HPA COMMUNITY BOOK CLUB MEETING: 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, Dyer Memorial Library, Upper Campus, Waimea. The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Community Book Club is holding a free book club meeting. Open to the public, light refreshments are provided and participants are can bring a snack to share. Lois Inman, Dyer Memorial librarian, and Jaime Johnson, Upper School English teacher, lead the group. The current book selection is “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr. For more information, contact Jaime Johnson at [email protected].
FIRST SATURDAY FLEA MARKET, ARTS & COLLECTIBLES: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 5 and first Saturday of every month , New Hope Gym, Waimea. The free indoor market is open to community groups and individuals to raise funds and contribute to the Gymnasium Improvement Fund. It includes antiques, collectibles, crafts, plants, Hawai’iana, clothes, books, food, art, rummage, jewelry, and toys. Space is available. If interested call Skip at 989-4422. Parking is provided behind gym or along Cherry Blossom Park.
AWAKENING TO THE DEEPEST TRUTH OF WHO WE ARE: A GATHERING WITH GAVIN HARRISON: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, Waimea Events Salon, 66-1664 Waiaka St., Waimea. Open to the public, the event includes sitting and walking meditation, talk, dialogue and inquiry. The groups is non-denominational. Experienced and beginning meditators are welcome and meditation guidance is offered. Bring a meditation cushion. Chairs are also available. Donations are accepted to help cover living expenses. The gathering is ongoing on the first Sunday of each month. For more information contact Matilda Tompson at 885 9206 or email [email protected].
WAIMEA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION TOWN MEETING: 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, Waimea School Cafeteria. Note that the date has changed to the second Thursday of each month to avoid long Labor Day weekend. DHHL Chair Jobie Masagatani will speak about Hawaiian Homes projects and programs in North Hawaii at this month’s meeting. All WCA meetings are free and open to the public. Membership dues are suggested at $15 per person; or $25 per family to support the organization’s modest operational budget. Hot coffee is provided by Starbucks. For more information contact Patti Cook at 937-2833, or go to www.Facebook.com/WaimeaCommunityAssociation.