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Local leaders to participate in National Night Out, community invited to join festivities

National Night Out is a nationwide hosting of block parties and festivals, held each year on the first Tuesday of August, purposed to reinvigorate a communal energy that enhances relationships between neighbors and law enforcement officers through a celebratory event.

National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. It also provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. 

Baltimore Mayor Young will together visit the following senior centers throughout the day:

Oliver Center – 1700 N. Gay Street, Suite B, Baltimore, MD 21213.

Harford Road Senior Center – 4920 Harford Road, Baltimore MD 21214.

Waxter Senior Center – 1000 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Mayor Young  will attend---and may be joined by City Council President Brandon Scott at these National Night Out Events:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

2501 Springhill Avenue 21215

Western District Police and CRC

Mondawmin Mall, former Target parking lot

2401 Liberty Heights Ave 21215

Waverly/ Better Waverly, Hillen Road, Ednor Gardens/Lakeside

900 E. 33Rd St. 21218

Old Goucher Community Association/Business Alliance Calvert St. Park Intersection of E. 23rd St. and Calvert St. 21218

Fells Prospect Community/Upper Fells Point Improvement 400 block S. Durham St.

New Broadway East

900 Wolfe St.

Goodnow Community Pal Center

5311 Goodnow Road 21206

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., will be taking part in a number of National Night Out activities tonight.  He says National Night Out is an important opportunity for residents to get together with each other and public safety officials to build and strengthen relationships and safeguard their neighborhoods.  Olszewski is scheduled to visit Owings Mills, Randallstown, Halethorpe, Dundalk and Nottingham.