Santa to visit Edmond's Children's Safety Village

Edmond firefighters are inviting children and their parents to the Children's Safety Village on Dec. 14 for a Christmas celebration. Santa will be there for pictures with an antique firetruck.
by Diana Baldwin Published: December 7, 2013
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Edmond firefighters are planning a Winter Night event at the Children's Safety Village, an evening for children to enjoy the fire department's small-size town used to educate children on safety issues.

The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 14 at 5300 E Covell Road.

Sparky, the fire safety wonder dog, will greet children and their families. There will be hot chocolate, and a workshop sponsored by Lowes will allow children to work in Santa's workshop creating toys. Storytellers will be there with their favorite tales.

Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras for photos of the children with Santa on the 1929 fire truck.

There will be a free smoke alarm sign-up table for visitors who don't have a smoke alarm in their homes.

Nonperishable food items will be collected and donated for the Hope Center.

The event is free. Nearly 1,000 Christmas lights will decorate the small buildings in the Children's Safety Village.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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