2019 Conejo Recreation & Park District "Touch-a-Truck" Event on Saturday, June 15th

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One of the most popular children's events in the area is the Annual Conejo Recreation & Park District's Touch-a-Truck event in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, June 15, 2019 (day before Father's Day) from 10am to 2pm.

Dozens and dozens of trucks and large vehicles of all shapes and sizes, all at Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 North Moorpark Road, near Thousand Oaks High School. This is a hugely popular event! Parking at the park fills up quickly, so be prepared to park at the T.O. High School parking lot south of the tennis courts and football field (corner of Moorpark Road and Avenida de Las Flores) and walk a block north up Moorpark Road.

See a garbage truck, Army truck, stretch limousine, tractor, excavator, dump truck, school bus, fire engine, ambulance, police van, monster truck, bulldozer, police cruiser, motorcycle, you name it. Too many to mention and your kids can check them out first-hand. They let your kids honk the horns, kick the tires, work the controls, blare the sirens, etc. In other words, bring aspirin!

NOTE: According to CRPD, there will NOT be a helicopter landing this year due to soccer field refurbishment.

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There are numerous other activities, including kids construction play area, power wheel course, arts and crafts, wash-a-truck, jolly jumps, and a motorized train ride and refreshments for sale! Throughout the event you will find live truck demonstrations to consist of water balloons being dropped from the cherry picker, beach balls being unloaded from the dump truck, and even a helicopter landing!

Free admission! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the Conejo Recreation and Park District for more information at 805.381.2793 or visit www.crpd.org.

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Touch-A-Truck Event Planned at Malibu Public Library on Saturday, January 26. 2019

The City of Malibu, Parks & Recreation Department and the Malibu Library proudly present Touch-A-Truck on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10am to noon at the Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road. A special event where children can see, touch, explore and honk the horns of their favorite trucks and emergency vehicles serving the Malibu community. All ages welcome! Event will include construction trucks, emergency vehicles, story time, art activity, a food truck and more. Visit www.malibucity.org or call 310.456.2489 for more information.

Simi Valley Police Foundation Touch-A-Truck Family Event on December 8, 2018

On Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Simi Valley Police Foundation is sponsoring its annual Touch-A-Truck Family Event at 2929 Tapo Canyon (in front of Simi Valley City Hall). This unique event gives kids young and old a rare opportunity to touch, climb, learn about and explore a variety of large trucks, construction equipment vehicles, police and fire vehicles and meet some of the people who operate them.

Admission is free! In lieu of admission fees the Police Foundation is asking visitors to bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated to the Salvation Army for distribution at the Salvation Army/Simi Valley PD Toy Drive that assists families in Simi Valley. svpf.org/event/2018-touch-a-truck-event

Giveaways will be offered to those who attend and parents can have their children fingerprinted for free by crime prevention experts as part of a missing children prevention kit.

For more information about the Simi Valley Police Foundation, Foundation events and donation opportunities, please visit www.svpf.org or call 855-4-SVPF-00  

American Truck Show Circuit at Ventura County Fairgrounds October 19-21, 2018

Join us beachfront as the American Truck Show Circuit makes the final stop of its national series at Ventura County Fairgrounds, October 19-21, 2018. Enjoy the coastal breeze and epic ocean view as you walk the event lot and check out some of the nation's finest custom semi trucks. Competitors will receive tickets to a catered dinner for two, surf camp pass, and take home gift bags. Our family friendly event will feature a People’s Choice Contest, music, food, and a “Fun Zone” with interactive inflatables, face painting and sweet treats. For competitor pre-registration, location information, accommodations, and a schedule of events, visit www.atsc.world/ventura. Spectators are free.

Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W HARBOR BLVD, VENTURA

10/19 - FRIDAY - 2PM-11PM
10/20 - SATURDAY - 9AM-11PM
10/21 - SUNDAY - 9AM-1PM