Barnes & Noble: The Kahala Mall bookstore hosts the Goosebumps Club at 7 p.m.
Angelina Ballerina comes with stories 7 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday and Sunday.
Borders: Gymbo the Puppet Clown entertains preschoolers 11 a.m. at the Waikele bookstore. Saturday, find out what happens with "Princess Prunella and the Purple Peanut," Margaret Atwood's children's tale, at 11 a.m. Sunday, architects talk about their work for the Young Women's Career Series, 4 p.m.
Keiki Karnival: Kamiloiki Elementary School has games, carnival rides, food, craft and plant sales and an auction, 2:15 to 6 p.m., at 7788 Hawaii Kai Drive. Funds raised will go toward computers for students. Call 397-2430.
Hawaii State Library: Children's Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays through Dec. 7. Call 586-3510.
Folk Tales and Animal Tails: The Honolulu Zoo has a creative drama workshop for children ages 5 to 11, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday. Costs $35. Call 971-7195.
"Re-discover Hawaii Kai": The E'ala, a Hawaiian canoe manned by teen-age paddlers of Hui Nalu Canoe Club, arrives at Maunalua Bay at 10 a.m. In celebration of the paddlers' maiden voyage - and of Kaiser High School's 25th anniversary - the Hawaii Kai Towne Center, Koko Marina Center and Hawaii Kai Shopping Center have children's games, water sports, "Taste of Hawaii Kai" food sampling, health expo and entertainment, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Koko Marina presents "Keiki Magic Theatre" (both days) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The "Historic Time Tunnel" at the Towne Center has displays and maps of Hawaii Kai, Kuapa Fish Pond, Kuliouou, Paiko Lagoon and Makapuu. Snuba Tours provides shuttles to the shopping centers; an all-day pass is 50 cents, a benefit for Kaiser High School.
Papermaking Party: The Hawai'i Nature Center on Maui shows artists 6 and older the art and craft of making your own paper, 1 to 3 p.m. Costs $7. Reserve at 244-6500, Maui.
Palm frond weaving: The Hawai'i Nature Center has a family lesson on creating with coconut fronds, 10 a.m. to noon. Costs $7. Reserve at 955-0100.
"Spiders!" on display: Enter the world of the eight-legged, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Jan. 1 at Bishop Museum. See how Hawaii spiders fit into arachnid society and try interactive games. Admission is $14.95 general, $11.95 youths, seniors and military. Call 847-3511.
Tropical plant nature walk: 10 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays at Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden. Free. Bring walking shoes, insect repellent and rain gear. Call 233-7323 for reservations.