October 8

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Thursday October 8
AARP Driver Safety Program
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Kai Clinic, Conference Room, 6700 Kalanianaole Hwy. #111, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $15-$20. Brush up on your drive skills. Review the rules of the road and learn how aging can affect driving, how to prevent accidents, how to deal with traffic and more. Pre-registration required. (721-7430)

Hawaii Sjogren’s and Lupus Lecture Series
The Queen’s Conference Center, 5:30-7 p.m., free. Dr. Scott Kawamoto talks about lupus. RSVP requested. (alwaysbhealthynhappy@gmail.com)

In Sickness & In Health Seminar: Got Gas?
Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center Auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., free. Patrick R. Kenny leads an informative discussion on how gas gets into the digestive tract, what the effect of intestinal gas is on the body, and ways to improve symptomatic bloating, belching, abdominal distension and excessive flatus. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Senior Care Options
Windward YMCA, 1200 Kailua Road, 12:15-1:15 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. (261-0808)

Still Life Painting
Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave., 4-5:30 p.m., $15. Explore the compositions of Paul Cezanne’s still lives and experiment with bold colors and shapes to create a painting inspired by his style. Pre-registration required. (artexplorium.org)

Hookipa One: Type 1 Diabetes Support Group
Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Medical Office, Conference Room 2E, 1010 Pensacola St., 6-7:30 p.m., free. This group provides a chance to meet others who deal with the day-to-day challenges of Type 1 diabetes. We’ll share resources, management tips, and the latest research and treatment options. (432-2577)

Men’s March Against Violence
March moves from State Capitol Rotunda to Skygate Park, noon march, 12:20 rally, free. Take a stand against domestic violence at this march and rally. (527-4810)

Hawaii Belly Dance Convention
Check website for locations, schedule and cost for Oct. 8-12 event. The 2015 Hawaii Belly Dance Convention features a Shimmy Showcase at Honolulu Museum of Art, seminars at Neal Blaisdell Suites, afterparties and more. Performers include Moira Chappell, Shahrzad, Princess Farhana, Andrea Aranda and Draconis. (hawaiibellydanceconvention.com, 234-1006)

Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii Annual Conference
Neal S. Blaisdell Center, 777 Ward Ave., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Focus on the basics of the landscaping business in Hawaii, with guest speakers, a trade show floor, classroom corner and much more. (hawaiiscape.com/conference)

‘The Velocity of Autumn’
Pohai Nani, Bacon Auditorium, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m., Oct. 11 at 2 p.m., donations welcome. Windward Readers Theatre presents “The Velocity of Autumn,” the story of 80-year-old artist Alexandra, who is quarreling with her family about where she will live out her last years. Starring Jo Pruden, Peter Togawa and Lorna Mount. (436-4578, 254-4885)

‘The Wave I Ride’
Ward Village Information Center Courtyard, 1240 Ala Moana Blvd., 6 p.m., free. Watch a screening of surf documentary “The Wave I Ride,” about Maui surfer Paige Alms, who will appear at the showing. Part of the Ward Village Courtyard Cinema series. (wardvillageshops.com/courtyardcinema)