ANXIETY AND STRESS SELF HELP GROUP, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and March 13, St. John Church, Kailua Road; for those suffering from anxiety disorders. 382-4516.
HONOLULU FILIPINO JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 6th Annual Awards and Installation Banquet, 6 to 11 p.m., Hyatt Regency Waikiki Hotel; featuring veteran broadcaster Emme Tomimbang, the Mai Tai Band, prizes and dancing; call Sheri-Lyn Angala for information. 258-9733.
MARDI GRAS MAGIC, New Orleans style festivities, food and fun by Delta Gamma Alumna Chapter to benefit Ho'opono, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Gentry Pacific Center, Nimitz Highway; Cajun cuisine and wine; $45 tickets at the door or in advance; free parking. 529-8664.
MO'ILI'ILI HISTORY/ORAL HISTORY PROJECT seeking old photos of Mo'ili'ili, such as family gatherings at the Willows, Kuhio Grill and Honolulu Stadium; they will be scanned and promptly returned; call Lila Gardner. 955-1555.
"KIDS BEHIND BARS-RETHINKING JUVENILE JUSTICE IN HAWAI'I," public forum 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Blaisdell Center, to address the problem of crowding and other issues at Hawai'i Youth Correctional Facility; featured guests, national juvenile justice experts Sue Burrell and Dan Macalliar; $5 admission, children under 18 free, scholarships available. 522-5906, (888) 522-5904 Neighbor Islands.
"UNIVERSAL VALUES FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY," Nisei Veterans Endowed Forum Series, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, Manoa Grand Ballroom; boxed lunches $7, parking $2; RSVP and order lunch by today. 956-5790.
"DIGGING YOUR ROOTS," an introduction to genealogy research, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Friday and March 19, Old Archives, Waikiki side, 'Iolani Palace grounds; limited space. 522-0827.
150TH ANNIVERSARY OF JAPAN-U.S. RELATIONS, featuring Naoyuki Agawa, Minister of Public Affairs and Director of Japan Information and Culture Center Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., 5:30 p.m. next Friday, Ala Moana Hotel, Garden Lanai Ballroom; no-host cocktails and dinner; Japan-America Society of Hawaii members $30, non-members $37; validated parking $3; RSVP by Monday. 524-4450.
NEWCOMERS CLUB OF HONOLULU aloha coffee 10 a.m. March 11 at a home; members lunch March 18 at a restaurant; reservations and details: 944-3310.