Have lunch with Renton firefighters

The annual BBQ With the Badges event is June 26

Correction: The body of the article originally incorrectly stated the BBQ event date. We apologize for the error.

Folks can get to know their first responders at the upcoming BBQ With the Badges event.

On June 26 at the Renton Community Center, Renton Regional Fire Authority will join the Renton Police Department and city Recreation and Neighborhoods Division for the annual lunch.

Attendees can enjoy lunch while meeting police officers and firefighters. Activities include visiting the Police K9 unit, pictures with Sparky the Fire Dog, tours of emergency vehicles, trying on first responder gear, spraying the firehouse and more.

According to a press release, space is limited for the event, which goes from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for residents and $15 for nonresidents, and can be purchased on the city of Renton website.

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