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Ongoing Events

All listings are in alphabetical order. Please contact us about any outdated events by emailing calendar@hawaiiislandmidweek.com.

Adult Pottery Classes
46 Waiānuenue Ave., Kīlauea Pottery, Sundays, 1-4 p.m., contact for cost. This is a five-week adult pottery class. Classes are available for all skill levels. Wheel, hand-building, high-fire gas kilns. (731-6614, kilaueapottery.com)

Bread Baking
Kona Historical Society, 81-6551 Māmalahoa Hwy., Thursdays, 10 a.m., contact for cost. Kona Historical Society’s Portuguese Stone Oven is a reproduction of a typical oven used by the Portuguese immigrants who came to Kona in the 1880s. Join the process of panning the dough and baking 96 loaves. Bring your lunch and make a day of it with an oven-side picnic in the pasture. (323-3222, konahistorical.org)

Farmers Market at Hāmākua Harvest
44-2600 Hawai‘i Belt Hwy., intersection of Māmane Street and Highway 19, Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free admission. Guests can find local farmers, fresh produce, artisanal products and ‘ono food, as well as weekly entertainment, workshops, informational booths and youth-focused activities. SNAP and EBT purchases welcome. (896- 2151, hamakuaharvest.org)

Hilo Bridge Club
Eagles Club, 16-111 Opukahaia St., Sundays at 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 11 a.m., contact for cost. Social bridge players are welcome to join in for duplicate bridge. (965-1391)

Hilo Farmers Market
4 Mamo St., corner of Kamehameha Avenue and Mamo Street, daily at 7 a.m., Wednesday and Saturday (big market day) at 6 a.m., free admission. Local produce, fresh fish, vegetables, flowers, plants, baked goods and bento lunches. Local arts and crafts. (933-1000, hilofarmersmarket.com)

Hilo Sunrise Chapter – BNI Networking Meeting
Hilo Woman’s Club, 7 Lele St., Tuesdays, 8 a.m., contact for cost. This meeting is for local business professionals who value word-of-mouth marketing and are seeking to network, refer business to each other and build a better business community. (960-9630, bnihawaii.com/hi-maui-kalawoo-counties-hilo-sunrise/en-US/index)

Kahuku Orientation Talk
Highway 11 in Kaʻū near mile marker 70.5, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Share in the wonders of this 116,000-acre unit of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. Join rangers and naturalists for 20- to 30-minute talks that will include a general overview of the park and volcanic activity update. Topics and subject matter will vary, depending on interests, and will highlight the natural, cultural and historic attributes of Kahuku. (nps.gov/havo/planyourvisit/kahuku-hikes)

Kids Pottery Classes
46 Waiānuenue Ave., Kīlauea Pottery, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30-4:30 p.m., contact for cost. This is a five-week adult pottery class. Classes are available for all skill levels. Wheel, hand-building, high-fire gas kilns.(731-6614, kilaueapottery.com)

Kona Bridge Club Open Games
74-4966 Kealaka‘a St., Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m., contact for cost. All bridge players are welcome. (konabridge.org)

Kona Civil Air Patrol Squadron Meetings
Keāhole Kona Airport, 73 U‘u St., cadet meetings Tuesdays, 6-8:30 p.m., member meetings first Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., contact for cost. The Kona CAP Squadron holds meetings for cadets ages 12-18, as well as adult senior members. (509-961-9766, m.johnsonCAP@gmail.com)

Kona Men’s Group
Contact for location in South Kona, alternating Tuesdays, 6:30-9 p.m., contact for cost. Join a group of men dedicated to improving their lives, themselves and their relationships through authentic interaction, personal integrity and accountability, and through living their own personal mission. (freewhiteeagle@live.com, 843-224-9493)

Library Benefit Bookstore
Hilo Public Library, 300 Waiānuenue Ave., Tuesdays, 11 a.m., free admission. All proceeds will benefit Hilo Public Library. Hardbacks are $1 and paperbacks are 50 cents. (933-8888)

Okinawa Taiko
Call for meeting location, schedule and cost. Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko Hawai‘i shares the Okinawan culture by offering Okinawan taiko drumming and shishimai classes. (895-2025)

Pure Kona Green Market
82-6160 Māmalahoa Hwy., Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.. free admission. Shop an all-local farmers and artists market featuring fresh, locally grown produce and a variety of local fruits, plants and keiki plants to transplant, herbs, Kona coffee, freshly prepared foods, breads, cakes and other goodies, goat cheeses, fresh-caught fish and locally grown herbs. Plus, locally crafted items, jewelry, gourds and paintings are available. There is also live music. (987-1444, purekonagreenmarket.com)

Pu‘uhonua o Puna Hub Talk Story
15 Pāhoa Village Rd., corner lot across from Pāhoa High School, first and third Mondays, 6 p.m., contact for cost. Look for canopy tents. Bring a dish to share. Paper goods, juice and water are provided. (facebook.com/puuhonuaopuna)

Quilting and Knitting in Honoka‘a
North Hawai‘i Education and Research Center, 45-539 Plumeria St., Wednesdays, 9 a.m., contact for cost. People of any skill level, including beginners, are welcome to attend. (775-8890,hilo.hawaii.edu/nherc)

West African Dance and Drum
55-861 Hawi Road, Sundays, West African Drumming at 10 a.m., West African Dance at 11:15 a.m., call for pricing and additional information. (935-7141, lavaroots.com)

West African Dance
YWCA, 145 Ululani St., Tuesdays, 6 p.m., contact for cost. Have fun and sweat while learning West African dance, taught by Lavaroots Dance Co. in Hawi. All levels and drop-ins welcome. (935-7141, lavaroots.com)

West Hawai‘i Astronomy Club
W.M. Keck Observatory headquarters and Canada-France-Hawai‘i headquarters, cecond Tuesdays, 7 p.m., contact for cost and specific location. Meetings alternate between the Keck Hualālai Conference Room and the conference room at CFHT. (www2.keck.hawaii.edu/whac/home.html)

Zumba Gold Toning
YMCA, 300 W. Lanikāula St. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 11 a.m., contact for cost. This low-impact workout suitable for all levels. Get fit, get toned and get inspired. (935-3721)