Residents and business owners are encouraged to spend the evening getting out of the house and meeting their neighbors for National Night Out. Police officers and community leaders also will make the rounds to chat with residents.
The nationwide event happens the first Tuesday of every August and is sponsored by the non-profit organization National Association of Town Watch. It raises safety awareness and gives residents the opportunity to get better acquainted with the officers who patrol their neighborhoods.
Everyone is welcome to attend the family friendly events at the following locations:
- Arlington Forest Ice Cream Social — 200 block of N. Gavelston Street, 7:30 p.m. – TBD
- Barcroft Ice Cream Social — Community House at 800 S. Buchanan Street, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
- Fairlington — 3001 S. Abingdon Street, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
- Douglas Park — S. 12th Street & S. Irving Street, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
- Park Glen Condominium — behind the community center on S. Arlington Mill Drive, 5:00 p.m. – TBD
- Columbia Knoll Condominiums — 5111 S. 8th Road, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
- 6207 N. 31st Street — 6:30 p.m. – TBD