Mike N Willies

We saw a pretty cool event in Brooklyn next weekend that Frites ‘N’ Meats tweeted about – and it’s a fundraiser for a very good cause – public school arts education.

Touch-A-Truck Brooklyn will let kids climb inside, touch and explore the trucks you see everyday, plus a bunch of other cool vehicles.  All proceeds will benefit the arts programs at P.S. 295 – music, dance, drama, and visual arts.

When: Saturday, April 9, 11am – 2pm, rain or shine

Where: PS 295, 18th Street between 6th and 7th Aves in Park Slope, Brooklyn
Subway: R to Prospect Ave; F to 15th St/Prospect Park

Tickets: $5 per person, children under 2 are free

What it is: A chance for Brooklyn kids to encounter working trucks and vehicles they see in everyday life up close and personal.

Website: Shiny Brite (twitter @shinybriteworld)

Hop in the driver’s seat of:

  • FDNY fire truck
  • Ambulance
  • Police car
  • Dump truck
  • Garbage truck
  • Tow Truck
  • The Truck Farm
  • The Treats Truck
  • Airstream trailer
  • Sign-hanging bucket trucks
  • Vintage ice cream truck
  • Vintage cars
  • Fire Safety Education Unit
  • Concrete truck
  • Moving truck
  • The BioBus (sponsored by Target)

And much more!

**NYC food trucks The Treats Truck, Frites & Meats and 2009 Vendy Award Winners Country Boys Tacos will have food available for purchase!**

Country Boys Tacos from the 2009 Vendy Awards