ENTER TO WIN!
Have a heart, make a heart
Tomorrow being Valentine's Day, you probably have hearts on the brain. Put that imagery to work creating an item of clothing, decoration, quilt square or piece of jewelry and enter the Kuni Island Fabrics "Have-a-Heart Challenge."
Entries must feature a heart design in print appliqué, buttons or embroidery. First prize is a $75 gift certificate to Kuni's.
Cost to enter is $5, to be donated to the American Heart Association. Entries may also be donated after judging to a silent auction, also benefiting the Heart Association.
Bring entries to Kuni's, 2563 S. King St., by Friday. Call 955-1280 or e-mail email@example.com.
Fitness for the family
The Hawaiian Telcom Great Aloha Run presents its 22nd Health, Fitness & Sports Expo Friday through Sunday at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.
New products, services, food tasting, displays, contests and entertainment will promote maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
A University of Hawaii soccer clinic will be offered for children ages 5 to 12, and the new 25th Infantry Division Stryker medical evacuation vehicle will be displayed.
Event hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $4, $3 for seniors and children ages 7 to 12; children under 7 are free with a paying adult.
The Great Aloha Run, a benefit for more than 100 agencies, takes place on Presidents Day, next Monday. Register via the Web site, greataloharun.com.
Meet the Tooth Fairy
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center celebrates Dental Health Month with a visit from the Tooth Fairy. Hawaii Dental Service's Tooth Fairy will read stories to children on dental care.
Activities are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 26 and include decorating tooth boxes.
Cost is $8, $6.75 for children and $5 for seniors. The first 500 HDS members and their families will be admitted free. Membership cards must be presented. Call 524-5437.
Need a job?
Leeward Community College and the University of Hawaii at West Oahu are hosting a Career, College and Job Fair, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 1 at LCC.
More than 50 organizations from the Ko'olina Beach Club to Servco Pacific will participate, and participants can take assessments to help them decide on a career.
The Honolulu Police Department's bomb squad, chopper and other units will present demonstrations from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free.
Call 455-0240 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest poet to speak
New Zealand Maori poet Robert Sullivan will be the featured speaker at the ninth-annual Ko'olau Writing Workshops on March 4, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Hawaii Pacific University's Hawaii Loa Campus.
Sullivan is the award-winning author of books including "Jazz Waiata," "Piki Ake!" and "Voice Carried My Family."
The workshops will include sessions on nonfiction, poetry, fiction and script-writing.
Suggested donation is $10 and $5 for students. Free breakfast will be served from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m. Participants are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch.
Call 544-9340 or 544-1108 to reserve a seat.