National Night Out is back! Join us on Aug. 2

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., Aug 1, 2022 – Meet your local Police and Fire first responders and learn how to keep your neighborhood safer at National Night Out!

National Night Out is a nationwide effort that offers community members an opportunity to connect with those serving their community, ask questions and enjoy a summer-style cookout. Last year, 16,000 cities across the country participated!

NNO is designed to:

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

The Lynnwood Times compiled a list of NNO events taking place around Snohomish County on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

Arlington

Edmonds

Everett

HostTimeLocationDetails
Bayside Neighborhood6pm-8pmClark Park – 2400 Lombard Avenue
Lowell Neighborhood5pm-7pmLowell Park – 4605 S. 3rd Avenue
Pinehurst/Beverly Park Neighborhood6pm-8pmLions Park – 7530 Cascade Drive
Riverside Neighborhood5pm-8pmGarfield Park – 2325 Highland Park
The Lynx Apartments4pm-7pm1520 W Casino Rdbehind the pool
The Towns at Riverfront – Townhomes5pm-7pm3300 Riverfront Blvdlawn near entry
Venture Church6pm-8pm2201 Wetmore Avenueparking lot
Viewridge/Madison Neighborhood6:30pm-8:30pmPraise Chapel – 710 Pecks Driveparking lot
Westmont/Holly Neighborhood5pm-7pmWalter E Hall Park – 1226 West Casino Rd

Lake Stevens

Lynnwood

The Lynnwood Police Department, in partnership with community organizations and other city departments, encourages residents to organize a neighborhood event to bring neighbors together in a safe and meaningful way.

By involving several households in each neighborhood, everyone shares in the fun of creating a real community building “block party.” It could be as simple as a dessert potluck in a garage, grilling hot dogs by the poolside of an apartment complex, or a barbeque gathering in a driveway.

As we continue to closely monitor local health guidelines, we will make any necessary adjustments as needed and we are asking our participants to do the same. With health and safety as our top priority, the LPD and its partners will try to visit as many neighborhoods as possible to connect with residents during this fun event. 

Marysville

The Marysville Police Department, the Marysville Fire District, and all of our community partners enjoy spending time with our community members and answering your questions. We’re excited to see you on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Jennings Park! 

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. It’s a nationwide effort that began in 1984. Last year, 16,000 communities across the country participated. Marysville is proud to be one of them.

For more information about the work Marysville police officers are doing in our community, click here.

Mill Creek

Monroe

Mountlake Terrace

Mukilteo

Snohomish

Snohomish County Sheriff

Join us on Tuesday, August 2. Find an event near you:

🔹South County

Location: Willis Tucker Park

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Attractions: Live music, SCSO Motors Unit, SCSO Marine Boat, Fire Engine, Aid Car, PUD voltage trailer, and more!

🔹Sultan

Location: Sultan’s River Park, 100 block of Main Street

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Attractions: Fire Trucks, Police Vehicles, Race Cars, Vendors, Child Safety Seat Awareness, State Patrol, BNSF Police, Bouncy House

Food: FREE hot dogs, chips, soda, and additional food vendors (TBD)

🔹Gold Bar

Location: Gold Bar Elementary

Time: Parade starts at 6:15 p.m. at 10th and Lewis

Attractions: SCSO vehicles, Helicopter, WA Dept. Fish and Game, US Forest Service, BNSF Railway Police, Sky Valley Fire, kid’s bicycle auction

🔹Stanwood

Location: 88th Ave NW Stanwood Municipal Parking Lot

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Attractions: Live music, police vehicles, kids activities, free giveaways, games, family friendly event, largest NNO event in Snohomish County

Food: FREE hot dogs, drinks and condiments by Grocery Outlet, FREE Starbucks treats, cold brew coffee, cake pops, and more!

🔹Snohomish

Location: Averill Field 400 2nd Street

Time: 4-6 p.m.

Attractions: Snohomish PD vehicles, SCSO Kid’s Copter, Fire District 4, Neighborhood Watch, FREE bike helmets (kids under 10), snow cones and more!

🔹Granite Falls

Location: Granite Falls City Hall complex

Time: 4-7 p.m.

Attractions: Search and Rescue, Marine Boat, Fire Department, face painting, games and more!

Food: FREE hot dogs cooked by the Granite Falls Fire Department Chief and Assistant Chief. Food is sponsored by Granite Falls IGA – thank you!

Mario Lotmore

Mario Lotmore is originally from The Bahamas and for the last seven years has called Mukilteo, WA his home. Having lived in every region of the United States has exposed him to various cultures, people, and approaches to life. Lotmore created the Lynnwood Times to represent the character of a diverse and growing Lynnwood. The launching of the city’s community newspaper will only help bring neighborhoods together. Lotmore was an industrial engineer by trade and proven success implementing and managing lean accountable processes and policies within his eighteen years of operations excellence, strategic development, and project management in the aerospace, manufacturing, and banking industries. Over his career he has saved and created hundreds of union and non-union jobs. Lotmore is the President of a Homeowner Association, an active Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics volunteer in his community, and former Boeing 747 Diversity Council leader. Mario’s talent is finding “that recipe” of shared destiny to effectively improve the quality of life for others.

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