Out ‘N’ About: ‘SK808,’ ‘Relief for the Philippines,’ more

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Saturday, Sixth Annual SK808 Roller Derby Tournament, featuring players of all skill levels, from Hawaii, the mainland and as far away as Canada and Sweden, placed on five teams for a full day of round-robin-style tourney play, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Palama Settlement gymnasium. Admission: $10. pacificrollerderby.com. --Courtesy photo

Saturday, Sixth Annual SK808 Roller Derby Tournament, featuring players of all skill levels, from Hawaii, the mainland and as far away as Canada and Sweden, placed on five teams for a full day of round-robin-style tourney play, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Palama Settlement gymnasium. Admission: $10. pacificrollerderby.com. –Courtesy photo

WEEKEND OF JAN. 3 & BEYOND

“Lego Travel Adventure”: Last weekend in town for Lego’s latest exhibit, inviting children to explore the world by planning travel and creating vehicles; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today-Sunday at Bishop Museum. General admission $8.95-$19.95; ages 3 and younger free. 847-3511, bishopmuseum.org

The Whole Bead Show, international trade show for beads, buttons, charms and beaded jewelry; 4-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at the Blaisdell Center’s Hawaii Suites. Free admission. www.wholebead.com

Hawaii Spa Marketplace, fourth annual beauty and wellness conference and expo features 100 booths, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday-Monday, Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. $25-$30 per day (includes seminars and workshops). $50 for two tickets. the-spamarketplace.com

Sony Open, charity pro golf tournament, Monday-Jan. 12 at Waialae Country Club. $20; $50 for week; free Monday-Tuesday. sonyopeninhawaii.com

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

Royal Hawaiian Band, noon-1 p.m., Iolani Palace. Free. 922-5331, rhb-music.com

First Friday Honolulu, walkabout celebration of the arts with music, performances, art, DJs, trunk shows, happy hours and extended shop/gallery/boutique hours, 5-10 p.m., Downtown-Chinatown Arts and Cultural District. Free. 521-2903. Schedule, map, parking information: artsatmarks.com

Hawaii Glass Artists 11th Annual Show, First Friday event featuring a range of artists, pop-up glass shop, DJ Miklos, the Secret Record Store, a vinyl listening station and no-host bar, 6-10 p.m., The ARTS at Marks Garage. No cover. artsatmarks.com

Neon Vibe, fluorescent color-blast 5K fun run, untimed, with UV black-light glow zones, dance music and Aftervibe Celebration; 6:30 p.m., Aloha Stadium. $50; free for kids 8 and younger. theneonvibe.com

Glen Baily magic show, 7-8 p.m., Town Center of Mililani. Free. towncenterofmililani.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

Sixth Annual “SK808” Roller Derby Tournament, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Palama Settlement gymnasium. Admission: $10. pacificrollerderby.com

Ugly Sweater Run, holiday 5K comes to Honolulu, featuring a start line with inflatables, photo stations and holiday music, holiday-themed route stations serving hot chocolate, and post-run activities including mustache, beard and sweater awards and free Sam Adams lager or Angry Orchard hard cider; 9 a.m., Waikiki Shell (and around Kapiolani Park). $39-$44; free for kids 8 and younger. New toy donation for local Toys for Tots requested. theuglysweaterrun.com

YMCA of Honolulu New Year Open House, day of fitness and fun for all ages with free use of the fitness facilities and pools, free exercise classes, games and prize giveaways, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at seven YMCA of Honolulu facilities (Central, Kaimuki, Kalihi, Leeward, Mililani, Nuuanu, Windward). Free. ymcahonolulu.org, 531-9622

“I Ola No Ke Kino: May Your Body Thrive,” UH Medical School & Cancer Center’s annual celebration of health and well-being, including free eye exams, blood pressure and glucose checks, exercise demos, blood drive and health education speakers, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 651 Ilalo St. Free. jabsom.hawaii.edu/jabsom

“Relief for the Philippines” benefit concert, featuring Chaotic Five, Above Reproach, Cradle 2 Grave, HiRiz, Big Dawg and Virgin Mary, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. No cover; $5-$20 suggested donation (for American Red Cross disaster relief fund). flavorus.com, 855-235-2867

Emil Viklicky duo, live jazz by Czech pianist and Dean Taba on double bass, 7-9:30 p.m., Mezz 127. Cover: $10. (From 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., it’s Rhythm & Soul; no cover.) 312-1582

Chris Vandercook Band: West Side Soul, guitarist/singer and company pay tribute to Luther Allison and other Chicago bluesmen, 7:30 p.m., Atherton Performing Arts Studio, Hawaii Public Radio. $15-$30. 955-8821, hawaiipublicradio.org

Contradance, with live traditional and Celtic/Irish music by Whiskey Starship, beginners and all ages welcome, no partner necessary, 7:30-10 p.m., Kapiolani Community College chapel. Free. 392-8774, contradancehi.weebly.com

Garrett Bodley, young kamaaina saxophonist with local mentors Bruce Hamada, Jim Howard and Darryl Pellegrini, 7:30 p.m., Studio 909. $20. musicianshawaii.com/studio-909, 596-2121

“Sky This Month” planetarium show, exploration of the current night sky on new star projector and into the depths of space with full-dome video in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art J. Watumull Planetarium, with live music, 8-9 p.m. (seating 7:45 p.m.), Bishop Museum. $6-$8. Reservations: 848-4168. bishopmuseum.org

Thursday, Gallery Talk: Brian Sato, artist talks about his photos in the exhibition 'Gokurosama: Hawaii Nikkei Nisei,' 11 a.m.-noon, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center. Free. 526-0232, honolulumuseum.org. --Courtesy photo

Thursday, Gallery Talk: Brian Sato, artist talks about his photos in the exhibition ‘Gokurosama: Hawaii Nikkei Nisei,’ 11 a.m.-noon, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center. Free. 526-0232, honolulumuseum.org. –Courtesy photo

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

Expression Session KIDS: Anything Goes with Abstraction, session on abstract art for kids ages 5-12, with collage-making, painting and gallery visit; 10 a.m.-noon, Spalding House. $13. Reservations: 237-5230. honolulumuseum.org

Comic Jam Hawaii, talk story with local hobbyist and professional comic artists, watch them create collaborative art and join in if you want, 1-4 p.m., Pearlridge Center, Downtown Center Court. Free. 488-0981, pearlridgeonline.com

Evensong on the Eve of the Epiphany, service celebrating the Magi’s visitation of baby Jesus, with the Cathedral Choir and harpist Constance Uejio performing Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols,” 5:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Cathedral. Free; calabash offering taken. 524-2822, ext. 217, thecathedralofstandrew.org

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

Hire Leeward Job and Career Fair, with career development seminars, resume review and coaching, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., University of Hawaii-West Oahu. Free. hireleeward.com

Royal Hawaiian Band, 11 a.m.-noon, Ala Moana Centerstage. Free. 922-5331, rhb-music.com

Storytelling at the Spalding House Family Room, for kids ages 3-7 (room also features self-guided art activities, games, puzzles and books), 11:30 a.m.-noon, Spalding House. Free with museum admission ($10; free for ages 17 and younger). honolulumuseum.org

“Stargazing,” live star show educating about current celestial sights, 7-8 p.m., Hokulani Imaginarium, Windward Community College. $5-$7; free for kids under 4. 235-7433

Marshall Tucker Band, veteran Southern rockers kick off their Take the Highway Tour on Oahu, 8 p.m., Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $45-$65. 946-1343, lazarbearproductions.com

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

Gallery Talk: Brian Sato, 11 a.m.-noon, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center. Free. 526-0232, honolulumuseum.org

“Pakele Live!”: Ben Kaili CD release, Tony Solis’ live-streaming Hawaiian music show features the Na Hoku-nominated slack-key guitarist, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Willows. No-cover cocktail seating. Table reservations: 952-9200

Comedy Film Nerds live recording, comedians and “nerd” film buffs Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini record their popular national podcast from Hawaii, in a show presented by Mars Comedy; 7 p.m. at Crossroads at Hawaiian Brian’s. $10.; $15 package includes Jan. 11 Guys with Issues Comedy Showcase, also featuring L.A.’s Elwood. marscomedy.com

ONGOING SHOWS

“‘Aha ‘Aina: A Royal Hawaiian Lu’au,” 5:30-9 p.m. Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Hotel. $89-$185. 921-4600, royal-hawaiian.com

“Ha: Breath of Life,” with Polynesian dance, music and fireknives, 7:30-9 p.m. daily (except Sundays), Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie. $25-$50. 293-3333, polynesia.com

Legends in Concert Waikiki: “Rock-A-Hula,” featuring Elvis Presley tribute, hula and impersonators, 8 p.m. nightly except Mondays, Royal Hawaiian Center, fourth floor. $47.79-$180. 629-7469, legendswaikiki.com

“Magic of Polynesia,” with illusionist John Hirokawa, 7:30 p.m. daily (6 p.m. dinner seating), Magic of Polynesia Theater, Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort. $30-$144. 971-4321, magicofpolynesia.com

“Na Kane — Men of Paradise,” 10-man Las Vegas-style male revue, 8:15 p.m. today and Saturday, Pacific Beach Hotel, Paradise Theater. $39-$59; VIP package $79-$119. Ages 21+. 550-4444, menofparadise.us

Waikiki Starlight Luau, 5:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Hilton Hawaiian Village, rooftop of Mid-Pacific Conference Center. $51-$125. 941-5828, hiltonhawaiianvillage.com

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