Santa fun for little ones

Santa’s Secret Workshop is open to keiki ages 6 and under. 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 22. $20 members, $30 nonmembers for one adult and one child. Arts and crafts, activities, gingerbread cookie decorating, carousel rides and a trip to the discovery center’s exhibits.

Happy birthday and happy Christmas

The Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center is celebrating its 20th birthday with special activities from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 15. If you the little ones still need to make gifts for their loved ones, sign up for the DIY Keiki Club from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 15 where kids ages 5-10 can make a candy cane sugar scrub ($15 members, $20 nonmembers). Call 524-5437.

Keiki can honor ancestors

If bon dances go too late into the night for your keiki, head over to the The Children’s Discovery Center is host a keiki bon dance festival 10 a.m. to noon July 7. Newbies can learn the moves while experienced kids can display their talents. They will even dance to the always popular “Pokemon Ondo”. There will be Japanese crafts and games, too. Visit