The community is invited to National Night Out, presented by the City of Santa Maria Police Department, Recreation and Parks Department and PLAY, Inc. (People for Leisure And Youth, Inc.).

From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 2nd, bring the whole family to the Veterans Memorial Community Center and Park located at 313 West Tunnell Street, for a celebration of police-community collaborations, crime prevention and neighborhood camaraderie.

Several organizations including the Recreation and Parks Department, local law enforcement, fire, military, and medical response professionals will be on-hand providing demonstrations and activities. There will also be free refreshments, youth activities, vendors, and more. The entire event is free and all ages are welcome. Come out and show support in the fight against crime.

National Night Out started in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, while building partnerships with law enforcement and local communities. The event is now celebrated by more than 37 million people in over 16,000 communities throughout all fifty states.

Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department, 925-0951 ext. 2260.

Department:                             Recreation and Parks

Contact Person:                      Cindy Hoskins, Recreation Supervisor

Telephone Number:                  (805) 925-0951 ext. 2359

E-mail Address:                        choskins@cityofsantamaria.org