What’s Up in Windward Oahu

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Wednesday September 24

Pregnancy class Castle hospital’s Birth Center offers a “Healthy Pregnancy” class at 6 p.m. in the Ohana Room. Fee is $10. Call 263-5400.

Turtle night Kaneohe Library screens the free animated film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at 6 p.m. in the basement. Call 233-5674.

Stargazing Hokulani Imaginarium presents Sounds of the Underground (“a dance experience for your eyes”) at 7 tonight and “Magic Tree House Space Mission” at 7 p.m. Friday at WCC. Admission is $7-$5. Call 235-7433.

Thursday September 25

Vegan meals Castle Medical Center sponsors an “Eat Well for Life” demonstration at 6 p.m. on “Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner — Vegan Style” with Eileen Towata, including recipes and samples, in the wellness center kitchen. Fee is $10. To register in advance, call 263-5400 or visit castlemed.org.

Ag zone hearing City planners conduct a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. in the Mission Memorial conference room on a zoning variance request to expand a farm dwelling and accessory structures at 42-109 Kooku Place in Kailua. The property has AG-1 (restricted ag district) zoning. Call 768-8025.

Friday September 26

Paliku’s ‘Hairspray’ Paliku Theatre presents its fall musical, Hairspray, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays now through Oct. 12 on the WCC campus. Tickets cost $35 VIP, $29, $26 and $22. Call 235-7310 or go to etickethawaii.com.

Fireworks funder Kailua Fireworks invites the public to its “Red White and You” benefit at 5 p.m. at Mid-Pacific Country Club, with heavy pupus, entertainment, live and silent auctions and more. Tickets cost $75. Visit kailuafire-works.com.

Piano recital Ernest Chang’s piano students play a free public recital at 7 p.m. in Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 436-4578.

Haiku music Jeremy Hirokawa entertains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s restaurant on Haiku Road. Next up: Kamakakehau performs Oct. 3. Call 247-6671.

Saturday September 27

Sprinkler workshop Kevin Mulkern leads a free workshop, “Save Money with Trouble-free Sprinklers,” at 10 a.m. at Mulkern Landscaping & Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St. in Waimanalo. Call 396-6595.

Kailua emergencies Kailua Emergency Preparedness Town Fair is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Whole Foods parking lot, with demonstrations, exhibits, expert tips, a fire truck, safety heroes and more. Call 783-5396 or email otomasa@gmail.com.

Book signing Kailua author and reporter Susan Scott signs copies of Call Me Captain: A Memoir of a Woman at Sea — called “storytelling at its best” — from noon to 1 p.m at BookEnds in Kailua Shopping Center. Call 261-1996.

Ahuimanu fair Ahuimanu Elementary School has its annual Fun & Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with crafts, food, a silent auction, games and live entertainment at 47-470 Hui Aeko Place. Call 239-3125.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank has donor drives today from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Kaneohe Bay Shopping Center, and 8-11 a.m. at Laie Shopping Center. Call 848-4770.

Moonlight dinner Kalama Beach Club sponsors a Moonlight Dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at its clubhouse, 280 N. Kalaheo Ave., featuring pupus, no-host beer and wine, an extensive dinner menu by The Food Company, a silent auction and wine tastings by Oeno Winemaking. Tickets cost $30. Call Cindy at 262-5995 or email her at info@kalamabeachclub.com.

Fishpond help Volunteers with Paepae o He’eia work from 8:30 a.m. to noon today, and Oct. 11, Nov. 8 and 22 . To sign up, call 236-6178 or email admin@paepaeoheeia.org.

Recycling drive Kokua Hawaii Foundation has an Aloha ‘Aina recycling drive from 9 a.m. to noon at Kahuku High & Intermediate, accepting all kinds of recyclables, from TV sets to cooking oil. Email 3rs@kokuahawaiifoundation.org.

Church breakfast Windward Unity Church plans a get-acquainted breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Cinnamon’s for members and guests. Call 262-6731.

Kailua basketball Kailua Basketball Association registers youths ages 5 to 14 years old for the upcoming season from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Oct. 4 at Enchanted Lake Community Park pavilion. Fee is $100. For details, email kailuabasketballassociation@hotmail.com.

PAL basketball Kaneohe PAL Basketball registers players ages 6 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kaneohe District Park today and Sunday, and every weekend through Oct. 26 for league play, which begins Dec. 1. Call 247-1558.

Sunday September 28

Waimanalo polo Honolulu Polo Club hosts the Aloha Festivals Challenge at 3 p.m. on Waimanalo polo field, located across from Bellows. Gate opens at 1 p.m., and admission is $5 for adults; no charge for military and keiki under 12. Next up: Military “Warriors” Cup Oct. 5. Call 396-0494.

Blood drive Hawaii Blood Bank has a donor drive from 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at St. John Vianney Parish on Keolu Drive in Enchanted Lake. Call 848-4770.

Hanauma talk Hanauma Nature Preserve presents a free lecture at 3 p.m. in the park theater on “The Apocalypse Scenario: Foreign disease introduction into Hawaiian monk seals and vaccination efforts to prevent extinction” with NOAA veterinarian Michelle Barbieri. Parking costs $1. Call 397-5840.

Monday September 29

Bible interpretations Windward Unity Church presents a five-week study of Metaphysical Bible Interpretation starting at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 46-005 Kawa St., Suite 303. Call 262-6731.

Blood drives Hawaii Blood Bank conducts donor drives from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and Tuesday at the BYU-Hawaii ballroom in Laie. Call 848-4770.

Pilates open house Instructor Stephanie Duffield hosts a Pilates Open House and Q&A at 6 p.m. at Kailua Pilates, 315 Uluniu St. #104 at Kailua Square (next to Cinnamon’s). To RSVP, call 292-9749.

Tuesday September 30

Untethered Soul Windward Unity Church presents a five-week study of the book The Untethered Soul starting at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 46-005 Kawa St., Suite 303, led by Ka’ipo Cullen. Call 262-6731.

Hawaiian music Ho’oheno plays Hawaiian music at 7 p.m. in a free public show at Pohai Nani auditorium. Call 436-4578.

Upcoming Tai chi class Deadline is Oct. 1 to sign up for the Windward Community College class, “Tai Chi and Relaxed Vision,” set for 9:45 a.m. Oct. 8 in Hale Kuhina 115. Fee is $12. Call 235-7433.

Clutter-free class Deadline is Oct. 1 to sign up for the WCC course “Clutter Free for Life — Understanding the Basics (Part I)” with Marilyn Nagel, set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Hale Kuhina 106. Fee is $30 and $11 for the book. Call 235-7433.