Weekend Picks – November 25, 2009

Lei Chic’s guide to the weekend’s best events.

What: Hit up the Morra Designs trunk show at DOLCE boutique and snap up the New York line’s chic silver and gold disc-adorned jewelry pieces at 15 percent off. Plus, snack on gingerbread treats while you shop.
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: DOLCE boutique, Ward Centers, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd.
Details: For more info, call 808.596.9436.
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Food for Thought
What: Do some good this Thanksgiving, and volunteer for annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Hope in Chinatown. The Kau Kau Wagon will be feeding 600 to 800 people, and they need items such as yams, hams, mashed potatoes, folding tables, tarps, and tents.
When: Thursday, 12 to 4 p.m.
Where: Gateway Park, at Hotel Street and Bethel Street
Details: For more info, call 808.398.6665 or click here.

Give Thanks, Get Deals!
What: At Ala Moana Center’s ThanksGetting Day event, stores open early at 6 a.m. for one-day-only sales, doorbuster discounts up to 60 percent off, special giftcard deals, and exclusive gift-with-purchase offers. Be sure to pick up a handy ThanksGetting Day Cheat Sheet, which lists all sale details, and print out a coupon good for free valet parking. Also, visit one of the six Refresh stations for complimentary bottled water, a free Lei Chic shopping tote (while supplies last) and chances to win fabulous prizes!
Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Ala Moana Center
Details: For more info, click here.

Culture Club
What: Celebrate African and South Asian culture at Bhangra Bashment, featuring live African drum and dance from Jamarek, Bollywood/Bhangra DJ’s, and live Ethiopian coffee ceremonies throughout the night.
When: Friday, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Bar 35, 35 N. Hotel St., Chinatown
Details: 21+. For more info, call 808.537.3535    

That’s a Wrap
What: Take your holiday gifts to Red Pineapple’s Glamour Wrap event, and get unique, personalized gift wrapping with bows, glitter, berries, and other get-noticed adornments.
When: Saturday, continuing until Christmas
Where: Red Pineapple, Ward Center
Details: Wrapping costs $10 for gifts purchased in-store, or $15 for outside purchases. For more info, call 808.593.2733 or click here.

Hapa To It
What: Swing by the Black Friday Trunk Show at Hapa Grill, and get special deals from Jessica’s Traveling Boutique, Beijo handbags, Summertime Designs and Simple Thoughts, plus pampering by BeautiGoddess. Also, chow down on special food and drink specials.
When: Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Hapa Grill, 590 Farrington Hwy. #539, Kapolei
Details: For more info, call 808.674.8400 or click here.