For Saturday, October 2, 2010
POSTED: 1:30 a.m. HST, Oct 2, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 8:45 p.m. HST, Mar 3, 2011
The Cathedral of Saint Andrew, 229 Queen Emma Square. 524-2822, ext. 217. The Cathedral Square Fall Festival concludes at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow with a Choral Evensong with guest preacher the Rev. David Jackson, rector of Epiphany Church, Honolulu. Music for this evening service features William Mathias' Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis "Jesus service" Op. 53.
Interfaith Conversations Windward, 45-090 Namoku St. Maureen Bates will talk about "How the Veterans Administration Helps Homeless Veterans in Hawaii" in the Pohai Nani Club Room, second floor, Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. She is a program coordinator for Supported Housing under the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System. For information, call the Rev. Sam Cox at 779-3606 or Chaplain Danette Kong, 236-7814.
Interfaith Alliance Hawaii, held at Harris United Methodist Church, 20 S. Vineyard Blvd. The Open Table monthly discussion is from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, featuring Ramona Chinn, executive director of the Counseling and Spiritual Care Center of Hawaii. At 7:50 a.m., Valerie Noor Karima Payton will speak on "The Sufi Path and Dances of Universal Peace," using sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from various religions. Payton is a leader of the Honolulu Center of the Mevlevi Order of America (Rumi). She will close with a circle dance that all can join. Call Sam Cox at 779-3606 or Randolph Sykes, 561-6010; or visit www.InterfaithAllianceHawaii.org.
First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway, presents "Invalidation," an award-winning play by Sam Spengler and Jackson Shimanoff, 7 p.m. next Saturday. The play depicts two high school students who re-examine their friendship after one has a crippling injury. The play is presented as part of the church's Substantial Temptations Program for senior high youth. Donations appreciated. Contact Nan Kleiber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unity Church of Hawai'i will hold its fifth annual Pet Blessing Day on Oct. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Waikiki Playground, at the corner of Paki and Monsarrrat avenues. The Rev. Sky St. John will perform a community blessing and then individual blessings of pets. Each pet and pet owner will get a photo, a certificate and a healthful treat for each beloved animal. Pet owners are asked to have their pets on a leash or in a carrier.
Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii, 215 N. Kukui St. 538-7778. The 104th annual Thanksgiving Festival (Omatsuri) will be held Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. across from the Chinese Cultural Plaza. Following dinner, entertainment, including the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble and karaoke, begins at 4:20 p.m.
Unity Church of Hawai'i, 3608 Diamond Head Circle. Grammy award-winning recording artist Darlene Koldenhoven will give a musical concert and workshop, "Healing with Your Voice and Music," from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Seating is limited. Call Unity Church of Hawai'i at 735-4436 for advance tickets. More at www.HealingVoiceWorkshop.com.