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Drop! Cover! Hold On! At the San Bernardino County Museum

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October 18, 2012, 9 am - 12 pm, Preparedness Fair at 2024 Orange Tree Lane

Event location:
2024 Orange Tree Lane
Redlands, CA 92374

Event Contact:
Kathleen Springer, San Bernardino County Museum, kspringer@sbcm.sbcounty.gov, (909) 307-2669 ext. 242


Summary:
The epicenter of ShakeOut-related activities will be at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands from 9am to noon. Please join us for an educational and fun-filled event, during which students will participate in the Drop Cover and Hold On Drill and be treated to an Earthquake Preparedness fair, complete with emergency equipment, emergency responders and earthquake preparedness educational activities.


Full Description:
Millions of Californians will participate in the Great California ShakeOut, the largest earthquake drill in history, at 10:18am on October 18, 2012. The ShakeOut is organized to inspire Californians to get ready for big earthquakes and also practice how to protect ourselves when it happens.
The epicenter of ShakeOut-related activities will be at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands from 9am to noon. Please join us for an educational and fun-filled event, during which students will participate in the Drop Cover and Hold On Drill and be treated to an Earthquake Preparedness fair, complete with emergency equipment, emergency responders and earthquake preparedness educational activities.
• Hear remarks by San Bernardino County Board members, fire officials and a representative of the California Seismic Safety Commission
• Visit the Earthquake Preparedness Fair
• Learn the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety
• Discover “The Science behind the ShakeOut, “with Senior Curator Kathleen Springer
During the ShakeOut event and activities, museum admission fees will be waived.
Teachers! This is a great opportunity to bring your class to the County Museum! Contact Kathleen Springer at (909) 307-2669 ext. 242 or e-mail kspringer@sbcm.sbcounty.gov to find out more!


©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!