Tuesday, January 30, 2001
To enter, anyone 18 or older may write a letter of 200 words or less and address it to Handwriting Contest, Pen World International, 3946 Glade Valley Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.
Letters may be published in the magazine, so subject matter should relate to handwriting.
Prizes will be fine quality Faber-Castell pens, stationery or copies of the handwriting guide "Write Now," by Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay, who have made it their mission to improve doctors' handwriting.
Entries must be postmarked by Feb. 14. For information, visit www.penworld.com.
Written by Alfred Uhry, author of "Driving Miss Daisy," Ballyhoo is set in Atlanta, Ga., in 1939, as Hitler is invading Poland. The play involves high-society German Jews, Southern anti-Semitism, and the Freitags, a colorful family which pulls apart.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 4 p.m. and Sunday. Tickets are $22 for all seats and all shows. Discounts are available for seniors, students, military and patrons under 25.
A buffet dinner by The Eclectic Chef will be offered on the theater lanai starting at 6 p.m. tomorrow through Saturday. For tickets and information, call 988-6131.
The events take place 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 and 17. Costumed actors will portray the businessman who ran a large Waikiki farm in the 1820s, and the single, African-American woman who opened a school for Native Hawaiians in Lahaina in 1823.
Reservations are required for the free events. Donations are accepted. For more information, call 531-0481.
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Three movies are scheduled to open Friday at Oahu theaters:
One movie is scheduled for a sneak preview Saturday at Oahu theaters:
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Entries will be accepted through tomorrow at Pearlridge Center. The winners will be announced at "Pro Bowl Family Night," 6 p.m. Friday. For official rules and information, call 488-0981.
High school writing competition: Hawaii Pacific University is seeking entries from high school juniors and seniors for its annual writing awards competition.
The theme is a political, economic or social event that had a significant impact on the history of Hawaii including its relevance to modern life today.
Entries are judged on originality, analysis, vocabulary, syntax and expressiveness.
Essays must be typed and no more than five pages long, double spaced, and mailed to: The Office of Scholarships and Honors Programs, Hawaii Pacific University, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 201A, Honolulu, 96813. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 12.
Call 566-2430 for an application form
Scoops, which runs Tuesday in Today, provides information on scholarships and opportunities for students and young adults. Send listings to: The Scoops, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802