Event, Tillamook Forest Center, Tillamook State Forest

Smokey Bear birthday celebration to be held August 9 at Tillamook Forest Center

The first Smokey Bear poster from the US Forest Service.

TILLAMOOK FOREST - It’s Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday, and the Tillamook Forest Center is celebrating with a special birthday party on Friday, August 9 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. to honor the beloved forest icon. 

Just don’t leave any candles burning unattended in Smokey’s cake, because, after all, only YOU can prevent wildfires.

Featuring cake, prizes, songs and games to celebrate the venerable U.S. Forest Service mascot, there’s even a rumored visit by Smokey himself, though we’re pretty sure it’s the costumed variety, not an actual bear.

Held at the Tillamook Forest Center, the event is one of many taking place this year across the nation . . .

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