Touch a Truck December 14 for Toys for Tots

Touch-a-Truck-2012Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring their favorite big rigs at “Touch a Truck,” an event benefiting Toys for Tots. Attendees can explore police cars, fire trucks, snow plows, emergency vehicles, and more. Plus, there will music, free refreshments and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus!

Valpo Parks, along with Dunes Leathernecks Detachment Marine Corps League and Toys for Tots, are proud to host the third annual Touch a Truck toy drive for the traditional holiday gift-gathering charity. Those that donate a new unwrapped toy or make a monetary donation to Toys for Tots will be entered for a chance to win a prize!

This great family event will be held Saturday, December 14, 2013; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso. There is no admission charge. Please bring a new unwrapped toy, for any age, to donate to our local Toys for Tots Chapter. Monetary donations will also be accepted.

If you are unable to attend this great event, Toys for Tots donations will be accepted through December 20th at the Parks Administration Office located at 3210 N. Campbell Street in Valparaiso. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information contact the Valparaiso Park Department at 219-462-5144 or visit or