Community Calendar

| September 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

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17 / Saturday

Cub Scout Pack 442— This group meets at 4 p.m., Saturdays, at Fort Shafter. Activities include hiking and community service projects. Call 888-5140.

Family Fun Day — Dole Plantation invites the public to attend this annual free event, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept. 17. Family Fund Day features live musical performances, hula, arts and crafts, prize giveaways and more. This event is also the only day of the year when all members of the public – kamaaina, military personnel and visitors – can use buy-one-get-one-free admission at the plantation. Dole Plantation is located at 64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy., Wahiawa. Visit www.DolePlantation.com.

Waikiki Hoolaulea — This block party, 7 p.m., Sept. 17, on Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, will kick off with the arrival of the royal court, in preparation for the Aloha Festivals. Multiple stages of entertainment, food stands and other vendors will be spread along 12 city blocks. Admission is free. Visit www.AlohaFestivals.com.

21 / Wednesday

“Tell Me a Story” — The Schofield Barracks Parent to Parent Team will host this event, 5:30-7 p.m., Sept. 21, at Helemano Elementary School, Wahiawa. Ernest Muh, principal, Helemano Elementary, will read “Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot” by Margot Theis Raven. Each family that attends will receive a free copy of the book. Families should bring either a blanket or towel to sit on. Admission is free, but reservations must be made at ptop.schofield@militarychild.org or (910) 977-8980.

22 / Thursday

Italian Film Festival — This annual Cinema Italiano runs 10 a.m.-noon, daily, Sept. 22-25, at Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, and shares the best in Italian contemporary cinema. Visit www.CinemaItalianoInHawaii.org.

Baby/Toddler Expo — This event is 1-5 p.m., Sept. 22, Porter Community Center, Schofield Barracks. Highlights include contests for crawlers, toddlers and parents, along with vendors and seminars. Call (334) 389-2405.

24 / Saturday

Girl Scouts Yard Sale— The Girl Scouts of the Kolekole Service Unit will hold a yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 24, at the Scout Hut, Schofield Barracks. Clothing for all ages, household items, baby items, toys, books, DVDs, and small electronics and more can be donated. Drop off donations at the Scout Hut, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Sept. 22. Money raised will go to support Girl Scout events throughout the membership and for volunteer recognition. Email schofieldgirlscouts@gmail.com.

Aloha Festivals Floral Parade — A colorful equestrian procession of female and male pau riders; extravagant floats with cascades of Hawaiian flowers; hula halau, or troupes; and marching bands will brighten Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park, 9 a.m., Sept. 24. This year’s theme is “Mele Ailana: Celebrate Island Music.” The event includes a Marine color guard and marching unit. Admission is free. Visit www.AlohaFestivals.com.

Emergency Preparedness Fair — This event, as part of September’s National Preparedness Month, is 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 24, at Ewa Makai Middle School in Ewa Beach. The event will focus on tsunami, hurricane and earthquake preparedness, how to create a family plan, supply kits, evacuations, health emergencies and insurance. Call 683-3388.

USO Benefit — This annual tribute that honors active duty military members from all service branches starts 5:30 p.m., Sept. 24, at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. Individual tickets and/or tables will be available at a reduced rate to military personnel and their families. To purchase tickets, email elsmith@uso.org or call 422-1213.

25 / Sunday

Waipahu 5K Cane Haul Run/Walk— Cheer on your favorite athlete, 7 a.m., Sept. 25, at 94-695 Waipahu St., Hawaii’s Plantation Village. Visit canehaulrun.blogspot.com, call 589-8448 or email canehaulrun@yahoo.com.

Ongoing

RAP Meeting— Get involved in your community by attending your community’s Resident Advisory Panel. IPC residents can develop and strengthen their relationship with property management and fellow residents through the RAP. All IPC communities have RAP groups; contact your community manager for details and volunteer opportunities. Visit www.IslandPalmCommunities.com.

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