WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SOLDIERS COME HOME, learn about an innovative University of Southern California program tailored to help returning veterans and their families 6 to 8 p.m. at Kapi'olani Community College, 'Ohelo Building, Tamarind Dining Room. Free. USC alumni and guests, the military community and interested parties welcome. RSVP: http://alumnigroups.usc.edu/email_blasts/clubs/hawaii3_08_10.htm.
GIRLS NIGHT OUT FOR HEALTH, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Chelsea Clothing Store in Mānoa Marketplace. Health experts will answer women's health questions submitted anonymously for privacy; wine, chocolate, shopping, door prizes and goodie bags for all; free; sponsored by Women In Health Connection. www.WomenInHealthConnection.blogspot.com. 554-1633.
PRESIDENT OBAMA'S FOREIGN POLICY, a lecture by David Sanger, New York Times chief Washington correspondent, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, 5 p.m. at University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, East-West Center, Hawai'i Imin International Conference Center, garden level. Reception to follow. Free, campus parking $5. Reservations: 944-7111 or email@example.com.
LEILEHUA HIGH BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the Health Academy class 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in front of the school library. Donors must be at least 17 years of age, in good health and 110 pounds or more. For an appointment call: 845-9966.
ARTHRITIS INFORMATION session, 10 to 11 a.m. at Kaiser Honolulu Clinic, conference room 1BC. Free. Registration: 432-2235.
McCULLY/MŌ'ILI'ILI Neighborhood Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Washington Middle School cafeteria.
KULI'OU'OU/KALANI IKI Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at 'Āina Haina Public Library.
DOWNTOWN Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Pauahi Recreation Center.
KAILUA Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Kailua Recreation Center.
XERISCAPE EGG DECORATING class for keiki using flowers and leaves 10 a.m.-noon at Hālawa Xeriscape Garden, Hālawa Valley Central Park industrial area; $5 per family. Advance registration: 748-5369. Information: www.boardofwatersupply.com
BILL'S BOOKMOBILE Saturday sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 680 Pohukaina St. in Kaka'ako; proceeds to Hawai'i's library system; sponsored by Friends of the Library of Hawai'i. 536-4174.
THE GREEN HOUSE workshops in Pauoa/Punchbowl: Edible Landscaping will teach how to landscape with vegetables, herbs and fruits 10 to 11:30 a.m.; and Capture the Power of the Sun basic photovoltaic workshop will teach how to design a solar PV system 1:30 to 3 p.m.; $20 each. Registration: www.thegreenhousehawaii.com or 524-8427.
KUPUNA CONNECTIONS, Kapi'olani Community College's television series on issues of interest to senior citizens and their families, 9:30 a.m. every Saturday on Channel 52. www.kupunaeducation.com or 734-9469.
BAND REUNION of current and former Kamehameha band students and booster parents, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 17 at Queen Kapi'olani Hotel; $25 by April 2, $35 after and at the door. www.mrriggleswarriors.com.
AARP CHAPTER 60 WAIKIKI lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 7 at Hale Koa Hotel. Featured speaker, Jim Pietsch, director, University of Hawai'i Elder Law Program, on UHELP and POLST (physician orders for life-sustaining treatment); member $24, non-members $25; mail check by April 2 to P.O. Box 23227, Honolulu, HI 96823 or call 734-1350.
HULA'S EASTER FUNDRAISING BUFFET to benefit the FoodBasket, which provides nourishing food to those with HIV/AIDS, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Hula's Bar & Lei Stand, second floor, Waikiki Grand Hotel; $15 in advance, $20 day of event; available from Hula's bartenders or at www.thefoodbasket.org. 375-8440.
'OHANA DAY, the military and Wahiawā community are invited to take part in a day of family fun on the Leilehua High School campus 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 10 at 1515 California Ave. Crafts, food, games and entertainment. Proceeds to the Class of 2012 and Military Children's Center at Schofield Barracks.
60-MINUTE HAWAIIAN, learn to cope with Hawaiian words in one free session, 6 p.m. Tuesday at Liliha Public Library; co-sponsored by the library and The Program to Preserve Hawaiian Place Names; repeats first Tuesday monthly. 587-7577.
PUERTO RICAN DAY ON THE PLANTATION, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 10 at Hawaii's Plantation Village in Waipahu. Featuring Puerto Rican music, dance, food and genealogy, a country store and tour of la casita; free admission and parking. 677-0110 or www.hawaiiplantationvillage.org.
WORM WORKSHOP, 10 a.m. to noon April 10 at Hālawa Xeriscape Garden; how worm harvesting can conserve water while fertilizing plants. Bring lunch. Garden tour 9:40 a.m.; $30, guest $10. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.