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October 2, 2014

Ride MetroLink with Team Fredbird and Louie to Child Safety Day

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Updated Oct. 10: We have a last-minute change to bring to your attention. Team Fredbird will represent Fredbird tomorrow on MetroLink to Child Safety Day. Sam Safety will not be able to join us either. 

Join Fredbird, Louie and Sam Safety on MetroLink Saturday, Oct. 11  as they ride the train to Child Safety Day.

The mascots will board the westbound MetroLink train at 9:51 a.m. at the Grand MetroLink Station and ride to the Delmar Loop MetroLink Station and parade over to Enright Avenue behind The Pageant to participate in the 8th annual Child Safety Day.  Bi-state area families are invited to join the mascots on the trip.

Event details:

What: Fredbird, Louie and Sam Safety get on MetroLink at the Grand Station, located at Scott Avenue and Theresa  Avenue, at 9:51 a.m.and ride to the Delmar Loop Station and parade over to The Pageant for Child Safety Day. (Be early. Don’t miss the train or the fun!)

Where: The Pageant is located at 6161 Delmar Boulevard St. Louis, Mo. 63112

When: Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Along the way, special items will be given away to the kids. Children 4 and under ride free on MetroLink. Children 5 and older and adults must have a valid Metro ticket or pass to ride on MetroLink.

Child Safety Day features fun activities for children plus free bike helmets for kids (while supplies last) and flu shots for children and adults. The event is a great resource for parents and grandparents when it comes to information about keeping children physically, emotionally and socially safe.

FredbirdChild SafetyDay2012The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, Clayton Police Department, St. Louis Fire Department, DEA,  FBI Citizen’s Academy, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Rams, American Red Cross, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Helmets First, Metro and the St. Louis Metropolitan Urban League are just a few of the many participants who are committed to keeping children safe.

Child Safety Day is free and is focused on teaching families in a fun environment how to stay safe on the street, safe in the car, safe on bicycles, safe around strangers, safe on the Internet and safe at home, especially during home emergencies like fires.

Metro will educate children about safety around trains–not playing or walking on the tracks and not trying to beat the train by walking or riding their bicycles around the warning gates. The Bi-State Development Agency/Metro is committed to improving the quality of life in the St. Louis region. In addition to providing excellent public transit and promoting economic development, MetroBus vehicles and MetroLink trains are designated as mobile safe places for children and adults who need help.

For more information about Child Safety Day visit their Website.

Below is a slideshow from a this year’s Child Safety Day event.

Created with flickr slideshow.
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