Putnam Holds Children’s Expo, Safety Fair May 2

Safety info, demos and kids’ activities in Carmel

The Tenth Annual Children’s Expo and Public Safety Day, organized by the Child Advocacy Center and the Bureau of Emergency Services of Putnam County is a free event on Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the TOPS Building, Donald B. Smith Campus, Putnam County Offices, 112 Old Route 6 in Carmel.

The event promotes and educates about all aspects of child safety. Last year more than 350 children and families attended the Children’s Expo and Safety Fair and more are expected this year. As always, there will be 911 Emergency Center tours; fire engine tours; a LifeNet helicopter demo; Operation Safe Child, provided by Putnam County Sheriff’s Office; the Brewster Fire Department’s simulated fire safety house; car seat checks; bicycle helmet fittings; backpack checks; tables featuring child safety information; as well as games, activities, demonstrations, raffles and more.

For more information, contact Michelle Martine of the Child Advocacy Center at 845-808-1400, ext. 44122, or michelle.martine@putnamcountyny.gov.

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