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October 22

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Saturday October 22
Animal Hero
Hawaiian Humane Society classroom, 2700 Waialae Ave., 1:30-4:30 p.m., $25. Hawaiian Humane Society hosts a seminar for students who want to help animals in their community and need service learning hours as part of a school or community project. Pre-registration required. (356-2223, education@hawaiianhumane.org)

Be the Change You Wish to Be in the World
UH-Manoa Campus Center, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. An Yoga Kirtan Hawaii-sponsored evening of yoga asanas, deep peace meditation and kirtan, plus a talk by Acharya Das. (224-2462)

Building Your Home for Life
Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu St., 9-11 a.m., free. Learn where to start in building a new home or taking on a major renovation, how to select a builder, estimating, financing and more. Pre-registration required. (593-2808, grahambuilders.com)

Buying With No Money Down
Coldwell Bank Pacific Properties at Kapolei Commons, 4 p.m., free. Learn how to buy a home for less than what you are paying in rent. RSVP required. (947-8101)

First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, Oct. 22 and 23, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $300. Learn to be a Red Cross instructor. Pre-registration required. (858-717-3718)

Journeys to Wellness
Community Church of Honolulu, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $25-$30. Learn more about different paths of wellness, including tai chi, reiki, ho‘oponopono, Christian healing and many more. (839-6910, sunriseministryinfo@gmail.com)

Orchid Culture
Foster Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Learn the basics of growing and caring for orchids. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

Xeric Critter Planter
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $10-$5. Create custom-made xeric critter planters out of recycled 2-liter bottles. Pre-registration required. (748-5315, workshops@hbws.org)

Aloha Dance Club Party
Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 6-9:30 p.m., $10. The 42nd anniversary ball features general dancing and exhibitions. (277-8305, alohadanceclub@yahoo.com)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, 7-11 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Footsteps to Transition Fair
Kaimuki High School, 8 a.m.-noon, contact for cost. A morning for middle and high school students with special needs and their families, to learn more about making a successful transition to adult life and independence. Pre-registation required. (586-8126, tinyurl.com/2016fttregister)

Hawaii Chess Federation Tournament
Kapolei Public Library, 1:30-2 p.m. registration, free. Hawaii Chess Federation hosts a tournament with 15-minute rounds at 2, 2:30, 3, 3:30 and 4 p.m. Ages 10 and up welcome. Chess sets provided. (693-7050)

Hawaii Parkinson Walk
Honolulu Hale, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Hawaii Parkinson Association hosts its fourth annual walk to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s disease in Hawaii. In addition to the 3K walk, expect a kid zone, food vendors, a resource fair, face painters, balloon animals and more. (hawaiiparkinsonwalk.org)

Monster Styling Event
Goodwill Kaimuki, Beretania and Pearl City, Oct. 22-23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Find a unique costume at Goodwill Hawaii with the help of a team of spooky stylists. (higoodwill.org)

National Take Back Initiative
Windward Mall, near Pho Factory, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Return unwanted and expired prescription medicines with no penalty. (235-1143)

Regency Park Garage Sale
Regency Park, 3138 Waialae Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. (737-0314)

Zombie Attack
Kahala Community Park, register for times, $50. A live-action/virtual reality/free roam zombie simulation game where the infected try to catch the survivors through the whole city. (zombiesthemovie.com)

Zombie Dash
Turtle Bay Resort, 4-8 p.m., $45. Get chased by zombies during a 5K run along Kawela Bay. Those who escape “unbitten” receive a raffle ticket for prizes. (293-6000, turtlebayresort.com/content/zombie-dash)

Ani-Mazing Halloween
Salt Lake Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Participate in a keiki costume contest, trick-or-treating, spooky activities, prize giveaways and more. (saltlakeshoppingcenter.com)

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch
Waimanalo Country Farms, 41-225 Lupe St., Saturdays and Sundays in October, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Fun for the whole family! (306-4381)

Family Story Times
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Families with children in pre-kindergarten to first grade are welcome to join in for free stories, songs and crafts, themed “Wild West.” (697-7868)

Pumpkin Carving Festival
Windward Mall, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $35. The mall hosts its annual pumpkin carving event, with contests, whimsical displays, games and more. (pumpkincarvingfestival.org, 945-1005)

Spook Life Park
Sea Life Park, 1:30-5:30 p.m., $10.31. Spend an afternoon trick-or-treating, watching special Halloween-themed shows, competing in a costume contest and more. (259-2500, sealifeparkhawaii.com)

The Great Pumpkin Festival
Holy Nativity School, 5286 Kalanianaole Hwy., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Check out East Oahu’s largest pumpkin patch, plus keiki games, rides, a book fair, contests, food and much more. (hawaiipumpkinfest.com)

Manoa Cliff Traile Hike
Hawaii Nature Center, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $10. Join Dr. Mark Melkin for a hike that features island views and a variety of native plants. A moderate 3-mile hike. Pre-registration required. (955-0100 ext. 118)

Mysteries of Hawaii’s Ghost Hunters Bus Tour
Meet on the steps of Hawaii State Library, 6:45 p.m., $35. Check out a few haunted stops, listen to scary stories and learn a little history. Pre-registration required. (mysteries-of-hawaii.com/october, 673-9099)

‘Ahamele: Monthly Hawaiian Music Series
Washington Place, 320 S. Beretania St., 1-5 p.m., free. This month’s tribuet to Queen Lili‘uokalani and her family features live entertainment from Halau Ka Liko Pua O Kalaniakea, Palani Vaughan & The King’s Own and more. Pre-registration requested. (536-8040, hawaiiponoi.info)

Big Bang
Blaisdell Center, 7:30 p.m., $149. (1-800-745-3000)

Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble
Chaminade University, Mystical Rose Oratory, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 23 at 4 p.m., $25-$5. Enjoy the music of Schubert, young Norwegian composers Ola Gjeilo and Kim André Arensen, Daniel Elder, Henryk Gorecki, and songs of Ireland from Hawaii Vocal Arts Ensemble and Galliard String Quartet. (550-8457, honoluluboxoffice.com)

Jazz in Pink
Hawaii Convention Center, Liliu Theater, 8 p.m., $65-$55. An all-star female ensemble of jazz players performs. (951-686-0184, tix.com)

Jazz Peace Concert – Halloween Party
Byodo-in Valley of the Temples, 12:30-3:30 p.m., $3-$2. Featuring Rocky Holmes, Grant Carvalho, Antonio Burruso, Jeremy Lawi and Mihoko M. (239-9844)

Shar Carillo
Lola’s Grill & Pupu Bar, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. (596-8878)

Hawaii for Hawaii
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Great Lawn, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $10,000/table. Enjoy a four-course plated dinner from the hotel’s culinary team while enjoy a top-notch lineup of entertainment including The Rough Riders, Keola Beamer, Ron Artis II, Jerry Santos and many more. Proceeds go to IHS. (hawaiiforhawaii.com)

Rock and Mineral Show
Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, Oct. 22-23, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii hosts its 15th annual show with displays, sales and more. (239-5958, dcavebear@gmail.com)

Hokulani Imaginarium at Windward Community College, 2 p.m., $7-$5. Watch a special show in the planetarium. (235-7433)

Honoring Barbara Kawakami
Wahiawa Botanical Garden, 9:30-11:30 a.m., free. Wahiawa Historical Society honors author Barbara Kawakami for her efforts to preserve the stories of Hawaii’s picture brides. (dixonhq1657@gmail.com)

Kuhio Beach Hula Show
Kuhio Beach Hula Mound near Duke Kahanamoku statue, 6:30-7:30 p.m., free. Lilinoe Lindsey and Ka Pa Nani O Lilinoe perform. (843-8002)

‘Perfect Little Planet’
Hokulani Imaginarium at Windward Community College, 1 p.m., $7-$5. Watch a special show in the planetarium. (235-7433)

‘The Boy Who Fell in Love with a Star’
Bishop Museum Planetarium, weekends between Oct. 15-Nov. 13, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., $7.50-$10. A preschool musical combining star lore, original music, astronomy and fantasy. (847-8235)

‘Wanted: A Princess’
Kaimuki High School, Oct. 22 and 29 at 7 p.m., Oct. 23 and 30 at 3 p.m., $10-$3. Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents, “Wanted: A Princess” about a prince who must find his true love before his 21st birthday — or risk turning into a frog. (khspac.org)

Words@Manoa Creative Writing Conference
UH-Manoa Campus Center, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $10-$5. Local writers Solomon Enos, Stephanie Han, Victoria Kneubuhl, Alicia Upano, Rajiv Mohabir and Kapena Landgraf discuss their work and writing in Hawaii. Plus, enjoy readings from Shawna Yang Ryan and Craig Santos Perez, and a keynote address by Solomon Enos. (hawaiireview.org)

Hakipu‘u Stream Restoration
Register for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Hui o Ko‘olaupoko remove invasive species and reforest the area with native plants. Pre-registration required. (nalani@huihawai.org)