Upcoming Events – Kentucky Derby Party and Touch-A-Truck!

The Junior League of Seattle invites you to don your best derby attire and come out for a day at the races on May 5, 2012, for our 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Party!

May 5, 2012
10:30am – 4pm
Emerald Downs
Ticket: $65

Start the day at re:public including complementary brunch, drink specials, live entertainment & a professional photographer to capture your derby best. Buses leave promptly at 11:45am for Emerald Downs. Enjoy mint juleps on the way to set the mood for some great races. The buses depart Emerald Downs at 4 pm to return to re:public for an after party you won’t want to miss! All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Seattle.

The Junior League of Seattle presents Touch-A-Truck: an event offering children a hands-on opportunity to explore heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve the Greater Seattle community.

Vehicles on display may include construction trucks, utility vehicles, emergency responders, tractor-trailers, buses, and monster trucks. Children of all ages are allowed to creatively explore the trucks of all sizes with guidance from the respective professionals who explain the equipment and discuss the work they accomplish with such machinery. The event also includes activities such as food vendors, games, crafts, and other local vendors.

Touch-A-Truck
June 3rd, 2012
10:0 am – 1:00pm
Magnuson Park
7400 Sandpoint Way NE, located off the 65th street entrance

The community-at-large is invited to attend. Our event is free, but donations to the Junior League of Seattle are encouraged. If you are interested in being a part of Touch-A-Truck or interested in being a sponsor, please contact Kate King at katepking@gmail.com .

Also, if any Junior League of Seattle member has one of the following we could borrow for the event, please e-mail Bridget Laneuville at bridget.laneuville@gmail.com .

1) a popcorn machine
2) a cotton candy maker
3) small folding card tables
4) pop-up tents/ tailgate tents

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