New Orleans Area, presented by Popular Mechanics and WDSU

Pontchartrain Center — Kenner, Louisiana
Saturday, June 23, 2012—10am to 5pm.
Tickets: $8 at the door.
Children under 18 are free.

Popular Mechanics: 110 Years of Self Reliance

Come meet first responders, Popular Mechanics editors, WDSU Weather pros, survival gurus and special guest celebrity-experts who will help you survive any disaster and thrive in the aftermath.

Bring the family and check out the special kid’s zone

Plus free swag, discounts, and a personal copy of Popular Mechanics.


Colby Donaldson, Survivor finalist, host of Top Shot on History Channel

Mykel Hawke ofMan, Woman, Wild and One Man Army on Discovery Channel

Chris Grundy of Cool Tools on DIY

Workshops* Hosted by Chris Grundy of DIY Network’s Cool Tools

Cody Lundin’s Survival School
Power Up: Backup Generators
WDSU Exclusive: 2012 Hurricane Season Forecast
Roy Berendsohn’s Disaster Garage—The Gear You Need
Mykel Hawke: Survival Lessons from the Green Berets
Storm Spotting Clinic
Survival Mom’s Family Checklist
Hands-On Emergency Medicine with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy
First Response: On the Ground with Katrina
Water: You Can’t Live Without It. Find it Anywhere
Gear Clinic: Emergency Chain Saw

We’re adding more every day so check back soon
(*schedule subject to change)

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