Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy a free lunch, visit with the firefighters, learn about fire safety, look at the Fire/EMS apparatus, and much more at the annual Picnic with the Firemen this Saturday, August 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Foundation Meadows Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult and everyone is encouraged to bring sunscreen, towel, dry clothes, etc. NEW, this year the Valpo Schools Foundation will be on site to collect school supply donations for Valparaiso Community School children in need. Those that are able are asked to donate new, unopened school supplies such as paper, folders, pencils, back packs, markers, and more.
If you are unable to attend this great event, school supply donations will be accepted through August 4th at the Parks Administration Office located at 3210 N. Campbell Street in Valparaiso. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more information contact the Valparaiso Firefighters Local 1124 Facebook Page or Valpo Parks by calling 219.462.5144.