Celebrate National Night Out Aug. 6

July 19, 2013

NEW — 2:20 p.m. July 19, 2013

Newcastle will join cities across the country in celebrating the 30th anniversary of National Night Out Aug. 6

The event aims to heighten crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships and send a message to criminals about neighborhoods organized against criminal activity.

National Night Out is celebrated with neighborhood block parties, often visited by local law enforcement.

The Olympus neighborhood will host a block party from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 6, though setup begins at 4:30 p.m. The party will be located at 128th Avenue Southeast near the intersection of Southeast 80th Way. Read more