TODAY, Jan. 12
ORCHIDS OF MACHU PICCHU
Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo
When: 2 p.m. Jan. 12 (note change in date)
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, email@example.com
MONDAY, Jan. 14
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16
HILO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Where: Kamana Senior Center
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 16
Details: See Shinji Salmoraghi’s recent work in weddings, portraiture and fine art photos, and David Dow’s photos of sea birds on Midway Island. Dow’s award-winning photos will be in a club exhibit at Hilo Medical Center.
Contact: Mary, 985-7487, email@example.com
MARINE CORPS LEAGUE
Where: Banjy’s Paradise Bar & Grill, Waikoloa
When: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 19
Details: The Camp Tarawa Detachment invites all Marines and Navy Corpsmen (active, reserve, retired) and their spouses to attend the group’s monthly meeting. Share sea stories at our no-host lunch and stay for the business meeting at 1 p.m. Dress is resort casual. Call Jim Browne at 883-0069.
Contact: Kathy, 880-9880, 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 for Hawaii Chapter No. 1, Order of the Eastern Star, followed by a potluck. No shorts or jeans.
Contact: Jeanella Keopuhiwa, 967-7439, email@example.com
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 Comm. Center
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE CHESS FUN DAY
Where: Pahoa Neigh. Facility
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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, email@example.com