Rock the Boat, All Star Band CD Release Party Celebration, on-board concert to benefit the March of Dimes, 9 p.m.-midnight, Ali'i Kai Catamaran; $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Boarding begins at 8:30 p.m. Call for tickets: 973-2155, TicketsPlus, 526-4400.
"Needs of Persons who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing," information and discussion on issues of services, employment opportunities and other questions, 9-11:30 a.m., Hawai'i State Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division, 600 Kapi'olani Blvd.; free. Interpreters will be provided and special accommodation can be arranged. 592-5900, TDD 592-5906.
Bone Marrow Donor Drive, potential donors are asked to register, 6-8 p.m., Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Pearl City; repeats 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday; free. 547-6154.
"Healthy Filipino Cooking," vegetarian cuisine class led by Jovy Arreola, and "Diabetes Prevention Program," seminar by Dr. Terry Shintaqni, sponsored by Castle Medical Center, 2-4 p.m., Honolulu Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Church, Manoa; free. Advance registration required: 263-5400.
Federal Patients' Bill of Rights Legislation, discussion and public meeting with U.S. Rep. Patsy Mink and members of the Hawai'i Patient Rights and Responsibilities Task Forse, 10 a.m., Kapuaiwa Room, Princess Victoria Kamamalu Building; free. 586-2790.
Manoa Support Group, for families and friends helping persons with mental illness, 7-8 p.m. Manoa Gardens Office, 2790 Kahaloa Drive; free. 591-1297.
Send announcements to: Health Calendar, Island Life, Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; fax 525-8055. The Health Calendar runs each Thursday.