Annual Smokey Bear Parade set for July 20
 
By Lieutenant Christopher Koretski
July 14, 2017
 

The annual Karl Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade is scheduled for Thursday, July 20 at 5:00 PM. This event is sponsored by our neighbors at the Dunn's Corners Fire Department and its members. It is a great family event with fire prevention related goodies given out to the kids at all the stops and of course plenty of photo opportunities with Smokey Bear. Hundreds of children and families enjoy the parade each year. Come on out and help celebrate your local volunteer Fire Departments and EMS services.

The parade will kick off sharply at 5:00 PM from Dunn's Corners Fire Department Station #1 on Langworthy Road. Residents from all towns are invited to join us on the parade route. The parade will be stopping for approximately 10 minutes at each of the designated stops.

Stops:
Charlestown Beach Parking Lot (approximately 5:45pm)
Weekapaug at Knowles/Weekapaug Rd (approximately 6:30pm)
Misquamicut Fire Dept on Crandall Ave (approximately 7:15pm)
Watch Hill on Bay St (approximately 7:30pm)

Parade Route:
South on Post Rd to Old Post Rd
North on Post Rd into Charlestown to Old Post Rd to
West Beach Road to East Beach Road to Old Post Rd to
Matunuck Schoolhouse Rd to Charlestown Beach Rd (Stop)-exit same route
Post Rd South to Shore Rd to Noyes Neck Rd to Knowles Ave (Weekapaug, Stop)
Atlantic Ave to Crandall Ave (Stop)
Shore Rd to Watch Hill Rd to Bay St (Final Stop)
Return to Dunn's Corners Fire Department via Shore Rd.

Special Thanks to DCFD for the info and for sponsoring the parader again this year. We hope to see you along the route! Don't worry you will hear us coming!!