The Cornelius Police and Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture(PARC) Departments will host a National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Smithville Community Park, 19710 S Ferry St. National Night Out is a FREE event that offers residents an opportunity to meet Local Public Safety Officers and stand together to promote safety, awareness and neighborhood unity.
The event will include fun for all ages with FREE food sponsored by Mammoth Machine and Design, Dunkin Donuts Dunk-a-Cop tank, a bounce slide sponsored by Dobi Financial, Home Depot Kids Workshop, Springfree Trampoline, and entertainment by School of Rock Cornelius.
Come explore Cornelius Police Vehicles, a Cornelius Fire Department truck, and meet community members from Smithville Community Coalition, Cornelius Library, YMCA Lake Norman, En Pointe Dance, Warehouse Performing Arts Center, North Meck Crimestoppers, Top Deck Foundation, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office and Sheriff's Department.
The Cornelius Police Department will also be collecting school supplies for the annual Pack the Patrol Car Event during National Night Out. Items collected will be distributed to students at Cornelius Elementary, J.V. Washam Elementary, Bailey Middle and W.A Hough High School. Recommended supplies include paper, pencils, pens, highlighters, notebooks, binders, index cards, tissues, crayons, markers, colored pencils and backpacks.
Following National Night Out, be sure to stay and join the Cornelius PARC Department for a movie under the stars featuring Moana! Weather permitting, the movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
Come join in the fun at the Cornelius National Night Out community celebration!