TODAY, May 12
Where: University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W Kawili St.
When: 9:30 a.m. May 12
Details: Safely control disease, insect pests. Learn vegetable varieties to plant, proper nutrition for optimal growth. Nick Sakovich instructs; $20.
Contact: 974-7664, ccecs@ hawaii.edu
ANNA RANCH HERITAGE CENTER
Where: Anna Ranch Heritage Center, 65-1480 Kawaihae Road, Waimea
When: 9 a.m. to noon May 12
Details: Training for volunteer docents.
Contact: Maka Wiggins, 885- 4426, firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, May 13
BUDDHIST HEALING MEDITATION CLASS
Where: Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus
When: 4:30 p.m. May 13
Details: Meditation for all levels: “Overcoming Anger.” Free. Bring a cushion.
Contact: Patty Johnson, 985- 7470, email@example.com
MONDAY, May 14
COMPUTER FOR SENIORS
Where: SeniorNet at Maluhia Place 891 Ululani St.
When: 10 a.m. May 14, 15,18
Details: Learn the basics of how a computer works. $36 for 6-hour class, $40 annual fee.
Contact: Lois Zimmermann, 974-7603, firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY, May 15
HOT HULA FITNESS
Where: YWCA of Hawaii Island, 145 Ululani St, Hilo
When: 5:30 p.m. May 15
Details: Noenoe Kekaualua teaches Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays 8-9 a.m.
Contact: 935-7141, hsumiki@ ywcahawaiiisland.org
FRIDAY, May 18
FRIDAY FILM SERIES
Where: Institute for Astronomy, 640 Auhoku Pl., Hilo
When: 1 p.m. May 18
Details: “Blue Hawaii” starring Elvis Presley. Series cost is $10, payable at the door.
Contact: Dan Lindsay or Susan O’Neill, 933-9313
BIG ISLAND COHOUSING/ ECOVILLGE MEETING
Where: Hawaiian Sanctuary, Hwy 130, milemarker 12, Pahoa
When: 6 p.m. May 18
Details: DVD presentation, speaker’s panel on creating a cohousing/ecovillage on east side of the island. Visit www. ecovillagehawaii.com. $3.
Contact: Lynne, 917-596-4655, Lynnebd@gmail.com
SPIRIT OF CREATIVITY
Where: Pahoa Community Center, off Pahoa Village Road
When: 9:30 a.m. May 19
Details: Tap into creativity through painting. No prior experience necessary. $45
Contact: Patricia, 966-4108, email@example.com
Where: Volcano Art Center
When: noon May 19
Details: Patti Pease Johnson offers exploration of pastels. $65/$58 plus $10 supply fee.
Contact: Julie, 967-8222, firstname.lastname@example.org
INTRO TO DIGITAL ARTS
Where: Hawaii Community College Manono Campus
When: May 21-June 29
Details: Overview of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Dreamweaver. Sponsored by Alu Like; tuition waivers for Native Hawaiians.
Contact: Bert Klunder, 934- 2598, email@example.com
INTRO TO 2-D ART
Where: HCC Manono Campus
When: May 21-June 29
Details: See previous listing.
STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS
Where: Hawaii Community College Manono Campus, Bldg 379-1, 1175 Manono St.
When: 9 a.m. May 23
Details: Learn key ingredients for success; services and resources for start-up business. Register early. $25.
Contact: Lydia, 933-0776, firstname.lastname@example.org
ESL IN THREE LEVELS
Where: Hawaii Comm. College
When: May 24
Details: Testing for placement in three-level, eight-week course in English as a second language; resident fee $250. Visit www.iephawaii.com
Contact: Steven, 934-2697, email@example.com
CREATIVE ART SAFARI
Where: E.H. Cultural Center
When: 9:30 a.m. June 2
Details: Carolyn Bennett art lessons in acrylics, oil pastels, collage, found-objects and leaf art. Program ends with show and “edible lesson party.” $50 month.
Contact: Claudine, 961-5711