The Triad has so many activities to enjoy the outdoors, from hiking and camping to floating down the river. If you plan on getting outside this summer, it is important to be prepared just in case something goes wrong.

Join Wake Forest University School of Medicine emergency medicine faculty, resident physicians and medical students (confirm) who are helping train people to do just that. On Wednesday, May 24, the annual Bandages and Brews: Stayin’ Alive in the Outdoors event will be held at Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Company, 772 Trade St. NW, Winston-Salem from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Attendees will receive practical advice on building a first aid kit, and will learn about lightning and drowning, how to treat sprains, strains, fractures and burns as well as ways to stop severe bleeding.

In addition, staff from Great Outdoor Provision Company and community organizations will be on hand to provide information on local opportunities to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.