City of Folsom Open for Exploration on May 20 “City Works Day”

Climb aboard a fire engine, sit in the driver’s seat of a garbage truck, meet adoptable animals and more at Folsom’s annual City Works Day on May 20. 

The free, popular annual event is designed to educate the community about the City of Folsom and its many programs and services. 

City Works Day will feature City trucks, buses, cars and construction equipment to look at, sit in, and even honk.  City staff members will be stationed at each vehicle to educate the community about the profession and City service. 

Visitors can view the Fire Department rescue boat and fire engine; watch Curby, the life-size, remote control robot teach recycling; meet and pet  a Folsom Police Department K-9 and horse; play games and win prizes with the City’s Parks and Recreation team and more.

What:

City Works Day

 

When:

Wednesday, May 20
9:30 a.m. to Noon

 

Where:

City Lions Park (near the Folsom Public Library)

Cost:

Free admission

City Works Day – formerly known as Public Participation Day— is held during National Public Works Week.  National Public Works Week is sponsored by the American Public Works Association to energize and educate the public on the importance of the contribution of public works to their daily lives: planning, building, managing and operating the heart of local communities and enhancing the quality of life. 

For more information about National Public Works Week, visit www.apwa.net/discover/National-Public-Works-Week.  For more information about City Works Day, visit www.folsom.ca.us or call 355-7303. 

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