18th Annual Santa Monica Festival, May 9, 10am-6pm, free, Clover Park, 2600 Ocean Park Blvd., santa-monica.org/events/santamonicafestival.htm.Summer must be right around the corner when the Santa Monica Festival comes to Clover Park. This year’s theme is “Revel With A Cause.” There will be the regular environmental exhibits, arts and crafts projects, music and performance, and food vendors purveying everything from tamales to African rice dishes.Fire Service Day, May 9, 1-3pm, free, Fire Station #1, 1444 7th St., Fire Station #2, 222 Hollister Ave., Fire Station #3, 1302 19th St., Fire Station #5, 2450 Ashland Ave., 310.458.8761.This one’s irresistible for the kids. Four Santa Monica Fire Stations will hold open houses, which means that kids and adults alike can take tours of the stations. Maybe a really good kiddie will be allowed to climb aboard a real fire truck.
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