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Touch A Truck Event Rescheduled

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation have announced the rescheduled date for  year’s “Touch A Truck” event:   Sunday afternoon, November 6  from noon until 5 p.m., in the Lower Loop Parking Lot of the Watchung Reservation. There will also be a quiet hour, from 11 a.m. until noon where children sensitive to noise will be able to enjoy the vehicles on display.

Touch A Truck will coincide with Trailside’s Rock, Gem and Mineral Show.

Admission to the Touch A Truck event is $4 per person, with children 6 years old and under admitted free.

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The Loop Area is located just off Tracy Drive in Mountainside, in between Glenside Avenue and Summit Road. It features a very popular playground area for the kids, and the concession stand will be open. Visitors may also visit the Watchung Stable and the Deserted Village of Feltville/Glenside Park. Also, Lake Surprise is just a short walk where residents can see the new damn.

For more information on Touch A Truck, or any event in the Union County Parks System, visit ucnj.org/parks.

 

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