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ShakeOut at the Victor Valley Museum

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October 20, 2011, 10 - 0 am, Presentation at Victor Valley Museum

Event location:
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Rd
Apple Valley, CA (Map)

Contact Person:
Kathleen Springer, San Bernardino County Museum, kspringer@sbcm.sbcounty.gov, 909.307.2669x242


Summary:
Drop, cover, and hold on at the Victor Valley Museum in Apple Valley. Admission is free from 10 a.m. to noon on October 20, 2011.


Full Description:
ShakeOut at the Victor Valley Museum
High Desert residents can participate in the Great California ShakeOut at the Victor Valley Museum on Thursday, October 20 at 10:20 a.m. A video explaining the ShakeOut scenario will be shown starting at 10:20 a.m. and earthquake educational and preparedness information will be available for visitors to take home. Museum admission will be free from 10 a.m. to noon on the day of the ShakeOut to encourage participation.

The Great California ShakeOut is the largest drop, cover, and hold on earthquake drill in the United States, with more than 8.4 million registered participants. The ShakeOut scenario is a graphic demonstration of the effects of a hypothetical large earthquake on the San Andreas Fault centered near the Salton Sea.

Information about what to do before, during, and after an earthquake is also available at www.shakeout.org (in Spanish, www.shakeout.org/espanol).

The Victor Valley Museum is at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. Admission, usually $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student), is free for everyone on Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are always free. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is 909-307-2669 ext. 229 or (TDD) 909-792-1462.





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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!