On Saturday, April 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., "Safe Kids Day" at The Topeka Zoo, 635 SW Gage Blvd., Topeka.
Safe Kids Day is a fun family day at the zoo to celebrate kids and help families learn simple things they can do to keep kids safe and healthy.
The event will include interactive booths and activities, entertainment, free bike helmets*, and a safety scavenger hunt for a chance to win great prizes.
Regular zoo admission rates apply. In addition to our state level supporters, nationally the event is supported by Nationwide, Johnson & Johnson, FedEx, Chevrolet, Kidde and Tide.
More event details are available at www.safekidskansas.org.
*Available while supplies last. Child must be present and helmet must fit that day. Over 300 helmets will be fitted and distributed.
Preventable injuries are the number one cause of death for children in Kansas. The good news is they are preventable, and there are life-saving interventions available today to ensure all kids have the opportunity to grow up to become whatever they can imagine. Safe Kids Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and resources to celebrate kids, prevent injuries and save lives.
About Safe Kids Kansas
The mission of Safe Kids Kansas is to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death for children in the United States. Safe Kids Kansas is a nonprofit coalition with over 70 statewide member organizations, agencies and businesses, all dedicated to keeping our Kansas kids safe from preventable injuries. Safe Kids Kansas is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide.
Safe Kids Kansas was founded in 1991 and is led by the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment.
For more information, visit safekids.org or www.safekidskansas.org.