Free Read­ers Theatre Com­edy At Po­hai Nani

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The set­ting has three friends, all wid­ows, try­ing to cope with the loss of their spouses in dif­fer­ent ways. One day at the grave­yard they meet a wid­ower, and drama en­sues …

Wind­ward Read­ers Theatre will present The Ceme­tery Club at 7 p.m. March 4 and 6, and 2 p.m. March 9 in Po­hai Nani au­di­to­rium, as read by Ce­cilia Ford­ham, Jo Pru­den, Sylvia Hor­mann-Alper, Sandy Ritz, and Jim Tharp. The ro­man­tic com­edy by Ivan Menchell also was made into a movie by Bill Duke in 1993.

Di­rec­tor Vanita Rae Smith calls it “a poignant trib­ute to the art of fac­ing the chal­lenges of grow­ing older.”

Ad­mis­sion is free, and reser­va­tions are not nec­es­sary. This is the third of four Read­ers Theatre plays pre­sented at the Ka­neohe venue and spon­sored by Hui o Po­hai Nani. Do­na­tions are wel­come.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 254-4885 or 261-2150. Di­a­betic din­ing Cas­tle Med­i­cal Cen­ter spon­sors a cook­ing demon­stra­tion, “Din­ing and Di­a­betes,” at 6 p.m. at its Well­ness Cen­ter as part of a Eat Well for Life se­ries. Fee is $10, and reser­va­tions are re­quired two days in ad­vance. Call 263-5400. New Zealand art Gallery ‘Iolani show­cases New Zealand tribal art in “Nga uri o Tan­garoa,” on view through to­day at Wind­ward Com­mu­nity Col­lege with paint­ings by Tai and Kaa­te­rina Kerekere and much more. Call 2359150. Ka­neohe mu­sic Hawai­ian Time en­ter­tains from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Haleiwa Joe’s on Haiku Road. Call 247-6671. Space mis­sion Hoku­lani Imag­i­nar­ium pre­sents “Magic Tree House Space Mis­sion” at 7 p.m. at WCC, based on the chil­dren’s book. All ages are wel­come. Ad­mis­sion is $7, $6 and $5. Call 233-5676. Ho‘oma­luhia art show Wind­ward Wan­der­ers Plein Air Painters spon­sors their 10th an­nual show, “and

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