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Posted on: Sunday, January 21, 2001

Family Calendar


Stingray Encounter, a chance to swim with and interact with stingrays; participants must be at least 40 inches tall; various times daily; $49 (includes park admission). Register: Sea Life Park Hawaii, 259-7933.

Bamboo Jungle Journey, for ages 3-5; 9:30-11 a.m.; $12* for parent and child. Reservations required: Hawaii Nature Center, 955-0100.


Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers, 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through May 30, Children’s Room, Pearl City Public Library; free. 453-6566.

Behind the Scenes Tour at Bishop Museum, for ages 12 and up; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; $15 (plus $14.95* general museum admission). 847-8243.

Mission Houses Museum Tours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, call for times; $8*. 531-0481.

Keiki Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Borders Waikele; repeats 11 a.m. Saturdays; free. 676-6699.

Merry Morning Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 27, Mililani Public Library; free. 627-7470.

Keiki Tuesday, with children’s games, entertainment and activities, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Pearlridge Center, Downtown; free. 488-0981.

Kids Story Korner, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Borders Ward Centre; free. 591-8995.

Yo-yo class for all ages, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Class Act, a showcase of students in the performing arts, 7-8 p.m. Fridays, Pearlridge Center, Uptown; free. 488-0981.


Diamond Head Story Hike, a 2.5-mile hike from Honolulu Zoo to Diamond Head with the story of the crater’s history, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays; meet at zoo entrance; $5*. 948-3299.

Kids Workshop at The Home Depot, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; free. 521-7355.

"X-treme Science! Exploring Oceans, Volcanoes and Outer Space," a hands-on exhibit for children that simulates a crawl into a submarine, a walk across an active lava flow and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bishop Museum; repeats daily through May 28; $14.95* (general museum admission). 847-3511.

The Magic of Mushrooms, for ages 8 and up; venture into a forest to discover the many types of mushrooms, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; $14*. Reservations required: Hawaii Nature Center, 955-0100.

Parent-Keiki Fun Fair, with carnival booths, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides and more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Melemanu Park in Waipio Valley/Mililani, at the corner of Waikalani Drive and Kamehameha Highway; free. 625-7422.

Ukulele, guitar and upright bass classes, for ages 8 and up; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Windward Mall; free. 455-0477.

Book sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Liliha Public Library. 587-7577.

Children’s Storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. Saturdays through July 28, Edna Allyn Room for Children, Hawaii State Library; free. 586-3510.

Aunty Pua’s Keiki Kanikapila, with singing, storytelling and more, 11 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Native Books & Beautiful Things, Ward Warehouse; free. 845-8949.

Chinese New Year’s Celebration, with a fireworks show, lion dance performance, make-and-take arts and crafts, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Town Center of Mililani; free. 625-5233.

Parents Night Out, for ages 5-12; swimming, games, snacks and more to keep children occupied so their parents can enjoy a night out, 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, YWCA of Oahu; $10. 538-7061, ext. 277.

Yo-yo class, with Special Dreams and Yo-cool Club, 7-9 p.m. Saturdays, Windward Mall; free. 235-1143.

Terrific Terrariums, for ages 6-8; assemble and learn how to take care of a miniature forest in a bottle, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Jan. 28; bring a large plastic container with a lid; $14*. Reservations required: Hawaii Nature Center, 955-0100.


Small Fry, for ages 1-3; learn about marine life through crafts, songs and more, 9-10:30 a.m. or 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 31 through Feb. 28 (five once-a-week sessions); $60* for parent and child. Register: Waikiki Aquarium education department, 923-9741.

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