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Disaster Ready - Earthquake Preparation, Response, and Recovery

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm

Overpass at earthquake

This earthquake-specific course will focus on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake to support personal and family safety.  The course will include personal action-items participants can take home to secure furniture and wall hangings, plan for turning off gas and water utilities, creating a family emergency kit, and develop a family plan of communication and reunification.  Read more


Anita - free public screening

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Anita

This award-winning film from Argentina tells the story of Anita Feldman, a vulnerable young woman with Down’s syndrome who lives in Buenos Aires with her mother.  In the aftermath of the 1994 bombing of the AIMA Jewish Community Center, and without her mother’s care, Anita wanders through the city seeking food and shelter. Both heartwarming and tragic, this film explores the possibilities for community and compassion in a modern urban setting. Read more

The Basics of Pepper Spray Defense

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Pepper spray

This workshop covers a basic understanding of: the legislative intent, criminal and civil liabilities, moral principles, psychological and physical effects, and more!  Read more

Sweet Rush (Tatarak)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Sweet Rush poster

In small-town Poland in the late 1950s, an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor meets a young man who makes her feel young again.  Read more

CSUN's Choral & Symphony

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 7:30pm

Northridge Singers

Northridge Singers, Master Chorale, University Chorus, Women's Chorale, and the CSUN Symphony present a choral collaboration. Read more

Afterimage (Powidoki)

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Afterimage poster

The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles. Read more

Disaster Ready - Making Emergency Preparedness Fun with the Family

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Family camping in emergency

Summertime gives us an opportunity to take the chore out of  emergency preparedness and make it fun for the whole family.  Learn various techniques to practice your emergency preparedness skills and test your supplies through outdoor event planning, camping, hiking, and road trip activities.  Want some tech-free time for your kids?  Set up “power outage” survival night in the backyard and enjoy time together while taking inventory of what you have and items you can add to your next shopping list.

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Disaster Ready - Personal Preparedness 101

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm

Preparedness yield sign

This course will be an overview of personal preparedness tips and recommendations for a variety of hazards.  Participants will learn about the most likely hazards in Southern California, how to find out if their home is located in a hazard zone, and what individuals can do at home to prepare for emergency and disaster situations and will introduce the concepts of family emergency plans and kits. Read more

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