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State Fair — This annual event runs through June 24, weekends only, at Aloha Stadium. Visit www.ekfernandez.com for details.
23 / Saturday
Cancer Survivorship Conference — This annual Hawaii conference is 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 23, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the Mid-Pacific Conference Room. The $25 cost includes lunch and full parking validation. To register, visit www.uhbooks.hawaii.edu/con ference/hcccc2012.asp or call 564 5916/692-7479.
Roller Derby — Pacific Roller Derby Skaters take on the California V Town’s Derby Dames in a doubleheader starting at 6:30 p.m., June 23, at the Palama Settlement Gymnasium, 810 N. Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10; $7 for students with valid ID; and free for keiki 12 and under. Email Tiffany Hill at email@example.com.
28 / Thursday
Free Magic Classes — The Hawaii Magicians Society is offering free monthly introductory classes to the public, 6 p.m., June 28, at the Kalihi-Palama Library. Guest teacher is “Professor Fun” Fred Ball who was just featured as the chief petty officer in the recent movie “Battleship.” A different aspect of beginner’s magic is taught every month on the fourth Thursday. Classes start promptly at 6 p.m. Visit www.hawaiimagicclub.com or call 216-9672.
29 / Friday
Kaneohe Bay 5K Run — Online registration ends June 29 for the 6:30 a.m. Runway Run, July 4, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. The brisk 5K starts at Hangar 104 along the MCAS flight line, with views of the Koolau Mountains. Cost is $25, or $30 if registering after June 26. Registration will also be accepted at the Semper Fit Center, MCBH. The top three overall finishers and top finishers in each age group will receive awards. Call 254-7636.
3 / Tuesday
Leilehua Registration — Leilehua High School will hold a mass registration for new students, 9 a.m.- noon, July 3, in the LHS cafeteria. Freshmen will start school July 30; all others will start July 31. Call 622-1435.
14 / Saturday
Wahiawa Run — The 5K Freedom Run, designed to promote a drug-free Hawaii, will be run at 7 a.m., July 14, at the Kaala Neighborhood Park, Wahiawa. The event includes a half-mile fun run for 5- to 10-year-old keiki. Visit http://surfingthenations.com/freedomrun.
Hui Thrift Shop — The Hui Thrift Shop at SB offers great bargains and a chance to volunteer. Located at 2107 Ulrich Way, behind ACS, 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 huithrift firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.schofieldspousesclub.com or search for “huithrift-shop” on Facebook.
“Soldiers Magazine” — Find “Soldiers Magazine” online at www.soldiers.dodlive.mil. The Defense Media Activity printed a special edition for June and features interviews with the Secretary of the Army, the Under, the Chief and the Vice Chief of Staff, and our Sergeant Major of the Army. They share their perspectives of how they see Soldiers, Army challenges and goals. Perspectives of the Army of 2020 are also featured.
Troops to Teachers — This program directly supports military members who have chosen teaching as a career. It allows up to a $10,000 bonus for teaching in high-needs areas. Call 586-4054, ext. 409.
Schofield and AMR Chapel Family Nights — Sessions for deployed spouses about marriage and finances are conducted Wednesdays at the SB Main Chapel. Youth groups and Bible clubs also meet then. Meals are served at 5:30 p.m., with sessions starting at 6 p.m. Child care for keiki up to 4 years old is free with RSVP. AMR Chapel’s Family Resilience Nights are Tuesdays. Call 655-6645 or email email@example.com. Find out more at www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil. Click on “Religious Support,” under the “Directorates and Support Staff” menu.
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.
Freeway Service Patrol — This service is operational on Hawaii’s freeways and sponsored by Hawaii’s Department of Transportation, the Honolulu Police and Fire departments, and Emergency Medical Services. The free service provides assistance to stranded motorists by changing flat tires, jump-starting vehicles, refilling radiators, making some temporary repairs and providing an emergency gallon of gasoline. The service is available 5 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-Friday, except federal holidays. Call 841-4357.