Island Events: Apr. 3, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 4

ENJOY JIMMY MAC AND THE KOOL KATS FRIDAY

Join the First Friday party on Market Street in Wailuku from 6 to 9 p.m. Dance along with Jimmy Mac and the Kool Kats from 6:15 p.m. on the Maui Thing stage; be entertained by Konomi Dance Works performers at the Banyan Tree Park at 6:15 p.m.; enjoy free yoga class, performances, DJs, food and art show at a double anniversary party for Body Alive Yoga and Exotic Eye Tattoo and more. Market Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit “http://www.mauifridays.com”>www.mauifridays.com.

‘THE WORTHMORES’ OPENS AT IAO THEATER

Maui OnStage’s “The Worthmores” opens tonight at the Historic Iao Theater in Wailuku. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. For details, see Backstage or visit www.mauionstage.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 5

HPU SYMPHONY WITH MAKANA AT THE MACC

Slack key guitar master Makana and the Hawaii Pacific University symphony orchestra will perform with special guests Streetlight Cadence at 7:30 p.m. in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater. Tickets range from $10 to $30 (plus applicable fees). Visit the MACC box office, call 242-7469 or buy online at www.mauiarts.org.

GRAND TASTE TO PAIR CHEFS WITH FARMERS

Want to eat farm-fresh food Then come to Maui Ag Festival 2014 for the Grand Taste from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to savor the modern takes on the immigrant cuisine of Maui cooked by 12 top island chefs, who are each paired with a farmer. Cost is $30 in advance and $35 at the door, plus $3 fest admission for adults. Buy tickets online at www.mauicountyfarmbureau.org.

‘CELEBRATE LOVE’ WITH FLORA SUSSELY

Spend an intimate evening in Olinda with renowned soprano Flora Sussely at 6 p.m., featuring songs from Bach to Sondheim. Single tickets are $60 and $100 for couples. Admission includes dinner by Molly Wilson and wine by sommelier Harlan Hughes. For more information and tickets, visit www.eventbee.com/events.

VOLUNTEER EXPO AT QUEEN KA’AHUMANU

Join celebrity emcee Kathy Collins at the Volunteer Expo 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului. A host of exhibitors will available. Entertainment includes a Volunteer Hero ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Keoni Hot Lava DanceFit at 12:30 p.m.; Mele Pono at 1 p.m. and more. National Volunteer Week is Monday to April 13.

IMUA FAMILY SERVICES BLACK AND WHITE BALL

Imua Family Services will celebrate its 67th anniversary with the third annual gala celebration fundraiser “Fantasia Ball 2014 The Black and White Ball,” at 6 p.m. in the Hyatt Regency Maui’s Monarchy Ballroom in Kaanapali. Festivities include visual and musical entertainment, couture fashion by Monarrez, followed by the “Fantasia After Dark” after party, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with beats by DJ Del Sol. For more information, visit www.imuafamilyservices.org or contact Dean Wong at 244-7467.

SUNDAY, APRIL 6

JOIN MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER NICK VUJICIC

Nick Vujicic speaks about being unstoppable from 6 to 8 p.m. in the War Memorial Gym in Wailuku. Vujicic was born without arms or legs; his story has inspired countless people around the world. Admission is free; Maui Food Bank donations accepted. For more information, visit www.lifewithoutlimbs.org.