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• Kailua-Kona Seniors Thanksgiving Potluck, 9 a.m. at Hale Halawai. Members and their friends only. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
• “Addams Family Values” movie matinee, 2-4 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Free, with free popcorn. Rated PG-13. Info: 323-7585.
• Basic feng shui with Clear Englebert, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Free talk on using the things you have in your home to move your life forward. Info: 323-7585.
• Rotary Club of Kona Sunrise meeting, 7 a.m. at VFW Post 12122. Guest speaker is Lauren Nickerson, director of community programs, Hawaii Island Humane Society. Info: Donna Urban-Higuchi 938-5137.
• Five Pillars of Brain Health with Maureen Garry, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Tutu’s House.
• American Association of University Women meeting, 4:30-6 p.m. at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Building A, Council Chambers. Speakers will be women of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii. Info: email@example.com.
• 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 Thursday night movies at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Family movie at 6 p.m.; cult classic at 9 p.m.
• Quick and easy holiday dinner, 2-5 p.m. at The Spoon Shop, $125. Learn how to brine, debone, roll and stuff a turkey, as well as make a sweet potato praline pie, shredded Brussels sprouts, Grand Marnier cranberry sauce, turkey stock and a Jewish chopped turkey liver pate. Info: thespoonshopkona.com, 887-7666.
• Celebrating 40 Years at CFHT with Doug Simons, 5:30-7 p.m. at Tutu’s House.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors monthly bowling, 9 a.m. at Xtreme Bowling Alley. Info: Joan, 329-1951.
• West Hawaii County Band free Friday concert, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Hale Halawai. Celebrating the season with “America the Beautiful,” “Shenandoah,” “The Armed Forces Salute” with a familiar theme for each branch of the armed services, jazz favorites, the Sousa march and more. Info: http://www.westhawaiiband.com.
• Corn husk doll craft, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Free. Create your own Native American-style doll and decorate them as you wish. Ages 6 and up, RSVP at librarieshawaii.org. Info: 323-7585.
• Community forum on Hawaii County recycling, 6-8 p.m. at the West Hawaii Civic Center. Learn about what items can be recycled, ways to reduce waste and what plans the county has to mitigate the impacts the changes will have to the environment. Info: westhawaiiforum.org.
• Kawaihae Canoe Club 25th annual luau at the Kawaihae Canoe Club site. Enjoy an outdoor luau with authentic food and great Hawaiian entertainment under the stars with Kumu Pele Kaio Halau Unulau, Tihati Productions and Lorenzo’s Army. Pre-sale adult tickets are $40 ($45 at the door) and children’s tickets are $15 for ages 5-10. Gate opens at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. Coolers are welcome and please bring a designated driver. Malama i ka aina – KCC is plastic free. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Thanksgiving Dinners for Hualalai Elderly Housing, 5 p.m. The 20th-anniversary dinner serves turkey, homemade stuffing and gravy, mashed potatoes, a side, and dessert to all three phases of the housing community. Info: Norma Matsumoto, email@example.com.
• Workshop on Soul Medicine: Yoga in the Spirit Worlds, 1-4 p.m. at Paleaku Gardens Peace Sanctuary, 83-5401 Painted Church Road. Learn 3 sacred kapu of the spiritual warrior and soul cluster empowerment. Fee: $45; register at http://www.maryamann.com/store/soul-medicine-yoga-in-the-spirit-worlds. Info: 345-0050.
• Board game night with HawaiiCon, 5-10 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• Civil Air Patrol Kona Composite Squadron for Wreaths Across America, noon to 4 p.m. at Waikoloa Village Market. Members of Civil Air Patrol’s Kona Composite Squadron will be staffing donation booths across West Hawaii for Wreaths Across America’s wreath-laying ceremony at the West Hawaii Veterans Cemetery on Dec. 14. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 885-6218.
• Knitting on the lanai and beginning knitting, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kailua-Kona Public Library. Free. Socialize with other knitters, work on projects, and share ideas. Meet on the lanai at the library. Bring your chair and beverage. From 2-3 p.m., take a Beginning Knitting Class with instructors Joann D’addo and Karen Wong. Info and reservations: 327-4327.
• Travel conversation circle, 10 a.m. to noon at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Share highlights of recent trips, exciting destinations (even places to avoid), latest internet travel resources as well as a collection of travel research tips, and what’s new in the library in the travel related sections. Free. Info: TravelCircle@folkhawaii.com.
• Workshop: Lauhala weaving the coffee basket, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Donkey Mill Art Center. Learn from an expert weaver and create your own coffee basket, which will last for years. Info, pricing, and registration: donkeymillartcenter.org.
* NOV. 26
• Bamboo Ridge Press presents its annual Wine and Words fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. at Manoa Valley Theatre. Featuring Filipino poet Elmer Omar Bascos Pizo, Sue Cowing, S. Lucas, and Mahealani Wendt and Scott Kikkawa. Heavy pupu and beverages will be served. $35, reserve your seat online at www.bambooridge.com.
• Free Tuesday night movies at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Classic pre-1970s movie at 6 p.m.; late-night movie at 8 p.m.
• Free veterans coffee, 9-11 a.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Info: email@example.com, 557-5833.
• Kona Civil Air Patrol squadron meetings, 6-8:30 p.m. at Keahole Kona Airport. Info: m.johnsonCAP@gmail.com.
• Kona Men’s Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 75-148 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Free group supports and challenges men in improving themselves, relationships, and careers. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, (843) 224-9493.
• Dance for PD, 10 a.m. at Kona Dance and Performing Arts. Donation-based. Dance class for people with Parkinson’s. Info: www.konadanceandperformingarts.org, 657-4473.
• Tech Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kealakekua Public Library. Free one-on-one help session for basic tech questions, first-come, first-served; bring your device(s) with you. Info: 323-7585.
• Kailua-Kona Seniors movie meeting, 9 a.m. at the Civic Center. Featuring “A Man called Ove,” a Swedish comedy with English subtitles. No meeting at Hale Halawai. Info: Kelly, 327-3565.
• Blues, Brews &BBQ, 6 p.m. at Ola Brew. Join Ronnie V. and the Family Band for a free session of blues. Info: www.olabrewco.com.
* NOV. 28
* NOV. 30
* DEC. 4
• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library.
* DEC. 9
• Vibrant Hawaii presents “Trauma Informed Care,” a free workshop in partnership with Danny Goya, Partners In Development, 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the West Hawaii Civic Center’s Liquor Commission Conference Room, Building B, 2nd Floor. Gain a deeper understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences and get practical tools, resources, and strategies to identify and support those with unresolved trauma. Faith leaders, social service providers, educators, and more are encouraged to attend.
* DEC. 10
• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kona Commons McDonalds.
* DEC. 14
• Mauna Kea Quilters monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m. to noon in the meeting room of the Thelma Parker Memorial Library in Waimea. Business meeting, show and tell, and sharing of new ideas and techniques. Info: Becky Parkinson, 937-2159.
• Teshima’s Winter Crafts Fair, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Teshima’s restaurant. Handmade crafts/gifts from local vendors, musical entertainment and games, and more. Interested vendors or those wanting more information can see a Teshima’s cashier for details.
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