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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, 2016, 10:00 AM to 2:00PM

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

Cost: FREE  

FREE Fun Activities, Trainings, Information for All Ages


  • Safety and science for kids
  • Art, games and prizes
  • Dog license station and FREE dog microchip with Berkeley Animal Care Services (bring your pet's rabies certificate)
  • Learn hands-on animal safety
  • BikeMobile FREE bicycle repairs and safety.
  • First aid training with Berkeley CERT
  • Learn about and practice using a fire extinguisher
  • Meet a Berkeley Police officer, emergency vehicles
  • Survival demos with Trackers Earth
  • 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: Sign up to help at the fair  

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