Pacific Whale Foundation to host sand sculpture contest
KIHEI - The Pacific Whale Foundation will hold its free Wild Dolphin Sand Sculpture Contest from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the north end of Keawakapu Beach. The contest is part of its Wild Dolphin Days celebration.
Prizes will be awarded to the top sculptures. All participants will receive a free wild dolphin guide and poster.
A limited number of shovels and pails will be available, but participants are asked to provide their own.
For more information, call 249-8811.
Free children's art program at Makawao Public Library
A free children's art program titled "Adding Shadows to Your Art Work - Phase II" will begin at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Makawao Public Library.
Lahaina Arts Association art instructor Elizabeth Brandon will continue her discussion on the importance of adding shadows to art work. All art supplies, including chalks and pastels, will be provided.
This 90-minute program is suitable for ages 5 and older. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
If a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed, contact the library in advance.
For more information, call the library at 573-8785.
AARP driver safety class to focus on age-related issues
LAHAINA - An AARP driver safety class with Kelly Stanley will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the West Maui Senior Center, located at 788 Pauoa St. in Lahaina.
A $14 fee will be collected at the beginning of class. Cash or checks will be accepted. AARP members are encouraged to bring their card to class to receive a $2 discount. Some insurance carriers offer discounts to those who complete this class.
Advance registration is required. For more information, call the West Maui Senior Center at 661-9432.
American Cancer Society gala to honor Dr. Bobby Baker
WAILEA - The American Cancer Society will hold its inaugural Hope Ball: A Small World, A Big Purpose at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Wailea.
The evening will include gourmet cuisine, silent and live auctions and entertainment by Deja vu and Alika Nako'oka.
Dr. Bobby Baker will be recognized as this year's Mana'olana Award recipient. Baker has more than 25 years of experience in radiation oncology at the Pacific Cancer Institute in Wailuku.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the American Cancer Society office at 244-5554 or visit www.hopeballmaui.org.
Wailuku Hongwanji Mission seeking vendors for its fair
WAILUKU - Vendors are being sought for Wailuku Hongwanji Mission's annual Food and Craft Fair scheduled for Oct. 20.
The event is sponsored by the Wailuku Hongwanji Buddhist Woman's Association. Proceeds from the fundraiser support the church's youth organizations and temple activities.
Vendor space is limited. Interested parties may call Stella Kuwae at 244-9036.