Let's Go Renton!

Fall 2019

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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In the Know About Snow Ages 16 & up. We survived Snowmageddon in February. Ever wonder what goes on "behind the scenes" during a major snow event? Come hear from the experts. Representatives from Renton's Street Maintenance team will be on hand to talk about challenges and strategies during big weather events. Discover what to expect during future snow events, and how you can help out by taking small steps to keep yourself safe and keep Renton traffic moving. Plenty of time will be allowed for questions to the experts. Ages 16 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425- 430-6700. Public Works Meeting Rm FREE Classes: 1 Oct 17 Thur 6–7:30pm 4454 Community Emergency Response Team Ages 16 & up. In most disasters, survivors provide the first immediate assistance to those in need. CERT teaches you how to respond when others look to you for help. Are you ready? Learn skills like disaster first aid, fire suppression, utility safety, personal preparedness, light search and rescue, terrorism response, disaster psychology, and more! This class is a combination of lecture and hands on training to get you ready to help yourself and others during an emergency. Learn more at rentonwa. gov/cert. Ages 16 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Fire Station #14, Large Meeting Rm NR $30 / R $25 Classes: 7 Sep 17–Oct 29 Tue 6–9pm 6433 REPA is a partnership between the City of Renton and Renton Technical College providing courses to help people prepare for emergencies. Group presentations upon request, 15 person minimum. Visit rentonwa.gov/repa. Renton Emergency Preparedness Academy Amateur Radio (HAM) Licensing Class Ages 13 & up. Amateur radio, often called ham radio, is both a hobby and a service in which participants called "hams" use various types of radio equipment to communicate with other radio amateurs for recreation and public service. This course covers all of Element 2 of the FCC Amateur Radio Service materials. Participants will be fully prepared to take the Technician Class licensing exam, which will be administered at the end of day two. After passing the exam, you will receive your amateur radio license by mail from the FCC. A $40 fee payable to the instructor covers the manual and exam fee. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700. Fire Station #12 E.O.C. $40 paid to instructor Classes: 2 Nov 9–10 Sat–Sun 8:30am–4pm 4453 Travel Preparedness Ages 13 & up. Volcanic eruption in Hawaii? Flooding in Thailand? Taxi strike in Paris? Earthquake in Mexico City? Would you know what to do in these situations? If you don't know the word for "help" in another language—we got a problem! When planning for a vacation or trip, disaster preparedness is probably the last thing on your mind. Learn about resources, plans, and tips on how to be disaster ready when traveling at home or abroad. Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/repa or call 425-430-6700. Renton Technical College C-111 NR $30 / R $25 Classes: 1 Nov 14 Thur 6:30–8pm 4455 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS REGISTER ONLINE AT RENTONWA.GOV/REGISTER 29 The Renton Regional Fire Authority offers free, non-certification CPR classes. Visit rentonrfa.com/cpr.

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