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2008 Safety Fair A Great Family Event

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The Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department and the Estes Park Police Department invite residents and visitors to attend the 2008 Safety Fair this weekend!

At this event, you’ll find out more about fire mitigation, pine bark beetles, fire safety, safe bike handling and much more. Kids will get to meet Smokey the Bear, Sparky the Fire Dog, Slapshot the Colorado Eagles mascot and learn more about a variety of rescue and emergency vehicles. All activities are free!

Participating in this event will be members of Estes Park’s Police Department, Police Auxiliary, Volunteer Fire Department, Estes Park Medical Center, Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain National Park Rangers, Larimer County Search & Rescue, Colorado State Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service, FireWise Community representatives, and, as a special treat, a Blackhawk helicopter will make a special appearance.
Participants will enjoy a free lunch of hot dogs, chips and a drink and bike or skateboarding helmets will be given away to all participating youths (while supply lasts). Bring the family for a day of fun. Help youngsters learn how to have fun safely.

The schedule is as follows:

May 17, 2008 – Stanley Park Fairgrounds at Barn “W” from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. – plenty of free parking.

K-9 Demonstrations
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m..
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Rocky Mountain National Park Rope Rescue Demonstrations
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Face Painting
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Clown & Balloons
11:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Door Prizes / Raffle

Every hour on the hour
Skateboard Competition
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department Smoke House
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Bicycle Repairs
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fire Extinguisher Training
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Larimer County Bomb Squad       Demonstrations
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Car Seat Inspections
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Wildfire Presentation                        (What it is, different types of fire, etc.)
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

All Day Participants / Demonstrations
Slapshot (Colorado Eagles Mascot)
Sparky the Fire Dog
Smokey the Bear
Inflatable Jump Castle
Tours of medical helicopters
Tours of Blackhawk helicopter
Tours of Department of Wildlife DART Trailer
Fort Collins Police Department’s Lowrider car
Numerous law enforcement and public safety agencies, and much, much more.
This is the place to be on Saturday!

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