Touch-a-Truck time in Taos
Climb in a big rig, try out a police siren and have fun in a fire truck.
The town of Taos community events staff and the Taos Youth & Family Center invite kids of all ages to celebrate the 19th Annual Town of Taos Touch-A-Truck Saturday, (Aug. 25) at the Taos Youth & Family Center,
407 Paseo del Canon East. The free event runs from 1
All the town’s vehicles will be available for hands-on inspection, exploration and an opportunity to talk to the operators and drivers.
The first 400 children to attend will receive a free swag bag filled with goodies. Event highlights include: Climbing “Rock” Wall sponsored by the Army National Guard Counter Drug Task Force.
Free barbecue and refreshments hosted by Optimist Club of Taos and Lulac.
Free billiards for the day sponsored by 4 Your Entertainment.
Helicopter on hand sponsored by TriState CareFlight (provided there are no emergencies that the crew needs to fly to.)
Other fun and educational booths to explore:
•Create your own “Tart Art” you can eat for free.
•Lift Off – make and test your own stomp rockets sponsored by Twirl Play and Discovery Space Inc.
•Try Drunk Goggles (when worn the participants get a perception of an individual that had been drinking), sponsored by Taos County DWI
•Hockey sponsored by Taos Youth Hockey Association
•Free Play Dough Fun
•Free snow cones sponsored by Centinel Bank of Taos
•Nonpartisan voter registration booth
•Free temporary tattoos
•Special guest McGruff and give-a-ways sponsored by Taos County Crime Stoppers
•Wild Child Cheeks Face and Body Painting $6 - $15 sponsored by Lucid Massage and Art Studio
For more information, call Judy Esquibel at (575)
751-2037 or contact her via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marcus Medina, 6, sits on a motorcycle at the Touch-A-Truck event at the Taos Youth and Family Center in a prior year. This year the event will be held Saturday (Aug. 25).