MATTHEWS – The Matthews Police Department invites the community to National Night Out, an event that encourages crime prevention awareness while strengthening bonds with the community.
Cardinal Health, Matthews Animal Control, Matthews Police Department, Matthews Library and event sponsor Target will be on hand providing resources for families. Bounce houses will be there for kids.
The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Town Green in front of town hall, 232 Matthews Station St.
Police are also offering a free space for any neighborhood that wishes to bring and set up a table to represent their specific neighborhood. The department can also arrange an officer to discuss safety topics with neighborhoods.
The deadline to register a neighborhood is July 17. Contact Officer Tim Aycock to register at email@example.com or 704-841-6754.