BOOTH PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT for Oct. 27 Community Swap Meet at Waipi'o Center; new or used items can be sold; $20 stall fee; proceeds to area schools and youth groups; applications available at Foodland stores or call 288-2590; deadline to apply is Oct. 17.
PIGGY BANK FUNDRAISER, for Hawai'i Families As Allies, today through Oct. 15 at Kim Taylor Reece Gallery; piggy banks by local artists will be on sale; gala reception 5-7:30 p.m. tomorrow.
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP, monthly meeting, 5 p.m., 2500 Kalakaua Ave.; sponsored by the Hawai'i Association of Certified Nurses Aides; free. 923-5918.
A TRIBUTE TO MAHATMA GANDHI, talk with film clips by Chris Christensen, 4 p.m. at Liliha Public Library; details about five Ghandi memorials he visited in India.
HAWAI'I INTERNATIONAL CHILD free general information session for prospective adoptive parents, 5:30-7 p.m., 1168 Waimanu St., Kaka'ako. Reservations: 589-2367, ext. 207.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP meeting, 10-11:30 a.m., Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, first floor lanai; peer support for patients, caregivers and family members. 531-3511.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, Wai'anae Coast, 7 p.m., Wai'anae Neighborhood Community Center.
HAWAI'I PILOTS ASSOCIATION inaugural membership meeting, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ohana Honolulu Airport Hotel, 3401 Nimitz Highway; Lt. Gen. Daniel Leaf, deputy commander, Pacific Command, to speak. www.HawaiiPilotsAssociation.com.
OUR CHANGING PLANETARY ENVIRONMENT AND IMPACTS FOR HAWAI'I, part of the University of Hawai'i School of Ocean & Earth Sciences & Technology lecture series, 7 p.m., UH-Manoa, Marine Science Building 114; free. 956-3151.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, Manoa, 7 p.m., Noelani Elementary School cafeteria.
MARTINI MADNESS, fundraiser for Honolulu Habitat for Humanity, 5-8 p.m., Ala Moana Beach Park, McCoy Pavilion; four martini stations, french fry bar by Chef Christopher Gee, formerly of Kahala Hotel, jazz by Bob Coulter; tickets $40 in advance, $50 at the door. 538-7070.
SPINAL CORD INJURY SUPPORT GROUP, 2-3 p.m., Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, first floor lanai; peer support for patients, caregivers and family members. 531-3511.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, Kuli'ou'ou/Kalani Iki, 7 p.m., 'Aina Haina Public Library.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, McCully/Mo'ili'ili, 7 p.m., Lunalilo Elementary School cafeteria.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, Downtown, 7 p.m., Pauahi Recreation Center.
NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD MEETING, Kailua, 7 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center.
MACTOBERFEST, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kapi'olani Community College, 'Ohi'a Building; Macintosh 101 class, new Apple technology and products, how to shoot and store digital photography, Mac computer clinic, swap meet (table rentals available); sponsored by Hawaii Macintosh and Apple Users Society and Professional Photographers of Hawai'i. firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLOOD DRIVE, 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Town Center of Mililani; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pearlridge Center; 7-11 a.m. Oct. 7 at Don Quijote, Kailua; must be 18 or older and in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more and present valid photo identification. 845-9966.
BEYOND THE BLUES, mental health public awareness event featuring local blues musicians, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ala Moana Center centerstage.
FOOD DRIVE for Hawaii Foodbank; bring canned and nonperishable food Oct. 7-13 to Ron's Performance Center, 345 N. Nimitz Highway, No. A, and receive a free performance logo baseball cap while supplies last.
HEALTHCARE IN NEPAL, talk by Joe Niemczura, R.N., on his work there advancing the care of snakebite victims, 8 a.m. Oct. 8, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Webster Hall, Room 203.
FREE CPR TRAINING by Honolulu Fire Department and the American Heart Association, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Molokai and Lanai ballrooms; register at event; validated on-site 12-hour parking, $5. 733-7971.
Western Pacific Fishery Management Council: Council meeting 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 10-12 at Pagoda Hotel; Fisher's Forum: "Fishing for Data," 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10 at Pagoda Hotel. 522-5341.
ART FROM THE HEART, benefit for Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, featuring art work by current and former patients, also ikebana and plant sale, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 11, 226 N. Kuakini St.; free. 566-3451.
THINK PINK FUNDRAISER for Lanakila Meals on Wheels, 9 p.m. Oct. 12, Nick's Fishmarket, Waikiki; tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door; lavish pupu, fashion show, dance music; sponsored by Honolulu Filipino Junior Chamber of Commerce. Tickets: 258-0973, email@example.com.
AFRICAN DANCE PARTY, fundraiser 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 12, South Seas Village (Hawaiian Hut); to launch youth school of African rhythm, song and dance; among guests: Kut and Skratch turntablist, Capoeira Senzala Hawaii, West African rapper, Moussa Bangoura; 18 and older; $10 at the door. 221-7680, www.myspace.com/badenyaa.
FINDING YOUR ROOTS genealogy workshop, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i, fifth floor; basic research and computer software; JCCH members $50, others $60; study guide, lunch and translation services included. Register: call 945-7633, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 944-1123, Web site www.jcch.com.