Meeting to discuss depression topics
KAHULUI - Causes, symptoms and treatments of depression will be the focus of a Cerebral Cafe gathering from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Hawaii Maui College A Class Act restaurant.
Attendees will watch the film "Understanding Depression," which features a panel of medical experts including Dr. Eric Kandel, Nobel laureate and professor at Columbia University; Peter Whybrow, professor of neuroscience at UCLA; Frederick Goodwin, professor of psychiatry at George Washington University; and Helen Mayberg, professor of psychology and neurology at Emory University.
A discussion will follow the film screening.
There is a $20 cost, which includes a three-course lunch.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BHS Class of 1988 planning meeting set
WAILUKU - Members of the Baldwin High School Class of 1988 will meet Tuesday to discuss plans for their 25-year reunion in 2013.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Watercress Lounge in Wailuku. For more information, call 280-1299.
Singer-songwriter to perform at libraries
Award-winning singer and songwriter Pam Donkin will present the following free performances at Maui public libraries: "Love to Sing" for ages 2 to 8 at 10 a.m. Wednesday on the Lahaina Public Library lawn, and "A Hop, a Skip and a Jump" for toddlers and preschoolers at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Kihei Public Library.
Donkin, A Gentle Wind recording artist, will lead songs, chants, finger plays and movement activities that help with reading-readiness, and encourage bonding and musical response. Participants will also create their own music using scarves and active movement.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
The Maui Friends of the Library is sponsoring these 30-minute programs.
For more information or if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed, call Kihei Public Library at 875-6833.
'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' to screen Thursday
WAILUKU - A free screening of "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" will show during Family Movie Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Wailuku Public Library.
Light refreshments will be provided. Every child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Kahumoku to headline museum benefit
WAILUKU - Slack key master George Kahumoku Jr. will headline the Blue Hawaiian Moonlight fundraising concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bailey House Museum. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m.
Kahumoku will be joined by students from the Institute of Hawaiian Music at UH-Maui College and surprise guests. There will also be a retro aloha wear contest, and attendees are encouraged to wear attire from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Food, beverages and lei will be available for purchase. Blankets and low beach chairs will be allowed, however outside food, coolers and pets are prohibited.
The cost is $35 for general admission; $25 for Maui Historical Society members; $15 for students ages 12 through 18; and free for children 12 and younger.
All proceeds will benefit Maui Historical Society.
The Bailey House Museum is located at 2375-A Main St. in Wailuku.