TODAY, Feb. 2
‘EMPOWERED BY THE PEN’
Where: VAC Niaulani Campus
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 2
Details: Author-teacher Tom Peek helps you get your stories, poems, essays and ideas out of your head and onto the page in fun workshop that liberates the writer within. Open to all; $85. Call to register.
Contact: Julie Callahan, 967- 8222, julie@volcanoartcenter. org
RED CROSS NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING
Where: Hilo and Kona
When: February and March
Details: The American Red Cross is offering several Certified Nurse Assistant Training — in classroom and online formats — to prepare student for Hawaii State Nurse Assistant Competency Exam. Times and locations vary. To register, go to www.redcross.org or call (808) 739-8131 or 8123.
Contact: Stephanie Alfonso, 808-739-8123, Stephanie. Alfonso@redcross.org
ARC STANDARD FIRST AID ONLINE/CLASSROOM BLENDED COURSE
Where: Red Cross County Office, 55 Ululani St., Hilo
When: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2
Details: Learn emergency action steps, first aid. ARCcertification upon completion. Register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
Contact: Maury Agcaoli, 808- 739-8121, maury.agcaoli@ redcross.org
ARC CPR/AED ADULT ONLINE, CLASSROOM
Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo
When: 4:30 p.m. Feb. 2
Details: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies and learn how to use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults
Contact: See previous listing.
SUNDAY. Feb. 3
A GATHERING WITH GAVIN HARRISON
Where: Waimea Events Salon
When: 3:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 3
Details: Sitting and walking meditation, talk, dialogue/ inquiry. Nondenominational and open to all. By donation.
Contact: Matilda Tompson, 885-9206, TompsonP001@ hawaii.rr.com; http://www. gavinharrison.net
MONDAY, Feb. 4
ARC ADULT, PEDIATRIC FIRST AID & CPR/AED
Where: 55 Ululani St., Hilo
When: 8 a.m. Feb. 4
Details: Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants and learn how to use an AED.
Contact: See previous listing
HULA HULA BON
Where: Puna Hongwanji Mission
When: 7 p.m. Feb. 4
Details: Bring towel (tenugui), fan (uchiwa) and bachi (sticks). Class meets first and third Mondays (upcoming: Feb. 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15; May 6, 20). After that, class meets every Monday in June and on July 1, in preparation for July 5-6 Puna Hongwanji bon dance. Open to the public; free.
Contact: 966-9981, email@example.com
Where: SeniorNet at Maluhia
When: 10 a.m. Feb. 4-6
Details: Learn how to use a computer even if you have never touched a mouse. Taught by seniors for seniors. $36 plus $40 annual fee.
Contact: June Knell, 974-7603, firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY, Feb. 5
Where: HI Community College, 1175 Manono St., Hilo
When: 8 a.m. Feb. 5
Details: Whether you’re already a security guard or will become one, this training is required by law. Four-hour course includes practicums on arrest,