Groups unite to send Christmas greetings to soldiers
Nonprofit groups Disabled Adventures, The Friendly Place and A Hui Hou Ministries teamed up to send Christmas greetings to those serving in Afghhanistan. Disabled Adventures collected cards and postage and sponsored a card-signing party Dec. 13 at The Friendly Place where patrons addressed 66 cards. A Hui Hou Ministries will send the cards along with gift stockings.
For more information about the nonprofits, visit disabledadventureshawaii.com, hopeserviceshawaii.org or ahuihouservices.com.
Holiday hours for public libraries
All public libraries will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Libraries that normally open on Mondays will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 24 and 31.
Pahala Public and School Library will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 24.
Call a local library or visit librarieshawaii.org for more information.
‘Razzle Dazzle’ APAC fundraiser slated for Jan. 12
Aloha Performing Arts Company’s “Razzle Dazzle,” its fifth annual gala fundraiser, begins at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu. The event features Broadway music and dance, food catered by Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill, and live and silent auctions.
Auction items include artwork, walk-on roles, antiques and ocean adventures. Dale Ross directs a small orchestra in hits from Broadway revivals such as “Chicago” and “Jesus Christ Superstar,” as well as new tunes from shows including “Wicked” and “Jersey Boys.”
Tickets are $75 and available at alohatheatre.com or by calling 322-9924. Seating is limited; early ticket purchase is recommended.