Thursday, July 9, 2009

Weekend Picks - July 9, 2009

www.leichic.comLei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

Be Jeweled
What:
Rock Shop presents the premiere of Jewelry Bar, featuring three local jewelry designers: Noelani Designs, Omnia and Becky.Brynne. Sip cocktails, score mini-makeovers and check out a fashion show by the Ground Up models.
When: Tonight, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Honolulu Design Center, 1250 Kapiolani Blvd.
Details: Free entry. Call 808.237.5429 for more info.

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What: Meet top Hawaii business women and get insider tips on achieving career success at The Wahine Forum presented by Hawaii Business magazine and The Junior League of Honolulu. Read Lei Chic's article for more reasons to go!
When: Tuesday, July 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Waikiki, Maui Ballroom
Details: Take $50 off the registration fee with code LEI-50. See the full program schedule and register now by clicking here!
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Swap To It
What: Bring a bag of children's new or gently used clothing to the Baby Boom keiki fest and closet swap, and you'll get an empty bag to fill with new-to-you swaps. Check out the fashion show by Hawaiian Moon, a daddy and me look-alike contest, mini diva makeovers and special appearances by SpongeBob Squarepants and Hello Kitty.
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Swap begins at 3 p.m.
Where: The Waterfront, Aloha Tower Marketplace.
Details: Adults, $5; children 6+ years old, $3 and children under 6, free. For more info call 818.748.5887 or click here.

Nice Day for a White Wedding
What: Relive the '80s with the on-stage version of "The Wedding Singer," a pop musical based on Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore's hit movie. Wear a veil to any performance and receive a free gift courtesy of The Wedding Cafe.
When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m. Runs through July 26.
Where: Diamond Head Theatre, 520 Makapuu Ave., 808.733.0274.
Details: Tickets, $12 to $42. Discounts available for children under 18, students, seniors and military.

Songs by the Sea
What: Get your tickets early for the sure-to-sell-out Ke Kani O Ke Kai concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium. Performances include Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole on July 16, Maunalua on July 30, and Willie K on August 13.
When: Tickets on sale now.
Where: Honolulu Box Office, or call 808.550.8457.
Details: Seating is limited. Tickets, adults, $25; children 7 to 12 years old, $10; under 6, free.

What's It Worth?
What: You've watched the Antique Roadshow on PBS, and now you can get your treasures valued by Brenda Reichel of Carats & Karats Fine Jewelry, Antiques and Collectibles.
When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: 3512 Waialae Ave.
Details: Free entry. Call 808.735.2301 for more info.

Once Upon a Storytime
What: Bring your keiki to storytelling time and the launch of "The Little Lima Bean," by Dr. Brent Ching, who will be signing copies of his book.
When: Friday, 5 to 6:30p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to noon.
Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Ala Moana Center.
Details: Free. For more info click here.

Flicks for Free
What:
Score a free Ward 16 Theatre movie ticket when you spend $75 at Ward Centers shops and restaurants.
When: Today through July 19.
Where: Present your receipts at Mamo Howell, Ward Warehouse and Crazy Shirts Outlet, Ward Centre.
Details: Limited movie tickets available. Click here for more info.

 



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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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