Touch A Truck event held at Service Credit Union Heritage Park

BERLIN — Kids can climb, honk, play, and pretend they’re driving the big rigs at Touch A Truck, an annual favorite taking place this year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Service Credit Union Heritage Park in Berlin.

Presented by MOMS of Lancaster, the event will feature all kinds of fire trucks, police and EMS vehicles, a school bus, bucket loader and N.H. Marine Patrol boat, the Berlin Police Department’s BearCat, and a demonstration by the N.H. State Police K-9 unit. MOMs will have an ATV display and offer kids’ demo rides for children under age six. A bounce house, food concessions, a Child ID kit station and children’s activities round out the day.

Admission costs $6 per adult and $3 for children ages 2-12, and is free for kids under two, with all proceeds to benefit the Child Advocacy Center of Coos County. Additional sponsors are Abbott Rental and Party Store in Littleton, North Country Ford in Lancaster, The News and Sentinel in Colebrook, and Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England in Gorham.

The Child Advocacy Center of Coos County, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a member of the Granite State Children’s Alliance. Child Advocacy Centers around the nation coordinate a team approach to investigating and prosecuting child abuse cases, and providing services to victims and their families.

For more information go to cac-nh.org/coos. Questions about child abuse and prevention may be obtained by contacting the CAC office in Groveton, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (603) 636-1999.