Benefits

"Benefits" appears on-line every week, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin's "Community Calendar." Send notices to: Benefits Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to citydesk@starbulletin.com.



Garage sale: 8 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Saturday, Maryknoll Grade School. Donations for this Project Graduation fund-raiser may be dropped off 3 to 3:30 p.m. Friday at visitor parking stalls by the school's Dole Street entrance (across Punahou). Or call 735-6330 for pick up. Project Graduation promotes fun parties without drugs or alcohol.

"Guiltless Pleasures" book sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Liliha Library. Proceeds go to purchase books for Chinese language collection.

Craft fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Koko Marina Shopping Center, Hawaii Kai. Koa pieces, country clothing, floral arrangements, gift items and more; sponsored by Ben Franklin stores. Call Joann Kim at 395-4737.

Hawaii Hobbies Fair: Honolulu Jaycees present displays and demonstrations of hobbies and interactive games for the family, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Radford High School. Admission $3 per day or $5 for both days; $1 discount for students. Food will be available.

"Hawai`i Recalls the Moonlight & Magic": Fine dining and entertainment with the nostalgia and romance of pre-statehood Hawaii, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Featuring live, silent and dessert auctions, Miss Hawaii 1995 Traci Toguchi, vocalist Emma Veary and Martin Denny and his Quiet Village. Costs $125. Call 591-2771. Benefits family and caregiver support programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

Spring Fling craft fair: Eighth Annual Windward craft fair features Easter gifts, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Heeia Elementary School, 46-202 Haiku Road, next to Windward Mall.

Golf tournament for PARENTS: Early bird registration due Monday for tournament May 2 at Mamala Bay Golf Course, Hickam Air Force Base. Registration is $330 per three-person team before April; $125 per person after. PARENTS, a private, nonprofit organization, aims to prevent and end child abuse and neglect by teaching better parenting and coping skills. Call 235-0255. Or write to: PARENTS, 45-955 Kamehameha Highway, Suite 307, Kaneohe 96744.

Chart House Restaurants fun run: A 10K/5K run and 5K walk begin 7 a.m. April 6 at Lahaina Chart House. Entry fee $15; $20 for entries postmarked after March 26. Benefits the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Maui. Call 661-0937 or 877-6577, Maui.

Keawe Bar-B-Q Chicken sale: Kamalii Manaloa Volleyball Club fund-raiser, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6, McKinley High School parking lot. Volleyball tournament at the gym from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Phillip Young at 988-6327.

Night of a Thousand Laughs: Hospice Hawaii fund-raising dinner features "Hollywood Hilarity," with Billy Sage, April 11, Sheraton Waikiki. Cocktail reception and silent auction at 6 p.m. Tickets $125; tables $1,000. Call 924-9255.

Kahala Mandarin Oriental grand opening: Gala reception benefits Child & Family Service, 7 p.m. April 13, Maile Ballroom. International cuisine and music. Admission $175; special packages available. Call 543-8420.

Book sale: Used medical and nursing texts, and nonmedical titles, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 15 through 18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 19 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20, Hawaii Medical Library, 1221 Punchbowl St. Supports the library's book fund. Call 536-9302 ext. 106.

Golf tournament: Hilo High School Foundation accepts registration through April 15 for the game and banquet May 24 at the Mamala Bay Golf Course, Hickam Air Force Base. Entry fee $100 per player or $300 per team. Call 566-5129, 941-7761 ext. 8 or 671-1127.

Book sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20, Kalihi-Palama Library auditorium. Proceeds will go to the juvenile, young adult and adult library programs. Call 832-3466.

Workout for Hope: Michele Pauly leads the Honolulu group in a nationwide fitness fund-raiser for HIV/AIDS and related cancer research, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20, Klum Gym, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Registration begins 9 a.m. Participants collect donations; minimum $50. For registration form, call 800-934-9196.


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