Get Ready Family Fun Day
Join in the free activities at the Get Ready Family Fun Day at Verge St Carpark, Kempsey (the carpark at the corner of Sydney and Verge Streets, opposite the netball courts) from 10am - 2pm on Sunday 18 September.
Hosted by Kempsey Shire Council, this free event will bring together emergency service agencies such as the Rural Fire Service, Fire & Rescue NSW, State Emergency Services, Marine Rescue, NSW Police, Red Cross and Surf Life Saving Australia to deliver key 'get ready' messages to assist residents in planning and preparing for disasters and emergencies.
The day will be packed full of activities and will include live demonstrations, rescue simulations, displays, a reptile show, food trucks, giveaways and more.
Schedule of events
10am Live reptile Show - Runs every half hour
10am Photo with a hero - Grab a photo with a favourite emergency service hero
10:30am Live kitchen fire demonstration - What's this? Good question! Come along and see how not to set your house on fire. Runs every half hour
10:30am RFS scenario safety briefing - What is a safety briefing? Come along and find out
11am Live Reptile Show
11:30am SES scenario safety briefing - Get the lowdown on staying safe in an emergency
11:30am Photo with a hero
Midday Live Reptile Show
Midday Live kitchen fire demonstration
12:30pm Marine Rescue scenario safety briefing - Tips to stay safe on the water
1pm Photo with a hero
1pm Live Reptile Show
1:30pm Surf Life Saving Australia - Meet your local lifesavers
1:30pm Live Kitchen fire demonstration
Road closures for Get Ready Family Fun Day
Verge Street and Verge Lane Kempsey between Sydney Street and John Street will be closed from 6.00am to 3.00pm on Sunday 18 September.
Austral Street and the rear entry to Mavins Service Station will remain open.