National Night Out events in Charlotte | Community Spirit
CHARLOTTE - The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department will be celebrating National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2.
National Night Out, a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Several National Night Out events are scheduled for neighborhoods throughout Charlotte for Tuesday evening.
Belmont Neighborhood - Little Peoples Park at 15th Street and Harrill Street - Starting at 6 p.m., a community walk will start at Belmont and Allen Streets, down Seigle Avenue to Seigle Point Apartments where there will be pizza and games
Winterfield and Eastway/Sheffield - Sheffield Park - Join the community picnic from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the park's main shelter
Plaza Midwood - Kilgo United Methodist Church at 2121 Belvedere Avenue - From 6-9 p.m., join the community in games, prized, safety information and refreshments
Thomasboro Neighborhood - 235 Bradford Drive - Join the community from 5-7 p.m. for food and hula hoop contests
Thomasboro Neighborhood - Thomasboro Church of Christ at 216 Bradford Drive - Join the community for a walk through the neighborhood and enjoy light refreshments with CMPD officers.
Sadler Ridge - Oak Grove Baptist Church at 9000 Mt. Holly Road - An estimated 400 people in the community will gather from 7-9 p.m.
McCrorey Heights - 1629-1650 blocks of Washington Avenue - Enjoy the community block party from 6-9 p.m.
Wesley Heights - Greenway at Grandin and Litaker Streets - The community will walk through the neighborhood, CMPD will join the party from 7-9 p.m.
Druid Hills/Graham Heights/Lockwood - Druid Hills Neighborhood Park on Rodney Avenue - Community party from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Historic Washington Heights - Corner of Tate and Beatties Ford Roads - The community will enjoy a meet and greet from 7-9 p.m.
McIntyer - 9120 Corey Common Avenue - From 6-9 p.m. at the pool and clubhouse, children's games, swimming and cookout will be available for the community. A neighborhood walk is tentative.
Davis Lake - 9000 Davis Lake Parkway - Children's games, swimming and a cookout will be at the pool and clubhouse area from 6-9 p.m.
Hampton Place - Location TBD - From 6-9 p.m. a neighborhood walk is tentative
Point at Oakdale - 2732 Oakdale Pasture Drive - Community gathering from 7:30-9 p.m.
Oakdale Green - 6100 Whispering Book Drive - Community gathering from 5-7 p.m.
Northwoods Forest - 1400 Block of Bear Mountain Road - Community gathering from 7-9 p.m.
Allen Hills/Carrie Hills - Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at 3030 Allen Road South - Join the community meeting at 7 p.m.
Derita Woods/Tanglewood - 3411 Cypress Pond - Community gathering starting at 7:30 p.m.
North Tryon Division
Hidden Valley - Tom Hunter Park at 919 Tom Hunter Road - Community meet and greet from 4-8 p.m.
Meadowbrook - 6208 Donna Drive - The community will have a cook out and block party from 6-9 p.m.
University City Division
Highland Creek - 5710 Fairvista Drive - Enjoy games, music and food with CMPD officers and the Charlotte Fire Department from 6-8 p.m. at the Prosperity Park Clubhouse
Brantley Oaks - 5108 Witham Passage - The community and CMPD will enjoy food, kids' activities and a dunk tank from 6-9 p.m.
Wellington - Wellington Neighborhood Pool at Katelyn/Saxonbury Way - The community will gather for an ice cream social from 5:50-6:30 p.m.
Clearbrook/Rolling Oaks - Old Timer Road - Neighbors will gather for a block party from 7:30-8 p.m., including a cookout and activities
Villages of Wexford - 11048 Wiltshire Lane - Enjoy a cookout, ice cream, games and a movie on the lawn starting at 6:30 p.m.
Glenwater at University Place - 625 Mountain Water Drive - The community will gather at the pool and clubhouse starting at 6:30 p.m.
Back Creek II - Pimpernel and Back Creek Drive - Speakers, exhibits and a cookout will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Old Stone Crossing - Neighborhood Park
Fountaingrove (August 6 event) - Fountaingrove Neighborhood Park - The community will gather from 12-3 p.m. for a cookout and NNO activities
Forest Pond (August 6 event) - Forest Pond Neighborhood Park - NNO activities will be available from 5-8 p.m.
Buckleigh (August 6 event) - Buckleigh Community Park - A cookout will be held beginning at 8 p.m.
First Ward - North Alexander and North Davidson Street Park - event will be held from 6:30-8 p.m.
Hickory Grove Division
Central United Methodist Church - 6030 Albemarle Road - Activities and food will be available from 5:30-8 p.m.
Rosecroft - 6148 Rosecroft Road - From 7-9 p.m. CMPD Crime Watch will join the community for a cookout
Grove Park - Oakwood Lane and Shady Lane - Ice cream social from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Ravenwood - 7119 Chaparrall Lane/6607 Pencade - From 7-8 p.m., kids' activities and an ice cream social will be available with CMPD neighborhood watch
Windsor Grove - Pool - Light refreshments, games and activities will be held from 7-8 p.m.
McCarron - 7908 McCarron Way - Activities and food will be served from 7-8:30 p.m.
Meadowbrook - Club House - Neighbors will enjoy a cookout from 7-8 p.m.
Kingtree - 7701 Paper Birch Drive - A community walk and other activities will be held from 6-9:30 p.m.
Summer Field Ridge - Neighborhood pool - Neighbors will enjoy a pool party from 6-8 p.m.
Brighten Woods - Corner of Dion and Brighten Brook - Community meet and greet from 7-9 p.m.
- Grier Park Apartments - 3400 block of Oak Arbor Lane - Gathering from 5-7:30 p.m.
- Randolph Hills Apartments - 3400 block of Marvin Road - Gathering from 7-9 p.m.
- Antioch Church and T. Green - CMPD will join neighbors for refreshments and games from 6-9 p.m.
Oakhurst - Corner of Monroe Road and Richland Drive - A walk/bike ride through the neighborhood starting at 7 p.m.
Huntingtowne Farms - 7100 Park Road (multiple locations within neighborhood - Community meet and greet starting at 7 p.m.
Cady Lake - 5301 King Arthur Drive - Community meet and greet at the clubhouse parking lot from 7-10 p.m.
Pine Valley - 1700 Longleaf Drive - Community gathering from 6:30-9 p.m.
Steele Creek Division
Steele Creek Landing - Wood Duck Crossing Drive cul-de-sac - Residents can enjoy food and a drop-in from 7-8:30 p.m.
Planter's Walk - 12215 Creek Turn Drive - Parade (TBD), food and a drop-in will be held at the pool from 7-8:30 p.m.
Madison Park - Wedgewood/Valleyforge and Seacroft Roads - Street party and festival will be held on Fairbanks Road between Wedgewood Drive and Valley Forge Road from 6-9 p.m. Fairbanks Road will shut down at noon to begin set up. A variety of entertainment, including the Holly Harper & Band, Morristowne Brass Band, McCrorey YMCA Senior African Drummers, Yasmine's Magic Hip Dancers, and the Albermarle Road Sky Hy Marching Drill Team.
Colonial Village - Moultrie Street/Webster Place and Hartford - Back to school supplies, food, games and activities will be available from 6-8 p.m.
West Boulevard Neighborhood Coalition - Arbor Glen Outreach Center at 1520 Clanton Road - Music, food and a dance contest will be available from 6-8 p.m.