Clubs


 THURSDAY, Dec. 27 

SIERRA CLUB 

Where: Keaau Community Center 

When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 27 

Details: What gift do we all need? A healthy planet! Sierra Club monthly meeting will be on a Thursday, not the usual Wednesday. Potluck at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6 p.m. 

Contact: Cory Harden, 968-8965 

FRIDAY, Dec. 28 

FREE CHESS FUN DAY 

Where: Pahoa Neigh. Facility 

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 22 

Details: 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, bigislandchessclub@gmail.com 

COMING 

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, ookalaboy@hotmail. com; Tante Urban, 334-1555 

MALAMA PERINATAL WALKING GROUP 

Where: Liliuokalani Park or Prince Kuhio Plaza Food Court 

When: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 4 

Details: For expectant mothers and support members to encourage physical activity while pregnant. Monthly on first Tuesday. Meets at PKP only if raining. 

Contact: Serena, 934-9823, malamaprogram@fsswh.org 

HILO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB 

Where: Kamana Senior Center 

When: 7 p.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Shinji Salmoraghi presents recent work in weddings, portraiture and fine art photos. David Dow will show photos of sea birds on Midway Island. Dow’s award-winning photos will be featured in a club exhibit at Hilo Medical Center in 2013. 

Contact: Mary Goodrich, 985- 7487, mary@hawaiiphotoretreat.com 

ONGOING 

FRIDAY NIGHT ‘MAGIC’ 

Where: Toys 4 U Store, Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Club-hosted weekly Magic: the Gathering card tournaments. All welcome, small fee covers prizes; casual play on the side. Formats: Standard, Draft, Commander. 

Contact: Mark, 961-1795, toys4Uhilo@gmail.com 

CHESS CLUB 

Where: Puueo Community Center, Hilo 

When: 9:15 a.m. Saturdays 

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, bobpobox@gmail.com 

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, stbrown@hawaii.edu 

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, hilobridgeclub@yahoo.com 

SCRABBLE CLUB FRIDAYS AT PKP, HILO 

Where: Prince Kuhio Mall food court, Hilo 

When: 5:30 p.m. Fridays 

Details: Everyone invited. Players at all levels. 

Contact: Mark Pistolese, 965-6427 

HILO TOASTMASTERS MEETS ON TUESDAYS 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 12:10-1:10 p.m. Tuesdays 

Details: Enhance leadership potential, improve speaking skills. Guests welcome. 

Contact: NJ Moses, 769-4076, dntmoses@msn.com 

 

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