Smokey Bear's 75 Birthday Party! at Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
1:00-1:30 pm “Smokey Bear Puppet Theater” Show Learn about Smokey Bear and how to prevent wildfires from Smokey’s forest friends, followed by a Smokey Bear Meet & Greet with photo opportunities for children.
1:30-2:15 pm Birthday Party Sing happy birthday to Smokey and eat cake. Children will receive a gift bag. Kids can play Smokey’s Bingo, Pin the pail of water on Smokey, make a Smokey Bear mask, listen to a Smokey storybook reading, and take pictures with Smokey Bear.
2:15-3:00 pm “Children’s Story of Smokey Bear” movie & Smokey’s Jeopardy Game Watch Smokey Bear’s movie and learn how Smokey got his name followed by Smokey Bear’s Jeopardy Game. Families can test their knowledge about Smokey and wildfire prevention and win cool prizes!
3:00-4:00 pm Meet Smokey’s Fire Patrol (depending on national fire emergency demands) Meet Smokey’s fire fighters and learn how to be a part of Smokey’s fire patrol. See a fire truck, tools, and fire-fighting demonstrations. Kids can color Smokey’s 75th coloring sheets and turn them in to the NGLVC by Aug. 8th. They will be displayed the day of the event. You can find the coloring sheets at the following link: http://smokeybear.adcouncilkit.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/70/2019/03/WFP_75th