National Night Out block parties planned around the Harbor


Neighborhood events have been scheduled across the Harbor for Tuesday evening as part of the nationwide 29th annual National Night Out to combat crime. Overall, National Night Out will involve more than 15,325 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. National Night Out is designed heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support and participation for local anti-crime efforts, and strengthen police-community partnerships.

Aberdeen events:

All from 6-9 p.m.

• North End Park: Contact, Doug Paling, (360) 533-4933.

• 1100 Forsythe: Contact, Alice Phelps (360) 532-4417.

• 531 Bel Aire Ave.: Contact, Kathy Holder (360) 538-0057.

• 168 Rice St.: Contact, Kathy Morrow (360) 533-4394.

The Aberdeen Police Department advises that any community member who would like to add a neighborhood event to the list should call Myra Rockwell at 533-4966.

Montesano event:

The city of Montesano Police Department will be hosting this year’s event from 6-9 p.m. in Fleet Park, across from the Post Office. Local law enforcement agencies, fire departments, emergency management, search and rescue worker along with traffic safety personnel will be on hand for ice cream sundaes and hot dogs. There will be a small demonstration by the Montesano Police Department, a visit by the West Coast Search Dogs, an impaired driving simulator, a bucket brigade competition, and an opportunity for the community to see inside police and fire vehicles.

Hoquiam events:

• Adam Burtenshaw; 600 Block of Kuhn.

• Anna Huett; 900 Block of Monroe.

• Steve Williams/Katie Stamwitz; 700 Block Bluff Ave.

• United Methodist; 5th & L.

• Don and Linda Hurd; 200 Block K St.

• Denise Anderson; 1400 Block Marion St.

• Judy Nelson; 900 Block First St.

• Channel Point Village; 900 Block K St.

• Laura Foshaug; 914 Maple.

• Annaliese Triamos; 303 Emerson