- Editor’s Note: If you know of a National Night Out event in Kane County that was not mentioned in this article, send an email with a link to further information to Kane County Connects Editor Rick Nagel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Night Out is back for 2021, and there are a lot of fun events planned for in many communities.
The official National Night Out date is Tuesday, Aug. 3, but events are held at various times and locations. Some, like the Kane County Sheriff’s Office NNO event, are big shindigs, while others are neighborhood events.
Below are some of the highlights we found on municipal and police department websites and social media.
National Night out will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.
- Meet Your Local Police Officers & Firefighters
- Koda (Police K9) Demonstration
- Vehicle Extrication Demonstration
- Superior Air Med Helicopter Fly-in
- Magic Show
- Local Business Give-a-ways
- Free Hot Dogs, Chips, Drinks, and Cotton Candy
Begin your evening a little earlier with the commUNITY Bike Ride starting at Bell Graham School at 4 p.m. Ride with Campton Hills Police Chief and other officers to our National Night Out location on School Street, between Route 64 and LaFox Road.
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Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow
National Night Out is a free event that promotes police/ community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.
This year’s event takes place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Carpenters Park, 275 Maple Ave.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. The National Night is held every year on the first Tuesday in August. This year’s National Night Out is Aug. 3, 2021.
Elgin Police Department on Facebook
Kane County Sheriff’s Office
Kane County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook
Lake in The Hills — Aug. 7
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 from 11am-2pm
Irv Floress Safety Education Center
1109 Crystal Lake Rd., LITH
The Lake in the Hills Police Department invites you to the annual National Night Out Community Cookout event.
This free event is open to the community.
Come celebrate with us and show that we stand strong together and against crime. C’mon out for a police station tour, check out the LifeNet helicopter up close, watch a live K-9 demo presented by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, visit with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, meet “PC” the Patrol Car Robot, see and touch various types of police and fire vehicles, try on a pair of fatal vision impairment goggles, try out the police simunition trailer with paint/training marking cartridges, visit with our tactical bike and traffic units, meet an evidence technician, and more. Free hotdogs, chips, and pop will be provided.
- 1st Police Station Tour: 11:30 a.m. – Noon
- LifeNet Helicopter Landing: Noon
- 2nd Police Station Tour: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- LifeNet Helicopter Takeoff: 1:00 p.m.
- K-9 demonstration presented by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
We recognize the nationwide event is held on the first Tuesday evening in August; however, LITH PD will host the event on Saturday, August 7th from 11am – 2pm at the Irv Floress Safety Education Center (1109 Crystal Lake Rd). This helps us accommodate families and additional services provided by our community partners. Police officers and village officials will be in attendance.
In conjunction with the local fire departments that service Montgomery residents, the village of Montgomery Police Department will be visiting seven locations throughout the community on Tuesday, August 3, between 6-8P. Residents are welcome to join the officers to view police cars and fire trucks, participate in activities, and more!
According to the National Night Out website, “National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie.” The event is an excellent opportunity to bring together police and residents under positive circumstances.
The event will visit seven locations throughout the community during the two-hour time frame of the event.
Schedule of Events
MONTGOMERY PARK (300 N. River St)
- 6-7:30P – featuring Montgomery Fire District
LAKEWOOD CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2301 Lakewood Creek Dr.)
- 6-7:30P – featuring Oswego Fire District
MCDOLE SCHOOL (2901 Foxmoor Dr.)
- 6-7:30P – featuring Sugar Grove Fire District & Montgomery K9 Rescue Dog
HUNTINGTON CHASE PARK (Gordan Rd. & Thomas Ln.)
- 6-7:30P – featuring Bristol- Kendall Fire District
AURORA TOWNSHIP – 3 STOPS
- 6:30-7P at Oakland & Jackson Streets
- 7-7:30P at State St. & Melrose Ave.
- 7:30-8P at Amber & Park Drives
For more information, visit montgomeryil.org or the village of Montgomery’s social media pages.
On Tuesday, Aug. 3, neighborhoods throughout North Aurora are will join communities across the nation for National Night Out (NNO) a crime and drug prevention event, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by the North Aurora Police Department.
The focus of North Aurora’s National Night Out is on bringing neighborhoods together, having fun, and being united against crime and disorder. Many neighborhoods throughout North Aurora will be hosting a variety of events such as block parties, cookouts, and other gatherings. There will be visits from police, including McGruff the Crime Dog, and the fire department. We’ll be showing off our vehicles, taking pictures, and interacting with the residents and kids.
“After all of the challenges of the pandemic over the last year or so, we are excited to get back to community policing, and continue building relationships with our residents again,” said Chief of Police David Fisher.
From 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, residents in neighborhoods throughout North Aurora and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police.
Registration is free and gives public safety officials the opportunity to attend your event as time and call volume allow. Members of the police and fire departments will visit as many registered events as possible.
Please register by July 30th at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YZ28DCG so that we can attend your event. For more information, please contact Crime Prevention Officer Robyn Stecklein at (630) 897-8705, ext. 716 or firstname.lastname@example.org.