Weekend Events

Kid and Family Friendly Activities & Events

November 22 & 23, 2014

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SATURDAY, November 22, 2014

 

Mayor’s Annual Craft and Country Fair 2014

Where: Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, 777 Ward Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 8:30am to 3pm

About: This event is presented by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Senior Citizen’s Program. There will be a craft fair, baking contest, Parks & Recreation open house activities, people’s open market and more.

Cost: Free admission. Take a canned good for the Hawaii Food Bank. Also take used eye glasses and hearing aids for repair and redistribution.

For more info: 808-973-7258

 

Create With ArtFolds

Where: Barnes and Noble, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, STE 1272

When: 10am

About: Use a book to make a piece of art or create an origami heart using the ArtFolds technique. Recommended for ages 13 and older. Arrive early as space and supplies are limited.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-949-7307

 

Guided Marine Center Tour

Where: Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena Street #100, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 10am to 11:30am

About: This special Splash Tour includes a tour of the exhibits, touching tide pool creatures and free Gyotaku fish printing craft on paper.

Cost: Kama’aina & Military: $9.95 for children and $7.50 for adults

For more info: 808-841-8080

 

Tropics Mini Golf GRAND OPENING

Where:  98-1101 Moanalua Road in Pearl City/Aiea next to Toys R Us

When:  10am to 5pm

About:  Tropics Mini Golf celebrates their grand opening with amazing prices, free balloons art, face painting and glitter tattoos.  Cash payments recommended.

Cost:  EVERYTHING $1 golf, $1 food (limit one per person), $1 popcorn and cotton candy

For more info:  808-200-5331

 

Learn to Draw Like Mo Willems – Storytime & Activity

Where: Barnes and Noble, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, STE 1272

When: 11am

About: Recommended for ages 4 and up, at this event participants will learn to draw the Pigeon from the book Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-949-7307

 

Puppet Making and Holiday Sing-Along

Where: Barnes and Noble, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, STE 1272

When: 1pm

About: Make a puppet and sing holiday songs with them. Arrive early as space and supplies are limited. This activity is recommended for children ages 4 and up.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-949-7307

 

Holiday Fluxx Game Night

Where: Barnes and Noble, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, STE 1272

When: 7pm

About: Learn this unexpected holiday card game with changing rules. Even the object of the game changes as often as you draw a card and say, “Go!” For ages 12 and older.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-949-7307

 

 

SUNDAY, November 23, 2014

 

Pearl City High School Holiday Craft Fair

Where: Pearl City High School Cafeteria

When: 9am to 2pm

About: Proceeds from the Holiday Craft Fair will benefit the PCHS Special Education Department.

Cost: Free admission

 

Gobble Gobble Gourds – Thanksgiving Craft

Where: Living Art Marine Center, 3239 Ualena Street #100, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 10am

About: Make your own unique turkey gourd with an island flair.

Cost: Online sale price $9.95 per gourd. Extra fee for a shell necklace

For more info: 808-841-8080

 

Snowmen at Night Storytime

Where: Barnes and Noble, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd, STE 1272

When: 1pm

About: Discover and experience the secret life of snowmen at night. This storytime is recommended for children ages 4 and older.

Cost: Free

For more info: 808-949-7307

 

Royal Hawaiian Band Concert

Where: Kapiolani Park Bandstand

When: 1pm to 2pm

Cost: Free

For more info: http://www.rhb-music.com/?page_id=11

 

Wearable Art from Nature

Where: Hawaii Nature Center, 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii

When: 1:30pm to 3:30pm

About: This activities is designed for children ages 3 years and older. Participants will use items collected from nature to create wearable art. Take a white or light-colored T-shirt for leaf printing. Reservations are required.

Cost: $10 per person (adult or child)

For more info. and reservations: 808-955-0100, ext. 118

 

Fashion Illustration

Where: Art Explorium, in Kaimuki at 1142 Koko Head Avenue

When: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

About: This class is for students ages 6 and up. In celebration of fashion month, participants will learn the basics of fashion illustration. They will sketch their designs onto fashion figures and use a variety of materials to stylize and color their designs. No previous experience is needed and materials will be provided.

Cost: $15 per student

To register: http://artexplorium.wufoo.com/forms/art-explorium-workshop-registration-form/

For more info: 808-312-4316

 

Windward Climate Change Summit

Where: Kailua Elementary School, 315 Kuulei Road, Kailua, Hawaii

When: 3pm to 5pm

About: At this special event experts will discuss Hawaii Climate Change – Impacts and Vulnerability and Next Steps: Building Resiliency Locally, Nationally, Globally. Be informed, connect with community and take action.

Cost: Free, but register at http://windwardclimate.brownpapertickets.com

 

 

‘Tis the Season for Craft Fairs!  Check out a great list of craft fairs on the Island Craft Bulletin page.

 

Every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of the information on this list but please use the links and phone numbers listed to confirm details or get more information before attending an event.  Have fun!

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