Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2016 – 6:10 PM
By Kitty Luo
The City of Beverly Hills will host its annual National Night Out at the Rexford Drive Civic Center on Aug. 2 as an effort to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. National Night Out has taken place annually on the first Tuesday of August since 1984, focusing on health, safety, and emergency preparedness.
The event also encourages involvement in crime prevention activities. This year’s celebration offers an opportunity to meet the new Beverly Hills Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli in addition to exhibits and food trucks. Activities will include displays from the Fire Department, Police Department SWAT and K-9 team, as well as campfire songs and storytelling with the Library and Community Services staff.
With the goal of creating a safer and more prepared community, the event will also feature a CPR display from Beverly Hills CPR, water conservation tips, crime prevention information and other disaster, health and safety information. National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6-9 p.m.
Parking will be available in the Rexford and the Crescent Drive parking structures. Residents interested in attending may find more information by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.