TODAY, March 2
HAWAIIAN QUILT CLUB
Where: Keaau Community Center, behind police station
When: 9 a.m. March 2
Details: Club meets monthly. Veteran quilters help folks learn the basics of how to sew a Hawaiian pillow or quilt.
Contact: Merci, 959-7967
SUNDAY, March 3
FREE TABLE TENNIS
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Hilo, 100 Kamakahonu St., Hilo
When: 1 p.m. March 3
Details: Free islandwide ladder competition. Everyone welcome. All levels invited. Come test your skills with Hawaii players. Snacks and refreshments.
Contact: Karen Fujiyama, 217-5161
MONDAY, March 4
SENIORS OF PARADISE
Where: HPP Activity Center, Maku’u, 17th & 16th, Keaau
When: 9:30 a.m. March 4
Details: St. Patrick’s Day theme: Wear green. George Yoshida will give food/cooking demo, with free tasting for all. Meeting followed by potluck lunch. All 55 and older welcome; bring table service.
Contact: Tesse Tinker, 982-7611
FRIDAY, March 8
COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
Where: Parker Ranch Broiler, Waimea
When: 10 a.m. March 8
Details: Hawaii County Committee on the Status of Women invites all interested persons.
Contact: Lee Watanabe, 934-3302
HILO ORCHID SOCIETY
Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St.
When: 2 p.m. March 9
Details: Ted Green from Oahu, landscape architect, past president of the Pacific Orchid Society and member of American Orchid Society Conservation Committee, will talk about Spathoglottis orchids. 1:30 p.m. talk story. Free.
Contact: Sheryl Rawson, 333- 1852, email@example.com
KOREA VETERANS – MIA AND POW CEREMONY
Where: Okutsu Veterans Home, next to Hilo Medical center
When: 9:30 a.m. March 11
Details: After a short meeting, a flag presentation will honor family of MIA Pfc. Fernando Rivera Jr. and POW veteran Hisashi Morita, who served in the Korean War.
Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Where: West Hawaii Civic Center, Bldg. A conference room
When: 10 a.m. March 16
Details: Islandwide Hawaii Loa Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, program on “DAR Insignia — its history, meaning, and how to display and wear it.”
Contact: Mary Ellen C. Smith, 322-6870
BIG ISLAND WATER GARDEN CLUB
Where: Keaau Community Center, behind Police Station
When: 7 p.m. March 19
Details: Monthly club meeting with guest speaker Elizabeth Stacy, aka Ohia Hunter, who will talk about her ohia research. Public welcome. Mini auction concludes meeting.
Contact: Bob Peck, 965-5375
HILO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Where: Kamana Senior Center
When: 7 p.m. March 20
Details: Monthly meeting will be a review of member photos taken with mobile phones. From a different point of photographic view, Dr. Steven Garon will discuss his black-and-white photographs, which are traditional darkroom silver prints. Garon travels to Burma yearly on a medical mission, and also documents the country’s temples and people with his 4X5 camera. Free.
Contact: Mary Goodrich, 985- 7487, firstname.lastname@example.org