Learn How to Prepare for the Hurricane Season at IMAG Community Day 2018 Featuring NBC2 Hurricane Preparedness Seminars 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 27, 2018) – The IMAG History & Science Center will host IMAG Community Day 2018 Saturday, Aug. 11, offering half-off admission all day. The day will feature two hurricane preparedness seminars presented by the NBC2 meteorology team at 9a.m. and 11a.m. in the IMAG’s theater accessible through outdoor entry. The center opens at 10a.m. and will include special activities continuing until 2p.m. Activities will include the NBC2 Doppler Radar Truck, live science demos highlighting weather phenomena, interaction with NBC2 meteorologists, food trucks, discounted IMAG memberships and hands-on activities.

The hurricane preparedness seminars are free and open to the public with the option to enter the IMAG for half-off admission to engage in the day’s events. An overview of how Florida is fairing so far and predictions for the remainder of the season will be presented during the seminars along with tips for how to remain safe. After each seminar the NBC2 meteorologists will circulate throughout the IMAG to answer questions and to collaborate with IMAG educators in conducting live science demos.

“Our new partnership with NBC2 presents an excellent opportunity to provide added benefits to IMAG members and guests,” said IMAG executive director, Matt Johnson. “We are thrilled to partner with them and bring their expertise in weather forecasting and their commitment to keeping our communities informed to the IMAG,” Johnson said.

Food trucks on-site that day will include Red Roc Cravings, Bullseyed Eats and Shaved Ice Bar.

The IMAG History and Science Center is a family-friendly destination offering fun interactive exhibits, an aquarium, history displays and a 3D theater. The mission is to engage guests in the exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), and the history of Southwest Florida. This is achieved through hands-on experiences and educational programs that further the understanding of the natural and human-made world, and foster an appreciation for the unique environment, natural waterways and rich history of Southwest Florida. A visit to IMAG nurtures intellectual curiosity, discovery and innovation. For more information, visit www.theIMAG.org or visit in person – 2000 Cranford Avenue | Fort Myers, Florida, 33916.