Summer Celebration & Safety Day is Saturday!

Smiling girl and boy sit at food table

Join us for an afternoon of food and fun!

The City School District of Albany and Mohawk Ambulance Service will hold Summer Celebration & Safety Day 2022 at Arbor Hill Elementary School this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Families will enjoy a free barbecue, live music, fun activities and games for children like giant Jenga and Connect Four, face painting, snow cones and giveaways. The free event also will include safety demonstrations and education from community agencies and non-profit organizations.

More than 30 community partners and nonprofits are expected to attend.

Mohawk Ambulance Service will be providing ambulance tours, distributing coloring books and swag items. New York State Police will be onsite with its rollover simulator, the Albany Police Department will be making Safe Child IDs and the Albany Fire Department will offer fire engine tours. 

Also, the Albany County Department of Health will be onsite to administer COVID-19 vaccines. University at Albany basketball players will be on the scene to shoot hoops with kids and give away UAlbany Basketball merchandise.  

Additional community agencies and nonprofit organizations attending include:

Albany Barn • Albany Community Action Partnership • Albany County Crime Victim & Sexual Violence Center • Albany County Department of Health • Albany County District Attorney Outreach Program • Albany Department of Youth and Workforce Development Services •  Albany Fire Department • Albany Housing Authority • Albany Police Department • Baby Institute • Capital District Tobacco Free Coaltion • CDTA • Center for Donation and Transplant • Christ Church of Albany • City School District of Albany Early Childhood Department • Donate For Life • Families Together NYS Youth Empowerment • Fidelis Care • MVP • New York State Fire Prevention • The Red Bookshelf • Seal a Smile • Skidmore College • South End Children’s Café • Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood • The Vegetable Project • Whitney Young Health • Workforce Development Institute • World University Games

The school district and Mohawk Ambulance also will raffle off eight children’s bicycles (courtesy of the Albany County District Attorney Outreach Program) and ten $50 Price Chopper gift cards.

Arbor Hill Elementary is located at 1 Arbor Drive. Parking is available in school parking lot and in parking spaces along the perimeter of the school.