Island Calendar for Sunday, April 15, 2012

Sunday

FESTIVAL OF HEALING HARPS — 4 p.m., St. Michael’s All Angels Church, Lihu‘e. Concert with sacred sound in celebration of unity consciousness. Cost $10/person, keiki free. Call Renee at 936-3294 for more information.

Monday

CPR/AED ADULT — 1 to 5 p.m. Breath of Life Church, 4303 Rice St. $70. Recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to use AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. ARC certification upon completion. Register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Tuesday

STANDARD FIRST AID — 1 to 5 p.m. Breath of Life Church, 4303 Rice Street. $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. ARC certification upon completion. Register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

FREE FITNESS CLASS — 10 to 11 a.m., Hawai‘i Center for Independent Living-Kaua‘i, 4340 Nawiliwili Rd., Lihu‘e. Ongoing creative tai chi, seated yoga, muscle strengthening, stretching and balance exercise class for individuals with a disability. Sponsored by the HCF Annie Sinclair Knudsen Fund. Call 245-4034 to register

Wednesday

BEGINNING QI GONG CLASS — 10 to 11 a.m. Sun Village. Village Hall “D” Rec Room. Free for all ages. (808) 635-0306.

Thursday

TEAM CAPTAIN MEETING — 6:30 p.m., Piikoi A & B, County Building. Hanapepe Relay for Life, supporting the American Cancer Society. For more information visit relayforlife.org/kauaihi or call 246-0695.

4TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY — 12 to 6 p.m., Kaua‘i Community College. Associated Students of KCC welcome public for their 4th Annual Earth Day event, “Mobilizing Kaua‘i and the Earth 2012.”

LIHUE SUGAR MILL HISTORY TALK — 6 to 8 p.m. Kaua‘i County Pi‘ikoi Building, Conference Room 2A and 2B. Free. Author Jan TenBruggencate will discuss his book, “One Hundred Fifty Years Sugar Processing Along the Nawiliwili Stream.” Former mill employes have been invited to join the discussion. Light refreshments. Call 245-3373 for more information.

LOVE AND RESPECT CLASSES — 7-8:30 p.m. Kaua‘i Bible Church, Omao, mile marker 9. Male/female communication class, specific for married couples. But not necessary to attend as a couple. Singles and teens are welcome. Registration requested. Workbook available for $10 with registration. Contact LoveAndRespectKauai@yahoo.com or call Tim and Lynn Mira at 332-7406.

Friday

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES — 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kaua’i Community College One Stop Center. This event helps to raise awareness about the issue of violence against women. Free event, t-shirt, and refreshments.  Program and registration info online. Sponsored by: the College’s Preventing Violence Against Women Task Force (PVAW) and the YWCA of Kaua’i.

ST. THERESA SCHOOL CARNIVAL — 6 to 11 p.m. St. Theresa School, on the school grounds in Kekaha. Continues 6 to 11 p.m. April 21. Free. Games, live entertainment, a teen dance. Cash prizes. Silent auction, country store, and “our very popular Repeat Boutique.”

KAUA‘I SINGS! GERSHWIN — 7 p.m. Hukilau Lanai, Kaua‘i Coast Resort. Join Kaua‘i’s talent as they celebrate America’s songwriting duo of brothers, George and Ira Gershwin. Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 students. Limited number of tables of 10 available in advance at $200. Call 246-9577 for tickets.

EARTH DAY RISING FESTIVAL — 2 p.m. April 20 (Continuing 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday). Waipa parking lot in Hanalei. Register for a weekdn of earth-oriented workshops, Kaua‘i grown food, local and nationally known musicials, volunteer opportunities and camping all weekend. Only 100 presale camping permits are available at EarthDayRising.org. The camping trip will begin with work to restore Waipa, followed by a concert featuring Grammy winner Charles NEville, Grammy nominated Youssoupha Sidibe and the Mystic Rhythm Band. Music starts at 3 p.m. Saturday and ends at 6:30 p.m. Only 250 presale tickets for the music event are available at EarthDayRising.org. Those with a camping permit will attend the concert free. Sunday will feature educational workshops, a nature walk, poi pounding, kukui nut candle making and more activities. Another free concert featuring local favorites Burning Bush, Waipa Players, Preety with John Dumas & Friends and a “surprise guest.” For more information, call (808) 828-0685. Ext. 10.

Saturday

KAUA‘I CHILDREN’S AUTHORS GUILT BOOK SIGNING — 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kaua‘i Mini Golf. A group book signing for members of the Kaua‘i Children’s Authors Guild. Local authors will be available to sign copies of their children’s books. And enjoy a round of miniature golf while you meet the authors. For more information, email lucidhawaii@mac.com.

ST. THERESA SCHOOL CARNIVAL — 6 to 11 p.m. St. Theresa School, on the school grounds in Kekaha. Free. Games, live entertainment, a teen dance. Cash prizes. Silent auction, country store, and “our very popular Repeat Boutique.”

PUALANI KANAKAOLE KANAHELE — Kaua‘i Museum. A book signing with the author of “Ka Honua Ola.” Kanahele is a world-renowned author and master kumu hula.

PRUNING WORKSHOP — 9-10 a.m. Kaua‘i Nursery, Puhi. Proper pruning is essential in developing a tree with strong structure and desirable form. Learn how to making the cut, about tools and branch selection.

KAUA‘I SINGS! GERSHWIN — 7 p.m. Hukilau Lanai, Kaua‘i Coast Resort. Join Kaua‘i’s talent as they celebrate America’s songwriting duo of brothers, George and Ira Gershwin. Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 students. Limited number of tables of 10 available in advance at $200. Call 246-9577 for tickets.

Sunday

10TH ANNUAL MOKIHANA GOLF SCRAMBLE — 7:15 a.m. resgistration, 8 a.m. tee time. at Po‘ipu Golf Course. Proceeds to benefit student nursing scholarships at KCC. Entry fee of $95 includes green fee, prizes and luncheon at Keoki’s Paradise. Two person modified scramble, maximum handicap 36 for women and 28 for men.

KALAE OF SHAKTI DANCE MOVEMENT CLASS — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Chldren of the Land (next to Papaya’s in the Safeway Center) in Kapa‘a. $35 for single workshop/$45 after April 15. Workshop space limited for belly dancing workshops. For more information, call (808) 639-9980 or (808) 651-8238.

KAUA‘I SINGS! GERSHWIN — 5 p.m. Hukilau Lanai, Kaua‘i Coast Resort. Join Kaua‘i’s talent as they celebrate America’s songwriting duo of brothers, George and Ira Gershwin. Proceeds benefit Malama Pono Health Services. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 students. Limited number of tables of 10 available in advance at $200. Call 246-9577 for tickets.

Tuesday

STANDARD FIRST AID W/ CPR/AED ADULT — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Breath of Life Church, 4303 Rice Street. $90. Recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to use AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. ARC certification upon completion. Register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

Thursday

WESTSIDE FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP — 3:30 TO 4:30 p.m. and every fourth Thursday of the month. Conference Room C, Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or other disorder. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Kaua‘i. For more information, 245-3200.

Friday

PERFORMANCE/READINGS — 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Church, Lihu‘e. Inviting all interested poets, lovers of poetry, teachers, students. Email misha@hawaii.rr.com for more information.

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