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Celebrate National Night Out on August 5 (Video)

CRTW Ep 174 National Night Out in MoCo 08 16 13   YouTubeMontgomery County will celebrate National Night Out against crime on August 5.

This event, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), is designed to generate neighborhood support and participation in crime prevention efforts and to enhance police and community relations.

Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, many communities celebrate with a variety of events to help neighbors get to know one another and to build community spirit.

This is the 31st year of National Night Out observances that demonstrate a community’s commitment to keep their neighborhood free from crime.

The following communities have provided their respective itinerary of events to the Montgomery County Police Department as of July 25:

1st District:

Open to the public:

Stoneymill Square shopping center at Randolph Rd. and Veirs Mill Road; 7 – 9 p.m.

Community event:

Quince Orchard Knolls Park at the intersection of Quince Mill Dr. and Peach Leaf Drive; 6:30 – 8 p.m.

2nd District:

Community events:

Lyttonsville/Rosemary Hills/Rock Creek communities at Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center at 2450 Lyttonsville Road; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Scotland community at 7700 Scotland Dr., Potomac, in the parking lot near the Recreation Center construction site; 6 – 8 p.m.

Magruder’s Discovery Apts. at 10508 Westlake Dr. in community room and front courtyard.; 4-7 p.m.

3rd District:

Community events:

Forest Estates community at General Getty Park, 10000 Woodland Avenue; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Indian Springs Terrace Community Center, at 9717 Lawndale Drive; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

McKenney Hills at Kohler Court; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Northwood/North Four Corners at Forest Knolls Pool, 11105 Foxglove Lane; 7 – 9 p.m.

South Four Corners at Dallas Ave. Neighborhood Park, 900 Forest Glen Road; 7 – 8 p.m.

Manchester Manor Apts. in rear parking lot at 8401 Manchester Road; 6 – 8 p.m.

Hampshire West Apts. at pool, 1432 Hampshire West Court; 5 – 8 p.m.

Hillandale community located at one pool at 915 Schindler Drive; 5 – 7 p.m. Event originally scheduled at 10116 Green Forest Dr. pool has been cancelled.

Violet Place community at 812 Violet Place; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

CASA event at University Manor Apts. at the playground, 828 University Boulevard East; 5 – 8 p.m.

Sligo Branview community at 9125 Eton Road; 6 – 8 p.m.

Clifton Park community at Montgomery Knolls Elementary, 807 Daleview Drive; 7 – 8 p.m.

Calverton community at Galway Elementary, 12612 Galway Drive; 8:30 p.m.

4th District:

Open to the public:

Olney community, Fair Hill Shopping Center (formerly known as Olney Town Center), 18100 Town Center Drive; 5 – 8 p.m.

Mid County Community Recreation Center at 2004 Queensguard Road; 5 – 8 p.m.

Community event:

Flower Valley Community at North Lake Center Elementary at 15101 Bauer Drive; 5 – 8 p.m.

5th District:

Open to the public:

Captain J. Daly Elementary at 20301 Brandermill Dr.; 4:30 – 6 p.m.

American Legion Post at 10201 Lewis Dr.; 6 – 7:30 p.m.

6th District:

Community events:

Emory Grove Village and Washington Square communities at 8201 Emory Grove Road; 6 – 9 p.m.

Walnut Hill at Washington Grove Elementary, 8712 Oakmont Street; 6 – 8 p.m.

Saybrooke community at community pool, 702 Saybrooke Oaks Boulevard; 6 – 9 p.m.

Quince Orchard Park at the Community Center, 500 Highland Ridge Avenue; 7 – 9 p.m.

Brighton Village Apartments at the community pool, 345 West Side Drive; 6 – 9 p.m.

Kentlands – Ice Cream social at Kentlands Community Center, 485 Tschiffely Square Road; 6 – 9 p.m.

McKendree I & II communities, Forest View Place (off Shadow Oak); 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Cider Mill community at 18205 Lost Knife Circel; 6:30 – 8 p.m.

The Montgomery Meadows community will also observe National Night Out by turning on porch lights.

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