KLRU presents fire safety workshop for educators

Educators can register now for the free Play Safe! Be Safe! event on Feb. 10

Austin, TX — KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, in partnership with other community organizations brings the award-winning fire safety education workshop Play Safe! Be Safe! to Austin on Friday, Feb. 10, at the Region XIII Education Service Center, 5701 Springdale Road. This event is designed to give teachers, other child care providers, child care program managers and fire and life safety educators the information and tools they need to instruct children ages three to five on fire safety.

The day’s activities will present a fascinating and entertaining look into the preschool child’s perception of fire, the surprising frequency of children’s misuse of fire and practical approaches to teach young children fire safety. All participants receive a free Play Safe! Be Safe! kit and trainers will receive additional kits for distribution.

KLRU’s Play Safe! Be Safe! training event will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 10 at Region XIII Education Service Center. The event is free but pre-registration is required. Register online now or contact Mary Alice Appleman at 512-475-9051 or maappleman@klru.org

KLRU is presenting Play Safe! Be Safe! in conjunction with United Way Capital Area, Region XIII Education Service Center and Texas State Fire Marshal Office.

Play Safe! Be Safe! is an award-winning fire safety education program created especially for children ages three to five. It was developed by BIC Corporation in cooperation with educators and fire safety experts. Find educational games and activities for your children or students, or learn about our workshops for educators, community leaders and fire safety personnel by using the links below.

About KLRU:
KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, presents quality multimedia content that engages people in the thoughtful exchange of ideas, the expression of the arts, and enjoyable lifelong learning opportunities, resulting in a more vibrant community and a higher quality of life. In addition to providing locally produced and quality national television programming, KLRU is also a non-profit organization helping to build a stronger community through educational workshops, community engagement projects and public events. Known as the producing station of the longest-running live music television show AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, KLRU has also worked on several other national productions including OVERHEAD WITH EVAN SMITH and documentaries like CITIZEN ARCHITECT and LAST BEST HOPE. Get more information about KLRU at klru.org.