The 2024 Spring Safety Day, scheduled for Saturday, June 1 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, promises a fun-filled and educational experience for the entire community. Hosted at Ark Church, located at 200 Gelsanliter Road in Galion, this free event is organized by the First Lutheran Church Outreach Team in collaboration with local fire, police, and health departments, among other community volunteers.

Activities and Highlights

Comprehensive Safety Education The event aims to provide comprehensive safety education for all ages. Attendees can expect a range of informative and engaging activities:

  • Bicycle Safety Course: Learn essential bike safety tips and participate in bicycle giveaways.
  • Car Seat Checks: Ensure your car seat is installed correctly with expert advice.
  • Fire Safety and Extinguisher Training: Get hands-on training on how to use a fire extinguisher and learn fire safety tips.
  • Senior Citizen Safety Education: Special safety tips and resources tailored for senior citizens.
  • Child ID Cards: Create child ID kits to help keep your children safe.
  • Internet Safety: Learn how to protect yourself and your family online.

Fun and Games for Everyone Alongside educational activities, the event features a variety of fun and games for attendees of all ages:

  • Door Prizes: Participate in drawings to win exciting door prizes.
  • Family Fun Games: Enjoy games designed for the whole family to play together.
  • Face Painting and Balloon Twister: Delight in face painting and balloon animals.
  • Bounce House: Kids can have a blast in the bounce house.
  • Free Throw Contest: Test your basketball skills in a free throw contest.

Community Engagement

Spring Safety Day is more than just an educational event; it is a celebration of community spirit and cooperation. Various community program displays will be set up, offering information on local services and resources. This event provides an excellent opportunity for community members to connect, learn, and have fun together.

How to Get Involved

Donations and Volunteers Needed The success of Spring Safety Day relies on the support of the community. Donations and volunteers are welcome to help make this event a memorable experience for everyone. Those interested in contributing can contact Melanie, the Program Coordinator, at (715) 294-0211 or via email at

Join the Fun Don’t miss out on this exciting day of safety education and family fun! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1st, and come join the community at Ark Church from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

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