THURSDAY, Dec. 27
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org