FREEDOMWORKS EVENT, 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Hilton Hawaiian Village, South Pacific Ballroom 1; speaking will be U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Arney; learn about the Tea Party movement from the organizers of the Taxpayer March on Washington; casual or aloha attire. RSVP: 864-1776 (Dick Rowland) or email@example.com.
WAIPAHU Neighborhood Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Waipahu Filcom Center.
DIVORCE LAW SEMINAR, sponsored by O'ahu Family Court, noon to 1 p.m. at the Supreme Court room, second floor, Ali'iolani Hale, behind King Kamehameha statue; free; the Lunch 'n' Learn the Law sessions have been suspended because of Public Affairs Office cutbacks.
THE BEAD SOCIETY, to meet at 7 p.m. at Academy Art Center at Linekona; potluck and planning. Information: 487-2090.
LILIHA-NU'UANU CANDLELIGHT TOUR of rarely accessible historic sites, such as the Philippine, Korean and Japanese consulates, 5 to 9 p.m.; free. Reservations by 5 p.m. Jan. 28: phone 586-6612 or 586-9415, fax 586-9421, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
BATTLESHIP MISSOURI MEMORIAL, free admission and tours to kama'äina and U.S. military and dependents to mark the return of the vessel to its berth, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; shuttles from USS Bowfin Submarine Museum. Reservations: 877-644-4896 or www.ussmissouri.org.
FRIENDS OF HÄLAWA XERISCAPE GARDEN, general membership meeting 10 a.m. at Hälawa Xeriscape Garden; agenda: year in review, election of 2010 board members; members' plant sale to follow. www.boardofwatersupply.com.
SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER, by Lamda Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi African American Fraternity, 10 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday at Don Ho's Bar and Grill at Aloha Tower Marketplace; $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets: 392-6405 (Walter Daniel).
K[0xdc]PUNA CONNECTIONS, television series for seniors and their families, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays on Channel 52. 734-9469.
CHERRY BLOSSOM CONTESTANT APPEARANCE, noon at Kahala Mall's Center Court. 58th Cherry Blossom Festival Queen Contestants will make a public appearance and assist at a blood drive for the Blood Bank of Hawai'i.
SPIDER SILK LECTURE by biologist Cheryl Hayashi, 7 p.m. Feb. 2 at 'Iolani School, Seto Hall; she has pioneered research into scientific uses of the silks; free admission and parking. 943-2252.