"Da Jesus Book," discussion of the first translation of the New Testament into Hawaiian Pidgin, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, Kailua; book signing 7 p.m.; free; public welcome. 262-4548.
"The History of the roman calendar," a lecture by Udo Scholz, Professor of Classics, University of Wuerzburg, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Marine Science Building, Room 100, UH-Manoa; free; public welcome. 956-4164.
National League of American pen women's conference, all day Saturday, Tokai University Pacific Center, 2241 Kapi'olani Blvd.; featuring well-known Island writers; $65 fee, lunch included; call for further information or to register. 988-6639 or 627-1079.
Original play festival seeking script submissions, any topic, three copies, typewritten, double spaced, numbered pages, bound; three performance-quality audiotapes or CDs with voice tracks must accompany musicals. Winning plays will be staged; send to KAPA OPF IX, P.O. Box 5502, Kailua, Kona, HI 96745; deadline May 17. (808) 322-9924.
"Poets reflecting poets," reading by Eric Paul Shaffer, 7 p.m. Friday, Borders-Kahului, Maui; reading W.H. Auden, Allen Ginsberg and others; free.
Betty Bethards, author of "The Dream Book: Symbols for Self Understanding," 3 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.
Christopher Schmicker, featured in "The Best Young Writers and Artisits in America," 1:30 p.m. today, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.
Shakespeare on sunday group to read "Cymbeline," 7 p.m. tonight, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.
Poetry circle discussion of "Maldoror" by Comte de Lautremont, 7 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall.