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April 28, 2006

5/21 DEAF Media at the Oakland Museum - "Shake It, Don't Break It"

From: DEAF Media - Apr 28, 2006

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Join DEAF Media at the Oakland Museum's Family Explorations
Shake It, Don't Break It
A Family Earthquake Program

In conjunction with the special exhibition:
Aftershock! Voices from the 1906 Earthquake and Fire

- Find out how earthquakes work

- Learn emergency skills and how to get prepared.

- Create your own disaster preparedness kit.

- Watch demonstrations by the Oakland Fire Department (duties permitting)

- plus, hands on activities

Sunday, May 21, 2006

1 - 4:00 p.m

Deaf Events at the Festival: Voice interpretation provided

1-4 DEAF Media Art activity (on going): with Ron Trumble, DEAF Media staff & volunteers

1:30 DEAF Media Storytelling and Family gallery activity/tour of the "Aftershock" exhibition with DEAF Media Docent David Peterson

2:00 Adult tour of the "Aftershock" exhibition with Deaf Docents Stan and Marie Smith

Plus, ASL Interpreted program:
3:00 Presentation by Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters (CARD). Learn how to get prepared for an earthquake and learn emergency skills. CARD will be giving safety certificates to families at the workshops.

Added bonus: There will be another event occurring at the museum the same day. You are welcome to also attend:
"Plentiful Poppies"
Discover California wildflowers in conjunction with OMCA's annual Wildflower Show. Explore a wide variety of wildflowers, make an origami flower pin and create a gift card to give to someone special! Also, 1-4 p.m. Interpreting will be provided as necessary.

The Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street at 10th (1 Block East of the Lake Merritt BART Station)

FREE with RSVP ($8 adults, $5children/seniors without DEAF Media RSVP), (510) 841-0165 TTY, (510) 841-0163 Voice


DEAF Media participation made possible through the generosity of the George H. Sandy Foundation; The Oakland Museum of California, Education Department; Darol Nance; the Dorothy L. & James E. Frank Foundation; and DEAF Media donors and volunteers.