Feel the Force Hurricane preparedness event at MiaSci 6/11/11

Feel The Force: Hurricanes And Other Hazards At Miami Science Museum
Saturday, June 11th from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Miami Science Museum
3280 South Miami Avenue
Miami, FL 33129
(305) 646-4200
Cost: Free!

Hurricane season is upon us. Are you prepared? The International Hurricane Research Center (IRHC) and the Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department have joined forces with Miami Science Museum to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers. Join us to learn how best to protect yourself, your house and your pets! Admission Is Free!

*Build a house to withstand the IRHC’s Wall of Wind
*Tour an Emergency Rescue Vehicle with Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue
*Test your skills of observation with Miami-Dade Police Department Homeland Security Bureau
*Learn How the WeatherWorks
*Engage your kids in disaster preparedness with Miami-Dade Emergency Management
*Be a TV Weathercaster in the Hurricane Broadcast Center
*Receive free fingerprints of your children
*Professor Tinkermeister, from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, will be conducting weather experiments, trivia and games with visitors.
*Get to know your local National Weather Service Forecasters, confirmed to include:
· Max Mayfield, WPLG Local 10 News
· Phil Ferro, WSVN Channel 7 News
· Vivian Gonzalez, WSVN Channel 7 News
· Luis Carrera, Telemundo 51, WSCV
*Meet and Greet a real Miami Hurricane, Sebastian the Ibis, between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m.
*Food trucks will be on site for lunch
*And much more!

Feel the Force: Hurricanes and Other Hazards is sponsored by: International Hurricane Center, Florida International University and SERT (State Emergency Response Team).