National Night Out Tonight
(that would be Tuesday Aug 1st.)
Kill Devil Hills: 4-7:00 PM at Lowes...free stuff..hamburgers
hot dogs, take your photo with a fire truck! Blood Pressure check, pet info, meet the police and firemen and EMT's..all
kinds of cool stuff...
Nags Head...Arc International Church
Manteo... Cartwright Park
WHAT IS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT?
The 31st annual event was observed on Aug. 5 on the Outer Banks with gatherings in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head and Manteo.
Participating in the Kill Devil Hills event held in the Lowe's parking lot were the KDH Police Department's Emergency Response Team and Traffic Unit, which displayed its Pedestrian Crosswalk Enforcement sign warning, "Drivers must yield to pedestrians in crosswalk."
The KDH Fire Department brought its new engine. Also present were the Outer Banks Hospital's Health Coach (providing screenings), the American Red Cross Blood Mobile (conducting a blood drive), the U.S. Coast Guard, KDH Ocean Rescue, the Outer Banks SPCA (providing rabies vaccinations), Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, the Front Porch Cafe (providing free coffee and tea), the Dare County Fire Safety Trailer, Dare County Sheriff's Office, Dare EMS, the N.C. Department of Insurance with a "Hot Cars Display," Outer Banks Hotline and the Dare Coalition Against Substance Abuse.
Participating in the Nags Head event held at Nags Head Elementary School were the Zoo to You Petting Zoo, the N.C. Aquariums, Jockey's Ridge State Park, the U.S. Coast Guard, the North Carolina Highway Patrol's "Seat Belt Convincer," Nags Head Police and Fire Departments, the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition, Outer Banks Hotline and Outer Banks Hospital. Also scheduled were a free cookout, Scavenger Hunt, Rock Wall and K9 unit demonstrations with the Dare Sheriff's Office bloodhound Rookie and Nags Head Police German Shepherds Atilla and Iwan
Participating in the Manteo event held at Cartwright Park were the Manteo Police Department and Roanoke Island Fire Department, Dare Sheriff's Office and EMS, with K-9 demonstrations, face painting, child identity kits and a bounce house. As residents enjoyed a free cookout accompanied by gospel music, Town Manager Kermit Skinner greeted everyone present, commenting, "We appreciate all the volunteers and everyone coming together. This is what Manteo is all about. This is what makes us tick. So thank you for making it another great event."