National Night Out
Location: Myerstown Recreation Area
Date/Time: First Tuesday of August, Time TBA
National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event celebrated by communities all throughout America to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in an effort to make communities safer. NNO was started in 1984 by Matt Peskin of the National Association of Town Watches (NATW). Block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts, various other community events are held in more than 16,000 communities across all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide, according to the NATW website.
In Myerstown, the National Night Out is organized and put on by the Myerstown Activity Network. Music, food, fun & games, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much more are found in the Myerstown Recreation Area on the first Tuesday of August.
For more information, find the Myerstown Activity Network on facebook.