Maui Family Weekend Guide January 11-13

Blue Zones Project BZP Cooking Demo Queen Kaʻahumanu Center, Center Stage Second Friday of the Month (except December) 6:00-7:30pm BZP cooking demos feature a local chef preparing plant-based dishes. Free samples and prizes available. Maui Arts & Cultural Center 242-SHOW MACC – Castle Theater Starry Night Cinema This Friday, January 11 — SMALLFOOT — at the MACC | Gates at 5:00 pm – Film at 6:30 pm | FREE ADMISSION

New Shanghai Circus
Saturday, JANUARY 19
4:00 & 7:00 pm
Sunday, JANUARY 20
2:00 & 5:00 pm
Monday, JANUARY 21
2:00 pm
Featuring fearless performers with boundless energy and amazing skill who bring new interpretations to traditional Chinese circus arts — some acts with thousands of years in the making! The acrobats, jugglers, knife-throwers, contortionists, and other skilled performers of the Shanghai Circus dedicate their life to the achievement of perfection as they defy gravity and execute breathtaking feats of balance and skill.

Maui Family YMCA 242-9007

Date Night At The YMCA Childwatch Jan 11 6:00pm – 9:00pm 2 years – 12 years (Two years old must be potty trained completely out of diapers) Drop your kids off at the YMCA while you go on a date. We will be providing dinner, dessert, a drink, arts & crafts, and games. Parent & Me Classes Art & Stretch/Swim 9:30am – 11:00am 6 mos – 4 years These unique classes are designed for parents and their children who want to be active together. These programs will be held in a class setting where parents and their children will be able to interact and socialize.

Maui Pops Orchestra 808-868-2639 MACC Castle Theater Maui Pops Orchestra Broadway Pops Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Featuring vocalists Scarlett Strallen & Hugh Panaro. “Hollywood to Broadway” includes songs from My Fair Lady, The Wizard of Oz, Phantom and so much more. These outstanding guest artists join the Maui Pops to transport you to your happiest place!

Queen Ka’ahumanu Center

877-4325 • 275 E. Ka’ahumanu Ave., Kahului Live Local – Live Healthy! Expo Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 10:00am – 1:00pm Show your commitment to health and wellness! Join us for entertainment, activities and giveaways that focus on healthy living for the entire family.

Maui Thing 249-0215 Second Saturday Art 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Free Art Activities for Keiki.

NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 879-2818

whale watch maui free adventures 726 S Kihei Rd, HIHWNMS Visitor Center, Kihei Sanctuary Saturday Last Saturday of every month • 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Learn about humpback whales and their habitat in Hawai’i. Enjoy picturesque views overlooking sanctuary waters, see ocean-themed displays and exhibits in our visitor center, engage in storytime and craft activities. All ages welcome.

Maui Ocean Center 270-7000 Story Time & Craft Every Saturday – November, December, and January 11:30am-12:15pm Enjoy the perfect keiki activity at Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii! Join a marine naturalist for a weekly story time and craft session in the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages. Explore Station Sundays and Tuesdays • 11:30am-2:30pm November, December, and January Dive deeper into the wonders of Hawaii’s marine world at Maui Ocean Center’s Explore Station! Join a marine naturalist to learn about sea jellies in November, coral reefs in December, and humpback whales in December. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages. Free Ukulele Lessons Monday through Friday • 11am-1pm Learn how to play one of Hawaii’s most iconic musical instruments with Jason Macapulay. Five guests per class, appropriate for ages 12 and up at the Retail Plaza. Schedule subject to change. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Ti Leaf Lei Demonstration Fridays and Sundays – November, December, and January 2pm-3pm Learn the art, history, and cultural significance of lei making with Cultural Practitioner Ko‘i. Includes hands-on demonstration and a free lei for each participant. Complimentary with Aquarium admission. Appropriate for all ages.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui 442-7898 Open Enrollment for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui School-Based Mentoring Program Big Brothers Big Sisters of Maui is located at Kahului Elementary, Wailuku Elementary, Princess Nahienaena Elementary, and Kamehameha Schools. Offering elementary school students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a caring and responsible mentor (typically a high school student) in a supervised group setting for one hour after school. If you are interested in enrolling as a Little or Big please call (808)442-7898 or e-mail us at

Public Libraries

Kahului Library: Keiki Story Time

90 School St., Kahului 873-3095 Nurture your child with the love of reading by attending a storytime session! Saturdays, 10:30 am Preschool age

Kihei Library: Teen Literature Group

35 Waimahaihai St., Kihei, HI Discuss literature, share thoughts and opinions. For ages 12-19. Ongoing Event occurring on the 1st Friday of every month. Time: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Cost: free. Call Kathleen at 875-6833 to register.

Surfing Goat Dairy 878-2870 3651 Omaopio Rd., Kula Evening Chore Tour Monday–Saturday • 3:15 – 4:15 PM All age levels are appropriate Assist in our evening chores. Learn to hand milk a goat, then help with the evening feedings and learn more about our award winning cheeses and how they are made. $12 for kids $15 for adult Grand Dairy Tour Saturdays at 9:00 AM All age levels are appropriate A two-hour hands-on visit and tasting experience you will love. Bring your family and friends! Be a goat herder for the day, even try to milk a goat. Includes a tasting of the many different varieties of our cheeses. $25 Reservations required.