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LEWISTON-The New York Power Authority will host a family safety fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Power Vista, the visitors center at the Niagara Power Project, 5777 Lewiston Road.

The event will feature a Lego building contest for a safety-related object, such as a fire truck, construction site, patrol boat or medical helicopter. An Ideal Builders Lego Club member will judge all entries, with winners being announced at 3 p.m. The first-place winner will receive a 24-inch bicycle, with safety-related prizes for second and third place.

The first 350 children will receive a free anti-bullying wrist band.

Free safety identification packets from the New York Masons will be available, including a personalized compact disc with a digital photograph, fingerprints and other vital information that law enforcement can use in the search for a missing loved one.

The State Police will operate a distracted driving simulator; Lewiston Police and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department will conduct child car seat safety checks; the Niagara Falls Fire Department will discuss fire safety; and the State Parks Police, Niagara Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Niagara University Border Community Service will also be on hand.

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