East Providence 2018 National Night Out
Tuesday, August 7, 5 PM to 8 PM
East Providence, RI (July 26, 2018) – The 9th Annual East Providence National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 7, from 5 PM to 8 PM, at the Soccer Field next to the East Providence Senior Center.
The Soccer Field is at the corner of Pawtucket and Waterman Avenues, directly across Pawtucket Avenue from the Providence Country Day School baseball field.
Free parking will be available at the Senior Center, in front of Sweetland House at 610 Waterman Avenue.
(GPS address is 610 Waterman Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914.)
“National Night Out is an opportunity for communities nationwide to promote police/community partnerships, crime prevention, and neighborhood camaraderie,” said East Providence Police Department Sergeant Mark Norton. “The National Association of Town Watch (“NATW”) has been sponsoring National Night Out events nationwide for 30 years.”
National Night Out is a family-friendly evening of fun and socializing for the entire Greater East Providence Community.
Planned Activities, weather permitting, will include:
• FREE Inflatable Slide & Bouncy House for Kids
• Martial Arts Demonstrations
• Vehicle Displays by the East Providence Police Department
• Antique Fire Truck Display
• DJ Playing Popular/Top 40 Hits
• R.I. Blood Center – Blood Drive
• Meet & Great with Santa and Mrs. Claus
• Table Displays by More than 30 Local Non-Profits, Community Organizations and Businesses
The East Providence Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (“EPCPAAA”) will be grilling FREE hot dogs, and bottled water to everyone. Several local restaurants will be handing out free food samples.
“Everyone is excited about East Providence’s 2018 National Night Out,” said EPCPAAA President Scott Rose. “We love creating fun interactions between the East Providence Police Department; this year’s National Night Out will be a great time for everyone. We look forward to meeting new friends and visiting with our neighbors on National Night Out.”
Local businesses, non-profits and community organizations, are invited to attend; and should contact Scott Rose, or Sergeant Mark Norton, if they would like to participate with a FREE display table.
Also, please note, no selling, collecting money, or political activities are allowed at the East Providence 2018 National Night Out.