February 9

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Tuesday February 9
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m., $90. Get trained to recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to administer CPR and use an AED for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies on adults. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Beginning Slack Guitar II
Windward Community College, Hale Palanakila 104, 45-720 Keaahala Road, five meetings starting Feb. 9, 5:30-7 p.m., $102. Beginners will be guided through simple exercises and solos to create the “slack key” sound. Pre-registration required (235-7331, windwardcce.org/music)

First Aid
American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, 4155 Diamond Head Road, 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m., $70. Learn emergency action steps and first aid procedures for injuries and sudden illnesses. Pre-registration required. (1-800-733-2767, redcross.org/take-a-class)

Infant Safety
Castle Medical Center, 6-8:30 p.m., $15. Recommended for parents, grandparents and other non-professional childcare providers, this course teaches basic life support techniques for infants and toddlers as well as how to make your home safe for young children. Pre-registration required. (263-5400, castlemed.org)

Investing in Nature for Resilient Societies and a Sustainable Future
Aloha Tower Marketplace, Multi Purpose Room 3, 5:30 p.m., free. Director general of the International Union for Conservation of Nature Inger Anderson discusses the importance of global leadership in sustainability. (hpu.edu/presidential)

Pathways to Profits: Your Financial Toolbox
Manoa Innovation Center, 1-3 p.m., $25. Business owners and managers with the basics in place, but who want to increase their effectiveness, can cover topics such as cash flow management, gross margin return on investment and more. Pre-registration required. (clients.hisbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=4360002)

Silk Scarf
Foster Botanical Garden, 10-11:30 a.m., $15. Create a beautiful, one-of-a-kind silk scarf using dyes. Pre-registration required. (522-7066)

AFCEA Luncheon
Fort Shafter, Hale Ikena Club, 711 Morton Drive, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $14-$20. RDML Kathleen Creighton of U.S. Pacific Command, J6 is speaker. Pre-registration required. (afcea-hawaii.org, 441-8565)

Blood Bank of Hawaii
UH-Manoa’s School of Law, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Donate blood to save lives. Appointments recommended. (848-4770)

Celebrate Chinese New Year
Kahuku Public & School Library, 6 p.m., free. Learn how to prepare Chinese New Year’s dishes from Leonora Ching, plus games, crafts and snacks for keiki, and a lion dance performance from the Phung Family. (293-8935