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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Community Events

Tropic Lightning Week
Thurs. Oct. 8       Weyand Field Food Truck Rodeo from 12pm – 4pm with 25 different food vendors & Exhibition Polo match from 3pm – 5pm

Oct. 1 – 31  Basketball and cheerleading registration for Spring sports on post for youth born 1999 – 2010. $55. Basketball. $55. First time cheerleaders with no uniform, $20 for returning cheerleaders with uniforms. 655-6465

Fru. Oct. 9  22nd Annual Children and Youth Summit from 9am – 3pm at the Hawaii State Capitol for FREE. A conference geared toward defining issues and developing priority actions, important to children and youth. Call 586-6130

Sat. Oct. 10 Hispanic Heritage Festival and Health Fair at Honolulu Hale from 10am – 9pm, FREE. Including live entertainment, food booths, crafts, cultural displays, art, contests and more.

Sat. Oct. 10 Hawaii State Art Museum ‘Second Saturday’ from 11am – 3pm. Monthly program for FREE. Hands-on activities for families. Call 586-9958

Sat. Oct. 10        Living History Day at Tropic Lightning Museum from 10am – 3pm. FREE admission, public welcome. Food and shave ice available for purchase. Activities include: live big band music, swing dancing, children’s activities, K9 military dogs, historic weapons, vehicles & re-enactors, interactive and static displays.

Sat. Oct. 10 & Sun. Oct. 11      Oh Baby Family Expo at the Blaisdell Center. 10am – 5pm both days and admission is $5.50 and children 5 and under are free. In addition to all the great toys on display, there will be several workshops on Minecraft all on Sunday, Oct. 11 in the Hawaii Suite 1. MinecraftEDU at 10:30am Computercraft EDU at 12:00, KerbalEDU at 1:30 and Contaption Maker at 3:00. Confirm times at

Sat. Oct. 17 Zombie Dash Hawaii. This 5K course winds through the Turtle Bay property with zombies chasing runners along the way. There are obstacles like tires, ropes and climbing challenges but the course is designed to be family friendly. Runners must work in teams of four to find 4 scientists scattered throughout the zombie infested trail. For the entire backstory and to register go to Cost is $49. Check in begins at 2pm and race starts at 3pm. Still looking for 80 zombies as well as other living volunteers to handle things like check in or monitoring the course.

Sun. Oct. 18 Soroptimist International plans a Membership Tea Party from noon to 2pm at Wahiawa Botanical Garden, featuring high tea and delectable dishes as guests wear hats and share the groups mission to improve the lives of women and girls. Reservations are due one week ahead and the public is welcome. Call 772-8274

Fri. Oct. 9 and every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 31

Dole Plantation Haunted activities from 7pm – 11pm. House of Nightmares live Haunted House and a Nightmare Express train ride. The latter will feature story teller Lopaka Kapanui sharing ‘hair-raising’ ghost stories. Dole Plantation cautions that the experience is not suited for children. Those under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets cost $10 to ride the Nightmare Express or $13. to enter the House of Nightmares.

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