NW Natural and the American Red Cross are hosting “Get Ready North Coast” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Astoria Armory, 1636 Exchange St.

The event helps community members prepare for natural disasters, and is free and open to everyone.

The first 100 attendees receive a starter emergency kit, and there is also a chance to enter a drawing to win a family emergency preparedness kit. Additionally, information and giveaways are being distributed by various agencies.

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