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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 2, 2016.

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 

First District MPD Event

Description: Join neighbors and friends to enjoy an evening to celebrate community unity, obtain safety information, and recognize our citizen volunteers. Together we can continue to build safer communities!

Location: Sursum Corda/Tyler House // 1112 First Terrace, NW
Time: 4-8 pm
Contact: Carolyn L. Smith, [email protected], (202) 489-9533

Asian Liaison Unit Event

Description: Together we can continue to build healthier, cleaner and safer communities.

Location: 5th and K Streets, NW
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Contact: Kay Gibb, [email protected], (202) 438-8661

Second District Activities

Description: Join the Second District for National Night out. Entertainment will include a gametruck, face painter, a clown making balloons, and moon bounce. Food and refreshments will be served while members of 2D promote crime prevention in our neighborhoods.

Location: Georgetown University // 37th and O Streets, NW
Time: 6-9 pm
Contact: Officer Rhonda Hardy, [email protected], (202) 270-2286

Third District Activities

Description: The event will have information tables as well as a moonbounce, food and drink.

Location: Bruce Monroe Park // 3000 Georgia Avenue, NW
Time: 6-8 pm
Contact: Marco Santiago, [email protected], (202) 671-6604

Fourth District Activities

Description: The theme of the Fourth District's National Night Out celebration is "Inspiring Our Youth to be Productive Citizens." Activities include a youth talent show, music, food, and giveaways.

Location: Emery Recreation Center // 5701 Georgia Avenue, NW
Time: 4-9 pm
Contact: Derek Staten, [email protected], (202) 270-1640

Fifth District Activities

DescriptionJoin the Fifth District for an evening to celebrate community pride, unity, and most importantly our public safety partnerships.

Location: Brentwood Village Shopping Center // 1300 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Time: 6-8 pm
Contact: Fayette Vaughn-Lee, [email protected], (202) 497-0814

Sixth District Activities


Description: Join the Metropolitan Police Department for its citywide kick-off of the 2016 National Night Out. Food and refreshment will be served and there will be plenty to do for the whole family. Participate in a community bike ride, test your climbing skills on the rock wall, enjoy some more restful entertainment during movie night.

Time: 5:30-9 pm
LocationRiver Terrace Park // Anacostia Avenue and Benning Road, NE
Contact: Julia Irving, [email protected], (202) 489-9942

Seventh District Activities

Description: Enjoy a National Night Out with your friends at the Seventh District.

Location: Stanton  Elementary School // 2701 Naylor Road, SE
Time: 6-8 pm
Contact: Officer Ashley Keels, [email protected], (202) 439-5475