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PrepareAthon at Science Museum of Virginia August 25

Science Museum of VirginiaAre you prepared for extreme rain events, rising heat or emergencies like hurricanes or tornadoes? If you’re not sure, then join the Science Museum of Virginia on August 25 for PrepareAthon, a free festival that teaches the community how to be more resilient when disaster strikes!

Uncover life-saving information to protect your family during an emergency and learn more about resiliency. Activities will take place throughout the Museum and include rain barrel and preparedness kit making workshops, NOAA Science on a Sphere® climate demonstrations, hands-on experiments in the Eco Lab and sustainable building challenges.

NBC 12 meteorologist Megan Wise will be on-site to talk about Virginia weather and exhibitors from government organizations, academic institutions, businesses, emergency management agencies and community groups across the state will provide helpful tips, resources and giveaways. Plus, the first 300 guests to complete the PrepareAthon Passport will win a useful preparedness prize!

When: Saturday, August 25 from 11 am to 4 pm
Where:
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220-2057

Find out more at www.smv.org/upcoming-events/prepareathon

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