It is no surprise that kids love trucks and an annual event in Gloucester County near Central New Jersey takes advantage of this interest to teach and educate families and children. The event is known as the Touch-A-Truck and More and will be running for the fourth consecutive year, but this time with new features to help to
Touch-A-Truck and More will take place on August 12th at the Gloucester County 4-H Fair Grounds which are located at 275 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77), Mullica Hill. It runs from ten in the morning until three in the afternoon and will occur during rain or shine. The event charges by the carload and it costs $5 per car, so be sure to pack the kids in tight.
At the event there will be games, educational tables, children’s events, and even a petting zoo. Children’s games and events include bubble balls that children can interact with, face painting options, craft tables, magicians to play with children, and various art activities to teach and entertain. Of course, there will also be a wide range of trucks and other vehicles that children can climb on and explore. Include in the mix are trucks, firetrucks, and even race cars. Monster trucks, big rigs, and tow trucks will all be part of the exhibition. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase at the site.
Home Depot will be partially sponsoring the event and will have craft tables set up to teach children and, of course, to interact with parents as well.
The proceeds from the event will go to the Heart of South Jersey an organization that provides life skills and assistance to those in need.
Touch-a-Truck has proved to be a lasting institution in Gloucester County and will provide a great, affordable, and educational opportunity for the entire community.