National Night Out events planned across Chicago area

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.

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