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Night Out is Tuesday night; Get to know your neighbors and build community

The annual Night Out, an event intended to build community through neighbor familiarity and thus cut down on crime is set for Tuesday night Aug. 5 in neighborhoods all across Seattle. It's also a chance to help people become more familiar with emergency procedures and measures in their area.
As the Night Out event page from Seattle Police puts it:

"Night Out Against Crime is an opportunity for individual neighborhoods to renew their commitment to the following:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
  • Send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Most neighborhood gatherings are potluck events with everyone bringing something to share as some also feature local musical performances, hot dog and hamburger grilling and a lot of conversation.
Some lucky events get a visit from Seattle Police officers who show up to offer crime prevention advice. Others might see a visit from the Seattle Fire Department who come to show off their equipment and get to know people in the area.

Check out the map of Seattle Night Out events here.

Not all events have registered with the Seattle Police Night Out page but those that have are here:

All parties start at 6pm.

3000 Block of Belvidere Ave SW Night Out
3000 block of Belvidere Ave SW between Hanford and Stevens

4000 45th Ave SW Block Party
45th Ave SW between SW Andover & SW Dakota Street

46th Glenn and Oregon block party
In front of 4432 46th SW

1st Annual Seaview Night Out on Canada
4900 block of SW Canada Drive
(1/2 block north of Brandon, west of 49th Ave SW)

4700 45th Block Party
4700 block of 45th Ave SW

5600 Block 38th Ave SW Night Out
5600 block of 38th Ave SW

31st 30th Ave SW Barton to Trenton Watch
9000 31st Ave SW

39th Ave SW BBQ
10227 39th Ave SW

If you don't have an event listed just look around your immediate neighborhood or couple of blocks in your area for the NIGHT OUT signs and Street Closed signs.

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