The community is invited to a FREE Child Safety Fair and BBQ this Saturday, September 22nd from 10am to 2pm at Lum’s Auto Center to recognize National Child Passenger Safety Week.
This Safety Fair will offer eight safety stations for the children to learn about fire safety, water safety, poison safety, helmet safety, pedestrian safety, power safety, motor vehicle safety, and ambulance safety. Once each child has visited each safety stations they can enter a drawing to win a prize. Children are encouraged to bring their bikes to participate in the bike rodeo and have fun maneuvering their bike through an obstacle course. Warrenton Fire Department will be teaching children about fire safety and children will be able to look and sit in a fire engine. The Clatsop County Sheriff Marine Patrol will be on hand to teach the community about water safety and the importance about wearing a life jacket. There will be a Car Seat Clinic and child passenger safety technicians will be inspecting child safety seats for recalls, defects, and for correct installation. Pacific Power will be educating children on the safety and risks of electricity.
For more information about this Safety Fair, you can contact Tara Constantine at the Astoria Fire Department at (503) 325-2345.