The Newtown Community Center is hosting National Night Out next month with Newtown Police. Neighborhoods across the country are participating in events on August 2nd. The local event is being held partnership with Newtown Prevention Council. The camaraderie building campaign promotes strong police-community partnerships to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places. National organizers say this is a time of unity to showcase the importance of citizen involvement in the police-community relationship. Admission is free for the August 2nd event, from 6pm to 8pm, featuring K9 demonstrations, Dunk a Cop, and games played with the Newtown Police and Fire Departments. Emergency vehicles will be on hand for tours, along with family-friendly activities.