THURSDAY, June 21
Hilo Grandmothers Club
Where: Kay’s restaurant, 648 Kilauea, next to Ace Hardware
When: 5 p.m. June 21
Details: Join the grams for Bingo. Bring two wrapped gifts from home. Proceeds benefit community service projects. Join Compassionate Callers group, a lifeline for lonely people and shut-ins. Grandfathers and friends welcome.
Contact: jherrie, 966-4868, email@example.com
MONDAY, June 18
Order of the Eastern Star
Where: Kilauea Masonic Lodge, 335 Wailuku Dr., Hilo
When: 5 p.m. June 18
Details: Hawaii Chapter No. 1 will celebrate its birthday at this stated meeting by having a potluck dinner prior to its regular session at 6:30 p.m. Aloha wear.
Contact: Barbara Glaspey, 966-8313 or 756-4970; firstname.lastname@example.org
Hilo Photo Club
Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo
When: 7 p.m. June 20
Details: Valerie Kim talks about her photographic processes with a slide show of her work. Also, see “Prayer for an Uncertain Future” on the new projector. Photos for July critique will be accepted.
Contact: Steve Godzsak, 969-1035
Kaiwiki Road Clean-Up Day
Where: Kaiwiki Park (4 miles up from Hawaii Belt Road), meet around 2317 Kaiwiki Road, Hilo
When: 9 a.m. June 23
Details: All are invited. Meet at Kaiwiki Park at 9 a.m. if you want to carpool and work in teams. Plastic gloves, trash bags and soft drinks will be provided.
Contact: Cindy Inoue, 961-9277, email@example.com
Big Island Retired
When: noon June 23
Details: Mystery guest speaker. All retired military and spouses are welcome. BIRMA is a social group that organizes activities and community service events for members. Bi-monthly bulletins and meetings. Lunch is $10. Reservations required. Call 935-1946 for directions and more info.
Contact: Neal Herbert, 935-1946, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amateur Radio Club
Where: Wailoa Center, Hilo
When: 8 a.m. June 23
Details: Members demonstrate emergency communications. Free, open to all ages, 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Sunday. Find out about “ham” radio. License exam at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Contact: Robert, 969-9993
Meeting of HGEA
Where: HGEA Conference Room, 495 Manono St., Hilo
When: 9 a.m. June 27
Details: General membership meeting. Afterward, Royal State Insurance agent will talk about long-term care insurance and other insurance that may be of interest to retirees. Bingo; bring $3 for lunch, which will be partially subsidized.
Contact: Aileen Lum, 959-9461, email@example.com
Hilo High School
class of 1957 reunion
When: Sept. 14-15
Details: 55th reunion.
Contact: Gwen Amai Murai, (808) 358-2650, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kamehameha Schools class of ’70
Where: Ka’upulehu Beach Club
When: 5 p.m. Oct. 26
Details: Classmates will gather Oct. 26-28 to celebrate their 60th birthdays.
Contact: 960-8128, email@example.com
Hilo Toastmasters Club 248
Where: Church of The Holy Cross, 440 West Lanikaula St.
When: 12:10-1:10 p.m. Tuesdays
Details: Celebrating its 60th anniversary, the club helps members to boost leadership potential, improve public speaking; guests welcome.
GUILD OF GAMES
Where: UH-Hilo Hale Kehau dorm lounge, 200 W. Kawili
When: 5 p.m. Fridays
Details: Friday Night Magic: casual play, board games; tournaments at 5:30 p.m. See guild’s Facebook page.
Contact: Mark at 961-1795, toys4UHilo@gmail.com