Second Recovery Walk scheduled for Sept. 30
Registration is under way for the second annual Recovery Walk, taking place Sept. 30 at Ala Moana Beach Park.
The Recovery Walk marks National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month, supporting those in recovery from addictions, as well as their families. The walk also recognizes those who work in the recovery field.
Participation is free but registration is required. Visit www.hinamauka.org/events, call Hina Mauka at 236-2600, ext. 285, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
COURTESY RECOVERY WALK
The 2005 Recovery Walk followed a route along Kakaako Waterfront Park. This year's walk will take place Sept. 30 at Magic Island in Ala Moana Beach Park.
Antiques expert to speaks at UH
"Antiques Roadshow" appraiser Eric Silver will speak on "The Life of Antiques: A Family Affair" from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Hawaii's Center for Biographical Research.
Silver is director of Lillian Nassau, a New York gallery for the work of Lois Comfort Tiffany, and for American and European decorative arts from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. He will not be making appraisals at this appearance.
His talk will take place in Kuykendall Hall, Room 410. Call 956-3774 or e-mail email@example.com.
Workshop to help young performers
Broadway performer Richard Vida will hold an audition workshop for young theater performers, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ballet Hawaii studios in Dole Cannery.
Vida's workshop will focus on preparing for the auditions for Army Community Theatre's "Annie" -- especially the songs "Tomorrow" and "Hard Knock Life" -- but will include techniques useful in other auditions. Physical and vocal warm-up exercises, group singing and performance will be included.
Participants should dress as if auditioning and bring bios and head shots.
Vida's Broadway and touring career includes the musicals "Les Miserables," "42nd Street," "My One and Only," "Singin' in the Rain" and "Little Ham."
Registration is $25; 20-minute private coaching sessions are an additional $25. Call 732-7733.
"Annie" auditions are Sept. 11-13 at Richardson Theatre, Fort Shafter. Call 438-4480.
Baseball legends hold place of honor
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii will honor three individuals for their contributions to the sport of baseball at a Celebration of Leadership and Achievement Dinner Sept. 30.
The honorees will be Les Murakami, retired University of Hawaii baseball coach; Masao Koike, organizer of the AJA senior and junior baseball and softball leagues on Oahu; and Wally Yonamine, who was inducted into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame.
Tickets to the 5:30 p.m. dinner are $150, to benefit JCCH programs. Call 945-7663 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarships available for writers' institute
Student scholarships are available for the fourth biennial Bamboo Ridge Writers Institute, "Try 4 Write."
High school students in grades 9 to 12 and full-time college undergraduates may apply at www.bambooridge.com.
The conference will be held Oct. 14 at the University of Hawaii-Manoa campus and include presentations, panels, readings, workshops, open mike and a book fair.