There will be lots of fun activities for all ages at the annual Safety Day with the Metro West Fire Fighters. Kids will enjoy free pumpkins, balloon artists, a kids' creation station, Jake the Metro West official mascot, K-9 demonstrations and lots more. There will also be fire, rescue, EMS and police unit displays, life fire demonstrations, the new Fire Life Safety Education Unit, safety booths and information, lots of giveaways, plus burgers, hot dogs and refreshments.
Free. October 6 from noon to 3 p.m. At St. Louis Community College in Wildwood.
More information: metrowest-fire.org
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