EDMONDS — A night of family fun and safety is planned for the public at the Edmonds Police Foundation’s “An Edmonds Kind of Night Out” from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Frances Anderson Center.
For the second consecutive year the police foundation has organized an evening of free entertainment, food, live music and demonstrations by the police and fire departments. The purpose is to draw the community together and help residents familiarize themselves with one another and public-safety resources in Edmonds.
Among the main draws are legendary children’s entertainer J.P. Patches and the opportunity for children to have an up-close look at fire trucks and equipment, according to organizers.
Manning the hot-dog grill will be police chief David Stern and assistant chief Gerry Gannon.
Co-sponsoring the event with the police foundation is Campbell Nelson Nissan/Volkswagen. Other supporters are Compass Mortgage, Sunrise Assisted Living of Edmonds, The Gregory of Edmonds, Edmonds Realty, city of Edmonds, Sea-Mountain Insurance and Thoroughbred Collision Center.
The Frances Anderson Center is located at 700 Main St. in downtown Edmonds.