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To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to “mailto:currents@mauinews.com”>currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a deadline to enroll is included, the event will be listed on the Sunday before deadline. High-res digital photos, depending on quality, are used if space permits. Submissions are subject to revision and rewriting, inclusion is not guaranteed and publication does not mean programs are endorsed by The Maui News.

* Children’s spring program will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 16 to 20 at Soul Space Maui Renewal Center, 483 S. High St., Wailuku. This is a holistic children’s program in a loving environment where there will be a daily lesson with a Bible theme. To register, call 205-8302 or email: Ronda@soulspacemaui.com.

* Business workshop. The County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development will hold a free workshop titled “Seniorpreneurship is Anti-Aging” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maui County Business Resource Center in the Maui Mall, Suite B-9. Senior entrepreneurship is the process whereby people ages 50 and older participate in business startups. Ed Gazmen will facilitate. To reserve a seat, call 873-8247.

* Gardening class. Anne Gachuhi of the Home Gardening Support Network will conduct a class titled “Pests and Diseases of Avocadoes” from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday at Lumeria Maui in Makawao. Cost is $20. To register, contact 446-2361 or email hgsn2011@gmail.com.

* Maui Liberty Network presents “The 5000 Year Leap, A Miracle That Changed the World” with Valerie Sisneros. Discussion will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at MAGS, 851 Eha St., Unit C, Wailuku. You will learn where the founding fathers got their ideas for sound government and how a return to these ideas can solve the problems of our nation today. Cost is $15 for textbook. Contact 572-2422 or 808valerie@1791.com for more information.

* “Reconnecting with Life after Loss” will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hospice Maui, 400 Mahalani St., Wailuku.

* “Dance Master Class” with Abraham.In.Motion touring company will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday in Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Omori Studios. This is a technique class open to dancers ages 14 and older, dance level beginner to intermediate, professional and pre-professional. Free. Reserve with Kahulu Maluo at 243-4287 or kahulu@mauiarts.org.

* “Craniosacral Therapy I: A Foundation” with Rich Nelson will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday at Maui School of Therapeutic Massage, 1043 Baldwin Ave., Suite 207, Makawao. The gentle approach of Craniosacral Therapy is ideal for treating babies, children and the elderly; as well as situations when traditional massage may be too painful or invasive. With gentle holds, the therapist encourages the balance of the fluid that flows in and around the brain and the spinal cord. Cost is $400 plus tax. To register, call 572-1888 or email info@massagemaui.com.

* “Ukulele Strumming Workshop” with Mele Fong will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Bailey House Museum, 2375-A Main Street, Wailuku. Learn new strums to fun sing-along songs. Cost is $10, or $5 for members. To register, call Fong at 281-4981 or visit www.UkuleleMeleOnMaui.com.

* Self-publishing workshop. Best-selling author Aubrey Rose will present two workshops, the first from 9 to 11 a.m. March 4 and the second from 9 to 11 a.m. March 7, both in Lahaina. Cost is $50 per person. Limited seating. For more details, email aubreyrosewrites@gmail.com or call Madeleine Evans at 276-5076.

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to “mailto:currents@mauinews.com”>currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a deadline to enroll is included, the event will be listed on the Sunday before deadline. High-res digital photos, depending on quality, are used if space permits. Submissions are subject to revision and rewriting, inclusion is not guaranteed and publication does not mean programs are endorsed by The Maui News.

* Performing arts camps. Maui Academy of Performing Arts is offering three spring break performing arts camps at 2027 Main St. in Wailuku. All camps will be Monday through Friday, March 16 to 20. For a registration form, go to www.mauiacademy.org or call 244-8760.

** “Drama Camp” with Tina Kailiponi will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students ages 5 to 9 welcome. Learn how to create characters, improvise and put on a short original play. Cost is $195.

** “Dance Camp” with Rebecca Owen will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students ages 6-10 welcome. Learn dance skills in ballet, jazz, hip hop, memorization, flexibility, coordination and teamwork. Cost is $195.

** “Princess Dance Camp” with Kathleen Schulz will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Students ages 3 to 5 welcome. Students will be whisked away to the land of fairy tales. Cost is $125.

* Gardening class. Anne Gachuhi of the Home Gardening Support Network LLC will be conducting the following gardening classes. To register, call 446-2361 or email hgsn2011@gmail.com.

** “Organic Garden Pest Control” will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at Hope Chapel in Kihei. This session covers the organic strategies for identifying and controlling garden pests in your garden as well as controlling fruit flies. Cost is $10.

** “Pests and Diseases of Vegetables” will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Lumeria Maui in Makawao. This session covers information on identifying common vegetable pests and diseases, and how to control them. Cost is $20.

* Business workshops. The following County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development workshops will be held at Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, Suite B-9. To reserve a seat, call 873-8247. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted.

** “Small Business Lending” with David Daly and John Flom will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday. This workshop will discuss the “ins and outs” of small-business lending.

** “Social Media Marketing Game Plan” with Nico Fisher will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Learn how to make a plan from inception to completion.

** “Quickbooks for Small Business” with Richard Kehoe will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Hands-on computer training for beginners. Cost is $45.

** “Obtaining a Food Establishment Permit” with Jennifer Phillips will be from noon to 1 p.m. Friday. Learn about the different types of Health Department guidelines for Food Establishment Permits, including Mobile Food Establishment Permits.

* Art classes. After-school keiki art classes with Barbara Steinberg will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays starting Feb. 25 through April 22 at Kihei Community Center. Cost is $95. Call 269-6845.

* Bone builder class. Paula Keele will discuss bone health and living with osteoporosis from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Kaunoa Senior Center, 401 Alakapa Place, Paia. Cost is $3. Call 270-7308 to register.

* Conservation training. “Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training” is a free, one-hour program for Maui tour guides. Class will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday at University of ?Hawaii Maui College, CTAHR Community Extension Room. Contact Lissa Strohecker at 573-6472 or miscpr@hawaii.edu.

* Massage classes with Lynn Wind at Maui School of Therapeutic Massage, 1043 Baldwin Ave., Suite 207 in Makawao. Cost is $145 plus tax. To register, call 572-1888 or email info@massagemaui.com.

** “Joint Play Mobilization: Upper Body” will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Joint Play is a technique for restoring normal intrinsic movement in the synovial joints, which can be lost due to stress, trauma, overuse or other factors.

** “Advanced Side-Lying Techniques: Lower Body” will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Side-lying is an effective, alternate method to reach areas that are difficult to access in the prone and supine position. Learn neuromuscular, myofascial, deep tissue, attachment therapy, mobilizations, position release and more.

* Ipu tying workshop with Kumu Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, presented by Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, 150 Kanaloa Ave., in Kahului. Learn the traditional method of tying the beautiful long-necked, water-carrying gourd. Cost is $30 for members and $55 for others. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org.

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to “mailto:currents@mauinews.com”>currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a deadline to enroll is included, the event will be listed on the Sunday before deadline. High-res digital photos, depending on quality, are used if space permits. Submissions are subject to revision and rewriting, inclusion is not guaranteed and publication does not mean programs are endorsed by The Maui News.

* “Child and family ministry” with Rhonda Felix will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays at Soul Space Maui Renewal Center, 483 So. High St., Wailuku. Call 205-8302 for more information.

* Gardening classes. Anne Gachuhi of the Home Gardening Support Network, LLC will be conducting the following gardening classes at various Maui locations. To register, contact Gachuhi at 446-2361 or hgsn2011@gmail.com.

** “Success in Growing Roses” will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Kula Nursery. This session covers the basics of growing roses including the right varieties for your area, soil conditions for roses, proper pruning, watering, fertilizing and controlling Chinese rose beetles. Free.

** “Growing Vegetables Successfully” will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Lumeria Maui in Makawao. This session covers selecting vegetables for your area, garden preparations, and identifying and controlling common vegetable pests and diseases. Cost is $20.

** “Sustainable Home Gardening” will be free from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at 211 Apau Place in Makawao. A step-by-step hands-on method of creating an edible and sustainable landscape to provide the home gardener with returns of fruits and vegetables on their investments of water, fertilizer, time and other resources. Free.

* “Keep a Heart Attack at Bay” live videoconference will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Kaiser Permanente’s Wailuku Medical Office, 80 Mahalani St. Learn how to lower you risk of having a heart attack and how symptoms differ between men and women. Free. Call 270-7308 to register.

* Business workshops. The following County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development workshops will be held at Maui County Business Resource Center at the Maui Mall, Suite B-9. To reserve a seat, call 873-8247. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted.

** “Business on the Grill” with Maui Business Brainstormers members will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday. Members meet every month to discuss, share and learn about subjects related to starting, running and growing your own business. To attend, RSVP at www.Meetup.com/MauiBusinessBrainstormers. Non-members must first join the free membership of MBB.

** “Becoming a Best-Selling Author” with Patrick Snow will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. In this seminar, you will learn your three publishing options, top five requirements for becoming a best-selling author and 18 mistakes to avoid. Learn how to monetize your passion and market your business, or start a new business using your book as a platform from which you can launch.

* Relationship class. “Couples 101” with Bill Staton will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente’s Maui Lani Medical Office, 55 Maui Lani Parkway, Wailuku. Enhance the communication and understanding in your relationship to keep it positive and growing. Come with your partner and learn how to deepen the respect and admiration for your relationship. This is not a counseling-based class. Free. Call 270-7308 to register.

* EdVenture class. “Chaos to Carefree: Maximizing Your Business Space” with Gylian Solay will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at University of Hawaii Maui College. This workshop will help organize your spaces to be functional, manageable and easy to maintain. Cost is $49. Call 984-3231 to register.

* Healthy food demonstration with chef Abbie Jaye at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cameron Center, 95 Mahalani St., Wailuku. Chef AJ will show you how to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into your diet. For more information, call 385-2790 or jerome.kellner@gmail.com.

* Cooking class. “In the Kitchen with Chef Joe” will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday at Simply Healthy Cafe at the Cameron Center in Wailuku. Learn tips on how to make great tasting, healthy dishes that you’ll love to eat. Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente. Cost is $7. To register, call 270-7308.

Ahead of the Class

To have your class, workshop or presentation included in this free listing, email its title, instructor, location, dates, start/end times, cost and brief description to “mailto:currents@mauinews.com”>currents@mauinews.com. Due to the volume of submissions, items will be listed as close as possible to their start date; if a deadline to enroll is included, the event will be listed on the Sunday before deadline. High-res digital photos, depending on quality, are used if space permits. Submissions are subject to revision and rewriting, inclusion is not guaranteed and publication does not mean programs are endorsed by The Maui News.

* Behavior class; “My Kids are Driving Me Crazy!” with Christina Cowell. Learn what your child may be “saying” when they are misbehaving. This free class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at Kaiser Permanente’s Maui Lani Medical Office, 55 Maui Lani Parkway, Wailuku. Call Good Beginnings at 242-1608 to register.

* Self defense class; University of Hawaii Maui College offers a reality-based self defense session Fridays at 5:30 p.m. Fees range from $5 for drop-ins, $55 for UH-MC students, $75 for UH-MC faculty/staff, $90 for public and $75 for seniors 55 and older and verterans. Membership gives you unlimited access to all classes for the entire spring semester. Contact 984-3434; email: uhmslife@hawaii.edu; or visit www.maui.hawaii.edu/studentlife/uh-maui-fit.

* Aging class; “No More Heart Attacks” with Dr. Steve Blake will be presented from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Roselani Place, 88 S. Papa Ave., Kahului. The class will review the latest research to choose heart-safe lifestyle options including fitness and stress reduction. Admission is free and it’s open to the public, call 871-7720; or email diane@roselaniplace.com.