Thursday, September 30, 2010

AFD 2nd annual Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day - 10/2 (update: dance canceled)

The Arcanum Fire Department will be hosting its second annual Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day on Saturday, October 2nd, 2010. The activities will take place at the Arcanum Fire Department which is located at 206 S Main Street Arcanum , Ohio .

The Arcanum Fire Prevention and Public Safety Day will feature dozens of activities. The day will begin with a parade at 11:30 AM which will begin on North Main Street and will end in front of the Arcanum Fire Department.

Opening Ceremonies for Fire Prevention Day will immediately follow the parade in front of the Arcanum Fire Department at 12:00 PM.

The first activities to take place include fire truck rides for those kids who are interested in seeing what it is like to ride in a fire truck. A smoke trailer will also be on site to simulate what occurs during house fires. The Arcanum Rescue Squad and Arcanum Police Department will also be involved with demonstrations!

Later in the day games, including fire gear races, tug of war and bucket races, will take place. Careflight will also be landing and will give a demonstration of their helicopter!

Prizes will be given out all day to those children and kids in attendance. Prize registration will begin at 12:30 PM.

Late in the afternoon, cake walks will take place in the Arcanum Fire Department. The day will conclude with a teen dance at the Arcanum Fire Department from 7:30 PM until 11:00 PM.

A schedule of the days' events is included below the jump ...

10:30 AM: Parade Line-Up
11:30 AM: Fire Prevention Parade
12:00 PM: Opening Ceremony
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Registration for Kids Prizes
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Lady Auxiliary Lunch
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM: Fire Truck/Squad/Police Demonstrations/Tours?
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Fire Truck Rides
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Moon Bounce
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Smoke Trailer Demonstrations
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Helicopter/Careflight Demonstration
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Fire Related Games
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Cake Walks, 50/50
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Kids Prizes Drawings
[the dance has been canceled due to conflict with homecoming]

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