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• 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.com, (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.konadanceand performingarts.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.
• 18th annual Thanksgiving Interfaith Concert, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 77-165 Lako St., Kailua-Kona. Various faith groups from Kailua-Kona will perform music and song in celebration of Thanksgiving Day. Free to the public but please bring canned food to support the Hawaii Food Basket. Info: 987-4219.
• 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.
• “Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving” movie matinee, 2-4 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. Free, with free popcorn. Rated G. Info: 323-7585.
• Kids Book Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Kealakekua Public Library. A book club just for kids! This month features “The Mysterious Benedict Society,” plus an activity and a snack. Suitable for ages 8-12 years. Info: 323-7585.
• Read-aloud Shakespeare, 6-7:30 p.m. at Keauhou Shopping Center. Group meets once a month to read The Bard’s plays — currently featuring “Henry VI, Part 2.” If you are a Shakespeare fan, bring a copy of the play and join us. We take turns reading the parts: no previous Shakespeare or acting ability required. Info: Joy Vogelgesang, 557-0694; or Kirk, firstname.lastname@example.org, 895-4939.
• Meet and Eat 28th annual Thanksgiving Dinner, 5:15 p.m. at the Kealakehe Intermediate School cafeteria. The public is invited to a traditional dinner with entertainment. Free, but donations for The Food Basket are welcome. 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.
• Mahjong play, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Free; open to American and Chinese-style players. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 557-5833.
* NOV. 30
• Board game night with HawaiiCon, 5-10 p.m. at Privateer’s Cove, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona.
• Sangria Saturdays, noon to 2 p.m. at Kona Stories. Free. Have a homemade glass of sangria prepared by co-owner, Brenda McConnell as you do your holiday shopping, check out samples from a local cookbook and meet the author. Bring the whole family to take a photo with the Grinch from 1 – 3 p.m. Info: www.konastories.com, 557-0693.
• Hilton Waikoloa’s ohana Christmas craft festival, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hilton Waikoloa Village. Come for a day of Christmas spirit and warm aloha with amazing and unique Christmas gifts, entertainment, silent auctions, Santa Claus, children’s crafts and more! Free parking and free entry.
• Storytime and activity hour, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Aunty Leona and Aunty Roxane present a special storytime and activity hour featuring “Wordsworth Dances the Waltz” by Kapoho-born author Frances Kakugawa, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Info: 327-4327.
• Kid-kast, a podcast made for kids, by kids, with an open call 1-2 p.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library. Sign up at the reference desk or call 327-4327 to register.
* DEC. 1
* DEC. 4
• “Coffee with a Cop” 7-9 a.m. at the Kailua-Kona Public Library.
• DEC. 8
• Dances of Universal Peace, 5-6:30 p.m. at the New Thought Center in Kealakekua. Sing and dance for peace, experience spiritual ecstasy. Songs drawn from the Earth’s sacred traditions, and other songs of peace. Newcomers welcomed, Dress casual, no previous experience or dance partner needed. $3-10 donation appreciated. Info: Swami, 323-3344.
* 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.
* JAN. 4
• Blue Zones Project Celebration, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Waimea Center center court area. Celebrate the Health &Wellness Movement in North Hawaii and kick off the new year with live entertainment, bicycle smoothies, food samples from local restaurants, plant giveaways, keiki ativities and more.
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