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Livingston's National Night Out Kicks Off With Poster Contest

Local children invited to submit their designs.

Livingston Police display their wheels during National Night Out. File photo
Livingston Police display their wheels during National Night Out. File photo

The Livingston Police Department will hold its sixth annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5. National Night Out is a nationwide effort to increase awareness of anti-crime programs taking place in communities.

Livingston’s festivities will take place at the Memorial Oval beginning at 5:30 p.m. There will be free food and drinks, rides, fact painting, balloons, carnival games, giveaways, a deejay and law enforcement displays, safety and security demonstrations and anti-drug activities.

Livingston children are invited to design a National Night Out poster for this year’s event to be held on Tuesday, August 5. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters in each of the following categories:  ages 5-7, ages 8-10, ages 11-13 and ages 14-16.  All winning posters will be displayed at National Night Out. Complete information and rules can be found at www.facebook.com/LivingstonNjNationalNightOut.

Any organization or local business that would like to have a free display table at the event should call the Community Policing Unit at 973-992-3000, ext. 3600.

To donate, volunteer or to learn more about Livingston’s upcoming National Night Out, contact Officer Gary Mankowitz at 973-992-3000, ext. 3208 or gmankowitz@livingstonnj.org.

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