October 7

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Wednesday October 7
‘A Chinese Kitchen’ Cooking Demo
Windward YMCA, 12:15-1:15 p.m., call for cost. A cooking demonstration of recipes from “A Chinese Kitchen.” (261-0808)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (Online Blended)
American Red Cross Hawaii Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30-11 a.m., $75. Breathing new life into resuscitation education, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child and infant victims. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Ceramic Animal Wall Hangings
Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave., 9:30-11 a.m., $25. Learn the fundamentals of ceramic sculpture. Each student will learn how to create and color a ceramic creature or animal of their choosing using the slab technique finished with underglazes. Pre-registration required. (artexplorium.org)

Senior Care Options
Leeward YMCA, 94-440 Mokuola St., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., free. Kaiser Permanente social workers will provide an overview of care options available to seniors and factors to consider when making a suitable selection. Options are often driven by cost and include receiving care at home, in assisted living facilities, care homes, foster homes and nursing homes. Pre-registration required. (671-6495)

Swim Classes
Kalihi Valley District Park Swimming Pool, Sept. 8-Nov. 22, call for days and times, free. Learn to swim classes, swim team, water exercise and more. (832-7814)

Wedding Cafe’s Wednesday Night Workshops
Ward Warehouse, Kakaako Conference Room, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., 6-8 p.m., free. Learn to make the wedding planning process easy, efficient and fun. This week’s theme: reception timeline. RSVP encouraged. (theweddingcafe.com/workshops)

AARP Chapter 60 Waikiki Meeting
Hale Koa Hotel, Kalia Room, 2055 Kalia Road, 11:30 a.m. luncheon, 12:15 p.m. meeting, 12:30-1 p.m. speaker, $30-$31/lunch, free/meeting only. Valerie Chang, secretary of the U.S. COPD Coalition discusses chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pre-registration required for lunch. (539-1026, 734-1350, tjdavies@juno.com)

Dillingham Tennis Championships
Dillingham Tennis Complex, Punahou School, 1601 Punahou St., Oct. 5-8, 6-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 10, 8 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Oct. 11-12, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Watch match play from top players in the state and learn hitting techniques from the pros at Wilson during a free clinic for spectators. (944-5835)

Pink Afternoon Tea
The Veranda at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, 5000 Kahala Ave., Oct. 1-31, 2-5:30 p.m., $35. Honor National Breast Cancer Awareness month with a special “pink” tea menu. (739-8760, restaurants@kahalaresort.com)

St. Francis Hospice Bereavement Walk
Pearlridge Center Uptown, 8-9 a.m., free. Anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one will appreciate the camaraderie that can be found with these supportive individuals as they walk the center. (203-2366)

Waialua Crafters
Waialua Public Library, 4:30 p.m., free. Bring your current craft project to share. Meet other crafts while sharing tips and techniques. (637-8286)

Children’s Science Books Exhibit
Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library, 3225 Salt Lake Blvd., Sept. 14-Oct. 31, library hours, free. The library features 211 of the latest science books for children from some of the best publishers in the country. (831-6831)

Opae Ula
Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena St., 1 p.m., $12.50-19.95. Learn about the opae ula, or Hawaiian super shrimp, and make your own pet aquarium to take home. Pre-registration required. (livingartmarinecenter.com)

Bossa Nova Nights
Nico’s Pier 38, 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy., 6-8 p.m., free. Legendary guitarists Mike Barquez and Nando Suan form Jazz Monsters play a range of instrumental jazz, Bossa Nova and Hawaiian. (540-1377)

Mango Season Duo
Lulu’s Waikiki, 6-9 p.m., free. (383-3103)

Royal Hawaiian Band
Ala Moana Center, Centerstage, 11 a.m., free. (922-5331)

2015 Hawaii’s Woodshow
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Sept. 20-Oct. 11, Tuesdays-Sundays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Hawaii Forest Industry Association hosts its annual exhibition featuring the most talented woodworkers throughout the state. (hawaiiwoodshow.org)

‘A Place in the Middle’ Screening and Discussion
Waianae Public Library, 6:30 p.m., free. Watching a screening of anti-bullying short film “A Place in the Middle,” about a young girl who wants to lead her all-male hula troop, and then talk story with the film’s creators. (697-7868)

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
Bishop Museum, Aug. 9-Nov. 30, normal museum hours, $19.95-$8.95/museum admission. Bishop Museum honors the legacy of Duke Kahanamoku with a special exhibit featuring archival video and photos, objects from his life, fun activities and more. (bishopmuseum.org)

Fall Footholds
UH-Manoa’s Kennedy Theatre, Oct. 7-10 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11 at 2 p.m., $8-$18. This semi-yearly dance concert showcases the culmination of years of study and sweat. Features exemplary undergraduate student choreography as well as graduating MFA students’ thesis works. (944-2697, etickethawaii.com)

Jonathan Holshue
Waikiki Parc Hotel, Parc Promenade Gallery, Oct. 1-Jan. 8, free. Recent UH graduate Jonathan Holshue displays his glass sculptures. Reception is Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m., featuring a performance from Aaron Cardenas. (956-8364, tasakas@hawaii.edu)

Laser Light Shows at Bishop Museum Planetarium
Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice St., Oct. 3-Jan. 5, check website for schedule, $10-$3. Enjoy unique laser light shows in a domed theater, including “Fright Light,” “Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda” and more. (bishopmuseum.org, 847-3511)

‘Little Teapots’
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Sept. 1-Oct. 15, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Explore teapots — one of the most difficult forms of pottery — from 26 different artists. Reception on Sept. 4 from 6-8 p.m. (521-1812, louispohlgallery.com)

Louis Pohl Gallery Centennial Celebration
Louis Pohl Gallery, 1142 Bethel St., Aug. 24-Oct. 16, Tuesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Celebrate Louis Pohl’s legacy with a special centennial exhibit at the gallery. Celebrations on Sept. 19 and Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. (521-1812)

masks@marks: Hiding in Plain Site
The ARTS at Marks Garage, Oct. 1-31, regular business hours, free. A celebration of costumes, disguises and masks at Marks for the Halloween season. (521-2903, artsatmarks.com)

Native Voices
UH-West Oahu Library, exhibit runs through November, Monday-Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. Learn more about native peoples’ concepts of health and illness in this traveling national exhibit. (597-6550 ext. 804)

‘New New York’: Abstract Painting in the 21st Century
UH-Manoa’s Art Building, Art Gallery, Oct. 4-Dec. 4, weekdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays from noon-4 p.m., free. This exhibit examines the phenomenon and reasons for the resurgence of abstraction. Works by 29 New York artists are featured. Reception on Oct. 4 from 3-5 p.m., after an hour-long gallery walkthrough with its curators. (956-6888, gallery@hawaii.edu)

REVEALED, The Myth of Disability
Gallery Iolani at Windward Community College, Sept. 13-Oct. 19, 1-5 p.m. weekdays and Sundays, free. This new exhibit showcases the work of over 20 artists who have challenges of what is commonly called a disability, yet does not limit them from working as full-time artists. (236-9150, gallery.windward.hawaii.edu)

‘Unlikely Liberators’ Photo Exhibit
Kahala Mall, along the Macy’s wall, 4211 Waialae Ave., Oct. 5-24, regular mall hours, free. This WWII exhibit features “Unlikely Liberators: The Story of Japanese-American Soldiers of the 522nd Field Artillery and the Liberation of the Dachau Death March,” sponsored by Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce. (kahalamallcenter.com)

World of Wearable Art
Bishop Museum, Oct. 3-Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $19.95. The museum spotlights 32 award-winning garments from the international World of Wearable Art competition, with interactive installments. (bishopmusem.org, 847-3511)