The El Centro Police Department along with the city of El Centro invite children in the Imperial Valley to participate in the department's Traffic Safety Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Sears parking lot, 1150 N. Imperial Ave. in El Centro.
Participants are encouraged to bring their helmets, bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards or tricycles.
Children will have the opportunity to be tested in an obstacle course and will get the opportunity to peruse interesting displays from local law enforcement agencies during the event.
Helmets will be provided by the El Centro Optimist Club and the city of El Centro. A parent or guardian must accompany children at all times.
The Traffic Safety Rodeo is also presented by the California Highway Patrol, Imperial County Sheriff's Office, El Centro Fire Department, Naval Air Facility El Centro, KXO Radio, AAA Automobile Club, First Imperial Credit Union, El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro Police Athletic League, U.S. Border Patrol and General Nutrition Center of El Centro.