'Celebration of Quilts' coming to museum
The Bailey House Museum gardens will be a rainbow of color from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for the fourth annual "Celebration of Quilts" quilt show and exhibit.
Maui quilters will display their works throughout the gardens and demonstrate quilting methods.
Antique quilts from the Maui Historical Society and private collections, as well as a red work collection, will be exhibited in the Bailey House Museum.
The Hawaiian Serenaders and Nevah Too Late will perform.
Admission to the quilt show costs $10 and includes museum admission. Admission for Maui Historical Society members is $8. Children 12 and younger are free.
The museum's gardens are at 2375A Main St.
Maui Matsuri announces planning meeting
A meeting to discuss the 13th Maui Matsuri will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Wailuku Hongwanji Mission social hall.
Members of the committee and general public are invited to attend. Posters and rack cards will be available for distribution.
For information about the Maui Matsuri, call 283-9999 or go to the website www.mauimatsuri.com.
Hana workshop to focus on caregiving
Maui Adult Day Care Centers and the Maui County Office on Aging are offering a free caregiver workshop, "Community Resources to Assist Caregivers & the Elder Population," from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hale Hulu Mamo Senior Center in Hana.
The panel of speakers will include Jan Murdock, Lemuel Diego and Kaunoa Hoopai, lomilomi; Kathleen Couch, program coordinator, Maui Adult Day Care Centers; Mayumi Miura, foot reflexology; Peter Murakami, acupuncture; Sharon Nobriga, Hana Health Mai E Ai; Sheila Roback, senior center director, Hale Hulu Mamo; and Timmy Satot, outreach/program coordinator, Maui County Office on Aging.
The workshop is free and open to the public. No reservations are required to attend. Certificates of attendance will be available for professionals. Lunch will be provided for attendees at no cost.
For more information call Roback at 248-8833 or Couch at 871-5804.
Body & Soil conference coming to Waikapu
Maui Aloha Aina Association will present its 11th Body & Soil Farm-Health Conference 2013 on Thursday to Saturday at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu.
Presentations will include: "Restoring and Preserving Local Fertility," with Seth Raabe; "Hawaii Tea Agriculture, The First Generation" with Eva Lee; and "Adding Super Foods and Superior Herbs to Your Daily Diet," with Malik Cotter.
The event will also include organic breakfast and lunches, a trade show of agricultural and holistic health care products, and agricultural video clips.
A variety of admission packages are available and may be purchased by registering at www.mauigrown.com. For more information, call 242-7870.
AARP to host fitness instructor Monday
The South Maui Chapter of AARP will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Monday in the Garden Room of Kalama Heights, located at 101 Kanani Road in Kihei.
The AARP chapter will host a fitness instructor from Enhance Fitness who will lead an easy exercise program. Participants will also learn more about the Enhance Fitness program.
For further information, call South Maui coordinator Adele Rugg at 879-9964.
Friends of library announce book sale
Maui Friends of the Library will celebrate National Library Week with a book sale in front of Whole Foods Market at the Maui Mall in Kahului from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The sale will offer an assortment of donated fiction, nonfiction and oversize books. All proceeds will be used to sponsor programs or purchase supplies and equipment for Maui County Public Libraries.
Each child present will be able to select a free book, while supplies last, from designated boxes of children's books. For more information visit online at www.mauifriendsofthelibrary.org.
Performer to launch seminar series
The Institute of Hawaiian Music at the University of Hawaii Maui College is launching a new series of public presentations and performances featuring Hawaii music artists. The first seminar, featuring Mountain Apple Co. recording artist Mailani, will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Lounge on the second floor of the Pilina Building on the UH-MC campus. All students and the general public are invited to attend this free event.
Mailani will talk about her life in music, working as the member of a group, composition and balancing personal life, responsibilities and other interests while developing a career, according to a news release. She will also perform songs from her new CD and previous releases.
Mailani launched her solo career with her first self-titled release in 2010, which garnered her the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for female vocalist of the year. She released her third solo CD, "Manawa," this year.
Reservations are not required to attend, but seating is limited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 984-3622 for additional information about this presentation or about the IHM program.
Kihei's future topic of Rotary presentation
Mike Moran, president of the Kihei Community Association, will speak at the 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise on Wednesday at the Five Palms Restaurant in Kihei.
Moran will speak about the upcoming meeting "A Vision for Kihei's Future" and answer questions about the association and its activities.
The cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited. For more information, call President Patty Hemmen at 280-8372 or see the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.