National Night Out is Tuesday
The Las Cruces police and fire departments are hosting Tuesday evening’s National Night Out on Main Street Downtown.
National Night Out will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, along Main Street in downtown Las Cruces. The event is free and open to the public. Parking can be found in the lots surrounding Main Street Downtown and at City Hall.
National Night Out gives residents an evening to meet neighbors and area first responders. The event is kid-friendly with many giveaways and one-on-one interaction with first responders and organizations from throughout southern New Mexico. Some of the participants will provide free snacks including pizza, popcorn and shaved ice.
Several area law enforcement agencies, first responders, organizations and businesses are expected to take part in this year’s National Night Out.
Among the various activities planned for National Night Out include the Las Cruces Police Department hosting a free Ident-A-Child program, Codes Enforcement personnel will have a bicycle rodeo for youngsters and Mounted Patrol units typically show their horses.