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May 10, 2005 > Fire Truck Day

Fire Truck Day

Come meet America's bravest and see the trucks and tools that aid them. Climb aboard a fire engine, ring the fire bell, and join the "Battle of the Fire Trucks." Meet a search and rescue dog and learn about fire safety. Music, crafts, games, and lots of squirting water will make this a wet and wild day for the whole family.

10:30 a.m. Search and Rescue Dog Demo by Alameda County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Dog Division
11a.m. Musical Performance by the Bungee Jumping Cows
Noon Battle of the Fire Trucks
1 p.m. Musical Performance by the Bungee Jumping Cows
2 p.m. Search and Rescue Dog Demo by Alameda County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Dog Division

Ongoing Activities: Kid's corral with crafts and games, Local firefighters and volunteers showing their fire trucks and fire fighting apparatus, display of old fashioned engines and machines by the Early Days Gas Engine Club, horse drawn train rides, tours of the historic Patterson House with the Mechanical Music Box Society displaying beautiful sounding music boxes in every room, blacksmithing demonstrations, Cooking demonstrations on the old wood burning stove, and special guest Smokey Bear.

Fire Truck Day
Sunday, May 15
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont
(510) 796-0199
Regular park fees apply: $5 adult/ $4 Senior/ 3.50 child/ 3 and under free.

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