Junior League of Reading celebrating 17th annual Touch-a-Truck event Saturday

The Junior League of Reading will be hosting, in partnership with The Reading Fightin’ Phils at FirstEnergy Stadium, their 17th Annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sunday, April 21st from 9:30am until 3:00pm!

Touch-a-Truck will allow kids of all ages the opportunity to see, climb in, and explore their favorite trucks and automobiles during this fun, interactive event.

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The event provides the opportunity to learn about over 30+ vehicles related to public works, construction, landscaping, health services, and more. The event will also highlight various vendors in the community selling jewelry and goods, education on various community resources and services, and entertainment on the Fightin’s stage!

This family-friendly event also offers games, music, a bounce house, face painting, and food and beverages for purchase at the Fightins’ concessions stands.

A sensory-friendly hour will be held from 9:30am to 10:30am for those who prefer a quieter environment.

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Tickets are $10 for those 13 years and older, kids 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance at jlreading.org/touch-a-truck/ or you can find our event page by visiting the Junior League of Reading on Facebook.

The support of the Junior League of Reading goes towards many efforts throughout the year, however there signature project is the Young Women’s Summit.

“We are immensely proud of this annual two-weekend program for middle school girls, curated and facilitated by our volunteers. During the Young Women’s Summit, participants learn about connecting with themselves, each other, and their community. Attendees provide service learning projects to several local non-profits including Safe Berks, Animal Rescue League, Mary’s Shelter, Veterans Making a Difference, Opportunity House, and many others. Your support of the Junior League of Reading will help us to continue these efforts and to do even more” said the organization in a press release.

Founded in 1923, The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. is celebrating 100 years as an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. reaches out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. For more information contact The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. via phone at 610-374-9811, email at info@jlreading.org, or website at www.jlreading.org.

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