Where to celebrate 2014 Annual National Night Out in D.C., Virginia, Maryland

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WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Residents and communities across the Washington, D.C. metro region are planning to participate in the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday.

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., neighborhoods across the country will join together with local police departments for an evening to learn about crime prevention efforts through events such as potlucks, ice cream socials, front porch vigils and more.

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Police officers with the Alexandria City Police Department, McGruff the Crime Fighting Dog, the K-9 Unit, Motor Unit, Bike Patrol, the Crime Scene Mobile Lab and more will tour neighborhoods for National Night Out.

See a full list of NNO events for Alexandria City on their website.

The Annapolis Police Department will host a community event Tuesday night that will feature a moonbounce, obstacle course, K-9 demonstration, ID cards for children, food and more.
  Location: Annapolis Walk Community Park, 1701 Belle Dr.
  Time: 5-8 p.m.

- Arlington Forest Ice Cream Social
  Location: 200 block of N. Gavelston St.
  Time: 7:30 p.m.
- Location: 6207 N. 31st St.
  Time: 6:30 p.m.
- Barcroft Ice Cream Social
  Location: Community House 800 S. Buchanan St.
  Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
- Fairlington
  Location: 3001 S. Abingdon St.
  Time: 5-7 p.m.
- Douglas Park
  Location: S. 12th Street & S. Irving St.
  Time: 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.
- Park Glen Condominium
  Location: behind Community center on S. Arlington Mill Drive
  Time: 5 p.m.
- Columbia Knoll Condominiums
  Location: 5111 S. 8th Rd.
  Time: 6-8 p.m.


There are several communities in Fairfax County participating in National Night Out. The Fairfax County Police Department has broken down the list of participating communities by police district. Click the following links to view events in your area.

Fair Oaks Police District

Franconia Police District

Mason Police District

McLean Police District

Mount Vernon Police District

Reston Police District

Sully Police District

West Springfield Police District

- Saybrooke Cookout
  Location: 702 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd. community pool
  Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
- Quince Orchard Park Outdoor picnic
   Location: Community Center, 500 Highland Ridge Rd.
   Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
- Brighton Village Apartments
   Location: Community Pool, 345 West Side Dr.
   Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
- Kentlands Ice Cream Social
   Location: Kentlands Community Center, 485 Tschiffely Square Rd.
   Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

- Location: Jefferson Manor Park, Groveton, Virginia
  Time: 6:30 p.m.

Two motorcades from the Herndon Police Department are planning to visit different communities on Tuesday, starting at the Herndon Harbor House and ending at the Four Seasons community. The mayor, town staff, and council members are expected to attend and meet and greet with residents.

Motorcade 1 Schedule:
Herndon Harbor House
873 Grace St., Herndon
5-5:30 p..m.

Crestview Town Homes
300 Block Reneau Way, Herndon
5:35 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.

Villages of Herndon Mills
Jonquil Lane/Monroe Mills
6 p.m.-6:20 p.m.

Stuart Woods Apartments
140 Laurel Way, Herndon
6:25 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Dominion Ridge & Barker Hill Community
1385 Dominion Ridge Ln, Herndon
6:50 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.

Oak Trail Court Community
1495 Oak Trail Ct., Herndon
7:15 p.m. - 7:35 p.m.

Four Seasons Community
1201 Herndon Pkwy., Herndon
7:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Motorcade 2 Schedule:

Herndon Harbor House
873 Grace St., Herndon
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tralee Community
Wexford Court/Crestview Drive, Herndon
5:35 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.

Berkdale Apartments
661 Dulles Park Court, Herndon
6:00 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Calhoun Court Community
654 Calhoun Court, Herndon
6:25 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Herndon Youth Optimist Club
Haley Smith Park, Herndon
6:50 p.m - 7:10 p.m.

Worldgate Community
The Club House, 12915 Alton Square, Herndon
7:15 p.m. - 7:35 p.m.

Four Seasons Community
1201 Herndon Parkway, Herndon
7:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

There will be more than 20 neighborhood parties in Howard County for National Night.

Residents can join Major Merritt Bender of the Howard County Police Department, County Executive Ken Ulman, Howard County Council Vice Chair Courtney Watson, Councilpersons Greg Fox and Jen Terrasa, Senator Allan Kittleman, Howard County Fire and Rescue Services Chief William Goddard, Howard County Sheriff James Fitzgerald, Maryland State Police Lieutenant Shane Bolger and other officials at the official kickoff event hosted by Harper's Choice Community Association.

- Community Event. McGruff the Crime Dog will attend and there will also be live music, food and drinks, a blood drive, and other activities
  Location: Kahler Hall
  Time: 4-8 p.m.
- Kickoff Event
  Location: Harper's Choice Village Center, parking lot adjacent to Ruth Keeton Way
  Time: 6 p.m.


The Lauren Police Department will host a community event with games, food, K-9 teams, and more for all residents on Tuesday. The Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad, Prince George's County Fire Department Bomb Squad, City of Laurel Community Emergency Response Team, Fire Marshal, Laurel Police Auxiliary, and the Laurel Citizens Police Academy Alumni are all scheduled to participate.

  Location: Granville Gude Park, 8300 Mulberry St.
  Time: 6-9 p.m.
  Event is FREE

- City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc. Community Event
  Location: Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St, Manassas, Virginia
  Time: 6-9 p.m.
   Event is FREE and open to the public. Activities will include an INOVA blood drive, music by Manassas City Police Department’s Scott Stallard and his band, Scott Stallard and Skyline, moonbounces, potter baseball, food, vehicle displays and more.


1st District:
- Stoneymill Square Shopping Center
  Location: Randolph Road and Veirs Mill Road
  Time: 7-9 p.m.
  Open to the public

- Quince Orchard Knolls Park
   Location: intersection of Quince Mill Drive and Peach Leaf Drive
   Time: 6:30-8 p.m.

2nd District:
- Lyttonsville/Rosemary Hills/Rock Creek Communities
   Location: Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd.
   Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- Scotland Community
   Location: 7700 Scotland Dr., Parking lot near the Recreation Center construction site.
   Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
- Magruder's Discovery Apts.
   Location: 10508 Westlake Dr., in community room and front courtyard
   Time: 4-7 p.m.

3rd District:
- Forest Estates community
   Location: General Getty Park, 10000 Woodland Avenue
   Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- Indian Springs Terrace Community Center
   Location: 9717 Lawndale Dr.
   Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- McKenney Hills
   Location: Kohler Court
   Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- Northwood/North Four Corners
   Location: Forest Knolls Pool, 11105 Foxglove Ln.
   Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
- South Four Corners at Dallas Ave
   Location: Neighborhood Park, 900 Forest Glen Rd.
   Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
- Manchester Manor Apts.
   Location: 8401 Manchester Rd. in rear parking lot
  Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
- Hampshire West Apts.
   Location: 1432 Hampshire West Ct, pool
   Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
- Hillandale community
   Location: 2 pools, at 10116 Green Forest Dr. and 915 Schindler Dr.
   Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
- Violet Place community
   Location: 812 Violet Pl
   Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- CASA event at University Manor Apts.
   Location: 828 University Blvd. E, playground
   Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
- Sligo Branview community
   Location: 9125 Eton Rd.
   Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
- Clifton Park community
   Location: Montgomery Knolls Elementary, 807 Daleview Dr..
   Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
- Calverton community
   Location: Galway Elementary, 12612 Galway Dr.
   Time: 8:30 p.m.

4th District:
- Olney community
   Location: Fair Hill Shopping Center, 18100 Town Center Dr.
   Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

- Mid County Community Recreation Center
   Location: 2004 Queensguard Rd.
   Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
- Flower Valley Community
   Location: North Lake Center Elementary, 15101 Bauer Dr.
   Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

5th District:
- Location: Captain J. Daly Elementary 20301 Brandermill Dr.
  Time: 4:30 - 6 p.m.
- American Legion Post, 10201 Lewis Dr.
   Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

6th District:
- Emory Grove Village and Washington Square communities
   Location: 8201 Emory Grove Rd.
   Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
- Walnut Hill at Washington Grove Elementary
   Location: 8712 Oakmont St.
   Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
- Saybrooke community at community pool
   Location: 702 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd.
   Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
- Quince Orchard Park
   Location: Community center, 500 Highland Ridge Ave
  Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
- Brighton Village Apartments
   Location: community pool, 345 West Side Dr.
   Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
- McKendree I & II communities
   Location: Forest View Pl. (off Shadow Oak)
   Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.
- Cider Mill community
   Location: 18205 Lost Knife Cir.
   Time: 6:30 - 8 p.m.

All information above provided by local police departments.

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