Where: VFW Post 3830, 15-775 Maluhia Road, (Nanawale Estates), Pahoa
When: 9 a.m. Jan. 20
Details: Join your neighbors for another VFW community breakfast of sausage, scrambled eggs, hashed brown potatoes, biscuits and gravy, fruit cocktail, coffee, tea and cocoa. $5.
Contact: Randall Brady, 747-0813, firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMUNITY CONTRA DANCE
Where: Dance hall; turn makai at 12-mile marker on Highway 130, near Pahoa
When: 7-10 p.m. Feb. 9
Details: All welcome: Beginners, couples, singles, no experience necessary. as all dances will be taught and called. Come at 7 p.m. if you are a beginner. as dances get more complicated as the evening progresses. Contra dancing has moves similar to square dancing but is danced in circles or long lines. Easy, fun and lively, with music by the New Lost Puna Ramblers playing Irish jigs and reels and old-time tunes featuring fiddles, mandolin, bass uke, banjo and accordion. Special guest caller Seth Tepfer; $5. Alcohol-free event.
Contact: Oshi, 965-8685, fiddlingdream@gmail. com
DANCING AT THE ELKS
Where: Hilo Elks Lodge, 150 Kinoole St., Hilo
When: 7-9 p.m. Fridays
Details: Check schedule at www.bigislanddancing.com. Friendly crowd, danceable music; free. join Hilo’s ballroom dance enthusiasts.
Contact: 345-0280, email@example.com