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Washington Twp Fire Dept. – 70th Annual Ice Cream Social
August 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
The 70th annual Firefighters Ice Cream Social is celebrating its’s 70th year! This year’s social has plenty of fun and educational opportunities in store for all ages, including great food, demonstrations, family activities and an array of games for children. Volunteer members of the Washington Township Firefighters Association have presented the social each of its 70 years.
Firefighters will scoop up ice cream and serve hand-grilled barbecue chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and corn-on-the cob. Traditional summer side dishes include slaw, baked beans and pie.Cash or credit cards are accepted.
Activities include a display of antique engines, tours of fire apparatus, and live fire and rescue demonstrations — from a traffic accident to a car fire. The CareFlight helicopter also will make a landing, with kids and adults invited to take a look inside.
FUN FOR KIDS & ADULTS
The ice cream social is a playground for kids! Children can paint a real fire truck from fender to fender, shoot water at a pretend fire, compete in an old-fashioned bucket brigade, play in mounds of fire-fighting foam, meet Sparky the Fire Dog, and have fun on bouncy attractions. There are also traditional ice cream and pie eating contests.