August 7 is National Night Out and the is planning a big celebration for the town's residents.
National Night out is an annual event that is meant for community police to raise awareness about crime. It has been held annually since 1984.
Livingston's National Night Out celebration will be held at the Memorial Oval in front of Livingston High School. The festivities start at 5:30 and run all night long.
The Community Policing Unit spilled all the exclusive details of the event with Patch:
Local, county and federal agencies will converge to bring special activities for the children. Inflatables will be set up, trackless trains will be driving around and a movie will be shown later in the night. The Livingston Fire Department will also be setting up a "hose shower," so kids should bring their bathing suits.
The Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter will be setting up an adoption area to show off some available dogs.
There will also be carnival games set up, a special hula hoop demonstration by the YMCA, a mobile video game center, a DJ playing tunes and an appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog.
The food will be mostly free with hot dogs, pizza and drinks supplied to the attendees. Also there will be an ice cream truck and kettle corn sold at the event.
Some local bands will be playing, including Castles and All Real Numbers.
There at the event. Residents can bring canned food to donate to Livingston's C.H.O.W. (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse), which serves as a food pantry for residents and those in surrounding towns in need. It also supplies local soup kitchens in our area.
The LPD is also going to announce the winner of to see who can best capture this year's theme; “What does a Safe Neighborhood Look Like to You?”
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