FRIDAY, Feb. 1
Where: E.H. Cultural Center
When: 3:30 p.m. Fridays
Details: For children ages 4 and up. Keiki learn how to work with tools in a safe environment, follow directions and be open minded with creativity. $60/month, $15 drop-in fee.
Contact: Claudine , 961-5711
HILO FIRST FRIDAYS NIGHT MARKET
Where: Mamo Street at 130 Kilauea Ave., Hilo
When: 5 p.m. Feb. 1
Details: Monthly First Fridays Night Market brings art and music to the streets of Hilo. A small portion of Kilauea Avenue will be closed to traffic for the evening in front of One Gallery, Still Life Books and Hawaiian Force. The art theme for this month is “water.” See the work of new designers, artists; stay for dinner, entertainment.
Contact: 936-5212, firstname.lastname@example.org
‘SPACESHIP’ EXHIBIT BY SONJA HENRIXSON
Where: E.H. Cultural Center
When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 1
Details: Opening reception for Sonja Henrixson’s exhibition of “Spaceship.” The exhibit is free, open to the public and runs through Feb. 20. Visit www.sonjahenrixson. com.
Contact: Sonja Henrixson, 961-5711, email@example.com
‘MESSAGES FROM MOTHER’
Where: Big Island Book Buyer
When: 2 p.m. Feb. 2
Details: Mare Cromwell, will sign her “Messages from Mother ... Earth Mother.” Book is a blend of prophecy, hope and inspiration with “wisdom to birth the New World emerging.”
Contact: Mary Bicknell, 315- 5335, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ‘NATURAL HISTORY OF HAWAII’
Where: Lyman Museum, 276 Haili St., Hilo
When: 7 p.m. Feb. 4
Details: Local historian and master storyteller Boyd Bond recounts how the Hawaiian Islands evolved with the immigration of plants, animals, and humans, and how the ancestral tales told by the Polynesian settlers were adapted to include Hawaii’s plants and animals. $3; free to members. Details: 935-5021 or www.lymanmuseum.org.
Contact: Emily, 935-5021, email@example.com
HINA KONA MEETING
Where: Donkey Mill Art Center
When: 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7
Details: Learn about Volcano Art Center Hawaii Island Network of Artists project. Visit www.HINArtists.org.
Contact: Tanya Aynessazian, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
HAWAII REGGAE, AGRICULTURAL FAIR
Where: Mooheau Park, Hilo
When: Noon Feb. 10
Details: Keep It Green Hawaii presents fifth annual Hawaii Reggae and Agricultural Fair. Entertainment, cultural food vendors, organic farmers, CPR instruction. Free for whole family.
Contact: Sahra Indio, 216- 7372, email@example.com
YOUTH FESTIVAL OF ARTS
Where: Kanu O Ka Aina
When: 3-6 p.m. Feb. 22
Details: “Youth Festival of Arts” features student artwork, poetry and music, with art demonstrations by local professionals. Free, family event. Visit www.fivemountains.org.
Contact: Deanna, 887-0756, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Laupahoehoe Beach Park
When: 9 a.m. Feb. 23
Details: Braddah Smitty’s Laupahoehoe Music Festival eighth annual event.
Contact: Louise “Sweetie” Maikui, 920-8111, 938-3314