Weekend Picks – Saturday, June 4, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.