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TODAY, July 6

GAY PRIDE DAY IN HILO

Where: Mooheau Park Bandstand, downtown Hilo

When: 11 a.m. July 6

Details: Hilo’s first Gay Pride Parade and Festival. Booths and vendors, plus entertainment, live bands, dancing and other activities. Celebrate “equality for all” with your friends and families of all persuasions. Free to everyone. Join us as Hilo makes history.

Contact: David Ghee, 965-8122, davidghee@aol.com

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK — ‘AS YOU LIKE IT’

Where: Kalakaua Park, under the big banyan tree at corner of Kalakaua and Kinoole streets in downtown Hilo

When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. through July 20

Details: Hilo Community Players’ 36th annual Shakespeare in the Park summer production: Put on your bell bottoms, your John Lennon glasses and tie-dyed shirts and prepare for a summer of love. Enjoy “As You Like It” on a trip back in time to the ’60s and “a Love-In filled with Music, Dance and Flower Power.” It’s the longest-running theatrical tradition in the state of Hawaii. Group is celebrating its 75th year as a nonprofit theatrical organization. Admission is free, so bring the whole family! Visit www.hilocommunityplayers.org. Contact: Laura Caswell, 938-8921, wardl@catholiccharitieshawaii.org

KOMAKAKINO CD PARTY

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo

When: 7 p.m. July 6-7

Details: The Palace Theater & Kea Foundation Inc. present Komakakino in their first CD release concert. Kumu Paul Neves brings “the boys” for two nights of exciting music and hula by self-taught musicians playing the ukulele, guitar and stand-up bass.

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

SUNDAY, July 7

‘AS YOU LIKE IT’

Where: Kalakaua Park, under the big banyan tree at corner of Kalakaua and Kinoole streets in downtown Hilo

When: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. through July 20

Details: See previous listing for details. Contact: Laura Caswell, 938-8921, wardl@catholiccharitieshawaii.org

KOMAKAKINO CD PARTY

Where: Palace Theater, Hilo

When: 7 p.m. July 7

Details: See previous listing for details.

Contact: 934-7010, info@hilopalace.com

MONDAY, July 8

LIKOLEHUA ART CAMP — THE MOTION OF THE OCEAN

Where: Volcano Art Center, Niaulani Campus, 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano

Village

When: 9-4 p.m. a.m. Mondays-Fridays, July 8-19

Details: Join creative instructors, Kelli Bolger and Meredith Wheelock, in an exciting two-week camp that focuses the science and discovery of water through the visual, cultural and performing arts. Camp is appropriate for ages 6-12. $320 for VAC members, $355 for non-members. This program is supported in part by the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaii or grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Contact: Britten Traughber, 967-8222, Britten@volcanoartcenter.org

 

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