NORTHERN CALIFORNIA -Communities and local law enforcement are coming together to celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 6.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood relationships, more welcoming places to live.
Communities celebrate this night by hosting block parties, BBQ's, ice cream socials and various community events with visits from Chico Police Personnel.
The City of Chico Parks Division will also be hosting National Night Out from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Caper Acres in Bidwell Park on Aug. 6, 2019.
The Chico Target Department store will be hosting games, hot dogs, appearances by a Chico Police K-9 Unit Chico Police VIPS, and Chico Fire and Rescue.
The Red Bluff Police Department will host National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Forward Park.
There will be food vendors, K9 demonstrations, safety awareness booths, entertainment and more.
City of Shasta Lake
Local law enforcement is putting together National Night Out in the city of Shasta Lake on Aug. 6 at Claire Engle Park (1525 Median Ave.)
There will be free hot dogs, chips and drinks as well as a watermelon eating contest. There will also be a K9 demo, McGruff the crime prevention dog, free child ID fingerprinting, balloons and prizes for kids. Law enforcement officers will put together crime prevention tips and community safety information.
For those planning a National Night Out event for a neighborhood, and are looking for a visit from public safety personnel, call 530-897-5812 to register the event.
- Bridge Coffee Company – 101 Clark Ave. Yuba City
- City Hall (front lawn area) – 1201 Civic Center Blvd. Yuba City
- Richland Housing Community – Miles Ave. (off of Garden Hwy)
- Mahal Plaza – 1719 Franklin Ave. Yuba City
Community members can join local law enforcement at Manuel Vierra Park located on Washington Street in Gridley.