I took my son to this a couple of years ago and we had a blast. Well worth a trip out.
The Lansing Police Department, North Precinct, in collaboration with the
Police Athletic League and the HOPE Scholars program, are sponsoring a
free Touch-a-Truck Day at the North Precinct, 740 May Street, on Saturday,
June 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be trucks from many
different disciplines, including Semi-Trailer Trucks, Fire Engines, Police
Vehicles, a CATA bus, an ambulance, a bucket truck, some Army vehicles and
trash vehicles, as well as a cement truck and a wrecker. There will be
hot dogs and chips, face painting, balloons, music, and other activities
that may draw a group of children from elementary through high school.
This will be a family affair for anyone in the mid-Michigan area. Many
young people don?t see themselves as candidates for professions such as
teaching, computer programming, or other typical office jobs. This would
give them a glimpse of other rewarding, high paying and challenging types