• Senior ID card giveaways, 9-11 a.m., Keauhou Shopping Center, Kona. Info: 323-4320; and 1-3 p.m., Sheraton Keauhou Resort – Kupuna Hula, Kona, info: 323-4320.
• Bread baking at the Portuguese stone oven, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kona Historical Society. Info: konahistorical.org, 323-3222.
• Free movies at Privateer’s Cove: Family movie at 6 p.m., cult classic movie at 9 p.m.
• League of Women Voters of Hawaii County meeting, 9:30 a.m. at Hawaii Community College Palamanui, Panini Classroom. County Councilman Tim Richards presents “Agriculture, Water, Energy: A Food Nexus,” a vision for energy generation and food self-reliance. Info: 933-8683 or http://my.lwv.org/hawaii.
• Mahjong group play, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• The West Hawaii Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind will be meeting at its new time of 12:30 pm. For September and October meeting will be held at the Regency at Hualalai, 75-181 Hualalai Road. Speaker will be Allan Hegent of the newly formed East Hawaii Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Hawaii.
• BBQ Friday, 6 p.m. at Kona Elks Club. Your choice of steak, chicken, or fish, $15 per person. Members and their guests welcome. Call 329-2616 for reservations.
• VFW Post 12122 Friday meal will be onion burgers, potato chips and dessert for $8, served 5-6:30 p.m. All members, guests and the public are welcome and encouraged to join.
• Financial fraud awareness seminar, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the John Y. Iwane Credit Union Center Training Room at 73-5611 Olowalu St., Kailua-Kona. Free seminar to help the community learn about the various financial schemes, how they impact families and communities, and ways to prevent becoming a victim. Info and registration: hicommfcu.com/communityseminars.
• Paniolo Preservation Society presents “Old Hawaii on Horseback,” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waikii Ranch Polo Field. More than 100 men and women dressed in the elegant wear of the monarch, the first missionaries, naval captains, and Hawaiian Island Princesses, entirely on horseback. Live music, delicious foods and beverages, and more, proceeds benefiting the Paniolo Preservation Society. Advance tickets for adults are $30 and $35 at the gate. Admission for keiki 12 and under is free. Info and tickets: www.paniolopreservation.org or 854-1541.
• F.O.L.K. book sale, 9 a.m. to noon at the Kailua-Kona Public Library on the lanai. Info: 322-0077.
• Hawaii Career Expo at the Keauhou Shopping Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Dress to impress and bring your résumé. Info: hawaiicareerexpo.com.
• Kona Pride Festival, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel. $10. Celebrate equality, diversity, love and community with live entertainment, vendors, food, activities and more. Info: konapride.com.
• Saturday board game night with HawaiiCon, 5-10 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• Kona Elks Club dinner, 6:30 p.m. at the Elks, featuring shrimp tempura with beef kabobs, $20 per person. Members and their guests welcome. Call 329-2616 for reservations.
• VFW post 12122 monthly meeting, 11:30 a.m. at the post off Kaiwi behind Kona Lock Shop. Info: Don Zero, (509) 879-1040.
* Sept. 15
• Regency Hualalai hosts the Kupuna Day Senior Health and Wellness Fair, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission, all ages welcome. Entertainment, food, and kupuna information from local care providers. Info: Regency Hualalai at 329-7979.
• Free talk on Premature Extinction on Earth and how a nonviolent eco-vegan lifestyle mitigates climate change, biodiversity loss, chemical pollution and more. Featuring Sailesh Rao of Climate Healers, 7 p.m. at Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden in Kailua-Kona. Come early at 6:30 p.m. for a vegan potluck and bring a dish for several people, as well as your own plates, cutlery and cups.
* SEPT. 16
• Kona Community Hospital Auxiliary monthly board meeting, 12:30 p.m. in Conference Room 4. All members and any persons interested in becoming a volunteer are invited to attend. Info: KCHAuxiliary@hotmail.com or www.KCHAuxiliary.org.
• Kona Bridge Club open games, 1 p.m. at The Bridge Building, 74-4966 Kealakaa St, Kailua-Kona, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. All bridge players are welcome to play.
* SEPT. 17
• Kupuna Singles lunch, 11 a.m. at Quinn’s. Info: 326-1288.
* SEPT. 18
• Senior ID card giveaway, 9-11 a.m., Hale Hau’oli Senior Center, Honokaa. Info: 775-7503.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 10 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Celebrating August and September birthdays; bingo and board games will be played.
* SEPT. 20
• Kailua-Kona Seniors meeting, 9 a.m. at KBXtreme bowling alley for a game.
• Konawaena Environmental Activists Club is staging a sign waving event, 7:30-8:15 a.m. at Konawaena High School to coincide with the global climate strikes occurring around the world on that day.
* SEPT. 21
• Get The Drift &Bag It beach cleanup, 7:30-11:30 a.m. at Hapuna Beach. RSVP for volunteering and snack sharing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* SEPT. 24
* Stop the Bleed 90-minute training course, 5-6:30 p.m. in the Mauna Kea Mauna Loa conference room at North Hawaii Community Hospital. Info: 881-4421
• Cancer Support Group meeting, 7 p.m. at Teshima’s Restaurant in Honalo. People newly diagnosed with cancer and cancer survivors are welcome. Care givers and supportive family members are also invited. Info: Shirley, 323-2732.
* SEPT. 25
• Senior ID card giveaway, 9 a.m. to noon at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Building B, Kona. Info: 323-4320.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors attend the free movie at the Civic Center, 10 a.m., featuring “Free Solo” about an extraordinary rock climber.
* SEPT. 27
• West Hawaii County Band Free Friday concert, 6:30 p.m. at Hale Halawai on Alii Drive. Celebrate the fabulous soundtracks from film and stage including “Phantom of the Opera,” “Man of La Mancha” and “The Sound of Music,” as well as the sounds of Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington, plus the energetic “Tritsch-Tratsch Polka” by Johann Strauss. Info: http://www.westhawaiiband.com.
* OCT. 3
• Hawaii Preparatory Academy and NOLS Wilderness Medicine wilderness advanced first aid certification course, Oct. 3-7 for ages 16 and up, open to the public, $500. Recognition, prevention, and treatment of medical emergencies when they happen in remote settings with delayed hospital access. Register online at https://www.nols.edu/portal/wmi/courses/15094.
* OCT. 8
• SKEA Fall Art Camp “Journey Under the Sea” – 8:30 a.m. To 1:45 p.m., Oct. 8-10. For students ages 6-11. Various activities with local talented artists will focus on the visual arts, creative movement, and multi-media art, with recess breaks and cooperative yard games. Tuition $95 and current family membership ($35). Info and registration: 328-9392, email@example.com, or www.skea.org.
* OCT. 18
• 2019 Uh Pamantsan Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hawaii CC – Manono Campus Cafeteria, Hilo. Conference topics will focus on Filipino education gaps and action steps to address the needs of Filipino students in the UH System. Hawai’i CC student registration is free, participants must register in advance. Registration https://pamantasanconference2019.wordpress.com/registration, info: firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
* OCT. 27
• “Be Strong” circuit assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9:30 a.m. to 3:55 p.m. at the Edith Kanoka’ole Multipurpose Stadium in Hilo. Learn about the history of faith and how to make your faith strong. Always free admission, no collections taken.
* NOV. 16
• Habitat for Humanity Hawaii Fundraising Gala, 5 p.m. at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel in Kailua-Kona. Tickets $125.