Earth Day, April 22, 2017: 10th Annual Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo @ Waikiki Aquarium (FREE) 9am-2pm

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

In celebration of Earth Month, this FREE, family-friendly event will promote the importance of keeping Hawaii clean and free of pollution, from the mountaintops to the Ocean.

Guests will take part in interactive booths, entertainment and a variety of hands-on learning activities and displays that showcase preservation and protection of Hawaii’s environment. Among the activities will be a fish release and native plant giveaway from Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO).

Food will be available for purchase and complimentary water stations will be provided for guests who bring refillable bottles.

for more info visit: http://www.waikikiaquarium.org/interact/annual-events/mauka-to-makai-earth-day/

FREE professional development opportunity for student parents from the Parent Leadership Training Institute: Feb. 27, 5:30-7:30pm

Sharing with you information about a FREE professional development

opportunity for student parents interested in advocating in/for their community from the Hawaii Children’s Action Network (HCAN).

We are organizing an event for parents who are interested in participating in a free 20 week course with the Parent Leadership Training Institute (NPLI) that enables adults to become leading advocates in their communities.

An informational meeting is going to be held on Monday, February 27 from 5:30-7:00pm at the PATCH office. The Co-Director of NPLI, Donna Thompson-Bennet, will be present to explain more about NPLI and answer questions.

Attached is a link to the NPLI Website, a flyer and a link to RSVP for this event below. If you have any students who would be interested in this program, please feel free to forward this to them.

NPLI: http://npli.org

FREE & LOW COST Family Events this weekend

Thanks to Student Parents At Mānoa (SPAM) for putting together this great list of family friendly events!

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 11am

FREE The Little kidsʻ Table Story time in Honolulu

Barnes & Noble Booksellers Ala Manoa Mall

1450 Ala Moana Blv Suite 1272, Honolulu, HI 96814

In celebration of Thanksgiving, join us for Story time featuring The Little Kidsʻ Table.

  • Friday, November 27, 2015 @ 7pm

FREE 18th Annual WAIKIKI HOLIDAY PARADE

Click link to see Parade Route: http://www.waikikiholidayparade.com/about-the-parade/parade-route/

The parade begins with warm-up and step-off from Fort DeRussy Park and ends at Queen Kapiolani Park. The torch-lit parade route travels approximately 1.5 miles along Waikiki’s main thoroughfare, Kalakaua Avenue, with festive scenery of Waikiki Beach as your backdrop.

  • Saturday, November 28, 2015

FREE Country Christmas and Snow Zone

10am-12:30pm

http://thekapoleicommons.com

A fun filled event for the whole family with 30 tons of snow, free photos with Santa and Snowy, an Instagram contest, twisty balloons, face painting, glitter tattooes and country-themed game booths with prized for all keiki.

Kapolei Commons

4450 Kapolei Parkway

96707 Kapolei, HI

  • 29th Islandwide Christmas Crafts & Food Expo
November 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Hall
$5.00 Admission; $4.00 Military Active w/ID per family ok; $4.00 Seniors 65+; FREE – Child 12 yrs and under with paid adult

YOUR ONE-STOP “BUY LOCAL” CRAFT FAIR FOR CHRISTMAS IS BACK! PLEASE HELPS US SPREAD THE WORD!

Hawaii’s largest and best holiday craft expo celebrates its 29th year! Enjoy shopping with our 400 warmhearted vendors offering the state’s finest handmade crafts and ‘ono food, plus award-winning entertainment, our famous $10,000-plus in prize giveaways, and tons of FUN! Our ohana THANKS YOU for supporting local small businesses!

Show Days:
Friday, November 27, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, November 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, November 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sale Date:
30 minutes prior

Note:
Cash Only
Using Blaisdell Roll Tickets
Ticket Sales: Main Box Office and East Box Office
Entrance: Main Concourse and East Concourse Doors

  • Saturday, December 5, 2015 @ 11:30 am-12:30 pm

FREE Goodnight Gecko 25th Anniversary Story time in Honolulu

Barnes & Noble Booksellers Ala Moana Mall

1450 Ala Moana Blv Suite 1272

Honolulu, HI 96814

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the local classic Goodnight Gecko. Ukulele accompanied reading of Goodnight Gecko, with special sing-along of “Happy Night Song”. Possible book signing by author Gill McBarnet afterward.

http://www.hawaiianchildrensbooks.com/

  • “Gorilla” Movie @ UHM

Join Hannah and the world’s friendliest gorilla as they embark on a thrilling, moonlit adventure in this adaptation of the award-winning picture book by Anthony Browne, England’s former Children’s Laureate. This one-act performance for the young and young at heart takes place in and about the UHM Art Department jungle before moving into the Commons Gallery.

  • Dec. 12 at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
  • Dec.13 at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 19 at 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 20 at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

UHM Art Gallery, McCarthy Mall, 2500 Campus Rd. 96822 Honolulu, HI

$8 UHM Student w/ Valid Fall 2015 Student ID

$10 UH Faculty/Staff, Military, Non-UH student & youth

$15 Regular Adult

Honu By The Sea: The Musical! @ Hawaii Theatre Center: Sept. 9-11 and Sept. 15-18

Hawai‘i Theatre Center presents:

Honu By The Sea: The Musical!

Sept. 9 & 16 at 10 am
Sept. 10, 11, 15, 17 & 18 at 9:15 am and 11 am.
For PreK-6th grade. All student matinees are $5. With every 20 students, a teacher gets in free.

1130 Bethel Street

For group reservations call: (808)791-1310

Open Tuesday – Saturday 9am-5pm

#HawaiiTheatre

For more information about Honu By The Sea, visit: http://www.honubythesea.com/

Sept. 9 & 16 at 10 am Sept. 10, 11, 15, 17 & 18 at 9:15 am and 11 am. For PreK-6th grade. All student matinees are $5. With every 20 students, a teacher gets in free.
Sept. 9 & 16 at 10 am
Sept. 10, 11, 15, 17 & 18 at 9:15 am and 11 am.
For PreK-6th grade. All student matinees are $5. With every 20 students, a teacher gets in free.