TODAY, Dec. 1
Where: Puueo Community Center, Hilo
When: 9:15 a.m. Saturdays, except Dec. 8
Details: Big Island Chess Club-Hilo welcomes folks of all ages and playing levels. Free. Experienced players will teach the absolute beginners.
Contact: Bob Akamine, 935- 0364, email@example.com
SUNDAY, Dec. 2
FREE TABLE TENNIS
Where: Boys & Girls Club
When: 1 p.m. Dec. 2
Details: Free ladder competition. Everyone welcome. All levels invited. Test your skill. Snacks and refreshments.
Contact: Karen Fujiyama, 217-5161
THURSDAY, Dec. 6
BIG ISLAND COIN CLUB
Where: Kamana Center, Hilo
When: 6 p.m. Dec. 6
Details: Annual BICC dessert potluck. Bring a favorite dish to share. The answer to the annual “Guess the price of gold” contest from last December. will be announced and a prize awarded. Members will be asked to prognosticate the December 2013 price of gold for next year’s contest. Open to the collecting public.
Contact: Steve Nemeth, 935-1035
FRIDAY, Dec. 7
STATUS OF WOMEN
Where: West HI Civic Center
When: 10 a.m. Dec. 7
Details: The Hawaii County Committee on the Status of Women invites all interested persons to attend meeting.
Contact: Lee Watanabe, 934-3302
Where: Kaiwiki Park
When: 1 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: Neighbors invited to semi-annual community meeting. Share information, concerns; socialize. Free soft drinks; bring potluck pupus.
Contact: Cindy Inoue, 961- 9277, firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE CHESS FUN DAY
Where: Pahoa Neighborhood Facility
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: The Big Island Chess Club hosts event every Saturday, except for holiday weekends. Club members offer free instruction for all ages. Yearly membership fee of $25 lets you play in USCF Tournament and get officially ranked.
Contact: Jim Lee, 982-9998, email@example.com
HAWAII PHOTO SHOOTERS
Where: 875 Komohana St., Hilo
When: 6 p.m. Dec. 13
Details: Digital photo club for beginners and mentors. Holiday potluck party. Bring dish to share, and slides to show; https://sites.google.com/site/ hawaiiphotoshooters/
Contact: Susan, 969-8258, firstname.lastname@example.org
UPW RETIREES TO MEET
Where: ‘Imiloa Sky Room
When: Noon Dec. 14
Details: Quarterly meeting, annual Christmas lunch. Sign up by Dec. 6 for the lunch.
Contact: Shirley Ito, 935-7396, email@example.com
HILO TECH REUNION
Where: Wailoa Pavilion No. 3
When: Noon Dec. 29
Details: Hotel/restaurant grads 1967-71: Bring family, potluck food, pictures, music.
Contact: Richard Costorio, 936- 2195, firstname.lastname@example.org; Tante Urban, 334-1555
OCEAN VIEW BRIDGE
Where: Ocean View Club
When: 1 p.m. Sundays
Details: Food, friendship, duplicate bridge; help for new players. Call for a partner.
Contact: Susan Brown, 375- 6821, email@example.com
HILO BRIDGE CLUB
Where: Eagles Club in Keaau
When: 12:30 p.m. Sundays, 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays
Details: See previous listing.
Contact: Harry/Robin, 965-1391, firstname.lastname@example.org