National Night Out August 7th is an opportunity to get out and meet your neighbors. Check with your local HOA or neighborhood association to see if there are events in your community. If there is not one consider reaching out to Metro for assistance with planning one for next year.
Commission District D:
The Clark County Commission District D Office will host a National Night Out event at Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 N. Walnut Road (89115) from 5 to 8:30 p.m. The evening will feature a variety of activities for the entire family. This event is being held in partnership with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. For more information, call (702) 828-3340.
Palos Verdes Community Project
Where: Albert Street cul-de-sac and Palos Verdes
When: 6 – 8 p.m.
What: There will be carnival-type games for all the kids with information provided about crime prevention.
Rex Bell Elementary School
Where: 2900 Wilmington Way
When: 6 p.m.
What: LVMPD will bring information to neighbors about National Night Out in conjunction with a Back to School Fair.
Desert Breeze Park
Where: 8425 W. Spring Mountain Road
When: 6 – 8:30 p.m.
What: LVMPD will host an event with 15 booths set up by community businesses providing safety and health information, 20-30 vendors giving away free food and drinks. SWAT will also be there.
Where: 6605 Las Vegas Blvd South
When: 5 – 9 p.m.
What: LVMPD and the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) at Town Square will host an event that includes kids fingerprinting, a meeting with Smokey the Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog. Also, SWAT, the Clark County Fire Department fire house, the K-9 Unit, LVMPD Mounted Units will be there.
There will be more than 30 National Night Out events in Las Vegas this year. However, in keeping with the philosophy of National Night Out, many of these events are for neighborhood residents only. For neighbors-only National Night Out locations contact the crime prevention specialist at your local area command. For more information visit www.nationalnightout.org.