TODAY, August 11
GARDEN AS TEACHER
Where: Lyman Museum, Hilo
When: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 11
Details: Get results of Hawaii County food self-sufficiency study, hear from Liliuokalani Gardens landscape architect, participate in a tea ceremony. $75/$65. Call for reservations.
Contact: 935-5021, info@ lymanmuseum.org
THURSDAY, August 16
BEACH WHEELCHAIR ACCESS
Where: Richardson Ocean Park
When: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Details: Thursdays through Sept. 27. Mobi mats provide wheelchair access on sand. Beach wheelchair, handheld shower and flotation equipment available. Bring support; access is rugged route around left side of building. Free.
Contact: Alisa Mitchener, recreation specialist, 961-8681, email@example.com
RAIN FOREST RUNS
Where: Cooper Center
When: 6:30 a.m. Aug. 18
Details: Volcano Art Center Rain Forest Runs: half marathon, 10K, 5K walk in village. $35-75, with free runs for keiki ages 1-7 at 10 a.m. On Aug. 17, benefit buffet dinner for Friends Feeding Friends from 5-7 p.m.; $15, $8.50 for ages 5-11, free for wee ones.
Contact: Sharron, 967-8240; www.rainforestruns.com
HIHS PET WALK-HILO
Where: Liliuokalani Park
When: 8 a.m. Oct. 27
Details: Exercise ourselves and our pets at fun, family friendly free Halloween weekend event with contests, prizes. Walkers with – or without – pets invited to raise pledges and support the Humane Society; www.HIHS.org.
Contact: Donna, 329-8002, firstname.lastname@example.org
HIHS PET WALK-KONA
Where: Hale Halawai
When: 8 a.m. Oct. 28
Details: See previous listing.
TIGER FEEDING, PETTING ZOO
Where: Panaewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens, Hilo
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily
Details: Tiger feeding at 3:30 p.m. daily. Saturday’s Petting Zoo is 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free.
Contact: Friends of the Zoo, 959-9233, www.hilozoo.com