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Hop in the Driver’s Seat at Touch-A-Truck on June 17th

Touch-A-Truck, presented by Riverview Health, returns to Grand Park Sports Campus on Friday, June 17th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. New this year will be a sensory-friendly hour from 10 – 11 a.m. with no horns or sirens. This fun event provides children with a free opportunity to climb up in the driver’s seat, honk the horn and experience all the exciting things vehicles and equipment can do!

This year’s vehicles include a ladder truck from Westfield Fire Department, a police cruiser from Westfield Police Department, a ready-mix cement truck, MAT-V and the Westfield Washington Public Library’s Bookmobile. Children can also enjoy bounce houses and a trackless train. There will also be safety gear presentations from the Westfield Fire Department as well as a K9 demonstration from the Westfield Police Department.

Attendees can park in Lot C located at 19000 Grand Park Blvd. Touch-A-Truck takes place on the West side of Lot C towards the fields.

“Touch-a-Truck provides a unique opportunity for our younger community to experience vehicles and operating equipment that they may not be able to get up close to every day,” said Kayla Arnold, Director of Westfield Welcome. “We are excited to bring this event back to Westfield after a two-year hiatus.”

Schedules and event details can be found at westfieldwelcome.com/touch-a-truck.

Westfield Welcome focuses on community engagement and hospitality for residents, businesses and visitors. As a department of the City of Westfield, Westfield Welcome hosts more than 25 annual events and provides hundreds of volunteer opportunities each year.