Saturday, October 8
On Saturday, October 8 from 10AM to 2PM, San Marcos residents, students, and visitors can attend two free events at neighboring locations—the annual San Marcos Fire Department (SMFD) Open House and the “Because I Care” Community Resource Fair.
The annual San Marcos Fire Department open house will be held at Fire Station No. 1, 180 West Mission Road. Through educational and family-oriented activities, guests can dress up in firefighter gear and practice “Stop, Drop and Roll” while learning the importance of fire safety and emergency preparedness. During the open house, guests will get the chance to tour the fire station, see fire engines and equipment, and learn all about the San Marcos Fire Department.
Directly adjacent to the SMFD Open House, The City of San Marcos in partnership with Cal State San Marcos will be hosting their 13th Annual “Because I Care” Community Resource Fair at the San Marcos Senior Activity Center, 111 Richmar Avenue. Fair activities include healthy living educational workshops, free blood pressure screening, auditory and balance screenings, live entertainment and local vendor booths.
To learn more about the San Marcos Fire Department Open House, call (760) 744-1050, ext. 3410.
For more information about the Because I Care Community Resource Fair, please call (760) 744-5535.