Pennsylvania

Tournament of Roses Parade

Pasadena, CA

Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses Parade has produced America’s New Year Celebration, bringing the traditions of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game to Pasadena and the world for nearly 130 years. This year, Smokey and his friends at the National Association of State Foresters, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Ad Council will…

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Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge

(Social-Media-Based Series of Events, Available Nationally) The Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge is a nationwide, social-media-based project aimed at getting as many people as possible across the country to hold up or pose with a banner (supplied by the challenge organizer) wishing Smokey Bear a Happy 75th Birthday. All the photos submitted for the SBBBC…

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Smokey Bear and the Art of Rudy Wendelin Exhibit

Reading, PA

The listed accomplishments of self-taught artist Rudy Wendelin could fill many pages. He was an illustrator, cartoonist, stamp designer, watercolor painter, sculptor, and aspiring architect. From May 18 to August 29, 2019, the Smokey Bear and the Art of Rudy Wendelin exhibit will be hosted by the Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania. Wendelin's daughter Elizabeth will accompany the…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party!

Lewistown, PA

Celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday! Listen to Smokey Bear's story while we wait to meet Smokey Bear and touch the local fire department's fire truck! Children of all ages welcome! But they must be accompanied by an adult. Grown-ups: bring your camera for great photo opportunities.

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Smokey Bear GeoTour

To celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th birthday, the Mid-Atlantic Fire Compact is hiding 75 geocaches across the seven Mid-Atlantic states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Special rewards will go to those who (1) are the first to find each geocache, (2) find all the geocaches in a given state, and (3)…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party - Kishacoquillas Branch Library

Belleville, PA

Celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday at the Kishacoquillas Branch Library! Listen to Smokey Bear's story while we wait for Smokey Bear and local fire department to arrive for the opportunity to meet Smokey and touch a fire truck. Children of all ages welcome! *Must be accompanied by an adult. Grown-ups bring your camera for great…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration at RPM

Reading, PA

It’s the 75th Birthday of Smokey Bear and The Museum is going to celebrate with a special cake and mini cupcakes by The Well Dressed Cake. Hear a special presentation from Rudy Wendelin’s daughter, Elizabeth, at 1 p.m. in the Auditorium. Activities and a special Smokey Bear coloring contest of coloring pages designed by the…

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