Summer Safety Fest tonight

2014-06-13T00:00:00Z Summer Safety Fest tonightTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 13, 2014 12:00 am  • 

PORTER | The third annual Summer Safety Fest is from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight at Porter’s Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Drive.

This free event designed for all ages, features interactive activities and demonstrations led by Porter Police, Porter Fire Search & Rescue, Burns Harbor Fire Department, the National Park Service and other area law enforcement and emergency agencies.

Enjoy K-9 demonstrations, a "jaws of life" car extrication, or learn about boating safety from the Coast Guard. New for this year will be an entire area dedicated to “Safety for Seniors” featuring informational booths about services and programs for area seniors.

Other activities include Stranger Danger presented by James O’Connor Martial Arts; tours of ambulances and emergency response vehicles provided by Superior Ambulance, Prompt Ambulance, and the District 1 Mass Casualty Incident Response Team; "Be the Exception" presented by Positive Approach to Teen Health, MS4 education by the Porter Public Works Department, a medical helicopter flyover by Memorial Med Flight, face painting, popcorn, live music and more. Dinner or snacks can be purchased on-site.

Summer Safety Fest is co-chaired by Sophia Keating, age 12 and Eric Ailes, age 12.

For information, call Porter Park Director Brian Bugajski at (219) 921-1687 or parks@townofporter.com.

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