4th Annual Touch-A-Truck

Free Admission!

Sunday, June 1, 2014, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Magnuson Park, NE 74th St Entrance

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Touch-A-Truck is an annual fundraiser for the Junior League of Seattle. The event offers children a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types and to meet the people who build, protect and serve the Seattle community. Trucks on display include construction trucks, emergency vehicles, vintage trucks, and more. Children of all ages are invited to creatively explore the trucks with guidance from the respective professionals who explain the equipment and discuss the work they perform with such machinery.
The event also includes activities such as face painting, coloring activities, giveaways, and more! Come and see these exciting vehicles:
  • Semi - Kenworth
  • Fire Truck - Seattle Fire Department
  • Ambulance - American Medical Response
  • Earth movers - Caterpillar
  • Recycling Truck - Recology CleanScapes
  • Bucket Lift - Comcast/Xfinity
  • Homeward Bound Trailer - Gordon Trucking
  • Trolley - MTR Western Trolley
  • Milk delivery truck - Smith Brothers Farms
  • Ambulance - American Red Cross
  • Rapid Ride bus - King County Metro
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • K-9 and Mounted police units - Seattle Police Department
  • Signal Truck - Washington State Department of Transportation
  • Humvee - WA National Guard
  • Drilling rig - Cascade Drilling
Delicious food will be available to purchase from these fine food trucks and carts:
  • Dante's Inferno Hot Dogs
  • The Grilled Cheese Experience
  • Sweet and Savory Pie
  • Whidbey Island Ice Cream
  • Charlie's Buns & Stuff 
 
Directions:
From Interstate 5:
Exit at either N.E. 45th Street (Exit #169) or N.E. 65th Street (Exit #171).
From the N.E. 45th Street exit:
Go east on 45th,past the University of Washington, and down the 45th Street ramp.
Continue east past University Village Shopping Center. Bear left and continue about 2 miles.
You will pass Seattle Children’s Hospital and Sand Point Village/Princeton Avenue.
From I-5 N.E. 65th Street exit:
Head east approximately four miles on 65th (stay on the arterial!) until you have crossed
Sand Point Way N.E. into the N.E. 65th Street entrance to Warren G. Magnuson
Park.
From State Route 520 (SR520): Take the Montlake Boulevard
exit (north) and continue north about 1 mile. Bear to the right as Montlake
Boulevard becomes NE 45th Street, continue past University Village Shopping
Center. Continue east through the NE 45th/Union Bay Place intersection. As the
street bears to the left and north, it then becomes Sand Point Way NE.
Continue on Sand Point Way NE about 2 miles, you will pass Seattle Children’s Hospital
and Sand Point Village/Princeton Avenue.
From Interstate 90 (I-90): Take Interstate 5 north
about and continue about 4.5 miles to Exit #169, NE 45th Street.
At the stoplight, turn right onto NE 45th Street and continue east about 1.5 miles,
passing the University of Washington campus and heading down a steep hill.
At the bottom of the hill, turn left at the stoplight and continue east on NE 45th Street. NE
45th Street will bear left and become Sand Point Way NE. Continue on Sand Point
Way NE about 2 miles, you will pass Seattle Children’s Hospital and Sand Point
Village/Princeton Avenue.

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