Safety education has never been so much fun. Just ask the hundreds of children and families who took part in Snoqualmie’s annual safety fair, a combination of the annual Tanner Jeans Memorial Bike Rodeo, and the National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA.
Families streamed in throughout the evening and children formed a long, snaking line at the start of the bicycle safety exercises. Their mission was to visit almost every station for information, prizes, and a signature on their checklists, to collect a prize from the Snoqualmie Police Department booth. Children who completed the bike safety exercises also received a free Tanner Jeans Bike Rodeo T-shirt.
Along the way, they also partook of a hot dog cookout by the police department, balloon animals, face painting, snow cones and geocaching by Compass Outdoor Adventures, and a sneak preview of the Legends Car Club vehicles to be on display at the Aug. 20 Railroad Days car show.
Event sponsors were the Snoqualmie Police Department and the Tanner Jeans Memorial Foundation.