Come join fire fighters for a Family Day

2017-11-09 06:00

It’s the annual Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day 2017 happening at the Newlands Fire Base on Saturday 25th November 2017, from 9am till 4pm!

Please come join the VWS for a fun-filled Family Day as we demonstrate our fire-fighting skills and raise awareness about wild fires (along with our base partner, Table Mountain National Parks). This is our BIG fund-raising event of the year ahead of fire season, and where we really look forward to interacting with you, the public, our biggest supporters! Without you, we would struggle to do what we do! For more info as to what VWS is about click here or here.

Come and take part in the activities for all kids (adult ‘kids’ as well). There will be abseiling, snake displays, firefighting equipment demonstrations, fire truck rides, tug-of-war, indoor and outdoor exhibitions, helicopters and the best dressed fire-kid competition! The thrilling helicopter and firefighting displays will be followed by an end-of-day foam party! There will also be food stalls available to help you keep the hunger at bay, while having a great time. Also, some cool merchandise and awesome kids firefighting toys will be on sale. Don’t forget to pre-register your children HERE to fast-track the process on the day. Registration of your children will be compulsory to allow them to partake in the various activities on the day.

If you choose to support us on the day by purchasing food, merchandise or kids toys, we will only be accepting payments in cash and through Snapscan. So, please bring cash along or register on Snapscan by downloading the app via Snapscan.

Come and join us for a day of full of great fun and awareness! Feel free to invite all your family and friends for a wonderful day out with the kids. Also, post your photos on social media using #VWSOpenDay & stand in line to win some spot prizes! Entry is free on the day, but donations in aid of us fighting wildfires are most welcome.

For up-to-date information on parking areas, shuttles, activities, keep your eyes on the VWS Facebook page and Open Day event page!

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