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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations in association with The Great California ShakeOut. The events listed below are open to the public; many other presentations to businesses and organizations are also being made.

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Join us for The Great California ShakeOut Drill and Presentation @ The Tech Museum of Innovation

October 1 - 31, 2014, Drill at The Tech Museum of Innovation (Santa Clara County)

October is Earthquake Month at The Tech, and there’s a whole slate of opportunities for you to come learn about - and prepare for - California’s most unexpected natural phenomena!

On Thursday, Oct. 16: The Great California ShakeOut Drill Join The Tech Museum and more than 20 million people around the globe in the Great ShakeOut, an annual earthquake preparedness exercise that is as fun as it is important. The drill is set for 10:16 a.m. - don't be late! The Tech will host 800+ students, teachers, chaperones and museum guests during the ShakeOut Drill on Thursday, 10/16 @ 10:16a.m


More Info | Official Page


Emergency Awareness Faire on 10/25 Sat 2-5pm at Addison Elementary School

October 25, 2014, 2 - 5 pm, Demonstration at Addison Elementary School,

Emergency Awareness Faire on 10/25 Sat 2-5pm at Addison Elementary School, Palo Alto
Free Admission, Win Exotic Deserts, Drinks and Other Fun Raffle Prizes


More Info | Official Page


Emergency Awareness Faire on 10/25 Sat 2-5pm at Addison Elementary School

October 25, 2014, 2 - 5 pm, Preparedness Fair at Addison Elementary School, (Santa Clara County)

• Free Admission
• Win Exotic Desserts, Drinks and other fun raffle prizes
• Free Gifts to the first 100 attendees (limit 1 per family)
• Demonstrations & hands-on activities for children & adults
Come actively participate in your safety & well-being
• Learn valuable tips on preparing for a disaster/pandemic, how
to keep your family and pets safe, available local resources,
household safety tips, bicycle safety and much more
• Ride your bike to faire for more free stuff
• Hongry Kong food truck - http://hongrykong.com/

More Info | Official Page


QuakeSmart Business Preparedness Summit

October 30, 2014, 9 am - 3 pm, Conference at San Mateo Elks (San Mateo County)

The Bay Area's 2014 earthquake preparedness summit is tailored for businesses and features the introduction of the new FEMA QuakeSmart business resiliency program. Free and open to the public, learn about the new programs and how you can take the first steps to become QuakeSmart.

More Info | Official Page


Earthquake 2014 Business Preparedness Summit

October 30, 2014, 9 am - 3 pm, Community Event at San Mateo Elks (San Mateo County)

The Federal Alliance for Safer Homes (FLASH), in partnership with ETC Building & Design, Inc., Safe-T-Proof Disaster Preparedness Co., and Simpson StrongTie will be holding the 2nd Annual Earthquake Preparedness Summit for Businesses on October 30th.

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©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!