On Nov. 11, learn about the malls Teen Board at the Community Booth, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; then at 6:30 p.m., BJ Patches Da Clown entertains kids while parents watch football on the big screen.
Kahala Mall: On Saturday, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States distribute Buddy Poppies in remembrance of Hawaiis veterans and their families; Hawaiian Electrics Sun Power trailer displays small home appliances powered by the sun, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot by Liberty House; and Confetti the Clown entertains at noon. Call 732-7736.
Borders: At the Waikele bookstore, Helen Chapin mediates a discussion on Hawaiis newspapers, past and present, 3 p.m. Saturday. Panelists include Laurie Carlson from Honolulu Weekly, Tom Brislin from the University of Hawaii, Errol J. Christian from PMP Community Publications and Bud Smyser from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. Chapin is the author of Shaping History: The Role of Newspapers in Hawaii. Call 676-7820.
Honolulu Chorale: Rehearsals, Tuesday evenings, St. Andrews Priory. Call 944-8017.
Na Leo Lani, Sweet Adelines: Womens barbershop group rehearses, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis School. Call 373-3192.
Honolulu Community Concert Band: Rehearsals, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Aiea High School Band Room. Call 236-7057.
Hawaii Society of Harmonica Players: Bring your harmonica, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, First Unitarian Church. Donation $2. Call 622-2701.
The Sounds of Aloha Chorus: Rehearsals for mens a cappella chorus, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Call 262-7664.
Oahu Choral Society: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, UH-Manoas Music Department, Room 36. Call Joe McAlister at 595-0327.
Oahu Civic Orchestra: Rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University. Call 261-6127.
Kodak Hula Show: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Free. Call 627-3300.
Tap dancing: Jack Cione teaches adults for $1 per class. Beginners meet 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Ala Wai Clubhouse or 7 p.m. Thursdays at Makiki Park; intermediate dancers, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Kilauea Park; advanced dancers, 2 p.m. Tuesdays at Ala Wai Clubhouse, 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Kilauea Park or noon Thursdays at Waikiki Community Center. Call 922-8401.
African and Caribbean dance: Classes with Halifu Osumare, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Studio 2, UH-Manoa Athletic Complex. Costs $10, or $32 for four classes. Call 377-3786 or 988-6723.
Scandinavian dancing: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. Free. Call 922-0793 or 955-2577.
Scottish country dancing: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Moiliili Community Center. Call 737-1897.
Line dancing: Free lessons at Windward Mall center stage, 7 p.m. Wednesdays in November.
Ballroom dancing: Classes 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Maunawili Elementary School cafeteria, Kailua. For one couple, costs $24 for four weeks, $30 five weeks. Singles will be paired with another dancer. Register at 262-0869. Also 7 p.m. Thursdays.
Pali Twirlers square dance: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Yacht Club Terrace. Call 254-2333.
Philippine folk dancing: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, Lanakila Gym. Free. Call 455-9963.
Israeli dancing: 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays, Ala Wai Clubhouse. Costs $3.50. Call 373-2561.
International folk dancing: Includes Bulgarian, Greek, Rumanian and Israeli dances, 7 to 9:15 p.m. Sundays, Makiki District Park. Donation. Call 923-0362.
Square dancing: With the Square Wheeler Club, 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Costs $3. Call Mel at 946-6320.
Continues with a class on fertilizing, watering and pest control, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, and a field tour with hands-on activities, 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Hands-on gardening: 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Wahiawa Botanical Garden. Free. Call 621-7321.
Hawaiian quilting class: With Poakalani Serrao, 9:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Saturdays, Queen Emma Summer Palace. Charge. Call 524-0394.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Waimanalo and Waipahu libraries. Free, one-hour workshops also 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Windward Community College, Eckerdt 102, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Kailua Recreation Center and 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Ewa Beach Library.
Presented by Oahu Association for Family & Community Education. Call 247-0421. Disabled persons are asked to call 10 days in advance.
Mars, Meteorites and Microfossils: Dave Blewett gives a presentation on the meteorite found in Antarctica in 1984, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bishop Museum Planetarium. Free. Presented by the Hawaiian Astronomical Society.
Infertility education: Attorney Laurie Loomis discusses private adoption, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Room 626. Free. Call RESOLVE at 528-8559.
Pet Bereavement: Support group, 7 p.m. Thursday, Hawaiian Humane Society. Reserve at 946-2187 ext. 216.
Mystic Fair: Inward Healing Center presents workshops, products, crafts and services from psychic readings and healing to massage and music therapy, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Ilikai Hotels main ballroom. Tickets $3 in advance, $5 at the door; available at Sirius Books, East of the Sun, Jungle Gems and the center. Call 521-4325.
Pearl Harbor Kiwanis: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call Claudia at 499-2782 or Max at 455-2572.
Hawaii Photographic Society: Lecture by Paul Hayashi, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Makiki District Park. Call 536-4066.
Sandwich Islands Genealogical Society: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Manoa Gardens Recreation Center, 2790 Kahaloa Drive. Nancy Oakley Hedemann explains how to develop a narrative from a collection of old letters; next, Ray Panko shows how to use the Internet. Free. Call Ritamarie Stone at 951-9317.
American Sewing Guild: Patricia Barnett presents The Technique of Fast-Turn Tubes, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sew Much Fun, 870 Kapahulu Ave. Free.
Chess clubs: Chess Fans, 3 p.m. Saturdays, Harbor Center, Aiea; call Richard at 488-1221 or 456-0895. Another club meets 2:30 p.m. Sundays at the Moiliili Community Center; call Jeffrey at 956-4678. Mililani club meets 6 p.m. Mondays; call Guy at 625-2769.
Hawaiian Chutzpah: Oahu Jewish Young Adult Group, ages 25 to 45, has a Big Bash Beach Party 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bellows, Pavilion 5A. Bring food to barbecue, drinks and softball gear. Donation $5. Register at 944-3329.
Scrabble club: 9:15 a.m. Mondays, 2933 Kalakaua Ave. Call 923-9060. Also 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Barnes & Noble, Kahala. Call 377-0893.
Music Break: Bodhisattva performs, noon Friday, Tamarind Park.
Bachs Lunch: Free organ concert, noon Fridays, St. Andrews Cathedral. Call 524-2822.
Royal Hawaiian Band: 12:15 p.m. Fridays, Iolani Palace. Also 2 p.m. Sundays at Kapiolani Park Bandstand.
cafeteria. Costs $1. Call 735-5755 or 732-5118.
Paul Bragg exercise: 9 a.m. Mondays to Saturdays, Fort DeRussy lawn. Free. Call 941-2048.
Jazzercise: Dance exercise program has classes around Oahu. Costs $24 for eight classes. Call 677-2396.
Ghosts of Hawaii: Glen Grant shares supernatural tales, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays in November, and Nov. 23, Waikiki Heritage Theater. Costs $8. Reserve with Honolulu TimeWalks at 943-0371.