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National Night Out coming soon

 

July 23, 2013



On Tuesday, August 6, the Lake Stevens Family Center will host the annual National Night Out Against Crime event.

From 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m ., Main Street and North Cove Park in downtown Lake Stevens will be the center of all the action.

Participants will enjoy a free dinner and snacks, a wide variety of children’s activities including Team Fitness’s bouncy house, face painting by the Lake Church and Laser tag by Cedar Springs Camp.

The famous DJ Bob will be the MC with music and karaoke. Last Call band will be performing your favorite hits. The fourth annual “Guns and Hoses” showdown between our Police and Fire Departments along with a new opportunity for you to donate school supplies to The Lake Stevens Family Center for the “Pack the Sack” competition.

You can become a local hero by choosing your favorite responder during NNO and see who can raise the most school supplies for the Lake Stevens Family Center who help local kids going back to school.

A host of community resource booths will be available to visit as well as emergency vehicles, race cars, Harleys, and Search and Rescue vehicles to tour!

The entire event is FREE!

National Night Out Against Crime is an event held in 11,000 communities in all 50 states and abroad. Its purpose is to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local anti-crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships and send a clear message that our community is organized to resist negative influences and criminal activity.

Major contributors to this event include City of Lake Stevens, Lake Stevens Police Department, Lake Stevens Fire Department, Foster Press for the posters, DJ Bob, Kiwanis and Hawkeyes for providing free hot dogs, Walgreen for supplying the water and Last Call band that will be performing on the stage by the Lake for the entire evening and many others for their food and interactive booths.

Volunteers are welcome and needed! Please contact Kirsten Mueller at 425-397-7433 for information on how you can help on National Night Out!

 

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