Battle Ground’s National Night Out to feature new activities and family favorites

The free community-building event features activities, information, prizes and entertainment for the entire family

BATTLE GROUND — Battle Ground celebrates National Night Out on Tue., Aug. 6 from 6–8 p.m. at Kiwanis Park located at 422 SW 2nd Ave. The free community-building event features fun activities, information, prizes and entertainment for the entire family.

Battle Ground’s National Night Out to feature new activities and family favorites
Clark County Fire District 3 personnel will once again have activities for children at this year’s National Night Out in Battle Ground, scheduled for Tue., Aug. 6. Photo courtesy of city of Battle Ground

No need to feed the family before coming, dinner is on the city of Battle Ground.  Free barbecued hot dogs, prepared by Clark County Fire District 3 and the Battle Ground Police Department, along with chips and drinks will be served.

Activities include many returning family favorites:  Fire District 3 kids’ activities and engine tours, SWWA Search & Rescue gear and activities, Battle Ground Police vehicles and equipment, face painting with Rose Float princesses, games with Battle Ground Parks & Recreation, Rocksolid Teen Center and more There are several new activities planned for this year as well.

The Battle Ground Police Department is hosting a Bicycle Rodeo safety course for children aged 5 to 12 (kids are asked to bring their parents and bike helmets).  In addition, thanks to donations from Walmart, Target Zero and State Farm, the department will be giving away 60 bicycle helmets. Each child participating in the Bicycle Rodeo will be entered into a free drawing to win one of four new bikes.

Prevent Together: Battle Ground Prevention Alliance will be featuring the parent-pleasing Hidden in Plain Sight exhibit and a Locks Save Lives booth. 

A new sidewalk chalk-art event lets kids get creative and learn about the importance of clean and healthy local streams.  Every participant earns a ribbon.

As in year’s past, the musical entertainment lineup is designed not to disappoint.  Back by popular demand is Northwest Rock Academy, a talented group of student musicians playing everyone’s favorites.

There are many more participants with activities and information for people of all ages.  Visit www.cityofbg.org/NationalNightOut for more information and a list of participants and activities.

Battle Ground’s National Night Out is hosted by Prevent Together: Battle Ground Prevention Alliance in partnership with the city of Battle Ground, Battle Ground Police Department and Fire District 3.  The coalition thanks all National Night Out participants and recognizes sponsor Molina Health Care for supporting Battle Ground’s National Night Out.

Information provided by city of Battle Ground.

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