Join neighbors in night out to fight crime

Take back the night Aug. 6 by taking part in the National Night Out Against Crime.

Big cities, towns and neighborhoods all across the country, including Everett, plan evening activities for families.

The Evergreen Library and surrounding neighborhoods join together for an ice cream social from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

The evening’s activities include door prizes, a magician, balloon art, a face painter, craft making, and visits by Everett police and firefighters.

The Evergreen Branch Library is at 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. For more information call 425-257-8250.

Check the city of Everett website at tinyurl.com/23ph5g6 for an updated list of neighborhoods planning events.

Night Out in Marysville events take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Comeford Park, 514 Delta Ave. Marysville and Tulalip Tribal police and Marysville Fire District officers will be on hand with information about the Neighborhood Watch Program and Marysville Volunteers Program crime prevention and fingerprinting kids.

Go to tinyurl.com/n226uqn for more about Marysville Night Out events.

Learn more about National Night Out at www.natw.org.

Herald staff

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