Come enjoy a full day of family fun...
Wednesday, July 11 Westgate Recreation Center, 455 S. Westgate Ave
Wednesday, July 18 Barack Recreation Center 580 E. Woodrow Ave
Wednesday, August 1 Gillie Senior Center 4625 Morse Road *This event has partnered with the New America's Initiative to provide Spanish interpretations
Wednesday, August 8 Barnett Recreation Center 1184 Barnett Road
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Animal Clinic
-Low cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs (First come, first served)
-Education about animal safety from Franklin County Animal Control and Columbus Public Health’s veterinarian.
-Availability to purchase Franklin County Dog licenses
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. - The Bicycle Safety Festival
-MetroParks Rangers and the community Crime Patrol teach safe riding skills and instruction on correct hand signals as children ride through a Safety Town course.
-Franklin County Animal Control, how to be safe around animals
-Columbus Recreation and Parks department’s climbing wall
-Children’s Hospital, OSU’s Think First Program and Columbus Public Health
-The Fire Safe House and fire safety education from Columbus Division of Fire
-The Columbus Police Officer as your friend
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Ice Cream Social Free Velvet Ice Cream
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. - The Neighborhood Safety Academy (inside center)
-Classes from Division of Police’s Community Liaison Officers on how to empower citizens and keep themselves safe in every day situations.
-Classes about Home Fire Safety from the Division of Fire
-Information from Code Enforcement officials on how to protect the neighborhood from deterioration.
-The Kids Academy offers Safety related programming for children age 5 and older.