Archived News Release from 2009
For Immediate Release
Redwood City and Redwood City Police Department Invite Community to the 2009 National Night Out Celebration!
Redwood City, CA - July 30, 2009 - Redwood City is planning a great, fun National Night Out event – and the entire community is invited to join family, friends, and neighbors at 4 pm on August 4 at Courthouse Square.
National Night Out is America's Night Out Against Crime - a unique nationwide crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). It’s designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Tuesday, August 4th
4 – 8 pm (including our Dancing on the Square event!)
Courthouse Square in Downtown Redwood City
The entire family will enjoy experiencing these activities:
DJ & giveaways from 4 - 6pm
Free Fingerprinting for Children
Neighborhood Watch Materials
Disaster Preparedness Info
Live Police K-9 Demonstrations at 4:30pm
Drawings for a Free Car Seat
Photo Opportunities with Crime Fighting McGruff (bring your camera)
Blood Centers of the Pacific Blood Drive
Police & Fire Vehicle Display
Redwood City Library Activity
Hot dogs, tri-tip sandwiches, pasta and more for sale
Arts and crafts fun by Target
Zumba & Hip Hop Dancing Demo from Community Street Jams from 5:15 - 5:45pm
Other fun games and activities
Live Music & Country Western Dancing Lessons from 6 - 8pm
More information on Redwood City’s National Night Out event is available by calling (650) 780-5905. Thanks to Redwood City’s partners in National Night Out: Blood Centers of the Pacific, Redwood City Target, and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
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Neighborhood Liaison Coordinator