Mark your calendar for the Maitland Police Department's National Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, on Independence Lane in downtown Maitland.
The free family event will include games and activities, prizes, police officers, vehicles and displays, food, vendors and plenty of fun.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.