RECYCLING & COMPOSTING From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 with Noah Dodd, and Samantha Robinson from Recycle Hawaii. Participants will learn about recycling, backyard composting and the Hawaii Island Recycling Guide on how to process unwanted household items. Presenters will also lead a discussion on how to support the county’s zero waste goals. Families and beginners are welcome.
MASK MAKING: From 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday, March 23 and March 30 with Inez Schultz, M.A., bereavement coordinator for North Hawaii Hospice. Express yourself through creativity, making a grief mask to extract, express and release emotions rather than keeping them bottled up inside. No art experience is needed and materials will be provided. The class is limited to 10 people so pre-registration is required by calling Tutu’s House at 885-6777.
WHAT IS A HOSPITALIST PHYSICIAN?: From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24 with Jennifer Real, MD, NHCH. Learn more about her role as a hospitalist, whose primary professional focus is the medical care of a patient from the time of admission until the patient leaves the hospital.
LET’S TALK ABOUT DEPRESSION: From 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25 with Anne M. Chipchase, MA, CVM. Chronic depression can be moderated by knowledge, understanding the condition and the specific challenging issues. Anne will talk about her life with depression and how she made peace with it.