Residents invited to ‘National Night Out’
July 25, 2011
- Annual community-building event focuses on personal, family safety
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Island Palm Communities’ residents are invited to celebrate “National Night Out” with U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and IPC, Aug. 2, here, and at Aliamanu Military Reservation.
National Night Out is a community-building campaign designed to heighten crime-prevention awareness, support local anticrime programs and strengthen police-community partnerships.
Families can learn about the importance of safety through demonstrations and live entertainment.
Keiki can enjoy bouncers, games and activities throughout the evening.
Residents can get their bikes registered, take a ride through a rodeo course and learn about bicycle safety from experts.
Parents can get their keiki fingerprinted and photographed at the Keiki ID Booth. Keiki can also meet McGruff the Crime Dog.
Other activities taking place at this free event include the following:
•Demonstrations from the federal firefighters, military police officers, a Special Reaction Team, Animal Control and self-defense instructors;
•Ocean and swimming pool safety videos;
•Tips to protect against identity theft;
•Home safety tips; and
•Neighborhood Watch and iWatch programs.
USAG-HI and IPC will host National Night Out festivities at two locations, 4-7 p.m., Aug. 2:
•Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks, and
•Aliamanu Community Center, Aliamanu Military Reservation.