HOME & GARDEN
Mark your calendar for these free do-it-yourself workshops this month at the Home Depot Iwilei store.
» Thursdays: 7 p.m., lay ceramic tile
» Fridays: 7 p.m., faux painting/basic and new techniques.
» Saturdays: 10 a.m., holiday lighting; 2 p.m., holiday home decor.
» Sundays: 1 p.m., gifts for under $100; 2 p.m., cutting energy bills.
» Dec. 3: 9 a.m. to noon, kid's workshop on holiday grab bags
Call (800) 430-3376 or visit www.homedepot.com.
Christmas plant sale
Pick up a present for a friend or yourself at the Christmas plant sale at the Filipino Community Center, 94-428 Mokuola St. in Waipahu.
The Dec. 3 sale, sponsored by the Cactus and Succulent Society of Hawaii, includes succulents, cactus, indoor and outdoor bromeliads, dish gardents, hanging planters and Desert Rose.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 622-5500.
Pets and Santa Paws
Have a holiday photo taken with your pets by a professional portrait photographer, when Santa Claus returns to the Hawaiian Humane Society Dec. 3 and 4.
Sponsored by Fujifilm Hawaii, the event takes place at the Hawaiian Humane Society's Paul Wagner Garden from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donation is $20. Holiday accessories for pets are provided.
Feng shui class
Learn what all the feng shui fuss is about in a Dec. 4 workshop, "Feng Shui: Create Flow in Your Environment and Your Life."
The 2:30 to 4 p.m. class, taught by astrologer and feng shui consultant Alice Inoue, will focus on demystifying the subject and offer the basics of the art of placement for prosperity.
Classes will be held in the Hawaiki Tower conference room at 88 Piikoi St. Cost is $50. Call 598-2655.
Toys for animals
Help the Hawaiian Humane Society ensure that every pet adoption this month includes a new toy. Donate a new toy for a cat, dog, rabbit or bird. Call the Hawaiian Humane Society at 946-2187.
Grooming for pets
Pet's Discount in Hawaii Kai Towne Center offers grooming services for dogs and cats, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., by appointment only. Service includes washing, nail trimming and flea and tick treatments. Call 395-0448.