Come celebrate the
superhero in all of us at Fred Meyer and Eugene Police National Night Out on
August 6, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., hosted by the Eugene Emeralds Baseball Club at
Join us for a fun,
family-centric community celebration featuring a children’s superhero costume
contest (prizes for 1st -3rd), K9 demo, Fire Dog Casey,
bouncy house, fast pitch, slide, tours of police, fire and public works
vehicles, chief vs. chief competition, goodie bags for younger children
while supplies last, Metro Explosives Disposal Unit van and robot, Crisis
Negotiation van and team, traffic teams of UO and EPD, SWAT Bear Cat Armored
Unit, Radar Trailer, and of course some Eugene Ems Sluggo.
costume contest for children will be in three categories through age nine and
judged by our first responder heroes from police, fire and public works. First
through third place will receive prizes and a medallion. Participants will
receive a participant ribbon. Parents/guardians can sign up at the event for
their child or children to participate. Special thanks for the prize help by
Burley Bikes, Fred Meyer, and Eugene Police Foundation.
We will be joined
by University of Oregon Police Department, Eugene Springfield Fire EMS, Eugene
Public Works, Eugene Parks, Eugene Human Rights and Neighborhood
Involvement, City of Eugene Police Auditor, Kids FIRST, Safe Kids West Oregon
sponsored by PeaceHealth, Womenspace, and more.
Parking – Coming from
the west or east on MLK Jr. Boulevard, turn onto Leo Harris Parkway and follow
the arrows to Gate 5. Please, no parking at the John Serbu Youth Campus or
Eugene Science Center lot.
National Night Out?
and cities across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts
and other various community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth
events, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits. National Night Out is
always the first Tuesday in August. This year it will be on August 6.
Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-public
partnerships to make our communities safer, more caring places to live.
National Night Out enhances the relationship between residents and law
enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great
opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive