National Night Out 2010

Like last year, City’s Neighborhood Watch groups will mark August 2nd at various the annual National Night Out (NNO) event.

NNO is a community-police partnership that provides a unique opportunity for residents to increase awareness about crime prevention and safety, get to know their neighbors, and meet local law enforcement and other public safety officers with the goal of preventing crime and drug activities in their neighborhoods.

The main city-wide NNO event will happen at the College Park Aviation Museum from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD. The event will feature FREE light refreshments, self-guided tours of the museum, visits by police from local agencies, a Police helicopter and fire department equipment. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet City of College Park elected officials, residents, and community leaders. Several neighborhoods will also have NNO observances that same evening.

Here is a list of events by various neighborhood groups:
Berwyn: 7:00 p.m. – Meet in the Park Pavilion for a Neighborhood Walk followed by an Ice cream social.
Cherry Hill: 7:00-8:30 p.m. – Meet & Greet in the Cherry Hill Neighborhood Park on Kiernan Road. Desserts & beverages will be served.
College Park Woods: 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Meet & Greet in the CPW Neighborhood Park for community members, law enforcement officers and elected officials. Desserts & beverages will be served.
Lakeland: Meet at the Lakeland Community Park at 6:00 p.m. for food and fellowship then join the citywide event at 7:15 p.m. At about 8:45 p.m. walk the Lakeland Community with flashlights to Adams Park for a community gathering followed by swimming. In addition to learning about crime prevention and public safety in College Park, and meeting your neighbors, community leaders, and law enforcement officers, all residents are asked to turn on their porch or lamp-post lights from dusk to midnight on August 2,