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National Night Out - Calendar of Activities

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The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from 9,500 communities from all 50 states, US territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. Below are activities scheduled in Washington, DC for Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

National Night Out is 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.


First District Activities 

Description: Crime Prevention Information, meet your local law enforcement agencies, entertainment, food and fun.

Location: Anacostia River Walk Trail / 300 P Street, SW
Time: 5-9 pm
Contact: Carolyn L. Smith, carolynL.smith@dc.gov, (202) 299-3374

Asian LIaison Unit 

Description: Crime Prevention Information, meet your local law enforcement agencies, entertainment, food and fun.

Location: 616  H Streetm, NW, Suite #201
Time: 4-6 pm


Second District Activities

Description: The Second District will have a meet and greet with the Commander of the Second District, crime prevention information, FBI fingerprinting children, Homeland Security Emergency Management Unit, GW trauma Unit, the game truck, moonbounce, giveaways, and refreshments.

Time: 5-7 pm
Location: Second District Police Station / 3320 Idaho Avenue, NW
Contact: Officer Rhonda Hardy, rhonda.hardy@dc.gov, (202) 270-2286


Third District Activities

Description: The event will have information tables as well as games, prizes, food and drink..

Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Bruce Monroe Park / 3000 Georgia Avenue, NW
Contact: Marco Santiago, marco.santiago@dc.gov, (202) 671-6604


Latino Liaison Unit Activities

DescriptionCome out on Tuesday, August 5 for an Open House at the Latino Liaison Unit.

Time: 6-9 pm
Location: 18th Street and Columbia Road, NW
Contact: Latino Liaison Unit, (202) 673-4445


Fourth District Activities

DescriptionFourth District will also present crime/and substance abuse prevention information, we have also invited several youth serving agencies to participate, as well as Ward 4 Stakeholders and small business owners to participate. Our emphasis will be on Prevention and Family Services. We will have a moonbounce obstacle course, a "quad-copter" demonstration, music, giveaways, and refreshments.

Time: 4-7 pm
Location: Emery Recreation Center / 5701 Georgia Avenue, NW
Contact: Derek Staten, derek.staten@dc.gov, (202) 270-1640


Fifth District Activities

DescriptionThe Fifth District National Night Out Celebration will held at the Florida Avenue Park (1st and Florida Ave NW)-6pm-9pm.  We will provide crime prevention tips/safety information, food, competitive games and child fingerprinting.  Residents will have the opportunity to interact with Command staff and beat Officers.

Time: 6-9 pm
Location: Florida Avenue Park / 1st Streand Florida Avenue, NW
Contact: Fayette Vaughn-Lee, fayette.vaughn-lee@dc.gov, (202) 497-0814


Sixth District Activities


Description: Summer of Love: Love Your Self and Your Health Citywide National Night Out Celebration will showcase local artists in a festive atmosphere with activities for all ages.  Various law enforcement agencies will display their vehicles, share strategies to partner to problem solve while social service providers share information in preparation for a healthy start to the school year as children navigate the nearby park on bike rides with officers.  The night will end with a movie night in Marvin Gaye Park..

Time: 5-9 pm
Location: HD Woodson High School / 540 55th Street, NE
Contact: Julia Irving, julia.irving@dc.gov, (202) 489-9942


Seventh District Activities

Description: Come out on Tuesday, August 5 for the National Night Out Community Awards, Crime Prevention Initiatives, Health & Wellness Screenings, Safety Demonstrations, Games, Food, Fun and Entertainment by liturgical dancers, step teams, pom poms andcheerleaders.

Time: 5-8:30 pm
Location: Oxon Run Park / Livingston Road, SE and Atlantic Street, SE
Contact: Lendia Johnson, lendia.johnson@dc.gov, (202) 439-5475



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