UPDATE 7/28/17: The kickoff event on Saturday, July 29 is being canceled due to anticipated inclement weather.
This Saturday, July 29, the Newport News Neighborhood Watch Coalition and Target in partnership with the
Newport News Police Department and other city agencies are hosting a special kickoff event to get the community excited about “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 1. Once a year neighborhoods across the country team up with local police departments to host “National Night Out” events in their cities. These events promote community-police partnerships and camaraderie between neighbors with the understanding that by working together neighborhoods become a safer, better place to live.
The July 29 kick-off event takes place in the Target parking lot located at 12130 Jefferson Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment, pony rides, car show, giveaways, and more. Following the Saturday night kick off, join neighbors Tuesday as the City of Newport News observes National Night Out. For more information on the events or for information on hosting your own event, please contact MPO D. Greathouse at 757-975-5053, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or Lawrence Atkins at 757-975-9327, email: email@example.com