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Fire Rescue Spectacular!

Sat, June 22, 2019
11:00am - 5:00pm
We're closing the street in front of the museum for this very special event! Climb aboard giant fire engines, and explore the Olympia Fire Department’s emergency fleet at the Hands On Children’s Museum.

Outside the Museum (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
- Jr. Firefighter Challenge
- Enter to win fabulous door prizes - winners selected at 3 p.m.
- Mini ice cream cones scooped and passed out by OFD, noon & 3 p.m.

On the Street (11 a.m. - 5 p.m.):
- Explore Olympia Fire Department’s Fleet of Emergency Vehicles including 5 vintage fire engines! Vote for your favorite!
- Spray a real fire hose at the Spray Gallery
- Meet Sparky the Fire Dog (roving)
- Facepainting
- Campfire Fun: Learn how to safely build a campfire and prepare food over fire!
- Special Operations Rescue Team (SORT) Rescue Demo, time TBA
- Splash Zone, Intermittent throughout the day

Street Food for sale:
Firehouse dogs & lemonade, Old Red Barn Popping Co. Kettle Corn, Batdorf and Bronson Coffee Roasters Iced Coffee. The Playday café will also be open inside the museum.

Inside the Museum:
- Make a firefighter badge and helmet in the art studio, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Snap a photo in the firefighter photo booth: Forest Stage, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Climb aboard a 1921 Vintage Fire Truck, thanks to the Foley Family, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Giant Chalk Castle, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Splash Ball, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- MakeSpace Collaborative City, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- What About Wildfires? (Naturalist Cabin), 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Fire Starting (Outdoor Discovery Center), 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Firefighter Scavenger Hunt – throughout the museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All outside activities are free. Presented by Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Network, in partnership with the City of Olympia Fire Department