On Saturday, October 3 from 10 am to 2 pm, San Marcos residents, students, and visitors can attend two free events at neighboring locations—the annual San Marcos Fire Department (SMFD) Open House and the “Because I Care” Community Resource Fair.
Fire Department Open House
San Marcos Fire Department (Station 1) Open House is located at 180 West Mission Road. Through educational and family-oriented activities, guests can dress up in firefighter gear and practice “Stop, Drop and Roll” while learning the importance of fire safety and emergency preparedness. During the open house, guests will get the chance to tour the fire station, see fire engines and equipment, and learn all about the San Marcos Fire Department.
To learn more about the San Marcos Fire Department Open House, call (760) 744-1050, ext. 3410.
“Because I Care” Fair
Directly adjacent to the San Marcos Fire Department Open House, Cal State San Marcos will be hosting their 11th Annual “Because I Care” Community Resource Fair at the San Marcos Senior Center, 111 Richmar Avenue. Fair activities include healthy living educational workshops, free blood pressure screening, auditory and balance screenings, and local vendor booths. Children and their guardians are invited to meet inside the Senior Activity Center at 11:30 and 1:30 pm for firefighter storytime.
For more information about the “Because I Care” Community Resource Fair, click here.