Saturday, June 4, 2011

Weekend Picks - Saturday, June 4, 2011

Lei ChicRead
Deals on Wheels
What:
Stock up on your beach reads without burning through your wallet at the Friends of the Library bookmobile sale. Volunteers will roll out more than 2,500 titles covering everything from cookbooks and health to childrens' books. The best part - everything is priced at $3 or less.
When: Today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 690 Pohukaina St., around the corner from Fisher Hawaii in Kakaako.
Details: Call 808.536.4174 for more information. Treat
The Icing on the Cake
What:
Their baked goods sell out at full price everyday, so why not try Let Them Eat Cupcakes' goodies for free? June 6 marks one year since The Honolulu Advertiser published its final edition and LTEC gurus Kawehi Haug (entertainment & dining writer) and Nick Gervais (graphic designer) lost their jobs. The duo is celebrating the bittersweet anniversary with a complimentary taste of their sweet success - one free cupcake per customer.
When: Monday. The shop is open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or as long as the cupcakes last.  (On an average day supplies run out by 2 p.m.) 
Where: 35 S. Beretania St.
Details: Check out the flavors offered Monday or any day next week on the bakery's brand new website.

Lei ChicEnter
Consider Yourself Wu-ed
What:
First Lady Michelle Obama's favorite designer Jason Wu launches his new e-shop Monday and the celebration comes with a $1,500 prize. Sign up through Wu's facebook page and you could win a shopping spree to spend on his colorful, lux handbags like this sweet electric blue, mini python.
Details: Register for the sweepstakes through June 13 on Wu's facebook page.

Save
Low-Budget Bonanza
What:
Get your little one out of the house (and out of your hair) this summer with Regal Theatres dollar movies. For nine weeks, it's just a dollar admission for anyone at G or PG-rated late morning movies.
When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays until July 27, 10 a.m.
Where: Dole Cannery Stadium 18, 735 B Iwilei Rd.
Details: Click here for a full schedule of films on Regal Theaters' website.

Preview
Tuned In
What:
Skip the reruns and get a peek at the shows coming to a tv screen near you. New York Magazine picks its nine most exciting and five likely fails and provides the sitcom clips to prove it.
Details: Click in on New York Magazine's website.

Sales
Who:
You
Deal: Scored with huge Memorial Sales across Hawaii.  So this weekend, it looks like most of your favorites are taking a little break.  Watch for the inside scoop on more sales next Saturday.

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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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