Features family cal By Star-Advertiser staff Sept. 15, 2012 Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Read more Mahalo for reading the Honolulu Star-Advertiser! You're reading a premium story. Read the full story with our Print & Digital Subscription. Subscribe Now Read this story for free: Watch an ad or complete a survey Log In Already a subscriber? Log in now to continue reading this story. Activate Digital Account Print subscriber but without online access? Activate your Digital Account now. "Fish Tales: Chronicles, Critters and Crafts": 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Waikiki Aquarium. Enjoy ocean-themed family activities, celebrity storytelling, costumed characters and more. Free with admission. Call 923-9741 or visit www.waquarium.org. Waialua Public Library’s 85th anniversary celebration: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Waialua Bandstand in the Park (across the library). Features a martial arts demonstration, lion dance, information tables, music by Paula Fuga, Elyssa Joy and others, and face painting and balloons with Bungie the Clown. Free. Call 637-8286. "Awareness Day Under the Big Top" 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, U.S. VETS Waianae, 85-638 Farrington Highway (across Waianae Fire Station). Features crafts, a petting zoo, keiki games, facility tours, presentation by Honolulu Zoo staff, dunking booth, food and more. One canned good (per person) is requested for admission. Free parking. Call 696-6707 or 696-6779. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Bowl for Kids’ Sake: "Wake Me Up Before You Go Bowl": Three-hour increments, 9 a.m. today through midnight, Aiea Bowl, 99-115 Aiea Heights Drive. Sign up a team of six bowlers (each with a $100 fundraising pledge) and enjoy three hours of bowling, entertainment and free food and drinks. The final session at 9 p.m. features cosmic bowling. To register, visit http://goo.gl/CvmrO. Stir Crazy Hawaii’s "Wearable Art" workshops: Two sessions today, 9:30 a.m. and noon, 371 Ilimalia Loop, Kailua. Bring your own apparel such as shirts and totebags (or purchase at site). Cost: $12 (includes materials for one item). For reservations, call 220-5691 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Coastal Clean-up Day presented by Disney/Pixar’s "Finding Nemo 3D": 10 to 11 a.m. today, Makapu‘u Beach Park. Collection bags and gloves provided. The first 25 families to check-in receive a family four-pack of VIP passes for a movie screening of the film. All participants receive complimentary movie prizes. To register, email email@example.com. "Playful Saturday": 10:15 to 11 a.m. today, Baby Awearness, Manoa Marketplace. Fun with bubbles, parachute play, songs and stories for keiki ages 5 and under. Cost: $15 per child. Call 988-0010. Keiki storytimes: "Me Want Pet!" by Tammi Sauer, 11 a.m. today, Barnes & Noble, Ala Moana. Call 949-7307. Aloha Festivals’ Waikiki Ho‘olaule‘a: 7 to 10 p.m. today along Kalakaua Avenue, with food , craft vendors, hula performances and local musicians on five stages. Visit www.alohafestivals.com. "40 Years of Japanese Superheroes" celebration: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Shirokiya, Ala Moana Center. Bring your cameras for picture-taking with Kikaida and Kamen Rider V3, and get autographs from Miyauchi Hiroshi (Kazami Shiro in "Kamen Rider V3") and Ban Daisuke (Jiro in "Kikaida"). Ohana Music Together sample classes: Ongoing registration for free music classes at two locations for infants and keiki up to age 5 to learn about rhythm and tone while socializing, cooperating, observing, singing and playing instruments with parental participation. Reservations required. Call 372-8767 or visit www.OhanaMT.com. » Ohana Music Together Studio, 1210 Wilhelmina Rise: Classes are at 10 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 9:45 a.m. Thursday and 11:45 a.m. Sept. 23; special classes for babies under 8 months old will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. » Sounds of Success Preschool, 98-029 Hekaha St., Building 5, Unit No. 49: 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Sept. 22. Keiki Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court. Crafts, balloons, storytelling, face painting and songs, with entertainment by Gymboree Play & Music. Free. Call 488-0981. "Pizza, Pasta and More!": 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kahuku Public & School Library. A storytelling chef shares "delicious" stories and sing-alongs; ends with a small treat. For all ages. Free. Call 293-8935. "Senior Care Options" lectures: 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu YMCA and noon to 1 p.m. Friday at Windward YMCA. Learn about different living arrangements and care options that depend on health, abilities, values, social support and financial resources. Free. To register, call 541-5256 (Nuuanu) or 261-0808 (Windward). Senior citizen information table: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Pearlridge Center, Uptown, second level (fronting Satellite City Hall). Call 488-0981. "BodyWorks" program series: Five-day Thursday session, 4 to 5:45 p.m. Thursday through Oct. 18, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, 86-260 Farrington Highway. Parents and caregivers of boys and girls ages 9 to 13 learn about living healthier lifestyles and improving family eating and activity habits. Free. Call 697-3526 or visit http://goo.gl/twI2h. Bereavement support group: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Queen Liliuokalani Children’s Center, 1300-A Halona St., Honolulu. For those suffering the loss of a child (newborn to 24 years old). Hosted by The Joshua Neves Children’s Foundation. Free. Call 292-2304 or visit www.nevesfoundation.org. Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center’s Fall Break Discovery Camp: Registration deadline is Friday to sign up for sessions, which run Oct. 1 to 5, 111 Ohe St., Kakaako. Ideal for imaginative keiki ages 5 to 10. Choose from morning and/or afternoon camps, with optional after-camp care available from 4 to 4:30 p.m. » "Autumn Animals," 9 a.m. to noon; and "Spooktacular Treats" from 1 to 4 p.m., both for ages 5 to 7. » "Spooktacular Treats," 9 a.m. to noon; and "Wondrous Willy Wonka," 1 to 4 p.m., both for ages 8 to 10. Keiki art contest: Entry deadline is Friday. Artwork should depict and answer the question, "Why is Hawaii’s fishing and seafood community important to me?" Open to Hawaii residents in grades 3 through 12. Held in conjunction with Hawaii Fishing & Seafood Festival’s week-long activities. For details, visit www.hawaiifishingfestival.com. Dinner Safari: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Honolulu Zoo. Enjoy a buffet-style dinner, tours of the zoo at twilight and later with red-filter flashlights, and camp-fire time while seeing and touching animal skulls, skins, feathers and eggs. Cost: $50 for ages 4 and older; discounts for members. Reservations required. Call 971-7195 or visit http://goo.gl/MIYaf. ONGOING Hawaii Nature Center activities: Cost for each event is $10 for non-members. Reservations required. Call 955-0100, ext. 118. » Ka‘ena Point Natural Area Reserve Hike: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Learn about native plants, sea birds and Hawaiian history on the moderate five-mile trek for ages 8 and older. » "Stream ‘Splorations": 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Design your own boat, feed a Tahitian prawn and scoop fish nets in a freshwater mountain stream. For ages 3 to 5. Lyon Arboretum activities: To register, call 988-0456 or visit www.hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum. » "Ikebana for Kids": 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 22. Keiki hike through the gardens to collect "treasures" and create their own arrangement. For keiki in grades 1 through 4. Cost: $5. » "Hawaiian Lei Making": Two one-hour sessions at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6. Keiki ages 5 through 18 learn traditional methods and may choose from 2 of 5 lei techniques (kui, haku, humupapa, kipu‘u or wili). Cost: $5. Hawaii Theatre Junior Ensemble: Open enrollment through Sept. 28 for Hawaii Theatre Center’s afterschool theatre class for preteens ages 10 to 12 from all Oahu public and private schools, including home-schooled students. Meets Mondays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the new Hawaii Theatre Annex studio (above Indigo restaurant). Call 791-1397 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. "Five Chinese Brothers": Saturdays through Sept. 29, 4:30 p.m., Tenney Theatre, The Cathedral of St. Andrew. Presented by Honolulu Theatre for Youth and recommended for ages 5 and older. Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for youths and $15 for seniors. Call 839-9885 or visit www.htyweb.org. "Honu by the Sea": Live performances of the new Broadway-inspired musical, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays through Sept. 30, The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. Directed by Ronald Bright with original music and lyrics written by Johnson Enos. Tickets: Show only, $49 for adults, $35 for ages 4 to 12; dinner show package, $95/$65; and premium dinner show, $125/$85. Call 921-4600 or visit www.honubythesea.com. "Gene-iuses on a Mission" workshops: Advanced registration required. There are two sessions for each topic, "DNA Detectives" Oct. 6 and "Buzz Off" Nov. 17, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m., organized by grade levels (grades 1 through 3 and 4 through 6), UH-Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources’ St. John Plant Science Building, Room 102. Cost: $16.50 per person (students and optional chaperones). Visit http://goo.gl/03tw3. Hawaiian Humane Society’s 22nd annual PetWalk: Ongoing registration for event on Oct. 7 at Magic Island. Registration begins 7 a.m.; walk begins 8 a.m.; also features pet contests, exhibitors, games and a silent auction. Supporters may register and collect donations at www.firstgiving.com/hawaiianhumane/petwalk2012. Call 356-2225 or visit www.hawaiianhumane.org. The Honolulu Boy Choir open auditions: For boys ages 7 to 12; no prior musical experience required. For appointments, call 596-7464. Visit www.honoluluboychoir.org. "Afterschool at the Aquarium": 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Waikiki Aquarium. Fun 10- to 20-minute activities (stories, critter encounters and creative movement sessions) for ages 4 to 8. Free with paid admission. Registration required. Call 440-9011 or email email@example.com. Pet adoptions and foster care: Call the Hawaiian Humane Society at 946-2187 or visit www.hawaiianhumane.org. » Seniors over age 60 can adopt a dog or cat (age 6 or older) for free. » Temporary foster-care families needed to care for animals. Food, medical treatment and basic supplies included. Call 356-2217. Keiki music classes: Offerings in music basics, piano, voice, guitar, trumpet, saxophone, violin/viola and low brass at Keiki Kani Music Studio in Aiea. Call 487-2275 or visit www.keikikani.com. "New Mothers Hui": 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Castle Medical Center. Support group led by an internationally certified lactation consultant/perinatal registered nurse. Walk-ins welcome. Free. Call 263-5400 or visit www.castlemed.org. Family catch-and-release fishing: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden. Bring rain gear, barbless hooks and fishing gear. Free. Call 233-7323. Family workout: 10 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays at 1259 S. Beretania St., Suite 20. Free fitness program for parents and children ages 3 and older. Visit www.smartkarate.com. "Afternoon Art Adventures": Program offers Tuesday and Wednesday classes from 3 to 4 p.m. at Waikiki Community Center. College-certified art instructor Andree Paradis teaches art "fun"-damentals in an open studio environment using various art materials. For ages 8 and older. Cost: $10, includes all materials. Call 754-3773. Previous Story Ben Next Story Growing display of 'Allegiance'