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Reston Making Plans for National Night Out

by Karen Goff July 30, 2015 at 4:30 pm 3 Comments

National Night Out/Courtesy FCPDNational Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 4, and many Reston communities will be holding special events to mark the annual show of solidarity against crime.

National Night Out is an annual, nationwide community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

Activities range from keeping the outside lights on all night in a show of solidarity to carnival fun with community police officers.

Here’s what’s happening in Fairfax County Police’s Reston District Station:

  • Hunters Woods Coalition National Night Out Kickoff Fun — 12 to 1 p.m. RCC Hunters Woods
  • Southgate Community Center — Games, Hot Dogs and Refreshments, 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Rock Hill NW — Lights On Campaign, 6:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Hunting Horn Lane — Lights On Campaign, Overnight
  • Saddler Oaks —  Ice Cream Social, 7 to 8 p.m.
  • Monterey Estates —  Gathering 8  to  8:30p.m.
  • Great Falls Community Crossing — Pizza, Show and Tell Q&A, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • McNair Farms (Land Bay 2) —  Ice Cream Social, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Reflections Homes — Small Food/Bounce House,  6 to 9 p.m.
  • West Glade Aparments — Food and Games, 5 to 8 p.m.

Is your neighborhood planning something and you want to invite police? Contact Laura Redman [email protected] (703) 478-0904. You can also download a form on the FCPD website to register your event.

Photo: National Night Out/Courtesy FCPD

  • Ming the Merciless

    To build community spirit and camaraderie, the police will display their latest high-tech military equipment and demonstrate the techniques used for pre-dawn no-knock raids on misdemeanor suspects.

    • CE

      Hands up, Don’t shoot. I’m just a gentle giant.

    • FFX1

      I was literally JUST saying that Fairfax One should have an on board weapons system.

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