Touch A Truck
The Town of Taos invites you to join us in celebrating the 21st Annual Town of Taos Touch-A-Truck! The event will take place at the Taos Youth & Family Center located at 407 Paseo del Canon East, on Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. This is a FREE family event!
Come climb into your favorite big rig, police car, fire truck, construction truck and many other vehicles! ALL vehicles will be available for hands-on inspection and exploration, and there will be an opportunity to talk to the operators and drivers!
The first 400 children will receive a free drawstring backpack filled with goodies.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY INCLUDE:
- Common Grounds: A Taos Teen Co-Op & Café hosting the free barbequed hot dogs and refreshments.
- Taos Lions Club providing Tio Vivo Flying Jenny Carousel.
ADDITIONAL FREE ACTIVITIES, GAMES AND FUN BOOTHS INCLUDE:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region providing a general recruitment and informational booth.
- Community Volunteers providing create your own “Tart Art” you can eat, temporary tattoos, an Emergency Rescue and a Magical Mermaid jumbo floor puzzle.
- Figure Skating Club of Taos providing a bean bag toss game, distributing information and give-a-ways.
- Lewis Vending providing billiards for the day.
- LULAC Council 79 providing cotton candy and popcorn give-a-way.
- Millicent Rogers Museum providing free books for kids (limited supply), literacy activities, and give-a-ways.
- New Beginnings Taos providing a carnival game and give-a-ways.
- Paso a Paso Network distributing information and activities.
- Taos Academy State Charter providing Introduction to coding with Ozobots! This is a hands-on activity where children will be able to program the Ozobots using colored markers.
- Taos Alive providing youth engagement.
- Taos County Crime Stoppers distributing information.
- Taos County Democratic Party providing give-a-ways.
- Taos County DWI/Teen Court providing alcohol and drug awareness, give-a-ways and Fatal Vision Googles (when worn the participants get a perception of an individual that has been drinking)
- Taos Dance Booster providing face painting and sidewalk chalk art.
- Taos Youth Hockey Association providing registration, Q & A, equipment, jersey collection, and Try Hockey.
- Taos Mountain Bike Association providing free stickers, mountain biking videos on a laptop, and a raffle for six (6) Taos Mountain Bike Association T-shirts.
- Twirl providing an activity, raffle, and information distribution.
- Valencia Community Action Network (VCAN) distributing information to voters. This is a non-lobbying and nonpartisan group.
- Victoria Gallegos- Abeyta Realty providing an informational booth, listings with business cards, and a foam building block game.
- Vista Grande High School providing an informational booth, community needs assessment and give-a-ways.
BE SURE TO MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022, AND BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY TO THIS FUN – FREE – COMMUNITY EVENT CREATED FOR YOU AND YOUR KIDS!
Sponsored by: Local Truck Drivers and First Responders, Taos Dance Booster, Common Grounds: A Taos Teen Co-Op & Cafe, and Town of Taos
For more information: Judy Esquibel at 575-751-2037 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit us at www.TaosGov.com or Town of Taos Events Facebook.