Thursday, September 17, 2009

Weekend Picks - September 17, 2009
Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

It's Only Natural
What: Receive 10 percent off your total service at Megumi Organic Salon, which uses all chemical-free, organic hair products.
When: Starting today
Where: Megumi Organic Salon, 1137 11th Avenue, Suite 201, Kaimuki.
Details: Offer is good for 30 days. Mention Lei Chic when you book your appointment. For more info, call 808.626.5572.

Eat Out and Cash In!

What: Spend $100 at Ala Moana Center restaurants and turn in your receipts for a $10 gift card.
When: Through Sept. 30
Where: Participating restaurants at Ala Moana Center
Details: Take your receipts to the customer service center near Centerstage to redeem them. Offer is limited to the first 1,500 customers. Click here for a full list of participating restaurants.

Totally Raw-some
What: Learn how to make gourmet dishes from raw foods at a cooking class with Licious Dishes owner Sylvia Thompson. She'll show you how to make dishes like onion flatbread, and basil, tomato, olive and zucchini spaghetti.
When: Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Susan Palmer Designs showroom, Dole Cannery.
Details: Class is $5 and includes lunch. Advance registration required. Call 808.536.9680.

Shine On
What: Add a little sparkle to your wardrobe with the jewel-embellished, super-comfy tees and yoga pants from One Hula Girl. Meet the designer and check out her latest collection at Red Pineapple’s trunk show.
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Red Pineapple, Ward Center.
Details: For more info, call 808.593.2733.

Bella of the Ball
What: Donate your worn-only-once and gently used formal dresses, shoes and accessories to local charity The Bella Project, which distributes them to underprivileged high school girls across O'ahu, and get a coupon for 20 percent off at Alliway boutique.
When: Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m., and every Saturday thorugh Oct. 24
Where: Alliway, Ward Warehouse
Details: Call 808.589.1141 for more info.

Birthday Presence
What: Get on the list for the invite-only 7th anniversary party at Shasa Emporium. Special discounts, champagne, pupus, and trunk shows from four local designers, including Florencia Arias and Katrina Cordova.
When: Party is Sunday, Sept. 27 from 5 to 10 p.m.; deadine for RSVPs is this Sunday, Sept. 20.
Where: Shasa Emporium, Kahala Mall
Details: RSVP at 808.735.5122. Click to 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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