Archive for Thursday, June 22, 2006

Safety fair

June 22, 2006

A free community safety fair will be from 5 to 9 p.m. June 29 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Community Building, 2120 Harper Ave., Lawrence.

Interactive activities for all ages, booths and presentations for more than 20 topics will be available.

Coastie, the Robotic Boat, will share information about boating and water safety. A free skin damage analyzer along with sunscreen samples will be available. There will be free child safety seat checks and free gunlocks, as well as firearm safety information.

A hazardous waste garage display will be available to show patrons how to properly store and dispose of hazardous waste, and children and parents can get a close-up look at a fire truck and fire fighting gear.

The public is invited to attend.

For more information, call one of the three cooperating hosts, Kansas Safety Belt Education Office, 865-3616 ext. 128, Douglas County Farm Bureau, 843-2395, or Douglas County Extension, 843-7058.

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