Graphic. Truck with words "Touch-a-truck' on the bed. Words "Shanklin Park, Saturday, May 18, and 10 am-12 pm" at the bottom. A line of vehicles below.

The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Shanklin Park, 411 W. Plymouth Ave., in Goshen.

This hands-on event will provide kids with the opportunity to see, touch and explore their favorite big trucks, heavy equipment and emergency vehicles, as well as interact with the community support leaders who operate them. Vehicle types will include those for public service, emergency, utility, construction and more.

The event will feature vehicles from the City of Goshen Police, Fire, Street and Aviation Departments as well as vehicles from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Goshen Community Schools, AG Trucking, Greenmark, Nipsco, Ozinga, Kibby Excavating and Thompson’s Towing.

The Parks Department encourages the public to come learn about the various vehicles and how they benefit our community.