Island Calendar for Friday, August 11, 2017

Events for August 11-17, 2017

Friday, Aug. 11

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org.

• The Salvation Army 120th anniversary party: 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kauai Marriott Resort. Enjoy signature selections from top island chefs, live music by Brother Noland and Blayne Asing, Ben Vegas and Maila Gibson and a silent auction. Register online at Hawaii.salvationarmy.org. Info: Sonia Topenio, 652-2499

• Mahelona Hospital’s 18th annual Bon Dance: 6 to 8:30 p.m., hospital courtyard.

• Movie fundraiser: 6:30 p.m., Breath of Life Calvary Chapel, Rice Shopping Center, Lihue. Operation Christmas Child hosts a fundraising Friday night at the movies, showing “Facing the Darkness.”

Saturday, Aug. 12

• Kauai Filipino Chamber of Commerce meeting: registration 11:30 a.m., WB’s Restaurant and Grill, Umi Street, Lihue. This is a quarterly luncheon meeting, with lunch and meeting from noon to 2 and networking from 2 to 3 p.m. $40 at the door.

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org

• Dog Fanciers of Kauai orientation and registration for fall classes: 10 to 11 a.m., Kukui Grove Center. Bring copy of dog’s proof of vaccination. Do not bring dogs. $60 for 10 weeks. Info: 246-6889

• Whale movie: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Princeville Public Library. Created by IMAX filmmakers MacGillivray Freeman Films and filmed in Hawaii, Tonga and Alaska. This free event is in celebration of “Get Into Your Sanctuary Day” sponsored by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Info: 651-1457

• Sand castle contest: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hanalei Bay. Open to all. Build a sand sculpture of your own or with a team. Prizes.

• Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s: 8 a.m. Kapaa Beach Park. To participate, contact Marissa Westlake, 591-2771.

• Garden Isle Artisan Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Poipu Beach Park. Products from some of Kauai’s finest artisans.

• Kalalau Trail work: Meet 7:30 a.m. at trailhead. Tools provided. Bring food, water, eye protection, gloves. Back at trailhead by 1:30 p.m. Info: Mark, 639-4746

Sunday, Aug. 13

• “Lucky Stiff”: 7 p.m. at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. This musical is about unassuming English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon who leads an uneventful life until he learns his uncle, a casino manager in Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Directed by Chris Alderete. Online tickets and more information at www.hawaiichildrenstheatre.org.

• Pilgrimage of Compassion: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Lawai International Center. Ancient shakuhachi flute melodies performed by Grandmaster Riley Lee. Members of Taiko Kauai open this 17th annual event. Exhibits, taro-pounding, coconut-weaving, program and pilgrimage. Donations appreciated.

• Mahaulepu and Makauwahi Cave exploration: South Shore, moderate, three-mile hike. Info: Allan Rachap, 212-3108

Wednesday, Aug. 16

• How to start a small business workshop: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hawaii Small Busiess Development Network, 2970 Kele St., Lhue Plantation Building behind Rice Street’s First Hawaiian Bank branch. $20. Info, registration: www.hisbdc.org, 241-3148

Thursday, Aug. 17

• Early learning playgroup: 9:30 a.m. Waimea Public Library. Play with the library’s collection of educational toys and manipulatives. Have fun together and meet new friends while growing little ones’ motor skills, social skills and imagination. Free.

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