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2017 Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Fair 

 

Kids growing up in earthquake country need a disaster-prepared household.  Pet owners need to know how to keep pets safe in a disaster. At this FREE community-wide event, we invite people at all levels of preparedness to take steps towards emergency readiness for their whole family.   

2014 BEPF LogoYou'll find family-friendly activities, tips and information, on-site training, and interactive demonstrations of safety resources available to you in our community. There will be a showcase of emergency vehicles, prizes, kids activities, and more.

Join families, kids, pets, schools, community organizations and businesses, and people of all ages to have fun, celebrate our community's resilience and protect those you love by getting ready together!

When: Saturday, March 18, 2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00PM

Where: LeConte Elementary School, 2241 Russell St., Berkeley  

Cost: FREE  

FREE Parking at (Oregon at Telegraph) donated by Douglas Parking

FREE Bike Valet Parking provided by BAAQMD and Bike East Bay

Take BART to Ashby Station

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FREE Fun Activities, Trainings, Information for All Ages

Activities Schedule (subject to change)

 All Day Activities(10am - 2pm)

FREE Blood pressure screenings

Dog licensing
Visit the fire engine

Practice school bus evacuation

Stop, Drop and Roll practice

Bike helmet check

FREE bicycle repairs (First come/limited quantity)

Fire extinguisher practice

Electrical Safety with PGE

Plant Sale

Emergency supplies and equipment vendors

Trackers Camp Rangers Ready Gear Check

 

 

 Kid's Activities

11:00 Library Storytime
1:00 Library Storytime
 

10a-2p Earthquake Science Shake Tables with LHS
10a-2p Coloring with Police Tables

12pm-2pm  Kid’s Bike Rode (in Butterfly Garden) 

  Live Music 
Aztec Dance Circle

Erika Englund and Natalia Bernal

More to be added

 

 On Site Training Schedule
10:15  Disaster Preparedness for Families and Individuals
11:15  LISTOS: Preparacion para emergcencias
12:15  Disaster Preparedness for Families and Individuals
1:15    LISTOS: Preparacion para emergcencias

TBD    Immigration Rights Workshop and Legal Screenings East Bay Community Law Center

TBD    Pet First Aid 

11:00  Resilient Neighborhoods: Climate Action Coalition

12:00  Pillow Case Project: 3rd-5th graders learn about emergency preparedness American Red Cross

1:00   Earthquake Science UC Berkeley Seismology Lab

 Trackers Earth Demos 

 10:30 Trackers Camp Survival Demo: Water Purification   

 11:30 Trackers Camp Survival Demo: Staying Safe and Found   

 12:30 Trackers Camp Survival Demo: Campfire Building  

 

We will update this page regularly as more event activities and services are confirmed.

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  Event Contact Information: 

Information: oes@cityofberkeley.info or 510-981-5506

Volunteers Needed: Sign up to help at the fair  

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