The free, family-friendly festivities include food, touch-a-truck, games, a DJ and more.
National Night Out is a non-profit program that aims to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police/community partnerships, and send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
2. Thayer Public Library hosts a Childrens End of Summer Reading Party for all ages from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Logan Auditorium.
3. There is also a Teen End of Summer Reading Party at the library from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
4. Should be sunny with a high near 88 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight clear low around 67.
5. Born on this day in history: horror writer H.P. Lovecraft (1890), boxing promoter Don King (1931), singer/actor Isaac Hayes (1942), Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant (1948), TV personality Al Roker (1954) and rapper KRS-One (1965).