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Today
Noise Advisory — Residents in the immediate vicinity of Schofield Barracks may experience an increase in noise as a result of Marine Corps and Hawaii Army National Guard field artillery training exercises, through today, June 21, between the hours of approximately 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Overcast conditions may increase noise and vibrations, and smoke may be visible for a short time; however, there is no immediate danger.
To report concerns related to noise or training, call the USAG-HI Noise Concern Line at (808) 656-3487. The USAG-HI Public Affairs Office responds to all reported concerns during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

22 / Saturday
Waikiki Artfest — Many of Hawaii’s finest artists and handcraft artisans display and sell their art, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 22-23, at Kapiolani Park at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, directly across from the entrance to the Honolulu Zoo.
Free admission includes entertainment. Call 696-6717.

27 / Thursday
Free Magic Classes — The International Brotherhood of Magicians hosts magic classes, 6 p.m., Kalihi-Palama Library. The fourth Thursday of every month features a free introductory class to the public.
A different aspect of beginner’s magic is taught every month, except November and December. For more details about the club, go to www.hawaiimagicclub, or call Richard Bautista, president, 216-9672.

29 / Saturday
“Fellowship in the Park” — A TAMC Chapel sponsored outreach event, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Fort Shafter softball field, features barbecue, live music and keiki activities. Outdoor movie, with popcorn, “Life of Pi” follows, beginning at 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. Call 433-5727.

July
4 / Thursday
MCBH Fourth of July Run — Join the Marines and Sailors of Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, 6:30 a.m., for the VP-47 5K Runway Run. The race is open to the public.  Get information and registration at www.mccshawaii.com/races.

Ala Moana Center Fourth of July — Live concerts for this 22nd annual event begin at noon, and the day concludes with a fireworks spectacular at 8:30 p.m.

12 / Friday
Sesame Street — Tickets are on sale for 16 performances of Sesame Street’s “Can’t Stop Singing” at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, July 12-21. Tickets range from $12-$28 and can be purchased at the Blaisdell box office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000. Visit www.sesamestreetlive.com.

Ongoing
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” — One of Tennessee Williams’s best-known works and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama, will run Thursday-Sunday, through July 14, at the Actors Group Theater, Dole Cannery Square. Military discount tickets, $12. Make reservations at www.taghawaii.net or call 722-6941.

“Flutter: A Green Experience” — Runs during center hours through July 14 as Pearlridge Center’s 16th annual free summer exhibit for families. The museum-quality display features a host of eco-friendly, hands-on educational activities, including a Butterfly Pavilion, Keiki Exploration Station and educational workshops.
Admission to the Butterfly Pavilion, open 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday. Cost is $3; keiki under 8 are free with a paying adult.

Preparedness — Hurricane season in the Pacific Region is June 1-Nov. 30. The Army encourages all personnel to maintain a level of readiness.
If directed to move to a safe haven, on-post residents should already know where their safe havens are located. Print the list and maps from www.garrison.hawaii.army.mil/dptms/SafeHaven2013.pdf or www.slideshare.net/usaghawaii/safe-havensonpost.
Keep a copy of this information in your emergency supply kit for quick access, and bring this kit with you to the safe haven.
If you live off post, move to a safe haven in your local community, if directed.

Food for Families — ASYMCA at WAAF has an emergency food locker to assist families. It’s open 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Call 624-5645.

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