Special Events Week of Oct. 31
THURSDAY, OCT. 31
WELLNESS WEEK AT THE RITZ-CARLTON
Let the wellness practitioners take you on a journey to a balanced mind, body and soul during Wellness Week at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, starting today through Sunday. Tickets are from $35 to $55. For more details, visit “http://www.ritzcarlton.com/kapaluawellness”>www.ritzcarlton.com/kapaluawellness.
FRIDAY, NOV. 1
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW AT FIRST FRIDAY
Halloween fun continues at First Friday in Wailuku from 6 to 9 p.m. Catch Eric Gilliom and his band at 7:30 p.m. on the Maui Thing stage, and get ready for the Iao Theater’s annual “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 8 p.m. Wailuku Town Party will have lots of activities, artisans and good eats. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
SATURDAY, NOV. 2
ARBOR DAY AT MAUI NUI BOTANICAL GARDENS
Celebrate Arbor Day at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens and recieve one of 1,000 native trees from 9 a.m. to noon. Aborists and experienced landscapers will be on hand to help you pick out the perfect tree for your area of residence. Food, drinks and gifts will be available for purchase to benefit the Gardens. For more information, call 249-2798 or visit www.mnbg.org.
2-DAY OPEN HOUSE AT BIRD CONSERVATION
The Maui Bird Conservation Center will hold its annual open house on Saturday and Sunday. MBCC focuses on captive breeding and reintroduction of endangered Hawaiian birds. Open house events include presentations, silent auction, keiki activities, a guided tour of the birds, aviaries and grounds. Tour times are 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on both days. For reservations and details, call 572-0690.
SUNDAY, NOV. 3
BENEFIT FOR PUNANA LEO O MAUI AT UH-MC
Holoholo Ka’a is a benefit for Hawaiian Immersion Education programs. Climb in, check it out and learn all about your favorite Kalaka Nui big trucks and special vehicles such as fire engine, cement truck, police car, ambulance and more. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UH-Maui College parking lot (swap meet), $1 donation.
TUESDAY, NOV. 5
DINING FOR LIFE AT FLATBREAD COMPANY
Support Maui AIDS Foundation by attending Dining for Life at Flatbread in Paia from 5 to 10 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support MAF and its programs, which include client care, housing, and food for those living with HIV/AIDS and prevention and education.