Area law enforcement agencies will celebrate National Night Out next week to heighten crime prevention awareness in the Tri-Cities.
The cities of Kennewick and Richland have organized National Night Out on Tuesday.
Kennewick's event is 5-7:30 p.m. at the Southridge Sports Complex. Police and fire vehicles will be on display, Tri-City Crime Stoppers will provide ID cards to kids under 16 and a special farmers market is planned.
Richland's National Night Out and City Fair are from 5-8 p.m. at John Dam Plaza, 1815 George Washington Way. Activities include a live music performance by the Java Tones, food vendors, a dunk tank and a drawing. There will be assorted big rigs on display, including a fire truck, ambulance, garbage truck, bucket truck and SWAT vehicles. There will be a drawing every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 p.m. Prizes include two kids' bicycles and helmets donated by Target, and other prizes.
To learn more, call 509-942-7390 or go to www.ci.Richland.wa.us.