Community Calendar

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Today

Hawaii Army Weekly Website — The website was infected recently with malware, but has been fixed. It is still temporarily unavailable on government networks.
•If you accessed the website with your personal computer over a commercial Internet connection, please have your computer scanned.
•If you accessed the website with a government laptop, without a virtual private network, or VPN, connection, please notify your unit Installation Management Officer or Information Assurance Security Officer to initiate a scan of your government laptop.
•If you accessed the website with a government laptop or computer over commercial Internet using a VPN connection, or from the Pacific LandWarNet Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network, no action is required.

 

21 / Saturday

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

 

26 / Thursday

Free Magic Classes — The free monthly introduction class for the public will be held at the Kalihi-Palama Library, 6 p.m., April 26. The April topic is “Funny Magic” for beginners. For more information, visit www.hawaiimagicclub.com, or call Richard Bautista at 216-9672.

 

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. This event features informational booths and resource stations. Visit www.hawaiianhumane.org or www.hawaiimilitarypets.com.

 

Small Business Fair — “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” is a free, one-day workshop sponsored by the IRS, 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.

 

May

2 / Wednesday

PXmarket and Hale Ikena Advisory Meeting — The next PXmarket and Hale Ikena Advisory Meeting for the Oahu South Community is scheduled for 10:15-11:15 a.m., May 2, at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter. All Fort Shafter community members are invited to attend and provide input. Call 438-0428.

 

28 / Monday

Lantern Floating Ceremony — The 14th Annual Lantern Floating Hawaii Ceremony will take place 6 p.m., May 28, at Ala Moana Beach Park. More than 3,000 candlelit lanterns bearing individual and community remembrances and prayers will illuminate the ocean off of Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park. This event brings together more than 40,000 residents of Hawaii and visitors from around the world who set afloat lanterns at sunset in remembrance of loved ones who have passed, or as symbolic prayer for a harmonious and peaceful future. The theme of Lantern Floating Hawaii is “Many Rivers, One Ocean.”

 

Ongoing

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

 

Hui Thrift Shop — The Hui Thrift Shop at Schofield Barracks offers great bargains and a chance to volunteer. Located at 2107 Ulrich Way, behind Army Community Service, the shop is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the first and third Saturday of the month. Consignment hours are 9-11 a.m. Call 624-3254 or email huithriftshopliaison@gmail.com. Visit www.schofieldspousesclub.com or search for “hui-thrift-shop” on Facebook.

 

Veterinary Treatment Facility — The Schofield Barracks Veterinary Treatment Facility sees 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 655-5893 or 655-5889.

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