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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, punahongwanji@hawaiiantel.net 

COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS 

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, cyberlu@gmail.com 

TUESDAY, Feb. 5 

SECURITY GUARD 

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,