Museum hosts Firefighters' Day on July 17

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:49

Monroe - On Sunday, July 17, Museum Village will have a day of family fun, food and music in honor local firefighters. Held on the village green this is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the men and women who serve in the county’s villages and towns. Hosted by the South Blooming Grove Fire Department, everyone is invited to honor the fire departments throughout Orange County as they show off some of the prize equipment - both old and new. Guests will be able to watch competitive fire drills and learn how first responders protect the community. The afternoon will be packed with live music, food and games for everyone - sack races, bucket brigade, egg and spoon races and more. There will also be a children’s poster contest and an adult photo contest. If you go Museum Village will host its annual firefighters day on Sunday, July 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults with children 12 and under admitted free. All first Responders and active duty men and women in our armed services will be admitted free with their ID and their immediate families will receive half-price admission. Museum Village is located at 1010 Route 17M in Monroe. For more information on Firefighters’ Day, contact Michael Sosler, general manager for business operations, at or 782-8248 ext. 28, on the Web at and on Facebook and Twitter.