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Children and parents gather at an interactive trivia machine at the "Sesame Street"-themed exhibit, "The Body," at Bishop Museum. Teachers are invited to attend a workshop on the exhibit Feb. 11.
Museum offers free workshop for teachers
Teachers in kindergarten to second grade are invited to a free workshop on the Bishop Museum's latest exhibit, "The Body."
The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Feb. 11, and will include an overview of the "Sesame Street"-themed exhibit, sample lesson plans and health information. Teachers will also receive a guide with activities for children in pre-kindergarten to grade three.
In the exhibit, Elmo, Oscar and other "Sesame Street" characters teach kids how their bodies work and how to keep them healthy through hands-on and interactive displays.
Call the Bishop Museum education department, 848-4168, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Showcase for chefs
At the 12th Annual Home Building & Remodeling Show, you can pick up ideas for creating a sleek new kitchen, but what good is that if you don't know how to use it?
So pick up cooking ideas while perusing the building ideas, through a series of cooking demonstrations featuring guest chefs:
Friday: Martin Yan prepares dishes from his cookbook,"Martin Yan's Quick & Easy"; 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: Lydell Leong of 3660 on the Rise, Gulf Rock Shrimp Imperial over Buttered Orzo, 12:30 p.m.; Kelvin Ro of Diamond Head Market & Grill, Vietnamese-Style Slow-Roasted Garlic Pork Lettuce Tacos, 4 p.m.; Martin Yan, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: Marc Anthony of Sergio's Italian Restaurant, Village Salsicce Con Fagioli and Salsicce Con Peperonata, 12:30 p.m.; Carole Mito, 13 microwave courses in 60 minutes, 2 p.m.
The Home Building & Remodeling Show runs tomorrow through Sunday at the Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $4; $6 for a four-day pass. Call 847-4666 or visit the Web site, www.bia-hbrs.com.
Cooking at Sub-Zero
Maui chef Beverly Gannon of the Haili'imaile General Store will demonstrate the making of a selection of dishes that add up to a romantic dinner on Saturday at the Sub-Zero/Wolf Honolulu Showroom.
The free cooking sessions begin at 10 a.m. with Gannon preparing Sashimi Napoleon and Tenderloin with Lobster Hash for a live broadcast of Jo McGarry's "Tabletalk" show on KHVH radio.
Gannon will sign her "Hali'imaile General Store Cookbook" at 11 a.m., then host a noon cooking session featuring Warm Goat Cheese Crepe, Duck Salad and Kula Strawberry Shortcake.
At 2 p.m., Sub-Zero/Wolf chef Carol Nardello will prepare Sweetheart Cakes, Swirled Turtle Brownies and Coconut Macaroons dipped in a Chocolate Fondue.
The showroom is at 938 Piikoi St. Call 597-1647.
Kapiolani Community College offers these classes in February. Call 734-9211.
Date Night: Chef Grant Sato teaches how to make romantic dinner for Valentine's or any other special occasion; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; $55.
Spring Fever: Personal chef Leslie Ashburn, recently certified in macrobiotic cuisine, explains how to cook with foods that enhance sexuality and restore vitality; 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 11; $45. (This class will also be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 18 at the University of Hawaii, Hemenway Leisure Center. Cost is $50. Call 956-6468.)
Meat and Marinades II: Chef Dale Thomas, a professional chef and butcher, explains how to save money on larger cuts of beef, poultry and fish through proper selection, portioning, storage and recipes; 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 13; $52.
Cookin' Up Some Cajun: Chef Kevin Tate of Kevin's Two Boots explains how to make his Cajun favorites; 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 18; $60.
Cooking Local I -- The Shoyu Family: Chef Grant Sato explains how to make teriyaki, kalbi, char siu and adobo; 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 25; $55.