Good unclean fun

The Oh Baby Family Expo is back with a picture-perfect Group Keiki Cake Smash 3 p.m. Oct. 7 (limited to 60 toddlers) and the popular Baby & Toddler Speedway, where kiddos can take ride-on vehicles for a test drive. If your keiki loves it, the vehicles will be sold at the end of the show. The costumed cahracters and crawling contest and exhibitors and entertainment for all things, baby, family and party will be on hand at Oct. 6 and 7 at Blaisdell, too. More info at

For athletes of all ages

The free ESPN 1420 Sports Festival is coming back to at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. June 16. There will be activities and gear for players of football, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, soccer, martial arts and more. Get the kids off their tablets and see how many fun ways there are to get fit.

Pets are family, too

The Hawaii Pet Expo will be at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 and 13. The free event will feature displays and demonstrations and the latest pet gear and services. Pets are welcome, but dogs must be leashed and under the owner’s control at all times. Check out the doggie massage demo at 11 a.m. May 12.

‘Paw Patrol’ racing to Honolulu

“Paw Patrol Live: Race to the Rescue” will be making its debut on Honolulu stages, when the show opens a run of 15 performances at Blaisdell Concert Hall 6 p.m. June 29. Showtimes are on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Preschoolers will be delighted to see the pups save the day live.