National Night Out is on August 6

National Night Out is an annual national community-building campaign that promotes positive police and community partnerships as well as neighborhood camaraderie to make U.S. neighborhoods safer and better places to live throughout the country. National Night Out events are free to attend and the event has traditionally been held on the first Tuesday in the month of August.

Many National Night Out festivities include a hot dog and burger barbecue or other food, games and activities for kids, bounce houses, dunk tanks, safety information booths, K-9 demonstrations, touch-a-truck opportunities with local police and fire vehicles and music.

The 36th Annual National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 and more than 30 NH towns and cities are holding events.

Participating police departments and communities in New Hampshire holding National Night Out events include:

  • Auburn – Wayne Eddows Fields from 6-9 p.m.
  • Bedford – Selvoski Field from 6-8 p.m.
  • Campton – Sugar Shack Campground in Thornton from 5-8 p.m.
  • Concord– Rollins Park from 5-8 p.m.
  • Deerfield – The Gazebo on Church Street (behind the fire house) from 5-7 p.m.
  • Derry – MacGregor Park
  • Dover – Henry Law Park from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Exeter – Swasey Parkway from 5-8 p.m.
    • The Kensington Police Department will also be joining this event.
  • Gilford – Gilford Village Field from 6-8 p.m.
  • Goffstown – Goffstown High School from 5-8 p.m.
  • Greenland – Greenland Town Offices
  • Hooksett – Donati Field from 5-7:30 p.m.
  • Hudson – Rodgers Library from 4-8 p.m.
  • Laconia – Bartlett Beach on Winnisquam Avenue from 5-7 p.m.
  • Lebanon – Colburn Park starting at 5 p.m.
  • Lincoln – Hobo Railroad from 4-8 p.m.
  • Merrimack – American Legion Field on Baboosic Lake Road from 5-10 p.m.
  • Milford – Emerson Park from 6-8 p.m.
  • Nashua – Boys and Girls Club of Greater Nashua from 5:30-8 p.m.
  • Northfield – Union Sanborn School from 5:30-8 p.m.
  • Northwood – Coe Brown Academy
  • Pittsfield – Drake Field from 6-8 p.m.
  • Portsmouth – Various neighborhoods
  • Raymond – Raymond Police Department from 6-8 p.m.
  • Rochester – Rochester Common from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Salem – Salem Police Department from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Seabrook – Seabrook Police Department from 5-8 p.m. (This event actually takes place on Monday, August 5, 2019)
  • Somersworth – Jules Bisson Park from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Stratham – Stratham Police Department on Portsmouth Avenue from 5-8 p.m.
  • Thornton – Sugar Shack Campground from 5-8 p.m.
  • Tuftonboro – Davis Memorial Field from 6-8 p.m.
  • Waterville Valley – Sugar Shack Campground (in Thornton) from 5-8 p.m.
  • Woodstock – Hobo Railroad from 4-8 p.m.

For more information about National Night Out, please visit: https://natw.org/map

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