25 Sep 2023 NORTH LITTLE ROCK participates in National Night Out
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Tuesday, Oct. 3 is National Night Out. This annual event is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to help make neighborhoods safer and improve the quality of life. Cookouts, block parties, children’s events and ice cream socials will occur simultaneously throughout North Little Rock.
Included below are neighborhood associations in North Little Rock that have organized and will be hosting events. The community is welcome to join a National Night Out event in their neighborhood. The following neighborhood organizations have committed to participating in North Little Rock’s National Night Out.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 (WARD 1):
Holt Neighborhood Association, Gardner Memorial UMC, Amboy UMC and the Universal Peace Foundation,
3-7 p.m. at Gardner Memorial UMC, 1723 Schaer Street. Activities include music, games for adults and children, food and speeches. Contact: Rev. Melvin Moss, 501-993-1985.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3
Young Community Advocates of Baring Cross, 3-5:30 pm, 1701 Pike Avenue (Dollar General parking lot). Activities include A meet & greet beginning at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served prior to cleanup, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Dixie Addition CDC, 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at 914 North “H” Street. Activities include food, fun & fellowship. Contact: Earnest Franklin, 501-563-5400 or Margie Evans, 501-258-8167.
Rose City Neighborhood Association & NLR Police Athletic League, 5-7 p.m., Rose City Ball Park, 400 Rose Lane. Activities include a live DJ, free food and events for children and residents. Contact: Martha Capps, 501-580-1079.
Stone Links Neighborhood Association, 5:30-7:30 pm, Stone Links Club House, 110 AR 391. Activities include health screenings, food, a bounce house, games, face painting and fun. Contact: Marie Hollowell, 404-259-2957.
Amboy Neighborhood Association, 5:30–7:30 pm at Amboy United Methodist Church Parking lot, 311 E. Military Dr. Activities food, fun and fellowship. Contact: Angelica Barnard, 501-297-8720 or Paula Lively, 501-350-7649.
Scenic Hill Neighborhood Association, 5:00- 7:30 p.m., at the corner of East Scenic and Valley View. Activities include snacks, drinks and meet and greet. Contact: Randy Naylor, 501-350-8775.
Cobblestone Crime Watch Group, 4-7 p.m., 913 Cobblestone Circle. Activities include Burgers, hot dogs, meet and greet first responders and members of the crime watch group. Contact: Suni McClelland, 501-920-5330.
Windsor Valley Neighborhood, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the south end of Coleridge at Covington. Activities include two food trucks, police & fire officials and a kids’ craft table. Contact: Brandi Legate, 501-951-0778.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 (WARD 2):
Melrose Community Outreach, 3-5 p.m., 807 Willow St. Activities: drive-through block party. Contact: Tammy Small, 501-541-3703.
For more information, please contact Shara Brazear, Director of Communications for the City of North Little Rock at [email protected] or 501-351-2714.