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2016 Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Fair 

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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, a blood drive 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, April 30, 2016, 10:00 AM to 2:00PM

Where: Civic Center Park, Berkeley (2151 MLK Jr. Way)

Cost: FREE  

 FREE Fun Activities, Trainings, Information for All Ages

  • Safety and science for kids
  • Art, games and prizes
  • Pet safety and hands-only CPR
  • First aid training
  • Learn about and practice using a fire extinguisher
  • Survival demos
  • Emergency supplies
  • Live music

Activities Schedule (subject to change).  We will update this page regularly as more event activities and services are confirmed.

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  Event Contact Information: 

Information: or 510-981-5506

Volunteers Needed: Email

 Ride BART to the Fair!




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