrative Feature and NETPAC (Network for the Promotion Asian Cinema) Award. (program.hiff.org/films/detail/poor_folk_2012)
Spotlight on Taiwan: THE SOUL OF BREAD
Dole Cannery, 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)
Wine & All That Jazz
Hawaii Convention Center, 5:30-8:30 p.m., $125, visit website for ticket information. The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce invites you to its annual Chopsticks & Wine event. (honolulujapanesechamber.org)
Honolulu Museum of Art School, 1111 Victoria St., HOnolulu, 6:30 p.m., free. The 2012 Fiber Hawaii juror Susan Taber Avila is an artist who uses textiles to enhance perception of contemporary culture. (hawaiicraftsmen.org)
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer & Health Care Providers
American Red Cross, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $130. Learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Call to register. (1-800-733-2767)
Youth Basketball Clinic
Kroc Center Hawaii, Fridays until Nov. 30, 4-5 p.m. beginners, 5-6:15 p.m., $80. Participants will learn and/or build on fundamental basketball skills and competitive play. Will be placed into teams for scrimmages. Ages 6–17. 6 Sessions. (kroccenterhawaii.org)
Blood Drives
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Clinic, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; HECO Ward Avenue, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free. (bbh.org)
Get Down & Dirty Gardening
Ben Parker Elementary School, 6-8 p.m., free. Make and take your own hydroponic system; harvest worm castings for your plants. (235-7747)
Third Fridays Kaimuki
Kaimuki neighborhood, 6-9 p.m., free. There will be plenty of Halloween events, activities and people in costume. (224-2642)