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Wedgwood Meaningful Movies presents Cascadia: The Hidden Fire

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Wedgwood Meaningful Movies presents Cascadia:  The Hidden Fire

Time: April 8, 2016 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Location: Our Lady of the Lake Church
Street: 8900 35th Avenue NE
City/Town: Seattle, WA 98115
Website or Map: http://www.wedgwoodmeaningful…
Event Type: movie, and, discussion
Organized By: Deejah Sherman-Peterson
Latest Activity: Mar 9, 2016

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Cascadia: The Hidden Fire is the riveting story of scientists and ordinary people caught in extraordinary seismic events and discoveries around the globe. It explains the dynamic geology of our Cascadia Region and how and why earthquakes and other seismic-related events occur. The film provides an education on current earthquake risk and why it is important for residents here to consider natural hazards such as earthquakes. What these seismic detectives are learning about Cascadia will ultimately benefit the two billion people that live in super-quake prone areas along the Pacific Rim known as the Ring of Fire.

Following the film, Carl Leon of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management will talk about individual and family preparedness, having a plan, building a kit, etc.  

In addition, Sustainable NE Seattle will present “Emergency Prep:  How-It-Works drill at the Wedgwood Emergency HUB” the next day:  Saturday, April 9, 9-11 A.M., at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave. NE, Seattle  RSVP at NESeattlePrepares@gmail.comThis drill will instruct participants how to manage and coordinate exchanging information and resources among themselves without outside disaster assistance from city services.

Please join us for the film's showing.  It's FREE and open to the public! Donations to defray cost of screening rights gladly accepted.  Doors open at 6:30 P.M. Parking is available on NE 89th and NE 90th streets. 

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