The 13th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, 866 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, featuring informative demonstrations and activities.
The Delaware Citizen Corps, Kent County Department of Public Safety, Delaware Emergency Management Agency Delaware Division of Public Health-Office of Preparedness-Emergency Medical Services & Preparedness Section, Delaware Department of Safety & Homeland Security and the city of Dover will cosponsor.
Activities and demonstrations include: DEMA Drone Squad, American Red Cross Disney Pillowcase Project, Kent County Mobile Command Unit, Kent County Paramedics, Dover Police Department’s mascot Chase from “Paw Patrol,” Delaware State Police Mounted Patrol Unit, Dover Air Force Base fire prevention trailer and display, Little Creek Fire Co., Preparedness Train children’s ride and live radio broadcasts on Eagle 97.7 and Cool 101.3 throughout the event.
Food demonstrations in the Preparedness Activity Tent include “Breakfast Bites Without Lights” and “Salad For a Tsunami,” along with the Red Cross Disney Pillowcase Project. There will be Emergency Kit Relay Races for kids, and families can participate for prizes in the Preparedness and Safety Exhibitor Search. Two Citizen Corps Emergency/Disaster kits will be given each hour. Exhibitors will have free preparedness giveaway items, and free lunch will be provided to the first 1,000 visitors.
Admission is free.
For more, call 734-1618 or visit agriculturalmuseum.org.