National Night Out events planned across Chicago area

Many communities are holding "National Night Out" rallies and celebrations in an effort to stand up against crime in Chicago and the suburbs. (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
Bartlett Park
102 North Eastern Avenue
5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Chicago
Cornell Square Park
1809 West 50th Street
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Evanston
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.

Naperville
Various locations
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Niles
Oak Park
Main Street and Ottawa Avenue
6 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Skokie
Oakton Park
4701 Oakton Street
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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