Weekend Picks – April 12, 2012

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Pipe Down

What: Catch some surf flicks while munching on juicy burgers, french fries and homemade ice cream at Morning Glass Coffee and Cafe. This popular neighborhood eatery is staying open late to project three films on its back wall: Adrift, Single Fin Yellow and Longer – a reflection of owner Eric Rose’s love of surfing (thus the name “Morning Glass”).

When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.

Where: Morning Glass Coffee and Cafe, 2955 E. Manoa Rd.

Details: Free admission, open seating. For more information, visit Morning Glass on Twitter and Facebook.

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Raise Your Glass

What: Celebrate the life of former HONOLULU Magazine editor John Heckathorn by sipping his favorite cocktails made by some of Honolulu’s hottest bartenders, like a Whiskey Thatcher from Nobu’s Dave Newman. Proceeds go to a scholarship fund in Heckathorn’s name at Hawaii Pacific University, where he was an assistant professor.

When: Sunday, 6-11:30 p.m.

Where: Apartment3 in Century Center, 1750 Kalakaua Ave.

Details: See the full list of bartenders and read up on Heckathorn’s favorite drinks.

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Natural Selection

What: Be among the first to check out Organik’s newest collection “The Seas Are Alive,” inspired by endless Hawaiian summers and lazy days at the beach. Stock up on soft, hand-printed tees in sky blue, sea green and coral, hand-printed with vintage lifeguard logos, pineapples and anchors.

When: Tomorrow, 6-9 p.m.

Where: The Box Jelly, 307c Kamani St.

Details: Pupu and wine will be served. Visit Organik’s Facebook page for more information.


Breathe Easy

What: Be one with nature and your body thanks to a new yoga and hiking series from the Sierra Club. Warm up with 15 minutes of yoga, hike a scenic 3.5 miles along Mau’umae Ridge in Kaimuki, then end with more yoga stretches and a cool down.

When: Sunday, 8 a.m.

Where: Meet on the back porch of Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Ave. (enter from Bingham St.)

Details: Suggested donation is $5 for non-members, $1 for members. Bring a mat or towel.

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Puttin’ On the Spritz

What: Don’t miss Bath & Body Works’ freebie-filled party for America’s favorite fragrances. At 10 a.m., the first 20 customers to walk into the store will receive a free fragrance mist; plus get a free full-size shower gel and travel-size body lotion when you buy any full-size signature collection item.

When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Bath & Body Works, Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd.

Details: See what all the fun is about.

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Modern War Fare

What: If you’re looking for a cheap date, head over to the University of Hawaii for a free screening of the epic war film War Horse. Snack on 25-cent Subway sandwiches, cookies, cotton candy and soft drinks – you don’t even have to be a struggling college student.

When: Tomorrow at 7 p.m.

Where: University of Hawaii at Manoa, Campus Center Forum, 2465 Campus Rd.

Details: For more information, call the Campus Center Board Activities Council at (808) 956-4491 or e-mail ccbac@hawaii.edu.


School Munch

What: Let the budding chefs of tomorrow serve you today at Kauai Community College’s Spring Gourmet Gala. Sample dishes prepared by Alan Wong, Vikram Garg, and other local chefs, with the help of Culinary Institute of the Pacific students and wine sommeliers. Proceeds support Kauai’s culinary arts program.

When: Tomorrow, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Kauai Community College, Fine Dining Room, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy.

Details: Tickets cost $125 per person. For more information, call (808) 245-0107.