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Eugene’s “Night Out” against crime to be held in eight neighborhoods on August 2

by Jaculynn Peterson on July 26, 2011

2011 National Night Out in EugeneEugene residents will join more than 37 million Americans across the country in celebrating the 28th Annual National Night Out against crime on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

NNO events will be held in eight neighborhoods around Eugene (see list with times below).

The National Night Out program was designed to:

  • - Heighten crime prevention awareness;
  • - Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs;
  • - Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • - Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

National Night Out Neighborhood Events – For specific times, download this PDF schedule.

  • Harlow Neighborhood

Time:     5:00 p.m.
Location:   Willakenzie Park

  • River Road Community Organization / Santa Clara Community Organization

Time:     6:00 p.m.
Location:   North Eugene High School

  • Whiteaker Community Council

Time:     5:00 p.m.
Location:   Sladden Park

  • Jefferson Westside Neighbors

Time:     6:00 p.m.
Location:   Monroe Park

  • Trainsong Neighborhood Association

Time:     6:00 p.m.
Location:   Trainsong Park

  • Active Bethel Citizens

Time:     6:00 p.m.
Location:   Candlelight Park

  • West University Neighborhood

Time:     7:00 p.m.
Location:   West University Park

  • South University Neighborhood Association

Time:     6:30 p.m.
Location:   University Park

Eugene Police caravans will be visiting each neighborhood based on this PDF schedule.

Along with the traditional outside lights and front porch vigils, most cities and towns celebrate National Night Out with a variety of special citywide and neighborhood events such as block parties, cookouts, parades, festivals, visits from local officials and law enforcement, safety fairs, and youth events.

NNO 2010 involved over 37 million people in 15,110 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide. National Night Out 2011 is expected to be the largest ever.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Tod Schneider July 26, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Thanks for the write up! However the times listed in the article aren’t quite right. The PDF linked to within the article is correct. If anyone is unclear and wants to reach me, call 541-682-8186


Jaculynn Peterson July 26, 2011 at 6:02 pm

Thanks for heads up Tod. Will see about making some visible correx. Btw, the data for each list came from the city. :)

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