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 www.shasaemporium.com for more info.