Clearfield, Jefferson, and Elk Counties, PA – Do you want to help give drugs a “going away party”? Tonight is the National Night Out, a day when communities partner up with their local police to encourage safer neighborhoods!
Towns throughout Pennsylvania will be celebrating. It’s all about making communities safer by encouraging people to interact with their local police officers, government officials, and first responders.
These are free community events, and everyone is encouraged to come. It’s not just for kids. There are activities for all age ranges.
Learn more at the National Night Out website.
Listen to the interview with April London, the president of Brockway’s National Night Out.
6 until 8:30 p.m. at the Taylor Memorial Park – Enjoy a splendid summer evening in Brockway celebrating National Night Out with businesses, churches, service organizations, state police, Brockway Borough police, Brockway Volunteer Hose Company and Brockway Ambulance Service. Entertainment, games, prizes, music and great food… This event is free FUN for all ages!
Clearfield’s National Night Out, which runs from 5:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 7, will build a safer community by enhancing the relationship between law enforcement, emergency responders and the residents they serve.
A bicycle rodeo is also scheduled from 5:30 p.m. through 7 p.m. in the CNB Bank parking lot. Children who participate will have their helmets properly fitted, and bicycles inspected before navigating a small obstacle course.
As part of the rodeo, participants who agree to complete an educational survey will receive a bicycle safety kit. They include items such as: reflective stickers, tape, arm and leg bands, blinking clip on or pin lights, helmet medical alert stickers, and an information card. Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.
Other demonstrations will highlight the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. Attendees are invited to play the “turn n’ learn® Classroom Challenge – Distracted Driving” game by, which illustrates distracted driving tendencies and cultivates better driving habits.
Fatal Vision Alcohol Impairment Simulation Goggles and the Impaired/Distracted Driving Simulator sponsored by State Farm Insurance and UPMC Erie will also be available for public use.
Punxsutawney’s National Night Out will be held from 5 until 9 p.m. on Aug. 7 in Barclay Square. There will be free food, music, entertainment, face painting, games, an obstacle course, kids’ train ride, bounce house, dunking booth, chances to explore inside trucks and police cars, finger printing, and good info for families!
Help us kick drugs out of the community while having a great time with your friends and neighbors!
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