October 20

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Tuesday October 20
Advance Directives
Kaiser Permanente Waipio Medical Office, Conference Room 1B, 94-1480 Moaniani St., 10-11:30 a.m., free. Learn how to understand an advance directive so that your loved ones will know exactly what you want in the event you’re unable to care for yourself or express your wishes. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Android Tablet
Verizon Wireless at Pearl Highlands Center, 8-9 a.m., free. Learn to use your new Android device. Pre-registration required. (vzwworkshops.verizonwireless.com/vzwworkshops)

Back Basics
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, Conference Room 1BC, 1010 Pensacola St., 11 a.m.-noon, free. Learn how to manage back pain from physical therapists, as well as what exercises to do at home to alleviate pain and strengthen your back. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Coaches Clinic
Castle Medical Center, 6-8:30 p.m., $15/person. Learn and practice how to be an invaluable labor coach, including what you as a coach can do now to prepare for labor, ways to help reduce labor discomfort. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Docent Training
Foster Botanical Garden, Oct. 20 and 27, 1-2:30 p.m., $25/returned upon completion of course. Volunteer to become a docent at the garden for its guided tours. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Harmonic Therapy Sound Journey
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., 7:15-8:45 p.m., $25/one person, $45/two. Change brain wave patterns to reduce stress and boost the immune system with a gong. Pre-registration required. (397-7678)

Hata Ra
Register for location in Waialae, 7:15-8:15 p.m., $15/donation. Speaker Kalehua averages one meal every five to six days by harnessing energy directly from the sun, which automatically and effortlessly minimizes the amount of food intake. Pre-registration required. (kalehua.net/healinghatara.html)

Pau Hana Improv Class
Amuse Wine Bar Theater, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd., Oct. 20 and 27, 5:30-7 p.m., $10/class. A fun and light way to relax after work. (thinkfastimprov.com)

The Pickle Lady
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $10. Learn to make delicious pickles from various vegetables from Leonora Ching. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Unscripted Drop In Class – Communication
HiFi COOP at Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Oct. 20 and 27, 7:30-9:30 p.m., $10/class. Learn to communicate to build a scene. (thinkfastimprov.com)

Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, Conference Room 1BC, 1010 Pensacola St., Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 20-Dec. 8, 5-6 p.m., $84-$105. Promote your health and well-being using basic yoga poses. Develop flexibility and strength, and minimize tension in your life. Pre-registration required. (432-2260)

Yoga Therapeutics for Breast Cancer Care
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., Oct. 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 5:45-6:45 p.m., $85/series. Yoga therapeutics can enhance recovery, promote emotional balance and lend mental clarity during a turbulent time. Pre-registration required. (397-7678)

Howl-O-Ween Party
Kahuku Public & School Library, 6 p.m., free. Enjoy Halloween early with Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band, a jack-o-lantern contest, a keiki costume parade and more. Sign up for the library potluck! (293-8935)

Pre-School Nature Tour
Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden, 10:30-11:30 a.m., free. Storytelling, crafts and a nature walk activity. Bring a snack, and wear walking shoes, rain gear and insect repellent. October theme is Rainforest Animal Faces. Pre-registration required. (233-7323)

Spring Wind Quintet
UH-West Oahu Library, 7 p.m., check website for cost. Chamber Music Hawaii’s Spring Wind Quintet performs pieces by Anton Reicha, Bach/Schweitzer and Angel Pena. (chambermusichawaii.org)

Hard Rock’s BARocker Competition
Hard Rock Cafe Honolulu, 280 Beachwalk Ave., 6 p.m., free. Hard Rock Cafe’s bartenders compete for the title of Global BARocker Champion in the first round of the contest. (hardrock.com/honolulu)

‘Alive Inside’
Mililani Hongwanji, 7 p.m., free. Watch a special screening of the Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary, “Alive Inside.” Community dialogue to follow. (625-0925, 342-6550)

‘Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise’ Reception
UH-Manoa Law School, 5-7 p.m., free. “Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise” is unveiled during a special book-signing reception at Hawaii Supreme Court. (389-5736)