SILVERDALE — Law enforcement agencies, businesses and residents in communities nationwide join forces for National Night Out, Aug. 6.
The Bainbridge Island Police Department will host a community event 4-7 p.m. at Sakai Intermediate School, 9343 Sportsman Club Road NE. The schedule includes live music by the Island Music Guild and Ranger & the Rearrangers, free food and snacks, booths, contests, games, a dunk tank, and public safety vehicles.
The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office will host a community event 5-8 p.m. at the Haselwood Family YMCA, 3909 NW Randall Way, Silverdale. Event partners are Target, Haselwood Family YMCA, Central Kitsap Reporter and Skippers Restaurant.
National Night Out is 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 that neighborhoods are organized and observant.
“We value National Night Out because it provides a forum for residents and communities to come together with a common purpose,” Sheriff Steve Boyer said. “Please join us.”