Kids, Cops, and Firefighters fair is July 24

The annual Kids, Cops and Firefighters Fair will be noon to 2 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Crystal Shopping Center, located at the intersection of Bass Lake Road and West Broadway Avenue.

The event will feature safety demonstrations and squad car displays from the Crystal Police Department, New Hope Police Department and the West Metro Fire-Rescue District, fingerprinting courtesy of the Hennepin County Sherriff’s Office, and Rocco from the Crystal K9 Unit will be on site for a meet and greet at 1 p.m.

Along with the safety and educational component of the event, firefighter hats and frisbees will be provided to the children while supplies last, bounce houses will be available for jumping, clowns will be present and complimentary face painting and caricatures will be available.

The Twin Cities Road Crew will also be offering music entertainment, games and prizes throughout the duration of the event.

Among other activities and promotions provided by the shopping center merchants, Little Caesars Pizza will be selling slices of pizza for $1, The Sun Shoppe will be providing sun safety tips and handing out sunscreen and chapstick, Fantastic Sams will be offering free hair painting and Sally Beauty Supply will be styling hair in crazy ways.

The event is free and open to the public.