>> Children’s storytime: 10:30 a.m. July 26, Hawaii Kai Public Library. Stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft for ages 2 to 5. Free. Info: 397-5833.
>> Storytime and crafts with Lani Moo & Calci: At the following public libraries, 10:30 a.m. July 26 at Kaneohe (233-5676); 10 a.m. July 28 at Wahiawa (622-6345); and 10:30 a.m. July 30 at Kapolei (693-7050). Friends from Meadow Gold Dairies read aloud their favorite children’s stories, and lead a “MOO-racas” craft activity. For ages 3 and older. Free.
>> Teach a Dog to Read: 1:30 p.m. July 26, Kailua Public Library. K9 TheraPets of Hawaii invites keiki to read (or explain pictures) to eager dog listeners during a 15-minute session. Sign up in advance. Free. Info: 266-9911.
>> Game and Puzzle Day: 3 p.m. July 26, Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library. Selections for adults and keiki (over age 5) include Chutes and Ladders, Candyland, Uno, Jenga, Twister, Monopoly, Scrabble, Apples to Apples and more. Free. Info: 733-8488.
>> Movie night—“Coco”: 6 p.m. July 26, Nanakuli Public Library. This animation is rated PG. Drinks and snacks welcome. Free. Info: 668-5844.
>> Family storytime: 6:30 p.m. July 26, Liliha Public Library. Sandra Taga, “The Wandering Reader,” shares stories appropriate for all ages. Free. Info: 587-7577.
>> Keiki storytime: 10:30 a.m. July 27, Nanakuli Public Library. Themed stories, songs and crafts for ages 3 to 5. Free. Info: 668-5844.
>> Storytime and crafts — Ocean Fun: 10:30 a.m. July 27, Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library. Ocean-themed fun and information about the free online Hawaii Positive Engagement Program (H-PEP) which reinforces positive parenting skills. Limited to 40 participants. Free. Info: 831-6831.
>> Palolo Hongwanji bon dance: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 27 and 28, 1641 Palolo Ave.; food booths open 5:30 p.m. Free parking at Sacred Hearts Academy from 5:30 p.m.; shuttle service available. Info: 732-1491.
>> RevoluSun and Surfrider Foundation’s annual beach clean-up: 10 a.m. to noon July 28, Makapuu Beach; sign-in begins 9:3o a.m., lunch to follow the event. Look for the blue tent near the parking’s main entrance. Free. Info: 748-8888, revolusun.com/events.
>> Car seat safety check: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28, Enterprise Truck Rental Site, 3239 Ualena St. Experts will inspect keiki car seats to ensure proper fit, installation and safety. Hosted by Kaiser Permanente. Registration recommended: 432-2260. Walk-ins welcome.
>> Ready2React: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28, Pearlridge Center Downtown (second level) and in the parking lot near T.J. Maxx. Emergency preparedness event with city, state, federal and non-governmental agencies features experts to discuss emergencies and disasters, with emergency vehicles and equipment on display. Free. Info: 723-8938.
>> Twilight & Dive’n’Movie: July 28, with special 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 an evening showing of “Jumanji” at dusk. Kamaaina prices start at $36.99; discounts for seniors (ages 65 and older) and juniors (42 inches and under and over age 2) and online pre-sale. Free junior admission with a school supplies donation ($10 minimum value to benefit regional schools) after 2 p.m. Info: 674-9283, wetnwildhawaii.com.
>> LEGO-building play event: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28, Hawaii State Library, first-floor reading room. Check out The LEGO Enthusiasts Association of Hawaii’s creations in the theme of the library’s Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock!” Also, each child receives one free LEGO minifigure, with building contests and chances to win LEGO sets. Free. Info: 586-3510.
>> Back 2 School Fun! Community Outreach: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 28, Kawaiahao Church grounds, with food, games, entertainment, prizes and free backpacks. Info: 468-3000.
>> Kahala Mall Keiki Day — How to Be a Steward of the Ocean: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 28 throughout the mall, with interactive displays, activities and performances. Also, screenings of the documentary “STRAWS” at 9:30 a.m. and 10:20 a.m. at Kahala’s Consolidated Theatres. Info: kahalamallcenter.com.
>> Bicycling basics: 3 to 5 p.m. July 28, Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library. Refresh bicycling skills while learning about the Biki program and Hawaii Bicycling League. Registration required; Biki will supply bikes for participants. For teens and older. Free. Info: 733-8488.
>> Makapuu Sunset Benefit Hike: 5:30 p.m. July 28, Makapuu Lighthouse. Join Hawaiian Humane Society in its seventh annual event — a pet-friendly two-mile beginners’ hike to benefit Oahu’s animals. Donation: $25. Register: 808ne.ws/2A1pSqB. Info: 356-2216.
>> Kailua Hongwanji Mission bon dance: 6 p.m. July 28, 268A Kuulei Road. Info: 262-4560.
>> “Hawaii’s New Magicians”: 7 p.m. July 28, Bacon Auditorium at Pohai Nani, 45-090 Namoku St., Kaneohe; doors open 6 p.m. with strolling magic. Showcase for magic and variety acts by young performers presented by International Brotherhood of Magicians #185 and Hawaii Magic Festival. Free. Online reservations required: 808ne.ws/2LmzlOE. Parents of interested performers may contact 836-1800 or 354-7360.
>> Summer Movie Nights — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”: July 28, Mililani Shopping Center. Activities, trivia, prize giveaways and special appearances from 6 to 7 p.m.; film starts at dusk (east-side courtyard on Kuahelani Avenue). This movie is rated PG-13. Bring chairs and blankets; no coolers, alcoholic beverages or outside food allowed. Info: mililanishoppingcenter.com.
>> Sunday Afternoon at the Movies: 1 p.m. July 29, free at the following public libraries:
• “Back to the Future,” Kaimuki. This 1985 classic movie starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd is rated PG. Info: 733-8422.
• “Black Panther,” Pearl City. This 2018 film based on the Marvel Comics superhero is rated PG-13 and stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o. Blankets, pillows, fold-up chairs and dry snacks welcome. Info: 453-6566.
>> Consolidated Theatres’ Keiki Film Hui — “Shrek 2”: 10 a.m. July 30 and 31, and Aug. 1 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.
>> Movie Mondays — “Good Dinosaur”: 2:30 p.m. July 30, Salt Lake-Moanalua Public Library. This animation is rated PG. Free. Info: 831-6831.
>> Harry Potter’s Birthday Celebration: 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 30, Nanakuli Public Library, with enchanting crafts, trivia, cake and more, while supplies last. Free. Info: 668-5844.
>> Regal Cinemas’ Summer Movie Express — “The LEGO Batman Movie” and “Trolls”: 10 a.m. July 31 and Aug. 1 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 proceeds benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Info: 808ne.ws/2rkamBk.
>>Harry Potter Trivia Hour: 4 p.m. July 31, Wahiawa Public Library. Dress in Harry Potter-themed outfits and compete in a trivia contest, and watch a wizard-themed movie to follow. The contest is limited to 40 participants and recommended for ages 12 and older (or for those who read the entire book series); registration required. Info: 622-6345.
>> Manners Are Cool: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 1, Pagoda Restaurant. Boys and girls ages 8 to 12 learn about first impressions, introductions and greetings, and formal and informal dining and table manners. Presented by Lisa Rose School of Etiquette. Cost: $50. Info: 347-0853, lisarosehonolulu.com.
>> “Only One You” rock painting: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 1, Waianae Public Library. Based on Linda Kranz’s book “Only One You,” this party features a read aloud and painting of a unique rock fish to be displayed in the library. Supplies provided. Free. Info: 697-7868.
>> Honolulu Zoo Society’s Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series — Johnny Helm and Friends: 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 1, 151 Kapahulu Ave.; doors open 4:35 p.m. for pre-show activities, keiki coloring contests, animal trivia and Conservation Station. This weekly event runs through Aug. 15 and features a weekly line-up 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.
>> E-magine Fun: Through Aug. 15, Pearlridge Center, Uptown Center Court during mall hours. Features a Virtual Reality Roller Coaster, Eyeplay Interactive Gaming, Rope Maze, Eurobungy, Snookball, giant floor mazes, life-sized games such as Checkers and Connect Four, and more. Individual experiences range from $4 to $11 each; $19 package for all-paid experiences. Info: 203-2366, pearlridgeonline.com.
>> Expedition — Dinosaur: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 3, Castle Memorial Building at Bishop Museum. The traveling exhibit explores the world of dinosaurs and fossil-hunting in the 19th and early-20th centuries and features a dozen life-sized and animatronic dinosaurs, interactive stations, a research lab and more. Museum admission (for kamaaina): $14.95, $12.95 for ages 65 and older, $10.95 for ages 4 to 17, free for ages 3 and under; an additional $4.95 entry fee is required for this exhibit. Info: bishopmuseum.org/expedition-dinosaur.