MMMC Auxiliary will host Harvest Sale
The Maui Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary's annual Harvest Sale will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the lobby of Maui Memorial Medical Center's Wailuku Tower.
The annual sale will feature a silent auction, food, gently used items, plants, vegetables, jewelry and more.
Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Funds raised last year were used to purchase physical and occupational therapy equipment.
For more information, call Board President Amy Hanlon at 242-2333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church invites public to Talent Night
Wailuku Door of Faith Church will host its Talent Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church, located at 432 Waiehu Beach Road.
Anyone with a talent or a skit to share is invited. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best biblical costumes. There will also be game booths and food.
For more information, call 244-1286.
Trunk or Treat to support Maui's hungry
Waipuna Chapel will host its Trunk of Treat event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, located at 17 Omaopio Road in Kula.
Festivities will include free food, games, a maze and kids' activities.
This event is open to the public. The cost of admission is a canned good for the Maui Food Bank.
For more information, visit www.waipunachapel.com.
Seabury club will host political debate
The Seabury Hall Philosophy Club will host a debate on issues surrounding the presidential election from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday in the school's cafeteria.
The roundtable-style panel will include the Rev. Rob Finberg, activist Lance Holter and historian Michael Stione.
This event is free and open to the public.
Holmstrom to speak about exotic animals
Rotary Club of San Carlos, Calif., member Steve Holmstrom will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Lahaina meeting at noon Thursday at the Royal Lahaina Resort's Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant and Lounge.
His talk, titled "Drill Fill and No Bill," will discuss his work with wild and exotic animals including elephant seals, tigers, sea lions and others.
The public is invited.
For more information, call President Liz May at 721-5909 or visit www.rotaryclublahaina.org.
Technology club to hold annual bazaar
The Maui Waena Intermediate School Technology Club will hold its second annual bazaar at 7 a.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria, located at 795 Onehee Ave. in Kahului.
Festivities will include a rummage sale, food, entertainment, crafters, a Keiki Zone and more.
In addition, the club is running an online auction through 11:45 p.m. Friday. To view and bid on auction items, visit www.32auctions.com/mwis. A new selection of items also will be available to bid on during a silent auction at the bazaar.
Proceeds from the event will help fund the Media and Robotics clubs' travel to the Student Television Network's national competition in Los Angeles and the regional robotics botball competition in Honolulu.
For more information, call 385-2942 or email email@example.com.
Habitat to host its Golf Extravaganza
Habitat for Humanity Maui will hold its 12th annual Golf Extravaganza on Saturday at the Old Wailea Blue Course. There will be a 7:30 a.m. shotgun start.
The tournament will feature on-course challenges, plus prizes and food throughout the day.
The cost is $175 per person or $700 per team. Space is limited.
For more information, call 242-1140 or visit www.habitat-maui.org.
Free trees offered at Arbor Day event
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will host its annual Arbor Day 1,000 Hawaiian Tree Giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at its gardens, located at 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului.
The celebration will feature free tree care demonstrations and information about Hawaii's environmental issues by various community organizations.
Experts will be there to recommend the best Hawaiian tree for each person. There will be more than 25 varieties available for free; one tree is allowed per person.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nisei group to host annual Holiday Fair
The annual Holiday Fair 2012 of Maui's Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4, at the War Memorial Gymnasium in Wailuku.
Admission to the event is free.
There will be handcrafted items, clothing, plants, baked goodies, Jeff's Jams and Jellies, Japanese calligraphy, a farmers market and a food concession.
The Holiday Fair is a fundraiser for Maui's Sons and Daughters of the Nisei Veterans, whose projects include historical programs in partnership with the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center.
"Nisei veterans" refers to the Americans of Japanese ancestry who served during World War II with the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service.
Three-day yoga festival in Makawao
Union Yoga Maui Festival will take place from Friday to Nov. 4 at Makawao Union Church, located at 1445 Baldwin Ave.
The festival will feature a variety of yoga teachers, speakers and musicians including Paula Fuga, Kirtan Kollektive and Bare Foot Minded.
The cost for a single-day pass is $75; it's $150 for a three-day pass.
To purchase tickets or obtain more information, visit www.unionyogafestivalmaui.eventbrite.com.
Crafters invited to participate in fair
St. Joseph Catholic Church will host its Christmas Craft Fair from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the parish gym, located at 1294 Makawao Ave. Maui crafters and artists who would like to sell their items at the event may call the parish office at 572-7652.
Nationwide poetry contest open to all
The Poetry Idol Auditions is holding a nationwide contest, and is inviting all poets to submit their work of 21 lines or less to Poetry Idol Auditions, P.O. Box 3561, Ashland, OR, 97520 or enter online at www.freecontest.com.
The deadline to enter is Nov. 10. Entries may be written on any subject and using any style.
There are 50 prizes totalling $5,000, with one prize going to the final poet standing in each state. One of these 50 poets will win the grand prize of $1,000 and become Poetry Idol for 2012.
Entrants should include their name and address on the same page as the poem; a winners list will be sent to that address, as well as posted online.
Kama'aina Kids joins food program
Kama'aina Kids has announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Child Care Food Program, which provides free or reduced-price meals to children from qualifying families.
Family income determines the amount USDA reimburses a site to provide meals to enrolled children.
Meals are available regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.