National Night Out features include a bounce house in Fair Haven, above, and a drunk-driving simulation in Red Bank, below. (Click to enlarge)
What’s going on, civics-wise, this week in some of the towns on the Green…
Fair Haven and Red Bank: Each town hosts its annual “National Night Out” gathering Tuesday evening to get residents, and particularly kids, to casually interact with their police departments, learn some safety lessons and have some fun along the way.
Fair Haven’s event, held behind police headquarters, runs from 5 to 8 p.m. and features a bounce house, a dunking machine, and free food and drinks. Here’s a video of last year’s event.
In Red Bank, The event will include demonstrations by the police department and the volunteer fire and first aid squads, as well as tours of police headquarters and child ID fingerprinting. Red Bank PBA Local 39, Super Foodtown of Red Bank and Manhattan Bagel will offer free food and refreshments.