National Night Out events planned across Chicago area

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Police mingle with residents on National Night Out
Many communities are holding "National Night Out" rallies and celebrations in an effort to stand up against crime in Chicago and the suburbs.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- National Night Out is an annual event that encourages people to help make America's streets safer by taking a stand against drugs and crime.

Communities across the Chicago area have activities planned for Tuesday night where neighbors can build better relationships with each other and with local law enforcement.

These activities include games, raffles, crafts, music and food at some locations.

Find a National Night Out event near you:

Arlington Heights

North School Park

410 North Arlington Heights Road

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Bartlett Park

102 North Eastern Avenue

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Cornell Square Park

1809 West 50th Street

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.


Block Party BBQ

1500-block of Washington Street

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

ECDC Block Party and Concert

Church Street and Dodge Avenue

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Hidden Park Neighborhood Watch meet and greet

Dobson/Brummel Park on Ashland Avenue

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Kane County

Southeast corner of Route 38 and Peck Road

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Various locations

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Oak Park

Main Street and Ottawa Avenue

6 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.


Oakton Park

4701 Oakton Street

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.