Island Events • July 5, 2018
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THURSDAY, JULY 5
CATCH FINAL DAYS OF ‘SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR’
ProArts Playhouse’s romantic comedy, “Same Time, Next Year,” presents final weekend with performances at 7:30 tonight through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the ProArts Playhouse located at Azeka Place Makai in Kihei. Tickets are $26. For more information or to purchase tickets for any ProArts event, call 463-6550 or visit www.proartsmaui.com.
FRIDAY, JULY 6
CHOREOGRAPHERS ‘BRING HOME’ ORIGINAL DANCES
Adaptations Dance Theater presents “Bring it Home 2018,” featuring original works by guest choreographers Nathaniel Hunt, Ali McKeon and ADT’s co-artistic director Hallie Hunt, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at the ‘A’ali’ikuhonua Creative Arts Center on the Seabury Hall campus in Makawao. An opening night gala, beginning at 5:30 p.m., features beverages, pupu and live music. Tonight’s gala and performance are restricted to those 21 years old and older. Saturday’s show is open to all ages. Tickets to the opening night gala are $55. Saturday tickets are $29 for adults and $15 for students. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.adaptationsdancetheater.com.
ALL ABOUT ‘MAUI THING’ AT WAILUKU TOWN PARTY
Celebrate 10 years of Maui Thing at Wailuku First Friday Town Party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Market Street in downtown Wailuku. Enjoy food booths and trucks, art, crafts, shopping, painting and artwork by Sean Baba, ceramics by Sookie Kunst, music by KOA and City N Country, and child passenger safety demonstrations. Buy “Bucks for Ducks” and help support Maui Friends of the Library. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.mauifridays.com.
CELEBRATE GREAT BUDDHA 50TH AT LAHAINA MISSION
Lahaina Jodo Mission commemorates the 50th anniversary of its Great Buddha (Daibutsu) and the 150th anniversary of the Gannenmon (Hawaii’s first Japanese immigrants) at annual Obon Festival beginning at 6 p.m. with a rededication ceremony of the Daibutsu and 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Obon service followed by floating lanterns presentation, Maui Taiko performance, Bon Dance and more. Food will be available for purchase at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free, For more information, call 661-4304.
SATURDAY, JULY 7
MAKAWAO TEMPLE HOLDS BAZAAR, GARAGE SALES
Makawao Buddhist Temple presents its annual garage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., and garage sale and bazaar featuring food and baked goods for sale from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday on Temple grounds at 1074 Makawao Ave. Garage sale items on both days include a selection of clothing, furniture, appliances, cookware and collectables. For more information, call 572-7229.
CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE PROVIDES SHOPPING FUN
Peruse a variety of household items, holiday decor and clothes and accessories for sale from 8 a.m. to noon at Kahului Union Church at 101 W. Kamehameha Ave. Hot food, baked goods, snacks and beverages are available for purchase and the HIZ band performs from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit the church’s local Benevolent Ministry.
WORKSHOP HONES IN ON CRAFT OF WOODTURNING
The last woodturner to come out of the British apprentice system, Woodturner Stuart Allan Batty offers a woodturning demonstration and workshop emphasizing traditional tools and cutting techniques from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $75 and includes a one-year membership to the Maui Woodturners Association. For more information and location of the daylong workshop, contact Emiliano Achaval at 854-1028.
TUESDAY, JULY 10
EAT PIZZA AND HELP FUND BREAST CANCER RESEARCH
Pukalani’s Marie DeJournette hosts fundraiser for breast cancer research from 5 to 9 p.m. at Flatbread Co. in Paia, which will donate 15 percent of food sales to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. Peruse the silent auction, which will feature gift baskets from local businesses including Mana Foods, Mahina, North Shore Chiropractic and others. For more information, email email@example.com.
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