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Meet Smokey Bear and His Forest Friends!

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September 11, 2019 12:58 pm

HUDSON — Join us at the FASNY Museum of Firefighting on September 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. and meet live forest animals from the Forest Park Zoo. Learn how fire destroys their habitats and can threaten the animals’ lives. Smokey Bear will greet and pose for pictures with children. A real Forest Ranger will also visit and show kids cool equipment used to fight forest fires. Kids can make a Smokey Bear craft and learn why “Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires.” It’s going to be a “wild” morning at the Museum, so don’t miss it! This program and admission to the Museum for the day is free to residents of Columbia County (with proof of residency: a drivers license for head of household) thanks to a generous grant award from Hudson River Bank and Trust Co. Foundation. The Museum is located at 117 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson, New York on the campus of the Firemen’s Home. For further information about this program, other upcoming Super Saturday programs or the Museum, call 518-822-1875, ext.17 or visit fasnyfiremuseum.com

The FASNY Museum of Firefighting is America’s interactive museum of firefighting! Activities for families include creative play on selected fire engines, hands-on interactives, including the popular bucket brigade activity, a virtual fire engine driving activity, the Jr. Firefighter Challenge and the Cabot/McCadam Discovery Room. With over 60 pieces of apparatus on exhibit, whether you’re a firefighter, a student of history or a family looking for a fun and educational day trip, you will not want to miss this unique Museum.

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