ISLAND LIFE SHORTS
Kiddie products, tips and contests
The 13th annual New Baby Expo, tailored for Hawai'i's prenatal to preschool families, is slated for this weekend at the Blaisdell Center's exhibition hall.
The event, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, will feature more than 150 exhibitor booths. General admission is $4.50, and children age 5 and younger get in free. There will be a children's activity area for kids age 2 and older.
Among the highlights: a baby crawling contest at 1 p.m. Saturday, and the 10th annual Hawai'i's Largest Baby Shower, at 1 p.m. Sunday. Featured talks: Robert Titzer, creator of the popular "Your Baby Can Read" infant learning system, 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday; and American Red Cross of Hawaii demonstrations on both days, on infant choking and rescue breathing at 11:30 a.m., and on infant first aid at 12:30 p.m.
For additional information, call 239-7777 or visit www.newbabyexpo.com.