"Morality in Marriage," by Father Herman Gomes; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; St. Anthony Parish, 114 Makawao St., Kailua; includes meal; baby-sitting and entertainment for the children; part of a series of "Family Dinner Nights" designed to nourish families, "body and soul." 387-5444.
"Orientation to Zen Meditation," the theory, posture and method of sitting meditation; includes lecture, demonstration, class exercises and opportunities to ask questions; 9 a.m.-noon; Palolo Zen Center, 2747 Waiomao Road; free; no reservations; promptness appreciated; subdued clothing that covers shoulders and legs required; free. 735-1347.
Central Union Oratorio Choir begins rehearsal for April 1 performance of Beethovens Mass in C Major with full orchestra; 7:15-8:30 p.m. Jan. 25; interested and dedicated singers invited; no auditions. Call Noel Lovelace, 941-0957.
"The Art of Living Course," workshop by Nancie DiSilverio on stress release and becoming balanced using relaxing and energizing breathing techniques; 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 27-28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 29-31; St. Anthonys Retreat Center; repeats Feb. 16-20; call for details/registration. 944-3323.
"Awakening Your Own Inner Shaman," two-day workshop by Patricia Buffalo, how to access own healing powers; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 24-25; 53-086 Halai Road, Hauula; early registration $250 by Jan. 24, $290 after; send $50 deposit to Lori Wong, 1944 Wilhelmina Rise, Honolulu, HI, 96816 (make check to Patricia Buffalo); lodging $75 for two nights, $50 for one night. 734-3596.
"Women of the Islands," conference held by Womens Aglow International and Lydia Fellowship International; March 22-24; Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona; speakers: Joy Dawson and Gail Kamakahi; for early registration special, call Donna, (808) 981-5042, or Marie, (808) 322-2571; hotel reservations, (808) 329-3111 (mention the conference).
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