TODAY, Jan. 5
HAWAIIAN QUILT CLUB
Where: Keaau Community Cen.
When: 9 a.m. Jan. 5
Details: Members of the community who are interested in learning to sew a Hawaiian pillow or kapa are invited to attend. Community center is located in the back of the Keaau Police Station
Contact: Merci, 959-7967
SUNDAY, Jan. 6
FREE TABLE TENNIS
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Hilo, 100 Kamakahonu St.
When: 1 p.m. Jan. 6
Details: Free ladder competition. Everyone invited to play. Snacks and refreshments.
Contact: Karen Fujiyama, 217-5161
MONDAY, Jan. 7
SENIORS OF PARADISE
Where: HPP Activity Center
When: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 7
Details: Installation of officers, with luncheon to follow. Board will provide ham, baked chicken and cake; please bring salads or veggies to share and provide your own table service. Seniors 55+ are invited.
Contact: Tesse Tinker, 982-7611
THURSDAY, Jan. 10
Where: Kay’s Family Restaurant
When: 5 p.m. Jan. 10
Details: On second Thursday of each month, join the grams for fun Bingo, where all win. Bring two wrapped treasures from home; $2 for two cards. Proceeds support community service. Enjoy no-host dinner and know you are helping others while having fun. Grandfathers and friends welcome.
Contact: Jherrie Rubeyiat, 966- 4868, email@example.com
FRIDAY, Jan. 11
ORCHIDS OF MACHU PICCHU
Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo
When: 2 p.m. Jan. 11
Details: Pauline Brault, past president of Hilo Orchid Society, the Orchid Society of California and vice president of four Bay Area societies, and Jurahame Leyva (HOS member and author) will present slides on orchids of Machu Picchu, Lima and Cusco, Peru, and discuss how to grow them here on the Big Island.
Contact: Sheryl Rawson, 333- 1852, firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Waiakeawaena School Library, 2420 Kilauea Ave., Hilo
When: 4:30 p.m. Jan. 14
Details: Waiakeawaena Elementary School will hold a School Community Council meeting. The public is invited.
Contact: Mara Saltzman Matsumura, 981-7200, email@example.com
KOREAN WAR VETERANS
Where: 440 Kapiolani St., Hilo
When: 10 a.m. Jan. 14
Details: Committee updates: KWV Memorial status, disability reviews, and what’s in store for the new year. See you there.
Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126
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
INSTALLATION OF 2013 OES OFFICERS
Where: Kilauea Masonic Hall, 335 Wailuku Drive, Hilo
When: 4 p.m. Jan. 20
Details: Open installation of the 2013 officers for Hawaii Chapter No. 1, Order of the Eastern Star, starts at 4 p.m. followed by a potluck. Please, no shorts or jeans.
Contact: Jeanella Keopuhiwa, 967-743