Thursday, Oct. 15 The Great California Shake Out—A statewide simulation at 10:15 a.m. to help Californians prepare. It will be the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history. Anyone and any organization can register to participate.
Saturday, Oct. 17 Dangers in Paradise: Preparedness Fair and CERT Muster—Aptos Village Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. This promises to be a veritable smorgasbord of exhibits and demonstration for residents about earthquake and other disaster preparedness. There will be a visit by the Shake Cottage with its simulation of a large earthquake, and a full-fledged CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) competition.