National Night Out against crime to be held on Tuesday, August 2

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, citizens throughout Kalamazoo are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out 2016: America’s Night Out Against Crime.

This year celebrates the 33rd Annual National Night Out event. On this occasion, residents in neighborhoods throughout Kalamazoo and across the nation are asked to promote police-community partnerships; crime, drug, and violence prevention; safety and neighborhood unity.  Many neighborhoods will be hosting a variety of special events such as block parties, cookouts, and youth activities. Imagine Kalamazoo volunteers will also be at each event speaking with residents about their ideas for Kalamazoo.

Events in the City of Kalamazoo will be hosted by the following neighborhoods:

EASTSIDE- Neighborhood Association, Rockwell Park at the corner Trimble/Humphries from 5-7 PM.

EDISON- Neighborhood Association, 816 Washington from 5:30-6:30 PM.

NORTHSIDE - Neighborhood Association 612 N. Park from 5-7 PM.

VINE – Neighborhood Association, Vine St. at Locust from 5:30-7:30 PM.

MILWOOD - Neighborhood Association Greenwood Reformed Church, 1815 Winton from 6-8 PM.

PARKVIEW HILLS – Parkview Hills Club House from 7-9 PM.

STUART – Neighborhood Association West Main (Westmain/Elm St) Park from 6-8 PM.

DOUGLAS – Neighborhood Association, 6-7pm at 1307 Alamo Avenue.

ARCADIA - Neighborhood Association @ Arcadia Elementary 932 Boswell Ln 6-8 PM

National Night Out is an enjoyable way to promote neighborhood spirit. On August 2nd, 2016, we invite citizens to celebrate with us and their fellow neighbors.

Authority by; Sergeant David Juday

Kalamazoo Public Safety C.O.P.S. Division