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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, August 30, 2002

Community Calendar


ROAD TO LONG TERM CARE: learn about long-term care alternatives, who really pays, Medicare, medicaid and long-term care insurance policies, noon to 1:30 p.m., Edward Jones Aiea branch, 99-115 'Aiea Heights Drive No. 254; call to reserve a seat. 487-5066

KAKO'O 'OHANA PA'AHAO, support/activity group for families of current or former inmates, ex-inmates and community members who want positive change; 6:30 p.m., Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, 1300 Halona St. 833-7694

WEEKLY VIGIL FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE, 4 to 6 p.m., Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 'ewa side, 1300 Ala Moana; bring ti leaves or wear green ribbons; signs provided. 988-6266


SIERRA CLUB FAMILY HIKE at Hawai'iloa (3 miles, moderate), 9 a.m., meet at Kawaikui Beach Park, Kalaniana'ole Highway; $3 donations by non-members. 732-4489


ADOPTIVE AND FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED TO CARE for ages infant to 12 years or for long term foster care for adolescents; comprehensive services provided; call Casey Family Programs. 521-9531

SEA LIFE PARK DOCENTS NEEDED one morning a week to interact with school children and park animals, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 6; call the Education Center for details. 259-2513

OCEAN MENTORS NEEDED by the Waikiki Aquarium; training program begins Oct. 1, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. 440-9020

HAWAI'I STATE ART MUSEUM volunteers needed as docents, education assistants, gallery attendants, information kiosk attendants and special event coordinators; individuals, groups of friends, service organizations and clubs welcome. 586-0304

• Senior volunteers, for FELLOWS SENIOR MENTORING IN O'AHU ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (226-6992); also, for new programs in Hawai'i preschools in Honolulu, Waikiki, Kailua and Wai'alae-Kahala, part of the Senior Kupuna in the Preschool Program (247-7962).

HAWAI'I NATURE CENTER volunteer docents needed for fall through December, morning hours; work outdoors and teach environmental education to visiting elementary school groups; Makiki, 'Ewa and Tantalus sites. 955-0100 ext. 18

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION needs volunteers to perform clerical tasks; call Sharon. 589-5922


BOX CAR OPEN RACING sponsored by American Box Car Racing International at its Pearl City track, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; tennis shoes required; children under 18 must wear long pants and be accompanied by an adult; $6 per person, $4 with track pass, group rates and student sessions available. 947-3393

HO'OMALUHIA BOTANICAL GARDEN EVENTS: Tropical Plant Walks 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays; Catch and Release Fishing 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, bring hand-held poles, small barbless hooks, non-live bait, picnic lunch, water; required for both events are walking shoes, insect repellent and raingear; free; garden open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, at the end of Luluku Road in Kane'ohe. 233-7323