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Fire Safety Fun at MY Museum
What: Fire Safety Friday
Who: Families with children ages 1-10
When: Friday, October 12th, 3:30-4:30pm
Cost: $7 for adults and children over 2 includes price of admission,
MY Museum members free
Monterey, August 27, 2012– Monterey County Youth Museum will be hosting firefighters from the Monterey Fire Department for an hour of fire safety demonstrations, activities and a real fire engine.
Stop, drop and roll at MY Museum! Museum guests are invited to put on their fire hats and join local firefighters to learn all about fire safety. Grown-ups and little ones will get a special tour a real fire engine and take part in fun fire safety activities. Free with admission, fun for the whole family!
Fire Prevention Week is observed October 7-13th this year and MY Museum is doing its part to educate Monterey families with young children. "We believe that providing families with information straight from the source in a fun, educational setting is paramount to
the safety of our young community." said Lauren Cohen, Executive Director of MY Museum "We love to partner with the Monterey Fire Department, they have been a wonderful resource over the years and we look forward to another fun event!"
The Monterey Fire Department has been serving the Monterey area since 1882 with a mission to provide emergency medical aid, fire prevention, public education, suppression, disaster response, and related emergency services to the members and guests of our community.
MY Museum is located at 425 Washington Street, downtown Monterey. The facility offers 8,500 square feet of interactive exhibits including MY Healthy Farm, MY Hospital, and MY Day at the Beach, a special 3 and under area dedicated to infants and toddlers. MY Museum offers regular daily programs that encourage self-directed learning and exploration in a fun, safe environment for families with children up to 10 years old.
MY Museum General Information:
Admission $7 adults and children, children under 2 free. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-5pm, 12-5pm Sundays, closed Mondays
The mission of MY Museum is to provide an environment where curiosity and creativity flourish, while both children and adults learn together through experience.
Photos are available upon request.