Bel Air To Celebrate National Night Out
National Night Out is Aug. 7.
Across the nation neighborhoods are showing solidarity against crime while building a sense of community during National Night Out tonight, Aug. 7.
Participating in the event is simple. Turn on your porch light from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. and step outside to visit with your neighbors.
The idea behind the event is for neighbors to "[c]ommit to looking out for one another in the upcoming year," and make a difference in crime, according to a release from the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
In honor of the day, Maryland State Police are teaming up with Target to offer activities and information to the community.
From 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7, Target team members and troopers from the Bel Air Barrack will host National Night Out festivities at the Target located at 403 Constant Friendship Boulevard in Abingdon.
- Trooper 1 (Maryland State Police Helicopter): from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
- Maryland State Police Motorcycle Unit
- Vintage Maryland State Police patrol cars
- Child fingerprinting
- Seatbelt Convincer
- Raffle of Back to School supplies and Target Gift cards
- Free snacks and drinks
- Live music
- Bike safety information
- Dunk booth
Will you join your neighbors in standing against crime and illuminating the night? Leave a comment.