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Truckyard Touch-A-Truck at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley will welcome families for a day of fun and exploration with its Truckyard Touch-A-Truck event to be held this Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The event, which is being held in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, will benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and give kids the opportunity to get up close and personal with a variety of cars and trucks including police vehicles, fire trucks and construction equipment, as well as meet the first responders, police officers and construction workers who operate them.
Families are encouraged to climb aboard, honk the horn, and snap lots of photos with their favorite vehicle. The event will also feature a variety of on-site entertainment including music, a bounce house, oversized board games and food trucks with bites available for purchase.
Attendees are encouraged to register at Truckyard Touch-A-Truck’s Eventbrite page. The event will be located in the parking lot behind Barnes and Noble.
“Connecticut Children’s is grateful to The Shoppes at Farmington Valley for directing proceeds from their Truckyard event to the Medical Center,” said David Kinahan, President of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation. “We are delighted by this community event and appreciate The Shoppes at Farmington Valley raising awareness of and funds for the unparalleled care provided to children, adolescents and young adults each day at Connecticut Children’s.”
“The Shoppes at Farmington Valley is honored to help raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month through our Truckyard Touch-A-Truck event. Childhood cancer affects all communities, including our own, and we’re proud to help shine a light and raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center”, says Elizabeth Ackerman, General Manager of The Shoppes at Farmington Valley.
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