What's Happening

Winter/Spring 2018

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

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24 | Register online at Rentonwa.gov/CyberSignup SPECIAL INTEREST Sign up at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup or call 425-430-6700 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Ages 16 and up, minors must be accompa- nied by an adult. In the critical period after a disaster when first responders can't reach everyone, will you be able to help yourself and others? Who will look out for your com- munity in an emergency better than you? CERT teaches you how to do just that! Learn skills like disaster first aid, fire suppression, util- ity safety, personal preparedness, terrorism response, search and rescue, psychology, and much more! This class is a combination of lec- ture and hands on teaching to get you ready to help yourself and others during an emergency. For more information, visit rentonwa.gov/cert. This class will be held at Renton Fire & Emergency Services, Fire Station #14, 1900 Lind Ave SW. (Note: class also meets one Saturday, 4/28/18.) Sign up at rentonwa.gov/ cybersignup or call 425-430-6700. 60717 Tue/Thur/Sat Apr 3–Apr 28 Tue/Thur 6:00–9:00pm Sat 8:00am–12:00pm Smith $25R / $30NR r RENTON EMERGENC Y PREPAREDNESS AC ADEMY (REPA) REPA is a partnership between the City of Renton Office of Emergency Management, the American Red Cross and Renton Technical College providing courses designed to help people to be better prepared and equipped to face any type of emergency. Group presentations upon request, 8 person minimum. Call 425-430-7723. Si necesita más información sobre la clase en español, llame al 425-430-7726. Weird Hazards Ages 13 and up, minors must be accompa- nied by an adult. Mega-quakes and zombies and solar flares! Hollywood is full of over-the- top disasters, but could any of them actually happen in Renton? More importantly, can we do anything about them? Learn about some strange hazards we could face in Renton and how you could get prepared for the seriously bizarre! Sign up at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup or call 425-430-6700. Held at Renton Techni- cal College in room C111. 60723 Tue Mar 13 6:00–7:30pm Smith Free Wilderness and Remote First Aid Ages 14 and up. Whether you're on a camp- ing trip or the zombie apocalypse has occurred, being prepared for the wilderness is useful for ever yone. This two-session class is of fered in partnership with the American Red Cross. Par ticipants must have a current CPR/AED certification. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/cyber- signup or call 425-430-6700. Held at Renton Community Center. 60724 Sat Apr 14–Apr 21 8:30am–5:00pm Staff $145R / $175NR Preparación Contra Desastres en español Este curso es para personas mayores a 13 años. (Los menores entre las edades 13 a 17 deberán ser acompañados por un adulto. ¿Estás listo en caso de una emergen- cia? Ven a aprender que pasos puedes tomar para estar listo contra un desastre. Aprenderás desde cómo crear un plan familiar hasta saber que artículos son necesarios para organizar un botiquín médico. ¡Aprende a tomar los prim- eros pasos para estar listo! Esta clase supone que hablas el español con fluidez. En el Renton Technical College en el salõn C111. Apún- tense en el sitio rentonwa.gov/cybersignup.org o llame al numero 425-430-6700. 60718 Thur Jan 18 6:00–7:30pm Vackimes Free Surviving Mass Violence Ages 18 and up. Incidents of mass violence are almost an everyday occurrence in America. No one likes to picture it happening to them, but would you know what to do if the unthink- able happened? An expert from the Renton Police Depar tment will answer questions about surviving shootings and other violence, and give tips on what you can do if you find yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sign up at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup or call 425-430-6700. Held at Renton Technical College in room C111. 60730 Thur Mar 1 6:30–8:30pm Dreher FREE

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