The City of Richland invites all citizens to attend the annual National Night Out and City Fair event on Tuesday, August 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is in Howard Amon Park, 500 Amon Park Drive, near the Fingernail Stage.
National Night Out is a national community-building campaign to bring neighbors and law enforcement together to focus on community safety and strengthen relationships between the public and emergency services. In addition to public safety personnel, citizens will also have the opportunity to visit with other city department representatives and learn more about all City services and resources. Attendees will enjoy fun activities, learn more about City services, and participate in department demonstrations.
The opening ceremony will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the Fingernail Stage. After the ceremony, kids twelve and under are encouraged to complete a City Pass to be eligible for prizes. Entertainment will be provided by the Knutzen Brothers.
Richland Fire & Emergency Services will present HeartSafe Richland / Hands-Only CPR Training where kids and adults can easily learn this life-saving skill. The free demonstration will take place at the Fingernail Stage at 6:00 p.m.
Lee Boulevard at Amon Park Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic. Parking is available near the Richland Community Center, along the park, and in the parking lot of City Hall, 625 Swift Boulevard. Foot and bicycle transportation is encouraged.
Food vendors and park concessionaires will have items available for purchase.
For more information follow Richland Parks and Recreation on Facebook or visit www.ci.richland.wa.us/nno.