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Family Fare Calendar

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 2016

    The E.K. Fernandez 50th State Fair at Aloha Stadium is an annual favorite among local families.

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“Family Fare” is a weekly calendar of events suitable for all ages. To get listed, send event information to features@staradvertiser.com.

>> Glen Bailey’s Wonderful World of Magic: 10:30 a.m. June 14, Kaneohe Public Library. Interactive comedy-magic show by the former president of Hawaii Society of American Magicians and the Hawaii Ring of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. For all ages. Free. Info: 233-5676.

>> Keiki Art Thursdays: 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 14, Kaimuki Public Library. Bring music to life by creating a musical note hanging mobile. Free. Info: 733-8422.

>> Keiki storytime: 10:30 a.m. June 14, Hawaii Kai Public Library. Stories, finger plays, songs and crafts for ages 2 to 5. Free. Info: 397-5833.

>> Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band: At the following public libraries, 10:30 a.m. June 14, Kapolei (693-7050); 1 p.m. June 15, Salt Lake-Moanalua (831-6831); and 11 a.m. June 16, Waipahu (675-0358). Features dancing and singing in highly energetic performances suitable for toddlers. Free.

>> K9 Therapets of Hawaii session: 11 a.m. June 14, Waipahu Public Library. The organization presents a dog safety program followed by a special pet trick, and keiki are invited to read to a dog following the program. No outside pets allowed. Free. Info: 675-0358.

>> Lei-making for teens: 2 p.m. June 14, Aiea Public Library. Create a simple ribbon lei or decorate a plain kukui nut lei. Materials provided. Free. Info: 483-7333.

>> Rock painting: 2 p.m. June 14, Kalihi-Palama Public Library. Participants will paint or decorate a rock and add a positive word, message or image. Rocks will then be placed around the library to find and keep, or to share with library visitors. For grades six through 12; limited to 10 students on a first-come, first-served basis. Materials provided. Free. Info: 832-3466.

>> Thinker Thursdays: 2 to 4 p.m. June 14, Kahuku Public & School Library. Explore various hands-on learning kits including K’NEX, Brain Flakes, Magformers and Tegu wooden blocks. Free. Info: 293-8935.

>> Ani-mazing Anime Showing: 2:45 to 4 p.m. June 14, Mililani Public Library. Participants choose from a list of series (all are rated PG-13) and decide on the next showing. Free. Info: 627-7470.

>> LEGO Club: 5 p.m. June 14, McCully-Moiliili Public Library. Keiki ages 5 to 10 are invited to use their imagination and create LEGO masterpieces to be displayed in the library. Materials provided for library use. Free. Info: 973-1099.

>> Movie night — “Leap!”: 6 to 8 p.m. June 14, Nanakuli Public Library. Enjoy a screening of the PG-rated animation; drinks and snacks welcome. Free. Info: 668-5844.

>> Storytime with Aunty Sharla: 10 a.m. June 15, Kahuku Public & School Library. Musical stories with Hawaiian songs and instruments for young keiki. Free. Info: 293-8935.

>> Math Club: 10:30 a.m. June 15, Kailua Public Library. Keiki ages 5 to 8, along with parents and caregivers, are treated to fun math games and activities using common household materials. Registration required. Info: 266-9911.

>> 50th State Fair: Rides, games, food and entertainment, including the debut of the new Black Out ride, Anastasini Circus acts, motorcycle daredevils, petting zoo and more. 6 p.m. June 15, 4 p.m. June 16, noon June 17; continues Fridays-Sundays through July 1, Aloha Stadium. Admission is 10-50 Fun Pass credits. (Fun Pass cards may be used for admission, rides, games and food at Fernandez events. Each Fun Pass credit is equivalent to 10 cents.) Info, specials and discounts: ekfernandez.com.

>> Pearl Harbor Historic Sites’ “Free Pass Days”: The Battleship Missouri Memorial, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and U.S.S. Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park will commemorate the official birthdays of each U.S. military branch by offering free admission to active-duty, retired members and their dependents of each respective military branch on the following dates: Army, June 16 and 17; Coast Guard, Aug. 4 and 5; Air Force, Sept. 15 and 16; Navy, Oct. 13 and 14; Marine Corps, Nov. 10 and 11; and National Guard, Dec. 15 and 16. Must present valid military ID. Info: pearlharborhistoricsites.org.

>> Friends of the Library of Hawaii’s 71st annual book sale: Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 16; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 17; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 18 through June 21 (10 percent off for teachers and librarians on June 20; 10 percent off for military on June 21); 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 22 (10 percent off for seniors); 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 23 (all books 50 percent off); and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 24 (all books 50 cents), McKinley High School cafeteria, 1039 South King St.; enter from Pensacola Street. Preview sales, 5 to 9 p.m. June 14 for FLH members and 5 to 9 p.m. June 15 for Hawaii State Federal Credit Union members. Info: 536-4174, flhhawaii.org.

>> Dancing fish craft workshop: 10 a.m. June 16, Hawaii State Library, first-floor reading room. Supplies provided. Free. Info: 586-3520.

>> Hawaii Opera Theatre performance: 10 a.m. June 16, Waialua Public Library. Singers from HOT perform various Broadway and classical favorites. For ages 8 and older. Free. Info: 637-8286.

>> 20th annual Father’s Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16, Windward Mall, with a father-child look-alike contest (register by 12:30 p.m.), arts and crafts, informational booths and live entertainment. Presented by the Hawaii Coalition for Dads and the state Commission on Fatherhood. Info: 927-0555.

>> Rocking the World with Stories: 10:30 a.m. June 16, Hawaii State Library, Edna Allyn Room for Children. Hear multicultural folktales from around the world featuring mountains, stones, rocks, caves and jewels. For ages 4 and older. Free. Info: 586-3510.

>> Twilight & Dive ’n’ Movie: June 16, with extended hours from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wet ’n’ Wild Hawaii, 400 Farrington Highway, Kapolei. Gather around the wave pool to watch a showing of the PG-13-rated “Thor: Ragnorak” at dusk. Kamaaina prices start at $36.99; discounts for seniors (ages 65 and older), juniors (42 inches tall and under, and over 2 years of age) and online presale. General admission after 5 p.m. is $19.99. Info: 674-9283, wetnwildhawaii.com.

>> Bookmaking for Fun: 2:30 to 4 p.m. June 16, Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave. Create a small personal sketchbook, design its cover and learn folding and binding techniques to put it together. For ages 6 and older. Cost: $15. Info: 312-4316, artexplorium.org.

>> Stamp activity: 10 a.m. to noon June 17, Waikiki Aquarium. Create an underwater scene using handcrafted stamps, joined by artist Margo Vitarelli. Free with admission: $12; $8 for kamaaina and active-duty military; $5 for keiki ages 4 to 12 and seniors ages 65 and older. Info: 923-9741, waikikiaquarium.org.

>> Comic Jam Hawaii: 1 to 4 p.m. June 17, Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court. Local artists talk story while creating collaborative cartoons; keiki and families are welcome to participate. Info: 203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com.

>> Rock-A-Hula’s Rockin’ Dads Dinner and Show: 6 p.m. June 17, Royal Hawaiian Theater in the Royal Hawaiian Center, 2201 Kalakaua Ave., Building B, fourth floor; show begins 8 p.m. Treat Dad to an entertaining night of Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson impersonations, fireknife dancing and more. Packages range from $66 to $111 for keiki (ages 3 to 11) and $109 to $185 for adults; kamaaina and military pricing available. Info: 629-SHOW (7469), rockahulahawaii.com.

>> Consolidated Theatres’ Keiki Film Hui —“The Boss Baby”: 10 a.m. June 18-20 at the Ward, Kapolei, Koko Marina, Koolau, Mililani and Pearlridge locations. Enjoy $1 screenings of family-friendly films over the summer (through Aug. 1). Movie titles change weekly. Info: consolidatedtheatres.com.

>> Regal Cinemas’ Summer Movie Express — “Storks” and “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”: 10 a.m. June 19 and 20 at the Dole Cannery, Windward and Pearl Highlands locations. Enjoy $1 screenings of fun family movies (through Aug. 1); both movies play on both days and titles change weekly. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Info: 808ne.ws/2rkamBk.

>> Preschool nature hour — “Seeds — Large and Small”: 10:30 a.m. June 19, Ho‘omaluhia Botanical Garden. The monthly event for ages 3 to 5 features stories, crafts and nature walks. Walking shoes, rain gear and insect repellent recommended. Free. Info: 233-7323.

>> Movie screening — “Hairspray”: 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 19, Pearl City Library. Watch the 2007 musical romantic comedy starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer and Christopher Walken. Free. Info: 453-6566.

>> Intro to Cartooning: 9:30 to 11 a.m. June 20, Art Explorium, 1142 Koko Head Ave. Learn the basics of character design by starting with simple shapes and adding details to bring creations to life. Led by Nobu Yasuda. For ages 5 and older. Cost: $15. Info: 312-4316, artexplorium.org.

>> Read to a Dog: 10:30 a.m. June 20, Hawaii State Library. Young keiki are welcome to practice their reading skills by sharing stories with a therapy dog from Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs. Free. Info: 586-3500.

>> Honolulu Zoo Society’s Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series — Roy Sakuma’s Super Keiki: 6 to 7 p.m. June 20, 151 Kapahulu Ave.; doors open 4:35 p.m. for preshow activities, keiki coloring contests, animal trivia and Conservation Station. This weekly event runs through Aug. 15 and features a weekly lineup of local entertainment, hosted by premier ukulele instructor Roy Sakuma. Proceeds benefit the Keiki Zoo Water Wheel Renewable Energy Project. Cost: $5 (for ages 2 and older). Info: 926-3191, honoluluzoo.org.

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