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Mayor Bowser Presents Truck Touch 2018, Saturday, June 30 at RFK, Lot 7

Friday, June 29, 2018
Free family festival features city vehicles and activities for children of all ages

(Washington, DC) Mayor Muriel Bowser invites the public to attend the 11th annual summer kick-off and citywide “Truck Touch” Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 8 am to 1 pm at RFK Stadium, Lot 7. The event will feature a variety of free activities for kids and adults. A host of DC government agencies will present and demonstrate nearly 30 vehicles used to clean and repair streets, change traffic lights, collect refuse, clear snow, provide emergency services, administer mobile health care, and more.

Coordinated annually by the DC Department of Public Works (DPW), kids are encouraged to climb into trucks and adults invited to test drive various equipment. The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will also provide a range of activities for kids and adults including, tennis, basketball and fitness activities. Free boxed lunches will be provided to kids up to age 18 as part of the DC Free Summer Meals Program.

Who: City Administrator Rashad Young
          DPW Director Chris Shorter

What: 11th Annual Citywide Truck Touch

When: Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 8 am-1 pm

Where: RFK Stadium, Lot 7 (2400 East Capitol Street, SE – vehicles can enter off of Benning Road, NE)