As of Sunday, April 20, 2014
POSTED: 10:25 p.m. HST, Mar 01, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 04:24 a.m. HST, Apr 19, 2014
Send items at least two weeks in advance to 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu 96813; fax 529-4750; or email email@example.com.
Read Aloud America: Seeking volunteers to read aloud to groups of children for the spring program's reading sessions through Thursday. The fall program begins in August-September. To register, visit goo.gl/f4NWpP. Call 531-1985.
Honolulu Museum of Art Book Club: "The Swan Thieves," by Elizabeth Kostova, Saturday and April 30 at the museum. Book discussion begins 1 p.m., followed by a gallery tour (relating to the book) at 2 p.m. Free with admission. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat: May 4 to 9, Camp Mokuleia. This intimate writers workshop features yoga, coaching, beachcombing and visits to cultural sites. Guests include Larry Habeggar, writer, editor and founder of Travelers' Tales Books; Constance Hale, writing coach and author of "Sin and Syntax"; best-selling novelist Darien Gee; Steven Goldsberry, UH-Manoa creative-writing professor and author of 14 books; Sam ‘Ohukani‘ohia‘a Gon, master of Native Hawaiian chant; and Rebecca Walker, nationally acclaimed memoirist, editor and novelist. Cost (includes lodging, meals, workshops and activities): $1,100. Visit goo.gl/c4RXkA.
Bluewater Writers Group: Meets 12:15 p.m. third Sunday monthly, Palama Settlement, 810 N. Vineyard Blvd., second floor. Get feedback on your project, encourage others on theirs. Beginners welcome. Free. Call 330-4528.
Fiction Books Club: Meets 1 p.m. fourth Sunday monthly, Revolution Books, 2626 S. King St. Read and discuss great novels and compelling books that "shine a light on the way the world really is." Free. Call 944-3106 or visit revolutionbookshonolulu.org.
Pacific Tongues Spoken Arts Wednesday Writing Workshop: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays for teens, Arts at Marks Garage, 1159 Nuuanu Ave. Free. Visit pacifictongues.org.
Waialua Library Readers' Group: 9:30 to 11 a.m. fourth Thursday monthly. Call 637-8286.
» May's selection is the award-winning autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou.