News Briefs for Monday, April 24, 2006

• Farmers’ market today at mall

• Children’s canoeing begins

• Sail fund-raising tickets on sale

• Bridge clubs active

• St. Theresa’s carnival set for this weekend in Kekaha

• CORRECTIONS

• Poster contest deadline nears


Farmers’ market today at mall

The weekly farmers’ market on the mall at Kukui Grove Center is at 3 p.m. in the parking lot near Sears, Kukui Grove Center officials said in a press release.

It is the same day the county Office of Economic Development’s Sunshine Market is at the Anne Knudsen Park (Koloa ball park) on Maluhia Road in Koloa, from noon.

Vendors at both gatherings offer fresh produce, flowers, and much more.

Natural Harmony takes the stage at Kukui Grove Center on Friday, during the Aloha Friday on the Mall event, at 7 p.m.

For more information on Kukui Grove Center events, call 245-7784, ext. 21.


Children’s canoeing begins

The Pu‘uwai Canoe Club’s children’s outrigger canoe-paddling program is set to begin today at 3 p.m. on the Wailua River, club leaders said in a press release.

The program is for those ages 12 to 18, and no previous paddling experience is required.

The club supplies canoes, paddles and instruction.

For more information, call Brian Curll, president of Hui O Mana Ka Pu‘uwai, 635-6311.


Sail fund-raising tickets on sale

Members of Hawaii Children’s Theatre and the JUMP (Juveniles Use Media Power) media club of Island School are selling tickets for a snorkel event and sail aboard a Captain Andy’s Sailing Adventure vessel.

The event, out of Kukui‘ula Small Boat Harbor on the South Shore, is Saturday at 1 p.m.

It was rescheduled from last month as a result of the incessant rains, organizers said in a press release.

Ticket donations are $60 per person.

The JUMP media club members are raising funds for their trip to Kenya this summer, where they’ll work with Kenyan teens to make media projects for AIDS awareness.

Contact Robin Worley at 651-5745 or robin@ischool.org for more information.


Bridge clubs active

Members of and visitors to the North Shore and Poalua Bridge Clubs play every Thursday at 9 a.m. sharp at Sun Village Kauai apartments behind Wilcox Memorial Hospital.

This is the oldest bridge club on the island, and visitors are welcome to play, members said. To find a partner or additional information, call Jane Nearing Go at 826-9753, or Betty Moore at 245-1994.

Winners of the 30-player event of April 20 were: North-South: 1. Lil Riley and Deborah Byrnes; 2. Jane Nearing Go and Betty Moore; East-West: 1. (tie) Pat Burgess and Loukas Fytros and Dick Shen and Dotty Nakea.

Results of the April 13 play follow: North-South: 1. Sheila Honeywell and Francine Donahue; 2. Jane Nearing Go and Betty Moore; East-West: 1. Lil Riley and Deborah Byrnes; 2. Bill Walters and Bob Williams (a visitor from Southern California).

Members of the Sunrise Duplicate Bridge Club play each Thursday at the Church of the Pacific hall in Princeville, beginning promptly at 9 a.m. For playing partners or more information, call Lolita Horney at 826-6805.

Results for the April 20, three-table event were: 1. Charlie Herbert and RC Smith; 2. Connie Copenhaver and Martha Boswell.

Results for the April 13, four-table event, with 16 players, were: 1. Glenda Lewis and Ilse Rothschild; 2. Hank Goldstein and Lolita Horney.

Members of the Sunset Duplicate Bridge Club play bridge each Saturday at the Church of the Pacific hall in Princeville, starting promptly at 1 p.m. For playing partners or more information, call Lenda Helser at 828-0609.

Following are the results of the April 22, five-table event: 1. Ilse Rothschild and Glenda Lewis; 2. Ann and Joe Williams.

Results for the April 15, four-table event were: 1. Loring Harkness and Hank Goldstein; 2. Francine Donahue and Jane Nearing Go.

Members of the Ka Haku o Hawaii Bridge Club play the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 9 a.m. at Hanalei Bay Resort, including today. They meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. before play.

For playing partners or more information, call Jane Nearing Go, 826-9753.


St. Theresa’s carnival set for this weekend in Kekaha

The annual St. Theresa’s School Carnival is this Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on the school grounds in Kekaha, school officials said in a press release.

There will be lots of live entertainment, food, game booths, country store, repeat boutique, silent auction, surprise packages, and lots more.

In addition to merchandise prizes, cash prizes of $1,000 will be given away Saturday night.

Teen dances are both days of the carnival, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the parish hall, with $5 admission per person.

All proceeds go to benefit the school.

Call the school office, 337-1351, for more information.


CORRECTIONS

The Garden Island corrects errors of fact in news stories. If you notice an error, please contact us at one of the numbers listed below.

• A story on the front page of the Saturday paper, about a proposal to put a moratorium on large-scale developments in Koloa and Po‘ipu, incorrectly referred to the Koloa post office as the Po‘ipu post office, in reference to plans for the Koloa Marketplace shopping center and office complex.


Poster contest deadline nears

The deadline for the Kauai Humane Society’s 2006 “Best Friends” Poster Contest is Friday at 7 p.m., society leaders said in a press release.

All students from kindergarten to high school age are invited to create posters on what it is like to be best friends with an animal or animals.

The top 14 winners will be selected for the society’s 2007 “Best Friends” Calendar.

For more information, call Carol Everett at 632-0610, ext. 103.

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