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Explore & More's fifth annual 'Touch-A-Truck' expected to draw thousands

by jmaloni

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Mon, May 12th 2014 09:15 am

Explore & More once again invites children and families to put their imaginations in gear and go to the fifth annual "Touch-A-Truck." On Sunday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can climb in, on and around 40 construction trucks, emergency vehicles, cars and specialty vehicles - including a limousine, a Zamboni and a trolley - in the parking lot of Explore & More.

Families can also enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, such as derby car making and racing cars, visits from Sabretooth, WNED's "Clifford the Big Red Dog" and the NOCO Frog, imagination playground, a cupcake decorating tent to celebrate Explore & More's 20th anniversary, a bounce house and more.

Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/touch-a-truck-tickets-11203914209 or at the museum. Tickets also will be available the day of the event. The cost is $5 per person, as this is the museum's annual family fundraiser. Admission includes all activities, except the cupcake decorating, which will be offered for a nominal fee, and lunch, which will be available to purchase.

Explore & More's programs and operations continue to benefit from the generosity of the Western New York community. This year's Touch-A-Truck sponsors include:

Celebrating its 20th year in operation, Explore & More Children's Museum aims to provide an environment for creative play and learning through hands-on exhibits, activities and programs that inspire creativity, curiosity and imagination.

Explore & More Children's Museum is currently located at 300 Gleed Ave., East Aurora. It's slated to move to Canalside on the Buffalo waterfront in 2016. For more information, visit www.exploreandmore.org or call 716-655-5131.

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