A storytime celebration, and more community news

Eighth annual storytime celebration

The Kiddie Academy of Renton, 353 Bremerton Ave. NE, is celebrating its eighth annual storytime LIVE! event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 4.

Families are invited to this free event.

Pinkalicious and Curious George will make a live guest appearance.

Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the moment when children meet them in person.

To register, visit www.kastorytime.com.

Free training for Certified Nursing Assistants

Renton Technical College and Providence Health & Services will be hosting an information session from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 for certified nursing assistants.

The session will be held at Providence Marianwood, 3725 Providence Point Drive SE in Issaquah.

Attendees will have access to nursing leaders as well as on-the-spot interviews.

Tuition and fees will also be covered for 10 selected students who are eligible to be hired at Marianwood following graduation and certification.

To register, visit http://bit.ly/CNAMarianwood.

Backpack drive now through August

Communities in Schools of Renton is hosting a backpack drive now through Aug. 15.

School supplies can be dropped off at a number of different locations throughout the city. Locations as well as supplies are listed below.

Locations:

• IKEA, 601 SW 41st St.

• Valley Medical Center, 400 S. 43rd St.

• Renton School District, 300 SW 7th St.

• CISR Office, 1101 Bronson Way N

• Banner Bank, 54 Rainier Ave. S.

• Renton Chamber of Commerce, 625 S. 4th St.

• First Financial NW Bank, 201 Wells Ave. S. and The Landing branch, 1002 Park Ave. N. Suite F

• Renton Regional Fire Authority Station 13, 18002 108th Ave. SE

Supplies include:

Binders, binder dividers, mechanical pencils & refills, markers, pencil pouches, notebooks, backpacks, glue sticks, notebook paper, erasers, calculators, folders, highlighters, Post-it notes, USB drives as well as other supplies.


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