Junior League ‘Touch-a-Truck’ April 20 at Garden City


The Junior League of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Touch-a-Truck” event, where kids of all ages can climb, explore and discover big rigs from around the state on April 20 at the Garden City Shopping Center in Cranston.

Beginning at 10 a.m., the public is invited to get an up close look at some of the biggest things on wheels. Vehicles from local police and fire departments and a number of local businesses will be available until 2 p.m.

Admission is $5 per child, with children under 2 free. The popular frozen yogurt proprietor Pinkberry will be on hand to sell tasty treats. All proceeds from this popular community event will support the mission of the Junior League of Rhode Island. The rain date is April 27.

The JLRI is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities. The Junior League is a proven training ground for women to become community and civic leaders – learning how to effectively manage a non-profit organization, fundraise and develop meaningful community service programs. Founded in 1921, JLRI has developed more than 16,000 members from Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts who have donated more than 2.2 million hours of service and more than $3 million to assist more than 250 statewide non-profit community partners.


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