October 28

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Saturday October 28
Spiral & Keyhole Gardens Workshop
Halawa Xeriscape Garden, 99-1268 Iwaena St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, $5. Come and learn about abundant gardening in small spaces, and differences between spiral and keyhole gardens. Participants will learn about the two methods and determine which best meets their needs or gardening style. Pre-registration required (748-5315, workshops@hbws.org)

’70s Disco and ’80s Retro Costume Party
Arthur Murray Dance Center, 770 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite #115, 5:30-9 p.m. women only, 9-11 p.m. open, $35-$55. Explore a new way of networking that focuses on developing meaningful relationships through personal and professional growth women and men entrepreneurs and business and community leaders. (brandikianajo.com/halloweenparty)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Aikahi Park Shopping Center, Bloodmobile, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Democratic Party of Hawaii, conference room, 1-6 p.m., free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Mililani Market Place, Bloodmobile, 7 a.m.-noon, free. Donate blood and save lives. Pre-registration recommended. (848-4770, bbh.org)

Chronic Tacos Kapahulu Grand Opening
Chronic Tacos, 888 Kapahulu Ave., 4-6 p.m., free. The opening festivities will include musical entertainment, free tacos and prize giveaways. (chronictacos.com)

Hallowbaloo Music, Arts & Craft Beer Festival
Chinatown, 5:30 p.m.-2 a.m., $15-$55. Attend this multi-stage Halloween and music extravaganza celebrating the exploding craft beer scene in Honolulu. Enjoy eclectic performance artists, street food, burlesque and Halloween frivolity. (hallowbaloo.com)

Halloween Fun Walk/Run
Kailua Intermediate School, 7 a.m., $15-$30. All proceeds from this annual Family Promise fun run go directly to assisting families experiencing homelessness on Oahu. A pancake breakfast will follow the race, as well as a raffle of donated gift cards and prizes from local sponsors. (familypromisehawaii.org)

Halloween Keiki Costume Contest
Pearl City Shopping Center, Chuck E. Cheese, 8 a.m., free. Come join this keiki costume contest, followed by a Trick-or-Treat Parade with Stevo the Clown. Chuck E. Cheese will great keiki on arrival and Stevo the Clown will be on hand to entertain keiki with balloon animals and magic during the costume contest. (pearlcity.com)

Halloween Spooky Sporty Bash
Rumours, 3-8 p.m., $25-$30. Come for awesome prizes, a silent auction and a costume contest. (hawaiipauriders@gmail.com)

KVMH Auxiliary Holiday Craft Fair
KVMH Hospital, main hallway and front lawn, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Proceeds to benefit KVMH Auxiliary medical equipment and supplies. (634-8181)

Let’s Talk: Birds and Bees and the SeX, Y, Zs
Olanani AcuOasis, 270 Kuulei Road, Suite 205, $5 or feminine hygiene products/diaper donations. Join this sex-positive afternoon of family-learning fun and a friendly trivia competition with awesome prizes. Come learn about Linking Families and Teens and how it supports family connections and communication about healthy relationships and sexual health. Beverages and food will be served. RSVP required. (grace.caligtan@ppgnhi.org)

Menehune Marchers Volkssport Club Walk
Patsy Mink Central Oahu Regional Park, starting times from 7:30-10 a.m. Oct. 28 and 29, free. Join the Menehune Marchers Volkssport Club on a 5K or 10K walk. the starting point is the first parking lot on the south entrance to the park. (626-3575, avaclubs.org/menehunemarchers)

Night of the Killer Costumes
SKY Waikiki, 10 p.m. Oct. 28 and 8 p.m. Oct. 31, $10-$25. This two-part costume contest will feature thousands of dollars in cash prizes for two categories: best costume and sexiest costume. The winner of each category will be determined by audience participation. No dinner service will be offered. (skywaikiki.com)

‘No Tricks, Just Treats’ Pre-Halloween Event
Aikahi Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., contact for cost. Attend this center-wide trick-or-treating along with Cards and Coffee Hawaii’s “Trunk & Treat” fleet of decorated cars. The event will feature a keiki costume contest, spook-tacular prize giveaways and more. (shopaikahi.com)

Pop-up Legal Clinic
Waianae High School Cafeteria, 85-251 Farrington Hwy., free. Volunteer attorneys and staff will be on-hand offering legal advice on family law, district court, estate planning, veterans’ benefits, Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Hawaiian Rights. Walk-ins will be accepted based on availability, but there is no guarantee that you will be seen by an attorney. (528-7046)

Teen Health Camp Oahu
John A. Burns School of Medicine, 651 Ilalo St., Medical Education Building, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free. This one-day event will introduce students in grades 6-12 to workshops and interactive skill demonstrations presented by JABSOM medical students. Community healthcare professionals and resource professionals from UH Manoa will also present a variety of career options in the health professions. (pmapelli@hawaii.edu, 692-1065)

‘Thrill the World 2017’
Kahala Mall Centercourt, 4211 Waialae Ave., contact for cost. Join this event to dance the “Thriller.” (thrilltheworld.com, 741-6397)

Waianae Eat Local Challenge
Makeke Waianae, Waianae Mall, 86-120 Farrington Hwy., 8 a.m.-noon, free. Support local farmers and take the challenge to eat more healthy, Hawaiian-grown foods. Stop by the Makeke Waianae information booth to pick up your free gift bag and Challenge Stamp Card to compete to win prizes. (697-3236)

Go! Read with Ohana100 Volunteers
Waianae Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Attend this special story time in celebration of Make a Difference Day. Volunteers will read and engage in fun reading activities with keiki to promote literacy. Free books will be given to children and teens while supplies last. (697-7868, librarieshawaii.org/waianae)

Halloween Fun
Hawaii Kai Public Library, 10 a.m., free. Children ages 3 and older can visit the Spooky Laboratory for some scary science experiments and leave with a balloon creation from Balloon Monsoon. Sponsored by the Friends of Hawaii Kai Library. (librarieshawaii.org)

Halloween Spooktacular
Hawaii Kai Towne Center, 5-8 p.m., contact for cost. Wear your best costumes to this annual event. Keiki and their family are invited for a night of trick-or-treating and fun-filled activities. (hawaiikaitownecenter.com)

Halloween Spooktacular
Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free. Enjoy face painting, win treats during Halloween Bingo and make crafts to take home. At 1 p.m., enjoy a movie screening of a 1991 fantasy comedy film featuring the strange characters of the Addams Family. (librarieshawaii.org)

Kailua Town ‘A Magical Halloween’ Event
Kailua Parking Garage, behind Longs and Pier 1, 5-7 p.m., free. Activities will include a keiki costume parade, trick-or-treating with our Truck-or-Treat fleet, entertainment by magician Curtis Kam and more. Paking will be available at any A&B’s retail locations in Kailua Town. (abkailua.com)

Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center Trick-or-Treating Event
Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, 5-7 p.m., contact for cost. Enjoy an evening of Halloween fun for the entire family at participating stores and restaurants. The first 300 keiki will receive a free Halloween tote bag. Attendees can play Halloween games and win ghoulishly great prizes. (kaneohebayshoppingcenter.com)

Thrillin’ Villains Halloween Spooktacular
Ka Makana Alii, center court, 5-7 p.m., contact for cost. Celebrate Halloween a little bit early this year as storybook characters bring their scariest villains out to spook the keiki. Apart from their tricks, it’s just treats at this event for you and your keiki with a costume contest, story time, pumpkin decorating, balloons and more. (kamakanaalii.com)

Midnight Ghost Hunters Bus Tour
Hawaii State Library, 11:45 p.m., $40. Travel to a few haunted spots to hear some of the scariest stories about the island. This event is for those age 12 and up. Reservations required. (mysteries-of-hawaii.com/octoberevents)

Andrew McMahon In the Wilderness Acoustic
Blue Note Hawaii, 6:30 and 9 p.m., $25-$35. Be a part of this indie-pop project, presented by BAMP Project and Star 101.9. (bluenotehawaii.com)

Dinner & Slack Key Guitar Concert Series
Turtle Bay Resort, 6-9 p.m., $85-$380. Hawaii’s most iconic slack key musicians will be headlining the first of this new concert series. Guests can spend an intimate evening at Pa’akai restaurant enjoying a three-course dinner with music and stories by the slack key legends. (293-6020, turtlebayresort.com)

Jonathan Karrant
Atherton Studio, Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka St., 7:30 p.m., $15-$30. Come listen to a live performance by jazz vocalist Jonathan Karrant. (955-8821, hprtickets.org)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Pearlridge Center Uptown, noon, free. (alamoanacenter.com)

The Aloha Line Dancers of Hawaii featuring RT & The Music Machine
Ala Moana Centerstage, 3 p.m., free. (alamoanacenter.com)

The Vandals
Hawaiian Brian s, 1680 Kapiolani Blvd., 6:30 p.m., $27. Come experience a live performance by Orange County punk veterans The Vandals. The show will also feature Anti-Matter, Superfunct and Even Odders. There will be a full bar for guests 21 years and older. (underworldevents.com, 1-855-235-2867)

Check website for location, times and cost. A monthly event to empower women and strengthen sisterhood for women entrepreneurs, business and community leaders. (brandikianajo.com/girlfriends)

A Film for Every Decade: ‘Moana’
All Consolidated Theatres locations, check website for times, $4. To celebrate its centennial, the theater shows classic films. (consolidatedtheatres.com)

An Enchanted Halloween Ball and Free Movie Screening
Mililani Shopping Center, 5-9 p.m., free. Attend an Enchanted Halloween Costume Contest for keiki and adults as well as a pet costume contest. Attendees can also look forward to Halloween activities, prize giveaways and a special guest appearance. After the ball, there will be a free movie screening of a classic fairy tale as “old as time.” (mililanishoppingcenter.com)

Hula Kahiko
Royal Hawaiian Center, Saturdays at 6 p.m. through October, free. Come see this performance of ancient Hawaiian dance by a local halau hula. (royalhawaiiancenter.com)

Puss In Boots
Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Oct. 28 and 3 p.m. Oct. 29, $3-$5. Come see this play about a charming, clever cat, performed by 20 students from Kaimuki High School and SEEQS. Kids under 3 years get in for free. (office@khspac.org)

‘The Beginning of a Garden’
Foster Botanical Garden, 3, 3:30 and 4 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29, free. Watch history come alive as actors portray three gifted individuals who were instrumental in creating and preserving the treasure that is Foster Botanical Garden. Reservations required. (522-7066)

Pouhala Marsh Wetland Restoration Volunteer Work Days
Pouhala Marsh, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free. Help Hawaii Nature Center remove invasive plants from the marsh. Bring work gloves and bottled water, and wear hat, sunscreen, covered shoes or rubber boots, and long pants. RSVP requested. (955-0100 ext. 118)