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National Night Out helps make Woodlands Township neighborhoods safer

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Township of Woodlands encourages residents to unite against crime and drugs during National Night Out on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 3-6 p.m. When neighborhoods participate in national night, it accomplishes one of the first steps in crime prevention: “neighbor knows neighbour”.

PHOTO: Join The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch in celebrating National Night on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 3-6 p.m. Plan a National Night with a theme of your choice and you could be a winner like the National Night 2021 First Place Theme Night Winner Venetia Grove of Creekside Park.

National evenings
Hosting a national night is a great way to bring neighbors together. Residents are encouraged to lock their doors and step outside and gather with their neighbors for a social gathering as simple or elaborate as they wish. To register a National Night Out party, please complete the registration form at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/nationalnightout. A National Night Out promotional video, party guide, and list of frequently asked questions are available on the website.

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National Night Out Package Collection Day
Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch can provide National Evening party supplies during National Evening Package Pickup Day. Supplies available may include balloons, party favors, yard signs, party ideas and more. Please pick up your supplies Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at The Woodlands Township, located at 2801 Technology Forest Blvd. Pre-registration is required.

National Night Out offers many opportunities for neighborhood camaraderie, including a themed party contest, sidewalk chalk art contest, police officer selfie contest, food drive in partnership with Interfaith of The Woodlands, ID the Burglar village challenge and the National Night Out Military Drive.

Community Safety Fair
The Community Safety Expo is a day of food, fun and public safety demonstrations for the whole community. Residents can meet Public Safety personnel, view equipment, walk into Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security Mobile Command Units, watch live law enforcement demonstrations K- 9 and Drone and more at this free event. Kids can indulge in face painting, a bouncy house, and crafts. The Community Safety Expo will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from noon to 3 p.m., at Northshore Park, located at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive.

Food drive in partnership with Interfaith of The Woodlands
Non-perishable food items collected at National Night Out parties can be dropped off directly at Interfaith, 4242 Interfaith Way, October 3-7, 2022, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Please be sure to credit National Night Out when donating to Interfaith. Together, residents can make a difference in relieving hunger in South Montgomery County.

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ID the Burglar Village Challenge
The ID the Burglar Village Challenge is a fun contest designed to promote neighborhood cooperation and crime prevention awareness, and to test a person’s skill and accuracy in identifying a suspect. A group from each village will be drawn from among the registered parties to participate in the challenge. A “burglar”, accompanied by a “good guy”, will be escorted by a deputy from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to the chosen group in each village. The neighborhood must work as a team to help identify the burglar.

National Night Out Military Drive
Support the military by collecting items at National Night Out block parties. A complete list of needed items is available in the party guide at www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/nationalnightout. Donated items will be picked up at Woodlands Township Town Hall located at 2801 Technology Forest Blvd., October 3-7, 2022, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Selfie photo contest with a cop
Take a selfie with a cop at your National Night Out block party. Post your selfie to Facebook and/or Instagram with the hashtag #NationalNightOutTheWoodlands on Sunday, October 2, 2022 before 11:59 p.m. Check back to The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch Facebook page on Monday, October 3, 2022 to see if you’ve won. There will be two winners!

Since 1990, The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch has brought together residents and public safety agencies serving Woodlands Township in positive circumstances. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer.

For more information on National Night Out, please contact the Woodlands Township Neighborhood Services Department at 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov/nationalnightout. Also, please like and follow The Woodlands Township Neighborhood Watch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/townshipneighborhoodwatch.

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