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Shuttle Bus Cancellation —The 2010 Oahu North summer shuttle bus between Helemano Military Reservation, Schofield, and Wheeler Army Airfield is no longer operating due to lack of ridership. The summer shuttle was originally scheduled to operate until Aug. 27.
17 / Saturday
Prince Lot Hula Festival —The 33rd Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival, Hawaii’s largest noncompetitive hula event, will be held at Moanalua Gardens 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 17. Everyone is welcome to the free event. A donation for a limited-edition festival button makes a great souvenir and proceeds help the festival to continue. There will also be 2010 Prince Lot T-shirts available. Bring your beach chairs or mats and enjoy the hula performances, crafts and food. Hawaiian practitioners will share their talents including, feather lei making, surfboard shaping and Hawaiian weapons. The festival is named in honor of Prince Lot, who later reigned as King Kamehameha V. Visit www.moanaluagardensfoundation.org or call 839-5334.
Tahitian Solo Dance — The Polynesian Cultural Center will host the 10th Annual Te Mahana Hiroa Tumu O Tahiti, or Tahitian Solo Dance, July 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for keiki ages 5-15. Call 293-3333.
PTA Hunting — Hunting activities at Pohakuloa Training Area are closed July 17-Aug. 31, for live-fire training purposes. Call 969-3474.
20 / Tuesday
Children’s Physicals — Children enrolled at Tripler Army Medical Center’s Pediatric and Adolescent clinics may get required school and/or sports physical examinations, July 20 and Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Normal Saturday clinics will be cancelled on these days. Parents of children enrolled at Schofield Barracks Health Clinic should make appointments with their primary care managers during normal clinic hours. Visit www.tamc.amedd.army.mil.
23 / Friday
FOCUS Workshop — Military parents from all services are invited to attend “Keeping Your Cool,” a free workshop presented by the FOCUS project, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Room 21, Navy College, Building 671, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Topics include: “Skills to Recognize Deployment Related Emotional Triggers,” Tools for Raising Children in a Military Family,” and “Stress Reduction Techniques.” The FOCUS Project provides resiliency training for military families facing the challenges of a family member’s deployment during wartime. RSVP by July 23 by calling 265-6719.
27 / Tuesday
Community Prayer Breakfast — Soldiers, family members and civilians are invited to a Community Prayer Breakfast, July 27, 6:30-8:30 a.m., at the Nehelani on Schofield Barracks, with Dr. Billy Kim and a 50-person children’s choir from the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea. Call 833-6831 or 655-9307.
Newcomers Welcome — The Protestant Women of the Chapel meets every Tuesday, 9 a.m., at the Schofield Barracks Main Post Chapel Annex, Room 212. Join for food, fun and fellowship. Free child care is available with RSVP. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 753-3584.
K-Bay Air Show — Premium-seat tickets are now on sale for the Kaneohe Bay Air Show Top Brass Chalet, Devil Dog Chalet, Flight Deck Chalet, box seats and the grandstand. The air show features the Navy’s Blue Angels aerial demonstration team, games for the keiki, and BayFest music and food, Sept. 25-26. Events and music are free and open to the public. Visit www.mcbh.usmc.mil/airshow, http://twitter.com/kbayairshow or www.kaneohebayairshow.com.
Dinosaurs — It’s the invasion of the dinosaurs! Pearlridge Center’s Uptown and Downtown Center Courts will be overrun with animatronic dinosaurs and other free activities, now-Aug. 15. The Pearlridge Safari Train will take youngsters on a reptile adventure amidst oversized flora, creepy fauna and huge boulders for a nominal fee.
Veterinary Treatment Facility — The Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility is now seeing patients five days a week, with extended hours every third Wednesday of the month until 7 p.m. Book an appointment for the new Wellness Package for affordable preventative care, or to obtain a mandatory airline health certificate within 10 days of travel out of Oahu. Call the facility at its new phone numbers: 655-5893 or 655-5889.