The Town of Tonawanda Police Department holds a National Night Out event from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Lincoln Arena, 1200 Parker Blvd.
There will be a helicopter landing at 6:15 p.m. and a K9 demonstration at 7 p.m. In addition, town police, paramedics and firefighters will be on hand to meet residents and display their vehicles and equipment.
Black Rock will provide music and there will also be food and games. The town's Community Emergency Response Team will also be assisting at National Night Out and staffing an information table promoting individual and family emergency preparedness.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live, according to the National Association of Town Watch.