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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, November 17, 2002

Community Calendar

Advertiser Staff


• The Wellness Center at Unity Church grand opening open house 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; all welcome; free 10-minute sample treatments including massage, Reiki, healing touch and Touch for Healths; 3608 Diamond Head Circle. 735-4436 ext. 306, or 542-1460.


• "THE MAKING OF U.S. PROTECTIONISM: POLITICS OF THE LAMB TRADE," lecture by Dr. Yoichiro Sato of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, 3:15 p.m., Kapi'olani Community College Diamond Head campus, Monsarrat Avenue, Olona 201 classroom; interested members of the public invited; free.


• AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASSES, double sessions for the older driver; noon-4 p.m. today and next Tuesday, Kaiser Honolulu Clinic, 1010 Pensacola St. (432-2260); 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. this and next Thursday, St. Francis Hospital-West, 91-2141 Fort Weaver Road (547-6410); and noon-4 p.m. this and next Friday, AARP Information Center (843-1906); $10 fee.

• TRAVELOGUE TO GERMANY by Lenard Nicolai of Germany 10-11 a.m., Central Union Church Senior Center, women's building, Punahou and South Beretania streets, Makiki; free, public invited, free parking; come early for stretching exercises, bring lunch, stay for board games until 2 p.m. 941-0957.

• AMERICAN RECORDER SOCIETY, HAWAI'I CHAPTER MEETING 7:15 p.m., Academy Art Center, 1111 Victoria St. 988-4534.

• PARENTING FROM THE TRENCHES, parenting workshop featuring Dr. Denise Goodman, who has an extensive background with emotionally disturbed teenagers, child protective services and foster care, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Maunawili Elementary School, 1465 Ulupi'i St., Kailua; free. 266-7822.

• US TOO, prostate cancer support group meeting 7-9 p.m., Kapi'olani Medical Center, Pali Momi, ground floor conference room; survivors and spouses welcome. 486-8420.


• HOMELESS AWARENESS WEEK MARCH AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL, 5:15 p.m. from South King Street and Fort Street Mall, march 5:30 p.m. on Beretania Street to State Capitol steps, 6:15 p.m. vigil; sponsored by Partners In Care, a coalition of service providers and others committed to ending homelessness; event T-shirts $5. 527-8025.

• YO-YO CHAMPION, 15-year-old McKinley High School sophomore, Joe Harris, will demonstrate the routine he performed at the National Yo-Yo Championship, 3:30 p.m., Kalihi-Palama Public Library, 1325 Kalihi St.; bring a yo-yo and learn some new tricks. 832-3466.

• NA TUTU support group meeting, 9 a.m., Queen Lili'uokalani Children's Center, Ko'olau Poko Unit, 46-316 Ha'iku Road, Kane'ohe. 235-7747.


• CHEF MARTIN YAN presents a cooking demonstration, 5 p.m., Macy's Ala Moana, demonstration kitchen, level four; Yan will sign copies of his "Yan Can Cook" book; free; public invited. 945-5894.


• PEACE VIGIL sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee 4-6 p.m., Prince Kuhio Federal Building, 'ewa side, 1300 Ala Moana. 988-6266.


• MAUNA LOA SYMPOSIUM, free public event in response to the inflation of Mauna Loa, 9 a.m.-noon, Konawaena Elementary School cafeteria, Big Island; sponsored by University of Hawai'i-Hilo's Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes and the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. (808) 974-7631.


• OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meetings: Wai'anae 2 p.m. Sunday; Kailua 6:30 p.m. Monday, 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m. Saturday; Waikiki 9:30 a.m. Tuesday; Honolulu 6 p.m. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday; Kahuku 10 a.m. Saturday; call for locations. 737-3469, www.oa.org

• EXERCISE CLASSES: 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays, Fort DeRussy lawn, next to Army Museum; free; also cross-training, low-impact aerobics, Latin aerobics and Tae-Bo, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio Elementary School cafeteria, 2759 S. King St.; $1 per class; coed; sports shoes and towel or mat recommended. 377-5132.

• 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 handheld poles, small barbless hooks, bait (white bread best), picnic lunch, water; required for both events are walking shoes, insect repellent and rain gear; free; garden open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, at the end of Luluku Road in Kane'ohe. 233-7323.


• THERAPEUTIC HORSEMANSHIP OF HAWAI'I, which uses horses and ponies to work with disabled children, needs volunteers to help feed and care for the animals and to work with the youngsters. 593-0400.

• HAWAII OPERA THEATRE seeks volunteers high school age or older for help with security, hospitality, wigs and makeup, costumes; also needed are music readers, note takers, light walkers, souvenir salespeople, opera readers and support; call Beth Crumrine, 596-7372 ext. 34, www.hawaiiopera.org

• KING KAMEHAMEHA CELEBRATION COMMISSION accepting applications for 2003 King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade pa'u marshal, pa'u queen and princesses, unit attendants and escorts, marching bands, floral floats, decorated vehicles and someone to portray King Kamehameha; also volunteers sought to assist with parade organization and monitoring, statue decoration and parking supervision for Kapi'olani Park festival; food and craft vendors being sought for the festival. 586-0333.