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Press Releases / 2006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2006

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

12th ANNUAL FDNY FAMILY WEEEKEND CELEBRATION AT THE INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

The New York City Fire Department will hold its 12th annual FDNY Family Weekend on Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16, from 1:00 to 4:00PM, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

The event kicks off on Saturday with a fireboat water display by Marine Company 1. Other activities will include an FDNY rescue demonstration, bunker gear try-on contest and a chance for visitors to board an aircraft carrier and missile submarine. There will also be a free tour of the Concorde.

On Saturday, spectators will have an opportunity to enjoy music from the FDNY member band “G-String”. The band will play popular tunes from artists such as Bruce Springsteen and the Beach Boys.

WHO:

FDNY members, family and friends

WHAT:

FDNY Family Weekend

WHERE:

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, West 46th Street and 12th Avenue, Manhattan

WHEN:

Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16, 2006, 1:00 – 4:00 PM

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Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon / Desta White, FDNY (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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