IL Tollway Family Safety Fair this Saturday

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

The Illinois Tollway and Illinois Police District 15 will host the 9th Annual Family Safety Fair to help keep children safe and parents, grandparents and caregivers worry-free – every trip, every time.   It’s September 24 from 10 am to 2 pm at 2700 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove.

The free event brings fun and safety together with family friendly entertainment and activities and the opportunity for free kids’ identification cards and child safety seat inspection and installation.

  • Child safety seat inspections and installations and free identification cards for children ages 3 and older
  • Exhibits showing the importance of wearing seat belts including the Roll 15 rollover simulator, the Convincer crash simulator and Drive for Life, a hands-on, behind-the-wheel experience that demonstrates the dangers of drinking and driving
  • Touch-a-truck display offering exploration of roadway and emergency vehicles, including a Tollway H.E.L.P. truck, a 26-ton snowplow, Illinois State Police squad cars and a SWAT tactical response truck, Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District fire truck and ambulance and a Pace express bus
  • DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management public education vehicle featuring interactive demonstrations on emergency preparedness
  • Entertainment including DuPage Children’s Museum interactive exhibits; a visit by Dude the Parrot, KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark’s mascot; an inflatable bounce house and face painters for kids
  • Walgreens offering immunizations and details on its new safe medication disposal kiosks