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October 23

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Sunday October 23
Basic CERT Course
Kapolei Police Station conference room, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 6, call for cost. (dem@honolulu.gov, 723-8960)

Jumbo Shrimp Dissection
Living Art Marine Center, 10 a.m., $10-$7.50. Dissect a shrimp, and learn more about its anatomy. Later, watch a fish feeding demonstration. Pre-registration required. (841-8080, livingartmarinecenter.com/family.htm)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Anchor Church, 7:15-11:30 a.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

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

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Kailua United Methodist Church, 8:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Food and Products Show
Hawaii Kai Retirement Community, 428 Kawaihae St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Browse specialty products including food, gifts, home organization. clothes, jewelry and more. (artsandflavorshi.com, 232-9208)

Friends of Pearl City Library Book Sale
Pearl City Public Library, 1138 Waimano Home Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Proceeds benefit the library. (453-6566)

Howl-o-ween Woof-tacular!
Hawaii Doggie Bakery, 2961C E. Manoa Road, 2-6 p.m., free. Dogs and their humans are invited to a day of games, treats and photos with a Halloween twist. (hawaiidoggiebakery.com)

Shichigosan Children’s Festival
Hawaii Kotohira Jinsha – Hawaii Dazaifu Tenmangu, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $60. Children ages 3, 5 and 7 are invited to come get blessed to celebrate their passage into middle childhood. Weekend visitors get a free kimono rental and dressing. Blessing includes omamori, candy and gift. (e-shrine.org/shichigosanjusanmairi.html, 847-2033)

#Spotted: Make-A-Wish
Aloha Tower, Center Atrium, 2 p.m., $10-$12. A pop-up photo hunt with proceeds going towards Make-A-Wish Hawaii. (projectyaytimes.org)

Swing Dance Club Hawaii
Palladium at Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, 6-9:15 p.m., $5-$8. Take lessons for the first hour, then dance away to swing, cha cha, waltz, NC 2-step, CW, salsa and foxtrot. (529-8816)

Young Survival Coalition Face 2 Face Meetup for Young Breast Cancer Survivors
Rehab Hospital of the Pacific, noon-2 p.m., free. Breast cancer survivors (or those in treatment) younger than 50 are invited to connect with others, learn about resources and know you are not alone. (429-8865, mika.beats.cancer@gmail.com)

Ewa Slack Key Festival
Hoaulana Park at Ewa Gentry, noon-5 p.m., free. Patrick Landeza and many more perform at the fifth annual festival in Ewa, also featuring crafts and food. (ewabygentry.net)

Honolulu Wind Ensemble
Windward Mall, Center Court, noon-1 p.m., free. (235-1143)

Lola’s Grill & Pupu Bar, 6-9 p.m., free. (596-8878)

Kawananakoa Middle School Band
Windward Mall, Center Court, 3-4 p.m., free. (235-1143)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Kapiolani Bandstand, 2 p.m., free. (922-5331)

Tonight Alive
Hawaiian Brian’s, 5:30 p.m. doors open, $25/presale. Tonight Alive performs with Above Reproach, Beware The Bear and Scarlet Cord. (underworldevents.com)

Diwali Festival of Lights Celebration
Still & Moving Center, 1024 Queen St., 5-7 p.m., free. This colorful celebration from India celebrates the Ramayana epic with dance, storytelling, martial arts, yoga, food and more. Pre-registration required. (397-7678)

Ka Hale I o Kahala Halau Hula
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

Sundays at the Bay: NOAA Marine Mammal Research
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Education Alcove Classroom, 3-4 p.m., free. Watch a screening of BBC Earth’s “Ocean Giants.” (397-5840)

‘The Art of Total Life Recovery’
Gallery on the Pali at First Unitarian Church, Oct. 23-Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 2-6 p.m. weekends, free. The Total Life Recovery Program at Women’s Community Correctional Center presents their artwork. Reception is Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. (595-4047, gallery@unitariansofhi.org)

Palolo Adopt-A-Stream
Call for meeting place, 9 a.m.-noon, free. Help Trees for Seas remove debris from along Palolo Stream. (469-6106)