National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign designed to promote partnerships between police departments and local neighborhoods, will be held tomorrow, Aug. 6, around the country.

The Montgomery County Police Department will be participating in events around the county as well, according to a department press release.

“These events help neighbors and officers get to know one another better, build community spirit, and demonstrate a community’s commitment to keep their neighborhood free from crime,” the release said.

Locally, the following events are among those planned (unless otherwise noted, check with the community for times):

  • Lyttonsville/Rosemary Hills/Rock Creek communities, held at Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center at 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 6-8 p.m.
  • Summit Hills Apartments, 8484 16th St., 6-8 p.m.
  • Forest Estates at General Getty Park, 10000 Woodland Dr.
  • South Four Corners at South Four Corners Park (near the playground), 900 Forest Glen Rd.
  • McKenney Hills/Carroll Knolls communities at Flora M. Singer Elementary School, 2600 Hayden Dr.
  • Hillandale community 1 at West Hillandale Swim Club at 915 Schindler Dr.
  • Timberwood community, 9048 Saffron Lane
  • Oakview community at Roscoe Nix Elementary School, 1100 Corliss St.
  • Forest Glen Apartments/Hillbrooke Towers, 515 Thayer Ave.
  • Tanglewood Apartments community, 9002 Manchester Rd., and
  • Northwood/Four Corners neighborhood, Forest Knolls Pool,11105 Foxglove Lane, 7-9 p.m.

Readers who know of other events are welcome to add them in the comments section.

Screenshot from Montgomery County Police Department website.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
County Police, Communities to Hold National Night Out