Towns Ready for National Night Out


The annual National Night Out is on Tues., Aug.7 this year in towns across America to highlight crime and drug prevention.

The Allenhurst Police Department is hosting its event from 6 to 8 p.m. at Railroad Plaza Park. There will be live music, a canine demonstration, vendors and food. It will also feature a bounce house, dunk tank, face painting and more.

In Ocean Township this year’s event will be at Wegman’s Supermarket parking lot from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Organizers are still seeking community partners who would like to volunteer their services.

If you would like to join us please contact Detective Raheem Carter via an email and he will the follow up with you. Please include you business information along with a point of contact.

Asbury Park Police will hosts National Night Out this year at Springwood Park on Springwood Avenue from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

There will be free food, music and giveaways as well as a chance to win a bicycle.

In Bradley Beach the event, sponsored by the police department, fire department, first aid squad and Memorial Day Committee is being held at the beachfront between 3re and 4th avenues from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

There will a jump house, dunk tank, face painting and removable tattoos along with other attractions.

Food will be provided by Shore Good Eats and Treats serving hot dogs, drinks and snacks.

This is an opportunity for community members, families and friends to come together and demonstrate solidarity against crime and drugs in their neighborhood.

Neptune’s event will be at the Midtown Community School, 1155 Rt. 33,  from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include games, prizes, food and fun.

There will be a fire truck spray down, rock climbing and a bicycle raffle.

Neptune City police will host the event at Memorial Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Special activities will include cutting open a car to illustrate extracation drill to show how they gain access to vehicles involved in accidents.

They are also holding a Children’s Bike Rodeo.

Children are encouraged to bring their bikes to register them at the event. They will need the make, model and serial number of their bike.

Registration helps police locate stolen bicycles.

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