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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER, SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION AND APPRECIATION OF ANTIQUE MOTOR FIRE APPARATUS IN AMERICA

2013 Calendar of Events

(Unless specifically indicated as a CFE activity,
events listed are not sponsored or endorsed by CFE or SPAAMFAA.)

For a comprehensive nationwide listing of musters, parades, and other fire service related special events, check out Anita Ford's Best on the Web

Our regular CFE Meetings include a raffle of items related to our hobby. We've had everything from patches and ball caps to a surplus fire hydrant in the raffle. If you have items you can donate to the raffle, just bring them).

May 10 (Saturday) - CFE Board and General Meeting (Mission Viejo, CA)THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE
We have been invited by the California Fire Museum to have our meeting at the CFM shop facility in Mission Viejo which is on property of the Santa Margarita Water District, on Water Tank Road. This on Felipe Rd just past La Paz Rd. From the 5 Fwy. take La Paz Rd. east all the way to the end. Turn right on Filipe Rd., (left is Olympiad) Rd. A couple hundred feet south on Filipe, look for a fenced gated driveway on the left, go up hill through gate to top, building is on the right. You can also take Oso Pkwy off the 5 Fwy go east to Felipe Rd, left on Felipe about a mile past ball parks, driveway is on your right, just past the small green La Paz Rd sign on the right. After the baord meeting we will have a chance to look at the fire rigs and some of the fire memoribilia of the CFM stored at this facility. The CFM folks will also be providing a BBQ lunch, so if you plan to come please RSVP so we can get an estimated count for lunch. Contact Don Beckwith at 909-936-0818 (cell) or arffcoach@msn.com.
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATETHIS

May 17th (Saturday) – Fire Memories Museum Antique Fire Memorabilia Sale (Banning, CA)
Vendors @ 6 am; Open to public: 8 am - 2pm, at the Fire Memories Museum, 5261 W. Wilson St., Banning, CA. Lunch for sale at the museum. The museum will have over 500 fire helmets for sale and over 500 toy fire trucks for sale. Vendor and dealer spaces available - contact Brad Hammer (760) 578-7848.

May 25 (Sunday) Redlands Firefighters 18th Annual Car Show (Redlands, CA)
8am to 3pm, with a pancake breakfast served from 7am to 10am. Show your car, truck, cycle or special interest vehicle on historic State Street in downtown Redlands. Modern and antique fire apparatus displays, food and refreshments, drawings for prizes, dash plaques for participating vehicles. Directions for participants: From eastbound I-10 take the Orange/Eureka St. exit and turn right at the bottom of the ramp. Go to Brookside Avenue and turn left, then go to 9th street and turn left and then proceed as directed by parking attendants. From westbound I-10, take the Cypress offramp and proceed straight ahead to Citrus and turn left. Take Citrus to 9th street, turn right. For more info go to http://www.local1354.org/ or http://www.redlandsfirefighterscarshow.com

June 21 (Saturday) – American Heroes Air Show (Lake View Terrace, CA)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Hansen Dam Sports Complex, 11480 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace, CA (Take I-5 or I-210 to Osborne exits). After being cancelled in 2013, this year the event is back. Features helicopter displays and demonstrations by local, county, state and federal law enforcement and fire departments, as well as private EMS and media agencies. Fire apparatus display. Also an Emergency Preparedness Fair - resources, information, products & services to help families and businesses plan for, react to and recover from natural disasters and emergencies. For more info, contact Jim Paules at 818-631-8132 or Jim@Heroes-Airshow.com or visit: http://www.heroes-airshow.com/losangeles.

June 25th - 28th (Wednesday - Saturday) – 2014 SPAAMFAA National Summer Convention & Muster (Columbus, OH)
The host hotel is the Columbus Marriott, Airport location. Tours: Air Force Museum in Dayton, Sutphen Fire Engine Company, Central Ohio Fire Museum. The world famous Columbus Zoo. A lunch stop will be the famous Der Dutchmen buffet. Seminars: Fire Apparatus from Prospect, Fire Collectors Round Table (representatives from: S.P.A.A.M.F.A.A., I.F.B.A., Fire Museum Network, National Fire Heritage Center). Muster: Saturday at the Ohio Fire Academy in Reynoldsburg, OH. Banquet: Saturday evening. More more information, please visit http://www.spaamfaa.org.

September 27th (Saturday) – 15th Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Car and Truck Show (Costa Mesa, CA)

Public show hours are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. Rigs need to arrive by 7:00 am. Orange County Fairgrounds. Over 3,500 hot rods, classics, trucks, etc. are part of this one day charity event for finding a cure for prostate cancer. There will be spaces for fire apparatus and there will also be a flag raising ceremony with CFE fire apparatus at the start of the event. Many classic and antique cars and trucks on display. Cruising all day. Vendors and displays. All proceeds to benefit City of Hope Prostate Cancer Program. Contact Don Croucher if you can display your rig, at 949-493-8718 or crowncoach@aol.com, or visit http://www.cruisinforacure.com for more information.

Last Update: 2014-05-08