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First Responders Day

August 25

Honor the service of Birmingham’s real-life superheroes. Meet local first responders*, and learn about the everyday science that helps them tackle their daily jobs.

*First Responders will receive free admission with a valid ID for up to 5 family members.

Special Guests
  • Birmingham Police Department
  • Birmingham Police K9 Unit
  • Birmingham Fire Department
  • Highway Patrol
  • Marines
  • Army
  • Red Cross
  • Birmingham ATF
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department
  • Fox 6 Storm Tracker
  • Lifeguard Ambulance Services
The Pillowcase Project

The Pillowcase Project, sponsored by Disney, is a preparedness education program for grades 3 – 5 that teaches students about personal and family preparedness and safety skills, local hazards, and basic coping skills. Red Cross volunteers lead students through a “learn, practice, share” framework to engage them in disaster preparedness and survival skills. Upon completion, students receive a sturdy pillowcase in which to build their personal emergency supplies kit.

Registration begins at 10 am. Hour long presentations at 11:00 and 1:00 in classroom 303.
Plus, snag a gift Disney Pillowcase*
*first come, first serve

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Date:
August 25