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October 3

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Friday October 3
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Road, Oct. 3, 5, 15, 20, 24, 27, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $110. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults, children and infants, and learn how to use an AED. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
4155 Diamond Head Road, Oct. 3, 5, 20, 24 and 27, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Be Prepared For When Disaster Strikes
Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA, 4835 Kilauea Ave., 1-2 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii sponsors a Senior Summit Seminar on emergency preparedness with info and materials to better prepare you and your family for the next disaster. Advanced registration required. (737-5544)

Bernina’s All About Eight
Bernina of Hawaii, 670 Auahi St., Oct. 3 and 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $69.95. Two-day workshop teaches attendees how to use Bernina 880 and other 8 Series sewing machines. Lunch, supplies, door prizes and instructions included in class fee. Advance registration recommended. (536-6044)

Let’s Go Nihongo
Calvary Chapel Windward in Aikahi Shopping Center, Fridays until Nov. 21, 9-10:30 a.m., $60/child. Parent and tot Japanese class. (letsgonihongo@gmail.com)

Microsoft Word for Beginners
Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 114, Oct. 3 and 10, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $210. Intermediate instruction in Microsoft Word skills, including templates and WordArt. (235-7433)

National Dance Week Hawaii
Visit website for location, times, cost, runs until Oct. 6. National Dance Week Hawaii sponsors a week of dance classes, workshops and performances. (ndw-hawaii.com)

Tai Chi
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Honolulu Medical Office, Fridays through Dec. 5 (no class Nob. 28), 5:30-7 p.m., contact for cost. A blend of medical qi gong and martial art gi gong, tai chi is a mind-body-spirit exercise. Advanced registration is required. (432-2260)

UHWO Feminist Philosophy Series
UH West Oahu Classroom Building D151, 9:30-10:50 a.m., free. Dr. Vrinda Dalmiya discusses, “Care ethics in a comparative context.” (689-2356)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
Wahiawa General Hospital, Bloodmobile, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Donate blood and help save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Friends of Waimanalo Library Book Sale
Waimanalo Public & School Library Meeting Room, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Sale proceeds benefit Waimanalo Public & School Library programs. (259-2610)

Hawaii Farm to School Conference
Kamehameha Schools-Kapalama campus, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $50. Keynote speaker Kacie O’Brien and other panelists discuss agricultural sustainability in Hawaii schools. (887-6411 or hif2sc.eventbrite.com)

Fall Festival
Seagull Preschool at Ocean Pointe, 6-9 p.m., free admission. Parking available at Keoneula Elementary School. (689-6021)

Kroctober Fest ‘14
The Salvation Army Kroc Center Hawaii, 91-3257 Kualakai Parkway, 6-8:30 p.m., free. Enjoy festive activities, including pumpkin carving (bring your own or buy one for $5), games, prizes, a petting zoo and family fun. (kroccenterhawaii.org)

Walking With The Dead
Capitol District, weekends until Oct. 31, 7 p.m., $40, ages 21 and up. One-and-a-half-mile walk takes guests through sites of murder, death and suicide in downtown Honolulu and Chinatown, led by Steve Fredrick. Make reservations two days in advance. (filmguy54@hotmail.com, 395-0674)

11th Hour Live
Waikiki Yacht Club, 1599 Ala Moana Blvd., 6:45-10 p.m., free. 11th Hour performs. (347-1323)

Emel Mathlouthi
University of Hawaii at Manoa, 7:30 p.m., contact for cost. Emel Mathlouthi is a songwriter, composer, guitarist and singer bringing his brand new sound to Tunisian music. (outreach.hawaii.edu/community)

Mango Season Trio Live
Nico’s Pier 38, Oct. 3 and 17, 6-8 p.m., free. Mango Season performs its sun-kissed island soul jazz. (253-9099_

N.BS Live
Gordon Biersch, 1 Aloha Tower Drive #1123, 8-11:30 p.m., free. N.BS perform rock and alternative music. (enomotodarin@hotmail.com)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Iolani Palace, noon, free. Royal Hawaiian Band performs with students from Haha‘ione Elementary School. (922-5331)

Wings for Shriners Concert
The Willows Restaurant, 5-9 p.m., $20. Kapena, Ben and Malia perform in support of Shriners Hospital. (951-3765, mtakahashi@shrinenet.org)

NDW Hawaii Pupu’s & Dance Night
Crossroads at Hawaiian Brians, 6-8 p.m., $30/at door, $20/pre-sale. Dance away to support Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation. (ndw-hawaii.com)

Dr. Carnage’s House of Horrors
Windward Mall theater parking structure, Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 23-25, 29-Nov. 1, 7 p.m.-closing times vary, $15/pre-sale. The Scream Team brings Dr. Carnage’s House of Horrors, with frights you’ve never seen before. (scream808.com)

Moscow International Circus
Neal Blaisdell Arena, Oct. 3-5, check website for showtimes, $25/general, $35/preferred, $50/VIP. Eight shows feature everything from aerialists to juggling to unicycles. Jordan Segundo provides vocal entertainment. (moscowinternationalcircus.com)

’Blithe Spirit’
Kennedy Theatre Mainstage, 1770 East-West Road, Oct. 3, 4, 10 and 11 at 8 p.m., Oct. 5 and 12 at 2 p.m., $25 regular. Paul T. Mitri directs Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit,” a story about psychic detectives, ghosts and comedy. Post-show chats with the director take place Oct. 4 and 11. (944-2697)

Hairspray
Windward Community College, Paliku Theatre, Sept. 19-Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 4 p.m. Sundays, $22-$29. Rob Right directs the Broadway hit, which won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (235-7310, etickethawaii.com)

New Works
Cedar Street Galleries, 817 Cedar St., exhibit runs until Nov. 9, reception Sept. 26 from 5:30-8 p.m., call for cost. Michael Furuya displays “New Works.” (589-1580)

Upside Reverie
Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, Oct. 3, 4, 10 and 11, 11 p.m., $10 general, $8 seniors/military/UH faculty/student, $5 UH students. MFA dance candidate Mareva Minerbi presents a 45-minute dance concert with the theme of “escapism.” (956-7655)

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The Brad Powell Theatre, Dole Cannery Square, Sept. 12-Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, $14-$25. Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, Penn., where they bicker and complain about their lives before their movie-star sister Masha comes into town with new boy toy Spike. (taghawaii.net, 722-6941)