Kids can get up close to trucks and vehicles at the FREE Touch a Truck Event scheduled for Saturday, 05/04/13, from 9 am – 12 noon at Shadford Field. Shadford Field is located at 1885 Packard in Ypsilanti and the event will be in the parking lot between Ypsilanti High School and Estabrook Elementary. You can “join” the event on Facebook to get updates on the event.
Confirmed vehicles for this year’s event include:
- cement mixer
- moving truck
- ’58 Dodge pick-up
- backhoe excavator
- AAPD’s SWAT tank
- Sheriff Department’s mounted division
Touch a Truck is a FREE annual event sponsored by Washtenaw County Success by 6 and Great Start Collaborative. I took my kids last year (both girls by the way) and they had a blast! They loved being able to actually touch the vehicles and climb in them.