EAST-MEETS-WEST CONCERTS IN NORTH KOHALA, PUNA, HILO ON NEXT THREE SUNDAYS
Where: Private home, Pololu Valley, near Kapaau
When: 2 p.m. Dec. 9
Details: Indian Classical Music Circle of Hawaii presents intimate acoustic East Meets West house concerts with sarangi master Parashuram Bhandari of Nepal and emerging violin maestro Adonijah Imgrund. Program is Six Caprices by Dvorak, afternoon raga and duet of inspired musical improvisation. Concerts on Dec. 9 in Pololu, Dec. 16 in Puna Beach Palisades, Dec. 23 in Hilo. $10-25; seating limited. Reservations/ directions: 965-1053. The Indian Classical Music Circle is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization.
Contact: Babette Ackin, 965-1053, firstname.lastname@example.org
TODAY, Dec. 8
CHRISTMAS ALOHA AT PANAEWA RAINFOREST ZOO
Where: Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
When: 9 a.m. Dec. 8
Details: Join the Friends of the Zoo Animal Enrichment Team in giving Christmas presents to all of the animals. Bring your cameras and meet at the Primadome at 9 a.m. Help zoo volunteers spread Christmas aloha to feathered and furry friends.
Contact: Barbara Thomason, 959-9233 (Zoo Gift Shop), email@example.com
KEAAU VILLAGE CHRISTMAS PARADE
Where: Keaau Village Market
When: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: Ninth annual Keaau Christmas Lighted Parade.
Contact: Arlin, 966-4853, firstname.lastname@example.org
VOLCANO FESTIVAL CHORUS AT KILAUEA THEATER
Where: KMC Kilauea Theater
When: 7 p.m. Dec. 8
Details: Roch Jones directs, Cinnie Decker accompanies. “Comfort and Joy” holiday concert, with Cheryl Hoover on flute and Arlene Araki on trumpet. Free admission.
Contact: Suzi Bond, 982-7344, email@example.com
SUNDAY, Dec. 9
6TH ANNUAL HPP HOWLING HOLIDAYS
Where: HPP Community Center
When: 7-11 a.m. Dec. 9
Details: Benefit for Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary. Fun walk, doggie activities, prizes, photos with Santa. Visit www. rainbowfriends.org for details, registration/ sponsorship form to compete for grand prize. Call for more info.
Contact: Mary Rose Krijgsman, 982- 5110, firstname.lastname@example.org