Pāhala Pool Schedule: Water Exercise Mon/Wed/Fri, 9 - 10 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim Daily, 10 - noon.; Public Recreational Swim Daily, 1 - 4 p.m. Closed during National and State holidays. 928-8177, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-aquatics
Tai Chi Chuan Yang Long Form 108, Mon/Fri, 9 - 11 a.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. $5 donation. David, 785-6644
Open Court Basketball, Kickball & Dodgeball, Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri, 1 - 4 p.m., Kahuku Park. Balls provided. For all ages. 929-9113, hawaiicounty.gov/pr-recreation
Ni‘aulani Nature Walks, Mon, 9:30 a.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. One-hour nature walk through old-growth Hawaiian rainforest. Easy, 1/7-mile loop trail. Free (calabash donations welcome). 967-8222 or volcanoartcenter.org
Pāhala Senior Center, Lunch served Mon - Fri, 10:30 a.m. for residents 60 and older. Julie, 928-3101
Nā‘ālehu Senior Nutrition Center (Hawai‘i County Nutrition Program), Lunch served Mon - Fri, 10:45 a.m. for residents 60 and older, greater Nā‘ālehu area. 939-2505
Pāhala Boys & Girls Club, Mon - Fri, 2 - 6 p.m., Pāhala Community Center. Dolly Kailiawa, 756-5285
Taiko Drumming, Mon, 5 - 7 p.m., Wed, 4 - 6 p.m., Pāhala Hongwanji. Made possible by Pāhala Hongwanji Mission. Informal group instructed by Paul Sakamoto of Puna Taiko. For more, call Wayne Kawachi, 937-4773.
Stained Glass Open Studio, Mon, 6 - 9 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $10/session or $40/4 sessions - includes a grinder bit. All other materials/supplies not included. Pre-registration required. 967-8222
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Happy, Joyous and Free Group, Mon/Thu, 7 p.m. and Sat, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s in Ocean View; One Day at a Time Group, Sat, 6:30 p.m., Cooper Center; Friday Night BBQ Meeting, Fri, 5 p.m., Wai‘ōhinu (929 -7674); West Hawai‘i Intergroup (329-1212) or the Hilo office (961-6133)
Ka‘ū Driver License Office, Tue/Wed by appointment. 854-7214
Keiki Jiggle Bums Song & Play Group, Tue, 9:30 - 11 a.m., Ocean View Community Center. For newborns through pre-school led by Nicola. $5 for first visit, $10 per visit thereafter. 808-238-8544, ovcahi.org
A Walk into the Past w/ Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, Tue, 10 a.m., noon & 2 p.m., meet at Kīlauea Visitor Center. Tour Jaggar’s tiny lab located below the Volcano House to see original seismograph equipment and other early instruments with Dick Hershberger as “Dr. Jaggar.” Supported by the Kīlauea Drama Entertainment Network. Free; park entrance fees apply. nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/walk_into_the_past.htm
Family Movie Matinee, Tue, 3 p.m., Nā‘ālehu Public Library. Free movies & popcorn. 939-2442
Family History/Geneology Workshops, Tue, 4 - 6 p.m., Nā‘ālehu Mormon Church. Theresa Ducret presents free, online workshops. Appointments at 238-6221.
Basic Computer & Internet Classes, Tue, 5:30 & 6 p.m., Pāhala Public & School Library. Debbie, 928-2015
Kanikapila Jam Sessions, Tue, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. 967-8222
Nā‘ālehu Market, Wed/Sat, 6:30 - 2 p.m., Ace Hardware. Produce and locally made products.
Ka‘ū Farmers Market, Wed, 8 - noon, Shaka’s Restaurant in Nā‘ālehu. Produce, Hawaiiana, arts and crafts, fresh baked goods.
Volunteer Days w/Volcano School of Arts & Sciences at Kāwā, Wed, 9 - 12:30 p.m., Kāwā. Sign up with James Akau, Nā Mamo o Kāwā, at email@example.com or 430-3058.
Community Bookstore, Wed, 10 - 3 p.m. at Kauaha‘ao Church, Wai‘ōhinu. 938-0411
Wild Caves Exploration Institute, Every other Wed/Sat, 10 - 2 p.m., Kīlauea Iki Overlook, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. An in-depth, moderate to challenging guided exploration through a tropical rain forest and fragile lava tube. Hosted by Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. No children under 12 years of age. $60/person. firstname.lastname@example.org, 985-7373
Free Dinner, Wed, 4 - 5:30 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. Provided by volunteers at Ocean View Community Association with financial help from a grant. No free dinner Apr 4. 939-7033, ovcahi.org
Game Night, Wed, 6:30 - 9 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Games & conversation. Open to the public. Potluck first Wed each month at 5:30 p.m.; bring dish for six. Sheri, 929-9258
Paneurhythmy, Thu, 9 a.m., Kahuku Park. Free walking circle dance. Improves health, balance & spiritual development. Lisa Shock, 990-7729
Volunteer at Kīpukapuaulu, Thu, 9:30 a.m., meet at Kīpukapuaulu parking lot, Mauna Loa Rd, off Hwy 11 in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Volunteers help remove invasive, non-native, plant species. Contact Marilyn Nicholson for more info and to sign-up, email@example.com. Free; park entrance fees apply. nps.gov/HAVO
Ka Lae Quilters, Thu, 10 - 4 p.m., Discovery Harbour Community Hall. Open to public, beginners to experienced, bring equipment. Barbara Beatty, 929-9072, or Diane Farrar, 939-8720
Kua O Kala Hipu‘u Student Study Group, Thu, noon - 3 p.m., Ocean View Community Center. 939-7033, ovcahi.org
Crafts & Coloring, Thu, 3 - 6 p.m., Nā‘ālehu Library. For all ages. 939-2442
Craft Day, Thu, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Pāhala Public & School Library. Recommended for ages 3 and up. 928-2015
Desperately Seeking Serenity AFG meeting, Thu, 5 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church in Ocean View. Sandy, 557-9847
Thursday Evening Pottery Drop-in, Thu, 6 - 9 p.m., Volcano Art Center in Volcano Village. $35/$30 VAC. Class sized limited, pre-registration required. Erik Wold, 967-8222
Live Music Fridays at South Side Shaka’s, Nā‘ālehu. 929-7404
Women, Infant, Children Services, Fri (except holidays) at various locations. 965-3030 or 934-3209
Tai Chi with Dr. Myrtle Miyamura, Fri, 10 - noon, Ka’ū District Gym in Pāhala.
Aloha Fridays, 11 - 1 p.m., Volcano Art Center Gallery porch at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Variable hula art offerings. All welcome. Free; donations welcome; park entrance fees apply.
Family Movie Matinee, Fri, 2 - 4:30 p.m., Pāhala Public & School Library. Free movies & popcorn. 928-2015
Ka‘ū ‘Ohana Band Rehearsals, Fri, 4 p.m., St. Jude’s Church in Ocean View. Instruments provided; no experience necessary. Ka‘ū School of the Arts, 854-1540 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kīlauea Lū‘au Buffet, Fri, 5 - 8 p.m. Kīlauea Military Camp’s Crater Rim Café, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Adults $16.25 and Child (6-11) $8.25. Free Hula Show on Apr 13, 20, & 27, 7 - 8 p.m. KMC is open to all authorized patrons and sponsored guests. Park entrance fees apply. 967-8356, kilaueamilitarycamp.com
Live Entertainment at Hana Hou Restaurant, Fri, 5:30 p.m. in Nā‘ālehu. 929-9717
Free Public Shower, Sat, 9 - 2 p.m., St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 92-8606 Paradise Circle, Ocean View. St. Jude's provides a public health shower with hot water, soap, shampoo and clean towels along with a free hot meal. Free wifi and free charging for cell phones and computers. 939-7000