Community Calendar

| August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

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14 / Friday

At the Exchange— The Schofield Exchange is hosting the following specials events during August:

  • Immunization awareness table: Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., get informed and win an Exchange gift card.
  • Customer Appreciation Day: Aug. 13, noon-2 p.m., includes activities and giveaways.
  • Chili Cook-off: Setup your homemade entry at the Exchange, Aug. 27, 1 p.m.; judging begins at 2 p.m. This contest is limited to the first 20 participants; sign up at the Schofield Exchange Customer Service Center. Prizes are a $200 or $50 Exchange gift card.
  • $100 essay contest: Keiki 6-17 years of age can write an essay of 200 words or less on either “Why I Cannot Wait to Go Back to School,” or “Why I Deserve Another Month Off.” Drop off essays at Schofield Exchange Customer Service Center by Aug. 27; the winner will be notified Sept. 1.

Waipahu 5K Cane Haul Run/Walk — To qualify for early registration fees, individual ($25) and team ($15 per participant) entries for this third annual event must be postmarked by Aug. 12 for individuals and by Aug. 16 for teams. The run/walk starts at 7 a.m., Sept. 25, 94-695 Waipahu St., Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Visit www.canehaulrun.blogspot.com, call 589-8448 or email canehaulrun@yahoo.com.

13 / Saturday

Keiki Tradewind Triathlon— Check in at 5 a.m., Aug. 13, at Hangar 101, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay; events start at 6:30 a.m. Age group 7-10 starts with a 100-meter swim, followed by a three-mile bike ride and finishes with a .8-mile run. Age group 11-14 starts with a 200-meter swim, followed by a six-mile bike ride and finishes with a 1.2-mile run. Both races start and finish at Hangar 101. This triathlon is open to the general public. Register and pay at the K-Bay Semper Fit Center. Visit www.mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml.

Heart Walk
— Registration for the 18th Annual Oahu Start! Heart Walk starts at 6:30 a.m., Aug. 13, Kapiolani Park, Honolulu; walk starts at 7:30 a.m. Choose either a 4.5-mile route around Diamond Head or a one-mile route around Kapiolani Park. Routes are noncompetitive and sponsored by the American Heart Association. Visit www.oahuheartwalk.org or call 457-4967.

Baseball Tryouts — Tryouts for the Indians baseball team are 1-3 p.m., Aug. 13, Wheeler Baseball Field, for military keiki 8-10 years old. Keiki from Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield can try out for seven open slots. The team will play off post. Call (917) 557-5274 or email eric.m.santiago@us.army.mil.

14 / Sunday

Tradewind Triathlon— Check in at 5 a.m., Aug. 14, at Hangar 101, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay; events start at 6:30 a.m. Triathlon consists of a 500-meter swim, followed by an 11.1-mile bike ride and finishes with a 5K race. This triathlon is open to the general public. Register and pay at the K-Bay Semper Fit Center. Visit www.mccshawaii.com/cgfit.shtml.

16 / Tuesday

PWOC Fall Kick-off— The Aliamanu Military Reservation-Fort Shafter Protestant Women of the Chapel will host its fall kickoff, 9-11:30 a.m., Aug. 16, AMR Chapel. Homeschool room and child care is available for all keiki registered with Child, Youth and School Services. Visit www.pwoc.org.

Free Yoga Classes — Yoga classes begin at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Wheeler Community Center, behind Wheeler Chapel, Wheeler Army Airfield. Bring your own yoga mat and any blocks or straps. Classes are available for all levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Call 275-3790 or 778-8696.

Honolulu Chorale — This community chorus begins rehearsals for its 47th season, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 16, and invites new singers to join for a performance of Christmas music in December. Singer openings are available in all sections; only a voice placement interview is required, with no formal audition. Email josephmcalister3@aol.com or call 595-0327. Rehearsals are every Tuesday at the Academy of the Pacific, 913 Alewa Dr., Honolulu. Visit www.thehonoluluchorale.org.

17 / Wednesday

Super Sign Up— The Schofield Barracks Hui O Na Wahine all-ranks Army spouses club is hosting its free, annual Super Sign Up free membership event, 5:30 p.m., Aug. 17, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. All Army spouses are welcome. The event will include pupus, entertainment and community information. Email huionawahine@gmail.com or visit www.schofieldspouses.com. The Hui also has a group page at www.facebook.com.

19 / Friday

Obon Dance and Festival — The Obon tradition was brought to Hawaii by Japanese immigrants and evolved into a social, cultural and religious custom designed to honor ancestors through an evening of dance and music. Dance begins at 7 p.m., Aug. 19-20, Mililani Hongwanji Mission, 95-257 Kaloapau St., Mililani. Visit www.mililanihongwanji.org or call 625-0925. For more obon festival listings, visit www.gohawaii.com.

25 / Thursday

Super Sign Up— The Fort Shafter Hui O Wahine all-ranks Army spouses club is hosting its free, annual Super Sign Up free membership event, 5-7:30 p.m., Aug. 25, at the Nehelani, Fort Shafter. All Army spouses are welcome. Visit www.HuiSpirit.com.

26 / Friday

Wounded Warrior Charity Weekend— Warriors for Warriors, a nonprofit organization, will host the following activities for this annual charity event:

  • Aug. 26, 5 p.m., sit-down dinner, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Officers’ Club; keynote speaker is Navy Adm. Robert Willard, commander, U.S. Pacific Command.
  • Aug. 27, Golf Scramble at Hawaii Prince Golf Course, Ewa Beach.
  • Aug. 28, doors open for spectators at 6:15 p.m., for the military hockey game with Army/Air Force versus Navy/Marine/Coast Guard, Ice Palace, Honolulu.

Email puckmann212002@yahoo.com or call (949) 870-7277. Purchase tickets at www.warriors4warriors.org.

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