Law enforcement, neighborhoods unite at National Night Out events this week

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department, along with law enforcement nation wide, will participate in National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that encourages strong police-community relationships.

Communities in the area will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6 with a variety of events like block parties, cookouts, visits from law enforcement officials, contests, parades and more.

The purpose of the night is to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police relationships, while sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and strong.

Here’s a full list of events in the Savannah area:

  • Carver Village: Carver Village Community Center, 905 Collat Ave., 6-8 p.m.
  • Cann Park/Jackson Park/Feiler Terrace: First Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church, 1023 W. 44th St., 5-7 p.m.
  • Cyler Brownville: Tompkins Center, 2319 Ogeechee Road, 6-8 p.m.
  • Downtown Neighborhood Association: Calhoun Square, Abercorn Street at Taylor Street, 5-7 p.m.
  • East Savannah: Treat Avenue Park, Treat Avenue at Gable Street, 6-8 p.m.
  • Eastside/Live Oak/Ben Van Clark: WW Law Center, 909 E. Bolton St., 5:30-8 p.m.
  • Edgemere/Sackville: Edgemere/Sackville Neighborhood Park, Cedar Street at Delesseps Avenue, 6-8 p.m.
  • Feiler Park/Dittmerville: Hitch Park, 57th at Crane streets, 6-8 p.m.
  • Gordonston: 300 block of Akinson Avenue, 6-8 p.m.
  • Grace and Deliverance: 11826 Apache Ave., 6-8 p.m.
  • Leeds Gate: Leeds Gate Road at Egmont Road, 5-7 p.m.
  • Liberty City/Summerside: Liberty City Community Center, 1401 Mills B. Lane, 6-8 p.m.
  • Ogeecheeton: Pate Street park by basketball courts, 6-8 p.m.
  • Parkside: Brinkman-Delorme Park, Waters Avenue at E. 49th Street, 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Poplar Place: Park on Alpine Drive, 6-8 p.m.
  • Sylvan Terrace: Sylvan Terrace Park, Montgomery Street at Berkley Place, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Tatemville: TCC Center, 333 Coleman St., 6-8 p.m.
  • Tremont Park: Church at 2002 Palmetto Ave., 6-8 p.m.
  • Twickenham: 1700 block of Duvall Street between Goebel and Lawton Ave., 6-8 p.m.
  • Victory Heights/Avondale: Victory Heights Park at 2200 block of E. 41st and 42nd streets, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Canceled if raining.
  • West Savannah/Hudson Hills: Fellwood Park, 1401 Fellwood Drive, 6-8 p.m.
  • The Woods: 7364-C Hodgson Memorial Drive, 6-8 p.m.
  • Woodville: Woodville Community Center, 127 Darling St., 6-8 p.m.
  • Windsor Forest: Tribble Park on Largo Drive, 6-8 p.m.

Savannah area National Night Out events being held on other dates:

  • Housing Authority: EOA, 1120 May St., 6-8 p.m. AUGUST 7
  • Rose Dhu: Coffee Bluff Marina, 6 p.m. OCTOBER 5

Other National Night Out events in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire:

  • Yemassee: Yemassee Municipal Complex, 101 Town Circle, 5-8 p.m. Members of Hampton County Fire/Rescue will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for all neighbors. There will be face painting, water slides and helicopter displays. School supplies will also be given out.
  • Thunderbolt: Russell Street, behind Town Hall, 5-7 p.m. Town staff will hand out hot dogs and drinks, and there will be a school supply giveaway.

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