TGI(f) for Friday, June 24, 2011

Friday, June 24

Bon Dance

7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at WKH Hanapepe Temple

Meet the Artists

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Oasis on the Beach

An evening of wine, food and a chance to meet the festival’s featured jazz musicians. Visit for more information.

Garden Island Martial Arts Weigh Ins

5 to 6:30 p.m. at Kukui Grove Center Exhibition Area

Join us at Kukui Grove for the big weigh in event and find out the opponents for the big martial arts events on June 25.

Saturday, June 25

Ballet Master Class

10:30 a.m. to noon at Lihu‘e Parish Hall

Celebrate Summer on Kaua‘i, come dance with a professional. Open ballet technique class taught by Matisse Madden. Ages 13 and over welcome. Email for more information.

Kaua‘i Music Festival

6 to 8 p.m. at Shutters Lounge in Kaua‘i Beach Resort

Music by Mike Keale. Visit for more information.

Kaua‘i Humane Society Feline Fiesta

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Kaua‘i Humane Society

Will include portraits with your cat by Carol Ann Davis; cat grooming by Pawrific Pet Care; informational pet and pet product booths; free Q & A session with KHS vet staff; June specials and more. Call Kaua‘i Humane Society at 632-0610 ext. 0 for more information.

Kaua‘i Independent Food Bank Food Drive

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kukui Grove Center

Please kokua and drop off non-perishable items including pasta, tuna, peanut butter, canned soups, canned vegetables, rice, ensure/Pediasure, and canned fruits.

Red Clay Jazz Festival

3 to 9 p.m. at Kaua‘i Lagoons

Featuring music by Hubert Laws Quintet, Hailey Niswanger Quartet, Phil and Angela Benoit and Ne‘ena Jazz. With food and beverages by 22 North, Kaua‘i Beach Marriott, Reggie Berry’s Interactive Cafe, Hukilau Lanai and more. Bring beach chairs and sunscreen. Visit for more information.

Hydro Power Discussion

2 to 4 p.m. at Kapa’a Public Library

Kapa‘a Neighborhood Association meeting features guest speakers KIUC CEO David Bissell and taro farmer Adam Asquith discussing the KIUC hydropower initiatives and ballot question, Free Flow Power and the FERC process. Opportunities for Q&A.  Free. Visit or contact Sid Jackson at 821-2837 for more information.

Sunday, June 26

Festival of Healing Harps concert

1 to 5 p.m. at the Southshore Visitors Center of the National Tropical Botanical Garden

Featuring tranquil music in a tranquil garden setting. Adults are $20 (couples $30); keiki 12 and under free. Bring a beach chair, mat or blanket. No coolers allowed and food will be available for purchase. This is an alcohol-and drug-free event. A portion of proceeds benefit the nonprofit NTBG. Call 742-2433 for more information.

Dog Fanciers of Kaua‘i Doggy Play Day

1 to 4 p.m. at Kaua‘i Humane Society’s Small Dog Park

A fun day of games and prizes. Membership fee $5 individuals; or $10 for families who would like to join the club.

Health Day ‘Celebrating YOU’

7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kahili Mountain Park and School

First annual program with health screenings and classes on cooking, eating, exercise, nutrition, and goal-setting. Cost $15. For more information, contact Angela at 652-4390 or


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