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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, November 11, 2001

Family Calendar

The indicates admission is $5 or less, or free. Only O'ahu events are listed. Full-price admission is listed; the * denotes discounted (or free) admission for students, seniors, military, members and/or children. Call the venue for details.


Bear in the Big Blue House Live's "Surprise Party," a 90-minute show of songs and dances, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Hawai'i Theatre; $23*. 528-0506.

Hawaiian Railway Society Train Rides, along the historic track of the Oahu Railway and Land Co., 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Hawaiian Railway Society 'Ewa station; $8*. 681-5461.

"Androcles and the Lion," for kindergarten through fourth grade; a comic tale adapted from a classic Italian children's story, presented by the Kamehameha Schools Drama Club, 2 p.m. today and Nov. 18 and 7 p.m. Friday, Ke'elikolani Theatre at Kamehameha Schools; $5.842-8356 or 842-8496.


Vacation Adventures, for ages 5-12; an all-day camp with crafts, games and a chance to go behind the scenes, feed the animals and meet zookeepers, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. or 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, Honolulu Zoo; half-day rate: $40*, full-day rate: $45*. Reservations required: 926-3191.

Nurturing Father's Program, a workshop to develop nurturing attitudes and skills for anyone who works with and cares about families, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Pearl Country Club; $75 each day. 596-8433.

Greek Wax Museum, sixth-graders at Enchanted Lake Elementary School portraying mythological Greek characters, 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, school cafeteria; free. 266-7800.

"Wanted: A Princess," an original fairy tale presented by the Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Kaimuki High School Theater; $6*. 733-4913.


Family Fun Day, with pony rides, games, crafts, live entertainment,9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pearl City Highlands Elementary School; free. 453-6470.

Strollers, a program geared toward toddlers that includes zoo crafts and animal visits, 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Honolulu Zoo; $15* for parent and child. 926-3191.

Pooters, Nets and Magnifiers, for ages 5 and up; explore a grassy field for bugs and make a personalized pooter (insect catcher) to bring home, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; presented by Hawai'i Nature Center; for fee information or to register: 955-0100.

Keiki Zookeeper, for ages 6-10; meet the animals and their keepers, and help make treats for and feed the animals, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 24, Honolulu Zoo; $35* per class. Register: 926-3191.

Stream Sensations, for ages 6-10; design a boat and sail it down the Makiki rapids, and create jewelry and art from nature, 1:30-3:30 p.m. next Sunday; presented by Hawai'i Nature Center; children must be accompanied by an adult; for fee information or to register: 955-0100.


Going Coconuts, for ages 3 and up; discover some of the many uses of this popular fruit and make coconut crafts, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 24; presented by Hawai'i Nature Center; children must be accompanied by an adult; for fee information or to register: 955-0100.