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SAM’s Safety Fair in Rockford


Saturday, May 19, 2018    
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


SwedishAmerican Hospital, in front of Camelot Tower
1401 E. State St., Rockford, IL

Event Type

Free family-friendly event focused on safety and healthy habits.

Parents and children will have the opportunity to visit 30 organization’s booths during the event, including UIC’s Division of Specialized Care for Children, on the grounds of SwedishAmerican Hospital.

Kids will be able to meet local firefighters and police officers; explore the inside of an ambulance and fire truck; learn about boat safety; bicycle safety; burn prevention; pet safety; poison prevention; water and sun safety; injury prevention and more. They also can participate in the bicycle safety rodeo and receive a free helmet (while supplies last).

The event also will feature the SwedishAmerican Caring Canines and animals from the Winnebago County Animal Shelter. In addition, there will be an inflatable obstacle course and a 25-foot rock climbing wall.

Kids can also meet SAM, Hammy from the Rockford IceHog and the interactive Sparky the Fire Truck.

For more information, visit SwedishAmerican’s Facebook page.