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Island Calendar for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

February 24, 2017 GMT

Friday, Feb. 24

24th annual Eat Dessert First Mardi Gras Night: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aqua Kauai Beach Resort. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Proceeds used for student scholarships and other community donations. Entertainment, silent auction, desserts. Info: 332-5654.

“Going Home”: 7 p.m., Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Play by David Penhallow Scott. $20. Buy tickets at kauaicommunityplayers.org.

Free Whale Movie: 7 p.m. Kapaa Public Library. “The Dolphin Defender.” Armed with only a camera, wildlife filmmaker and conservationist Hardy Jones goes up against fishermen to preserve dolphins, the love of his life. 50 minutes. Info: 634 8535.

Spiritual Cinema Evening: “The Way,” 6:30 to 9 p.m., Center for Spiritual Living Kauai. “The Way” is a 2010 film directed by Emilio Estevez and starring Martin Sheen. A father heads to France to recover the body of his estranged son, who died while traveling the Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James), and decides to take the pilgrimage himself. Popcorn is served and a group discussion follows the movie. Admission is free. Donations accepted.

Weight Watchers: 7:30 a.m. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. Contact: Romae Lenci revromae@acab1111.com or (800) 651-6000.

Saturday, Feb. 25

“Going Home”: 7 p.m., Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Play by David Penhallow Scott. $20. Buy tickets at kauaicommunityplayers.org.

KISS jazz concert: 6 p.m. All Saints Church, Kapaa. Ten inspired vocalists present the many styles of jazz from swing, Latin and smooth to rock, funk and blues. With Hank Curtis on piano, Paul Foti on bass, Dennis Pierson on drums and Philip Brautigam as emcee. Free.

Bike with a Doc: 7:45 a.m. National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center. Join us for a ride around the McBryde Garden at the National Botanical Gardens in Poipu with Dr. John Funai, cardiologist. A free healthy breakfast and talk on heart health will follow. Call 245-1198 to register.

Kodomo no Hi celebration: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Kukui Grove Shopping Center. Japanese dance, song, Tailo, origami, fishpond, bonsai display and doll display.

Wailua Forest Reserve Meeting: 2- 4 p.m. Kapaa Library.

The Wailua-Kapaa Neighborhood Association: 2-4 p.m., Kapaa library. hosts Sheri Mann, Kauai District Manager, Hawaii Division of Forestry & Wildlife to discuss Keahua Stream Bridge construction and get feedback on proposals for timber harvesting and a firing range at Hanahanapuni Crater. (821-2837, www.wkna.org). Free. Contact Sid Jackson at 821-2837.

Kanji Calligraphy Class: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Koloa Jodo Mission, 3140 Wailomo Road. beginners welcome, materials provided, donations appreciated. 742-6735 or www.kolojodo.com

I AM 2017: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Southside Sports Center Ala Kinoiki Koloa. Wellness expo for women. Guest speakers, fitness classes, workshops, vendors. $25.

Kalalau Trail: 8 a.m. Meet at trailhead. Tools are provided. Bring food, water, eye protection, gloves. We are usually back at the trailhead by 2 p.m. Carpooling is available from as far away as Lihue. Please let me know if you will join us so I can plan. If the parking lot is full, look for my truck, we might be able to find a parking spot for you. Mark, 639-4746

Lihue Relay For Life Rummage Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., HGEA Meeting Hall, 3213 Akahi St. Supports the American Cancer Society.

Art Show and Sale: 4:30 to 8 p.m., Kukui Grove Center at the KSA Gallery. Kathy Kovala will demonstrate her painting style, refreshments, free greeting card to guests. Come and talk story.

Sunday, Feb. 26

Going Home: 4 p.m., Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Play by David Penhallow Scott. $20. Buy tickets at kauaicommunityplayers.org

Lihue Relay For Life Rummage Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., HGEA Meeting Hall, 3213 Akahi St. Supports the American Cancer Society.

Tuesday, Feb. 28

Kilauea Night Market: 4-8 p.m., Anaina Hou Community Park. Local artists, live music, food.

Parkinson’s Support Group: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Regency Puakea activity room 2130 Kaneka St. Jim White, (904) 321-6928

New Nordic Walking Course for seniors: Tuesdays, 8.30 to 10 a.m. Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Two-month course starting. Walking sticks for class are provided. No cost for seniors (55 up). 822-4599, esti@bobstropicals.com

Wednesday, March 1

New Nordic Walking Course for seniors: Wednesdays 4.30 to 6 p.m. Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Two-month course starting. Walking sticks for class are provided. No cost for seniors (55 up). 822-4599, esti@bobstropicals.com

Thursday, March 2

Going Home: 7 p.m., Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. Play by David Penhallow Scott. $20. Buy tickets at kauaicommunityplayers.org

AARP TaxAide Free Tax Preparation: 8:30 to 11 a.m. Kapaa Neighborhood Center. Bring your ID, proof of your SSN, last year’s taxes, and all applicable forms to Kapaa. Sorry, no out of state, no rental property, and no complicated schedules. If you rent, please bring your landlord’s name, address, and new Hawaiian tax ID. Limited to low-income tax payers and Hawaii residents.

Dances of Universal Peace: 7-9 p.m. Church of the Pacific. $15