Just for Keiki


TODAY, Dec. 8 

SANTA STORYTIME BREAKFAST 

Where: St. Joseph School 

When: 7-11 a.m. Dec. 8 

Details: Community invited to pancake breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Enjoy festive morning as Santa reads stories to keiki. Shop at Scholastic Book Fair for gifts and enjoy fluffy pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Meal service from 7:30-10 a.m. in cafeteria. Tickets $6 in advance, $7 at the door. Call 935-4935. 

Contact: Teresa Fuata, 935- 4935, tfuata@yahoo.com 

KEIKI FUN RUN, HEALTH FAIR 

Where: Waiakea High School 

When: 9 a.m. Dec. 8 

Details: WHS Health Services Academy and STAR Academy sponsor a fun run and health fair for grades K-5. Registration, $10 entry due Dec. 1. Applications on WHS website and from P.E. teacher. 

Contact: 974-4888, ext. 225; jamie_nekoba@notes.k12.hi.us 

ELKS HOOP SHOOT 

Where: Hilo Armory 

When: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 8 

Details: Free throw contest for boys, girls ages 8-13 as of April 1, 2013. Prizes available/free trip to the mainland if qualify. Visit www.elks.org/hoopshoot. 

Contact: Nathan Suganuma, 937-1948, n8ks@hotmail.com 

PARKER OPEN HOUSE 

Where: Parker School, Waimea 

When: 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8 

Details: Students in grades K-12, families invited. Visit www.parkerschool.net. 

Contact: Ann Renick, 885-7933, Admissions@parkerschool.net 

FRIDAY, Dec. 14 

PICCADILLY’S CHRISTMAS 

Where: Keaau Library 

When: 10 a.m. Dec. 14 

Details: Piccadilly reads funny stories about Santa and Christmas. Make wrapping paper and a holiday card. Free. 

Contact: Lynise Tarring, 982- 4281, mehappy@hawaiiantel.net 

COMING 

HOLIDAY CRAFTMAKING 

Where: Hilo Public Library 

When: 3 p.m. Dec. 15 

Details: Learn how to make crafts such as greeting cards, Christmas stars and dreidels! Open to preschoolers up to grade 6. Free. Registration required; limited to 20. 

Contact: Jack Hallin, 933-8888 

4-H GARDENING CLUB 

Where: Boys & Girls Club 

When: 10 a.m. Dec. 15 

Details: Like to garden, or want to learn? Meets twice a month. Become certified Junior Master Gardener. 

Contact: Becky Settlage or Matt Therrien, 969-8213 or 961-5536, settlage@hawaii.edu 

WINTER AT ‘IMILOA 

Where: ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center 

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 17-21 

Details: Drop-off starts at 7:30 a.m., with pick-up by 4 p.m. Visit wwwimiloahawaii.org to register. $200; member discount. 

Contact: 969-9703, info@imiloahawaii.org 

WAIAKEA UKA WINTER 

Where: Waiakea Uka Gym 

When: 8 a.m. Dec. 17 

Details: Parks & Recreation registering grades 1-6. Intercession Dec. 17-28. $35. Call. 

Contact: Dean Goya, 959-9047 

WAINAKU GYM WINTER 

Where: Wainaku Gym 

When: 8 a.m. Dec. 17 

Details: Parks & Recreation registering grades 1-6. Intercession Dec. 17-28. $35. Call. 

Contact: Scott Oune, 961-8738 

‘LAUKA’IE’IE’ BY RACOMA 

Where: Basically Books, Hilo 

When: 3 p.m. Dec. 22 

Details: Robin Yoko Racoma presents her illustrated children’s book, “Luaka’ie’ie, A Hawaiian Legend Retold,” based on a legend of Waipio Valley also found in collections by W.D.Westervelt and Mary Pukui. 

Contact: Christine Reed, 961- 0144, bbinfo@hawaiiantel.net 

32ND HI-PAL WINTER BASKETBALL CLASSIC 

Where: Various East Hawaii gyms 

When: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 26 

Details: The 32nd Annual HI-PAL Winter Basketball Classic will be played Dec. 26-29 in Hilo. Dec. 14 is deadline to register; open to boys and girls ages 5-14. Fee is $80 per team, $60 for 8-and-under category. 

Contact: Joey Botelho Jr., 961- 2220/961-8121, jbhipal@hotmail.com 

HTY’S ‘MUSUBI MAN’ TO VISIT HILO 

Where: Hilo Public Library 

When: 1 p.m. Jan. 9 

Details: Lee Cataluna adaptation of isle children’s book. Honolulu Theatre for Youth performs; suggested for ages 2-5. Free. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. 

Contact: Leslie Chow, 933-8890 

ONGOING 

REGISTRATION FOR AYSO YOUTH SOCCER 

Where: Sports Line, Hilo 

When: Ends Jan. 15 

Details: AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) seeks volunteers, players for spring season. Players must be 4 by March 19. Registration forms at Sports Line. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 959- 5911, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

AIKIDO for GRADES 3-6 

Where: Aikido of Hilo 

Details: Kids learn to protect themselves using reconciliation, harmony and avoidance, not fighting. Call to register. 

Contact: Barbara, 935-2454, AikidoOfHilo@hawaiiantel.net 

HACKY SACK CLUB 

Where: Lincoln Park, Hilo 

When: 2-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays 

Details: Hilo Footbag Club teaches skills, tricks with hacky sack for ages 8 and up. 

Contact: Janet, 969-7888, VillageToyShopHilo@gmail.com 

ARTDAY SATURDAY 

Where: Hilo Farmer’s Market 

When: 1-3 p.m. first/third Saturdays of each month. 

Details: Free arts and crafts event for keiki of all ages. 

Contact: Hopper, 937-6049 

 

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