Community Calendar

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Today

Hui O Na Wahine Luncheon — RSVP by April 13 for this all-ranks Army spouses club luncheon, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., April 19, at the Nehelani, Schofield Barracks. A speaker from the USAG-HI Native Hawaiian Liaison Office will discuss the land and culture of Hawaii. Also, lei making will be taught. The event costs $15 and includes lunch. Hui O Na Wahine members with last names beginning with A-L should email huireservationsal@gmail.com; members with last names M-Z email should email huireservationsmz@gmail.com. Spouses must be 2011-2012 members of the Hui to attend the luncheon. For membership information, email huionawahine@gmail.com or visit www.schofieldspouses.com.

 

14 / Saturday

Surf and Turf 5K run — Cheer on your favorite runners at this event, 6:30 a.m., April 14, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. Call 254-7590.

 

21 / Saturday

Twilight Jazz — Enjoy live jazz underneath the stars 7-9 p.m., April 21, in the Royal Grove at the Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Waikiki, to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month. The free event includes a hula kahiko performance by Halau Hula o Maiki at 6 p.m., followed by live music. Call 922-2299.

 

28 / Saturday

Paws and Patriots — Service members and their families can celebrate the human-animal bond at the free “Paws and Patriots,” a military appreciation event for pet owners, 3-5 p.m., April 28, at the Hawaiian Humane Society, 2700 Waialae Ave. Features informational booths and resource stations. Visit www.hawaiianhumane.org or www.hawaiimilitarypets.com.

 

Small Business Fair — This event, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality,” is a free, one-day workshop sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., April 28, at the Leeward Community College Theatre courtyard. Topics include marketing, social media and web design, and business plans. Registration is encouraged; call 945-1430 or email andra.carroll@hisbdc.org.

 

Ongoing

Food for Families —The Armed Services YMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker that assists military families who are experiencing financial difficulty. Available are supplies of canned goods, frozen food, dry goods and personal care items. Donations are always accepted. Call 624-5645.

 

Parent Participation Preschool — Wheeler’s Armed Services YMCA program is for children ages 3-4, and it helps preschool children make a smooth transition into the structure of kindergarten. Preschool Days are Monday through Friday, 9-11 a.m. Cost is $40 month for two days a week or $65 month for four days a week. Call 624-5645.

 

Recycling Bin — Fort Shafter Elementary invites the community to use its recycling bin in front of the school, as all monetary proceeds will benefit the school. The following items will be accepted loosely, not in plastic bags: aluminum cans (rinsed), glass bottles and jars (rinsed, lids removed) and plastic containers (rinsed, lids removed). Bag/box the following items before depositing: newspapers (magazines and glossy inserts removed), corrugated cardboard, and white/colored bond paper.

 

Recycling Plastic — Plastic bottle caps and lids can now be recycled at Kapahulu, Mapunapuna and Wahiawa Goodwill locations. The project aims to reduce the amount of plastic in the ocean and helps save endangered birds. Caps and lids made from No. 2, 4 and 5 type plastics are recyclable. Call 393-2168 or 656-5411.

 

Twitter — Follow the garrison at www.twitter.com/usaghi or at www.twitter.com/hawaiiarmywkly.

 

Art on the Zoo Fence — This event is 9 a.m.-4 p.m., every Saturday-Sunday. Fence artists set up their original paintings and photography along the fence of the Honolulu Zoo on Monsarrat Avenue across from the bandstand at Kapiolani Park. Visit www.artonthezoofence.com.

 

RAP Meeting — Get involved by attending your community’s Resident Advisory Panel. IPC residents can develop and strengthen their relationships with property management and fellow residents through the RAP. Contact your community manager for details and volunteer opportunities. Visit www.IslandPalmCommunities.com.

 

Operation Kid Comfort — This local quilting group creates comfort quilts and pillows for deployed service member children. Call 473-3398 or email PearlHarbor@asymcahi.org.

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