Where to celebrate National Night Out

Richmond Police Department going virtual for National Night Out
A scene from National Night Out in Richmond in 2018. (Photo by Mike Kinney)

Dozens of locations throughout West Contra Costa County are set to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, the annual event that aims to forms bonds between law enforcement and neighbors aimed at crime prevention.

In Richmond, the National Night Out kick off will take place in the parking lot of Target at 4500 Macdonald Ave. at 5 p.m. The party will feature food, entertainment and resource booths, and will be followed by a police and fire caravan to National Night Out block parties throughout the community. An end party will be held at Veterans Memorial Hall, 968 23rd Street at 6:45 p.m.

In San Pablo, the city, San Pablo Police Department and San Pablo Police Employees Association are inviting community members to a celebration from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the San Pablo Community Center, 2450 Road 20 in San Pablo. Activities include free BBQ and ice cream, Dunk-A-Cop, SWAT Obstacle Course, games, K-9 demos, and drawing prizes.
Here’s a list of locations in Richmond where National Night Out events are planned:

Southern 1:

Mira Flores Senior Housing
Friendship Manor Senior Housing
Monterey Pines Apartments
Crescent Park Apartments
Pullman Point Apartments
Richmond Village

Southern District 2:
Marina Bay Shores Community
Coronado Neighborhood Council 212 South 17th Street Sacramento Street Neighborhood Watch
Richmond Annex Neighborhood Council
Shasta Street Neighborhood Watch
S. 58th Street Neighborhood Watch

Central District
MetroWalk/ Richmond Mainstreet Initiative/BART PD
Richmond Main Street Above BART Exit
St. John’s Apartments
Atchison Village
Shields Reid Neighborhood Council/ Chesley Mutual Housing Complex
Barrett Terrace Apartments

Northern District:
North and East Neighborhood Council
Quail Hill Neighborhood Council
Hilltop Green Hilltop Green Clubhouse
Hilltop Fairmede Neighborhood Council/ Hilltop Community Church (Hilltop Community Church)
Vista Heights Community
Villa Mira Vista Club House

National Night Out Registered — Parties not on the Caravan, but will still be having GREAT block parties

32nd Street Neighborhood Watch 32nd Street Between Roosevelt Ave and Barrett Ave.
County Club Vista Neighborhood Watch
Solace Apartments
Greenbrier Neighborhood Council
Bella Vista Apartments
Neighborhood Watch 37th street between Roosevelt Ave and Cerrito Ave.
May Valley LaMoine (Cheese) Park
Hilltop Church of Christ

END Party at the Veteran’s Hall
968 23rd Street at 6:45 pm