Weekend Kids Event Kicks Off National Night Out

Police in the area are uniting against neighborhood crime. The 25th annual National Night Out is Tuesday, October 7 and it was signed into proclamation Friday afternoon.

To celebrate National Night Out, Public Power Week and Fire Prevention Week, College Station will host a Safety Sparktacular event Saturday.

The free event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Post Oak Mall in College Station.

Sparktacular will feature live music, free food and drinks, electric utility bucket trucks, fire trucks, police cars, and ambulances from College Station and all over Brazos County.

Other exhibits include Sparky the Fire Dog, the Fire Safety House, the Police and Fire Robots, the Search Dog Network, Precinct 1 Constable's Office K-9 unit, CSPD child electronic photo/fingerprinting, and numerous prize drawings, games and a joy jump.

National Night Out, is a crime prevention event that involves the community. Neighborhoods are asked to get together and get to know each other and visit with police officers.

If you would like more information concerning National Night Out, or you would like to arrange for an officer to visit your gathering, please contact Officer Rachel Fallwell (College Station P.D.) 764-3573, Officer Robyn Lewis (Bryan P.D.) 209-5356, Deputy Ed Frank (Brazos County S.O.) 361-4175 or Sgt. Allan Baron (Texas A&M University P.D.) 862-8125.

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